Lars Brandle is an experienced music industry journalist who has worked on three Continents. He’s the Australian correspondent for U.S.-based music industry “bible” Billboard Magazine and for the European live music publication IQ. Closer to home, his expertise on the global music business has been published in the Australian Financial Review, Business Review Weekly, Mediaweek and FasterLouder, and he’s a regular on ABC radio. He’s also a columnist with Sydney’s The Music Network. Lars was the long-time global news editor based in Billboard’s former London bureau, and he has spoken at conferences around the world, including MIDEM in Cannes, the Amsterdam Dance Event and the Popkomm in Berlin.