Map of Music Industry Businesses

The MDO has mapped all known elements of the music industry supply chain, though it did not attempt to map individual bands and musicians.  View map here.

This research showed that there are more than 750 South Australian-based businesses directly servicing the music industry supply chain, including approximately:

  • 425 venues, including all venues that hold an APRA live music license, from dedicated music venues such as The Gov, Grace Emily, Wheatsheaf and Exeter, through to businesses such as wineries that occasionally host live music.
  • 46 dedicated retailers, including musical instrument stores such as Derringers and record stores such as Clarity Records and Mr V Music.
  • 22 recording studios
  • 19 record labels
  • 16 support organisations, including trade bodies, industry representatives and other not-for-profits such as Music SA, Adelaide Music Collective, APRA AMCOS, Musica Viva, and the Helpmann Academy.
  • 14 education and training organisations, including Registered Training Organisations such as Music SA, SAE and ARMI (Australian Rock and Metal Institute), and higher education and research institutions such as the Sia Furler Institute at the Elder Conservatorium, and TAFE SA’s Adelaide College of the Arts.
  • 10 manufacturers, including instrument manufacturers, computer software, CD/ vinyl manufacturers and audio equipment such as loudspeakers and hi fi equipment.

Please note only businesses with a published physical address are listed.  Contact Karen on to add or remove businesses.