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Rex Hardware

Teacher, Live Production

Local producer Rex Hardware has spent over 25 years documenting Ballarat's vibrant music scene through work with 3BBB, RATNET Live Internet Broadcasting, Music Festivals and via his work curating Australia's longest running live music webcast 'Live on Lydiard' at the University of Ballarat and FedUni. Rex has been at the pioneering edge of online video and streaming since 1998. RATNET were broadcasting and archiving seven years before the creation of Youtube. Rex has produced a range of well known Australian and International acts as live sound engineer at Australian Music Festivals including Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Port Fairy Folk Festival and many more. Rex's 20-year teaching career has seen his creative students at Federation University touted as Australia's busiest Live Production students. Read about the Live Production crew.