The Music: "Following a massive 2017, which has included some Queensland Music Award wins and very impressive BIGSOUND performances, burgeoning songwriter Tia Gostelow has inked global recording and publishing deals."
The Music: "Stephen Wade saw the band for the first time at the Brisbane showcase series, and told The Music: "They are amazing, powerful live, fusing different genres and creating their own style/scene, and will have a big future ahead of them."
Industry Observer: "I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Boat Show into the Select Family,” said O’Shaughnessy. “Boat Show blew me away up at BIGSOUND and I fell in love immediately!”
The Music: "The news comes on the back of the NT-raised musician and dancer's highly-praised debut at BIGSOUND last month, where he won over both fans and industry figures, including Select Music owner, Stephen Wade."
The Music: "The news comes after the burgeoning songwriter was announced as the winner of the inaugural Levi's Music Prize at BIGSOUND."
The Music: “I’ve been lucky enough in previous years to begin working with some of my favourite new artists after seeing them at BIGSOUND. Zig is no exception, he has a big future ahead of him and we are proud to welcome him into the Village Sounds family
The Music: "Off the back of a stellar showing at last week's BIGSOUND, Brisbane rapper Carmouflage Rose has secured not one but two representative signings."
ABC: "The one-day festival, taking over Parramatta Park this November, has added a selection of fresh names to their line-up today. Organiser Cattleyard Promotions (of Groovin the Moo fame) say this batch of artsits comes after attending this year's BIGSO
triple j: "So, of the many, MANY acts we experienced, these are the 10 we thought brought the biggest buzz. So, get in on the ground floor before they blow up the way Alex Lahey, Tash Sultana, and Middle Kids did last year (and just look at 'em now)!"
The Music: "I was so happy to win the opening spot on the triple j Unearthed showcase stage this year, and the entire experience couldn’t have gone down any better than it did."
The Music: "Middle Kids were obviously privy to Pitt's discerning gaze while they played their BIGSOUND showcase and made a great impression and voilà, now Middle Kids are showing off their breakout song Edge Of Town to the world."
YouTube: "UNIFIED CEO Jaddan Comerford announced the grant at BIGSOUND 2016 to foster the next generation of driven creatives who want to work in music but don’t play an instrument."
The Music: "With our whole office obsessed with Naations' first release Kingdom, we had to see what the fuss was about – fast forward a few weeks and their BIGSOUND performance had us all in complete AWE, we knew then and there that we had to be involved.
The Music: "Klar performed his first-ever live sets (2 unofficial showcases) at this year's BIGSOUND and it's fair to say the up-and-coming songwriter made a lasting impression as he is now working with some of the biggest music companies in the country."
The Music Network: "TMN can also reveal 1825 signed a contract with Bendigo band Fountaineer at Brisbane’s BIGSOUND. Comerford attended the showcase and conference event this year as a keynote speaker."