Interview: Niall McCallum co-founder of ModeAudio

Posted on September 14th, 2015 by in Interviews, Tech

Let’s start with an introduction! Would you like to tell us a little bit about yourself and give us a brief run down of ModeAudio, what’s it all about?! Well firstly, hello! ModeAudio is a small, dedicated team of sound designers and developers who create royalty-free sample packs, loops, synth presets and field recordings, for […]



Posted on September 11th, 2015 by in Festivals, Gig News

One of the UK’s most prestigious music festivals attracting music industry folks from all corners of the globe is set to return in May 2016. The Great Escape welcomes new and breakthrough bands every year and acts as a stepping stone to bigger things for many that perform at it. Applications are now open for […]


HELP MUSICIANS UK – Career Development Bursaries

Posted on September 9th, 2015 by in Advice & Tips

CAREER DEVELOPMENT BURSARIES This scheme helps young professional musicians access exceptional career development opportunities in the UK and internationally. WHO CAN APPLY? HELP MUSICIANS UK want to invest in talented artists who are performing or creating great music and are already making an impact in their field. You could be an instrumentalist, singer, conductor, composer, […]


Music Week’s ‘RADAR’ – Live Showcase

Posted on August 14th, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News

Music Week’s RADAR will return to Under the Bridge, Chelsea on Thursday September 3, with another terrific line-up of unsigned and just signed talent including: Newly announced WSTRN, Sam Brockington, Hollie Stephenson, The Greasy Slicks, Midé and Shields. RADAR is a returning live event born from a collaboration between Music Week, ILUVLIVE and MusicConnex. With […]


John Grant (featuring Tracey Thorn) – DISAPPOINTING

Posted on August 13th, 2015 by in New Music

John Grant (arguably the best male singer/songwriter working today) released one of the finest albums in the last ten years in 2013 with ‘PALE GREEN GHOSTS‘. He’s back with this poetic, epic disco ballad featuring Everything But The Girl’s Tracey Thorn. If this track is an indication of what to expect from new album ‘Grey […]


Momentum Music Fund

Posted on August 12th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Momentum offers grants of £5k-£15k for artists and bands to break through to the next level of their career.     To find out if you, your band, or an act you represent, could be eligible for funding from Momentum read through the information on the PRS website   You can also […]


BCE – Music Production Course

Posted on August 11th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

  MUSIC PRODUCTION & BUSINESS LEVEL 1 This course is aimed at young people who are interested in developing their music production skills alongside building the essential knowledge of how the music industry works and develop the relevant skills to promote themselves as producers. Gain a modern and recognised music production qualification that allows for […]


Musicians/Poets for Dalston Roof park event on 27th August.

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

  A brand new MUSIC networking event is taking place at Dalston Roof Park on 27th August 2015. They are seeking musicians/bands/poets who would like to perform or attend this music scouting and networking event. They are also inviting A&R’s/PR/Labels to join us and scout for highly talented musicians who have a strong following in music. […]


AUDIENCE LABS is now open

Posted on August 7th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

3 August 2015 – Applications are now open to the Audience Labs The Test Audience Labs, previously known as the Audience Development Incubator, is a new programme designed & devised by Sound and Music. It is the only initiative in the UK offering the opportunity for multiple projects to test ways of growing and diversifying audiences for […]



Posted on August 5th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

  We are a youth events agency looking for singers to join our youth choir – which is not your usual, everyday choir but a choir with swag! We’re looking for a range of singers including, gospel, classical, R&B, and pop. You will be working with industry experts who will transform your way you look […]



Posted on July 31st, 2015 by in Uncategorized

  Open Mic UK have announced their music competition auditions for Open Mic UK 2015! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be hosted at 15 regions across the UK and the competition will be searching to find the UK’s best singers, singer songwriters, rappers and vocal groups! Enter now! Open Mic UK […]


Masterclasses 4-6th & 8th August 2015 – London @RICH MIX

Posted on July 27th, 2015 by in Uncategorized

  TAKE NOTE Generator are working with partners, Allsortz Open Mic, Rich Mix Cultural Foundation, Brighter Sound, More Music, The Garage, Bristol Plays Music & SoundStorm to deliver ‘Take Note’, a programme which will help provide an industry road-map for young people who have an interest in developing musical skills alongside the critical industry ‘know-how’. […]


‘Flawed Is Beautiful’, screening + Q&A w/ members of These Animal Men (who also play live stripped down set) + Ed S*M*A*S*H

Posted on July 24th, 2015 by in Gig News, Music Industry News, Music News, Offbeat

    Friday 24th July 2015 ‘Flawed Is Beautiful’, screening + Q&A w/ members of These Animal Men (who also play live stripped down set) + Ed S*M*A*S*H.  Doors 7pm. Film 7.30pm. Advance tickets SOLD OUT. £7 on the door. Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Rd, London SE14 6TY. 18+ event.   Like all the best music documentaries, Flawed Is Beautiful is […]


Health & Wellbeing Week in association with Musicians Union and BAPAM

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 by in Advice & Tips, Conferences

  Health & Wellbeing Week hosted by Help Musicians UK with Musicians Union and BAPAM  will be held from Monday 10 August 2015. Workshops will be covering a range of key topics including performance anxiety, hearing loss and prevention, vocal wellbeing, how to survive as a touring musician, yoga techniques for relaxation and more on how to look after […]


Call for scores: Choral composition workshop with the BBC Singers & Judith Weir

Posted on July 23rd, 2015 by in Competitions, Conferences, Education

Location: London Interest area: Composition Deadline: 31 July 2015 Website:   Scores are now being accepted for Choir & Organ magazine’s Choral Composition Workshop, run by Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir CBE, in partnership with the BBC Singers. The BBC Singers, conducted by Matthew Hamilton, will workshop up to 6 choral compositions, pre-selected by Judith Weir […]