The Festival Of Original Music (FOOM) is a song competition encouraging the writing of new material to be showcased live and through the release of SCALA CDs and online downloads. Each year entries come from around Australia as well as the USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Europe.
The Festival of Original Music
How to FOOM?
FOOM celebrates new, original music. Attend our workshops for inspiration
If entering our recorded or instrumental category you will need to upload a recording of your song
Enter different songs in all categories if you are keen!
(in order of appearance)
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Festival of Original Music (FOOM) 2019. SCALA would also like to thank the incredible audiences who attended during the live performance heats and grand final.
Please see below the live performances of most celebrated songs of the Live category for this year.
Details from winners for all categories are listed below.
& People's Choice Winner
Most Celebrated Songs FOOM 2019
European City - Nick West
Cold Love - Lenin Marron
Trees Have Eyes - Matthew Barker
Highly Commended/Peoples' Choice
Build A Boat - Adrian Miller
Drift - Andy Armstrong
Project X - Ray Soekov
The Ageing Mirror - David Collins
Looking Into You - Deryck Charles
Stardust - Tony Ward
Long Way Home - Trentan Kruger
Victim - Larissa Lock
Alive - Larissa Lock
Tall Poppy - Michaela Burger
In My Shoes - Lenin Marrón
Zeitgiest - Michaela Burger
Don’t You Wanna Be My Friend - Larissa Lock
Chillagoe - Skii Harvey
Not In Control - Skii Harvey
Folklore War - Eugene Phoa
Tracks - Clayton Werner
Jessamine - Glenn Major
Heart Breaker - Francoise Crossing
Stand Tall - Roy Kempster