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At Home Sessions: A Masterclass on Livestreaming Your Gigs

Tip Published Tuesday 30 June 2020

Alana Jagt from APRA AMCOS spoke with Tim Shiel and Olivia Bartley - the performing artist Olympia – to discuss their experiences on the new frontier of live streaming for musicians during the pandemic crisis and give a masterclass on how to ace this exciting new way to connect with your audience.

Tim Shiel is an electronic music producer, former touring member of Gotye, runs the record label Spirit Level, and is an Australian radio presenter for Double J and Triple J.

Olivia performs around the world as Olympia and has been transferring her keen eye for visuals and strong aesthetics from live performances into the world of live streaming.

Both artists recently performed on the ongoing live Instagram festival Isol-Aid and with the opportunity of live streaming becoming a permanent fixture in the music world, spoke with APRA to share some advice on how artists can take the format to the next level of success.

You can watch the full masterclass below but here’s a few hot tips we gleaned for you along the way.