MJF Originals – Open jazz commissioning scheme for composer-musicians

Posted on November 28th, 2014 by in Competitions

  MJF Original is the UK’s only open jazz commissioning scheme for composer-musicians. Deadline for applications: 10am on Monday 8th December 2014. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. If you wish to apply, firstly email MJF with a 100-word synopsis of your idea, after which, if your concept meets the basic criteria for the scheme, they will […]

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CITY SHOWCASE: FINDING THE FUTURE

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by in Career Profile, Festivals, Music Industry News

CITY SHOWCASE: FINDING THE FUTURE   City Showcase announces ‘Finding The Future’ music seminar at Apple Store, Regent Street, London, 13-15 November 2014. City Showcase has announced the first free music industry event encouraging enterprise, creativity, employment and debate in the entertainment sector.  Finding The Future, will be held at the Apple Store on Regent […]

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Creative Apprenticeships at Dv8

Posted on November 6th, 2014 by in Education, Music Industry News

  Hello all, We would like to introduce our apprenticeship programme. Apprenticeships are fast becoming the new intern-ships, more structured & more economically viable. Creative Apprenticeships at Dv8 Dv8 offer Advanced Apprenticeships in Digital Media, Music Business and Live Events & Promotion. An apprenticeship combines work-based learning with traditional classroom-based sessions An apprentice can be employed PT or FT […]

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Doc‘n Roll Festival (25th – 28th September 2014)

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by in Festivals, Music Industry News

LONDON’S FIRST MUSIC DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL – 25th – 28th SEPTEMBER 2014 (Hackney Picturehouse) At the beginning of 2014, Doc‘n Roll was born out of the collective passions of its directors, for independent film and niche music genres. They identified a gap in the cultural arts market and a large community of like-minded individuals, whose interests […]

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Where The Wild Roses Grow (Live at Koko)

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by in Music Industry News, Music Videos

An outtake from the new Nick Cave film “20,000 Days on Earth”: http://www.20000daysonearth.com/ During the making of our film 20,000 Days on Earth we asked Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds to play an intimate club show at Koko in London, a beautiful old Victorian music hall. We wanted to do something special for the […]

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The Big Music Project Live – 4th October 2014

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips, Conferences, Music Industry News

The Big Music Project Live in London on 4th October will see heaps of young people get hands-on experience of music industry careers. The event will be packed with live music, big name speakers, first class advice from industry experts, (including Plan B and his team!) information on work opportunities in the local area, and […]

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Music, creativity and innovation in challenging settings: book now!

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by in Conferences, Education, Music News

Music, creativity and innovation in challenging settings: book now! When: Tuesday 28th October 2014; 9:45 – 17:00 Where: Amnesty International – Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA We are delighted to announce the return of our annual Challenging Circumstances Music Seminar. The theme for this year’s seminar will be ‘Music, […]

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PARLA / Free download and new video

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by in Music News, New Music

PARLA is the new collaborative project from universally renowned producer and songwriter Guy Sigsworth and critically acclaimed vocalist Richard Walters. Born out of previous collaborative work on Walters’ solo albums, Parla sets his soaring and unique voice against Sigsworth’s orchestrated, pioneering pop soundscapes. Parla are offering a first listen to some of the work that […]

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Jessie Ware unveils huge new single ‘Say You Love Me’, co-written by Ed Sheeran

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by in New Music

Jessie Ware’s evolution continues with this, quite frankly, gorgeous, emotive ballad co penned by Ed Sheeran. It’s undoubtedly a calculated move towards the mainstream with full blown choir etc but it retains enough of her original trademarks (trip hop beats and haunting vocal) that it works beautifully. We love it. You can decide yourself. Jessie […]

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Minnie Driver covers Elliott Smith’s ‘Waltz #2′

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by in Music News, New Music

Oscar nominated actress Minnie Driver (currently to be seen in NBC’s About A Boy on Sky 1) is releasing her new album in October. Ask Me to Dance features Driver’s renditions of tunes by The Cure, Neil Young, Paul Weller, Stevie Wonder and others. On the opening track, she reinterprets Elliott Smith’s beautiful track Waltz […]

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Summer Voice Jams for Young People 4th – 7th August 2014

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by in Education, Music News

Our Voice Jams are some of the best vocal training sessions for young people in London today. Those of you who’ve been lucky enough to attend one before will know how amazing the improvements to your vocals will be in just a few days. We work with Clive Brown, one of the most dynamic and […]

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Primetime ITV Talent Show Looking For Singers!

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by in Competitions, Music Industry News, Music News

Early next year ‘Rising Star’ is set to hit Saturday Night ITV and the call is out there for singers around the UK who want to take part. Rising Star is a talent show with a difference; the voting happens in real time by the audience at home via a smartphone app making it truly […]

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ROUNDHOUSE RISING PRESENTS…CMU Podcast: LIVE

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by in Advice & Tips, Conferences, Education, Music Industry News

Roundhouse Rising is proud to partner with Complete Music Update to present a series of live recordings of their monthly podcasts. For anyone with an interest in the music industry or careers in music, this is a chance to hear live conversations in full about current topics, questions and debates with the people who help […]

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Review: David Douglas – Moon Observations

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by in Music News, Reviews

Music Jobs member Eero Suojanen takes a leave from his licensing duties and reviews one of this year’s key releases from Atomnation. Dutch producer David Douglas’ ultra-confident debut Royal Horticultural Society was one of the most notable releases of 2012 that put him permanently on the map of the EDM scene on both sides of […]

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PRS for Music/ESO Composing Competition

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by in Competitions

  PRS for Music and the English Schools’ Orchestra are proud to announce the launch of a nationwide competition to find the brightest young creative musical talent of the 21st century. 2014 is a special year for both of these organisations. PRS for Music is celebrating its Centenary and the ESO has reached their 20th […]

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