Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

Australia Council delivers $7.2 million for 270 arts projects – via Arts Review

Facebook has announced the appointment of former boss Will Easton as its new managing director for Australia and New Zealand. – via B&T

Skegss are hosting an underage festival in Sydney next month – via The Brag

YouTube still has full albums on its platform, and that’s a problem – via The Verge

Keith Mitchell, an original member of Mazzy Star, has died from undisclosed causes. – via RollingStone

Spotify relaunches its three-months-for-$1 subscription promotion – via MBW

Snapchat installs reportedly fell 16% in April as Instagram continues to pull further ahead – via VentureBeat

BOOL signs deal with Boersma Records, new album in August – via Facebook

CBS, Fox and NBC have settled with the streaming company FilmOn, bringing an end to a long-running copyright dispute that was pending at several appellate circuits throughout the nation. – via THR

Brisbane artist Hatchie (Harriette Pilbeam) signs management deal with Monster Management and international agent deal with Coda Agency


Mushroom‘s electronic label Soothsayer signed Sydney artist Love Deluxe – via Facebook