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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Soundcheque: Flying the Flag for Underpaid Musicians

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

Dolly Parton wasn’t the only diminutive woman catching the eyes of the world’s media during Glastonbury. From ‘Musical Monkey’ to Marketing Guerilla, Laura Westcott flew the flag throughout the festival for her innovative global music company Her goal is to help composers and songwriters get paid for their music, all over the world. Soundcheque’s […]


Lovebox Introduces ELAM with Will Kennard from Chase & Status

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by in Education, Festivals, Music Industry News

Will Kennard, one half of Chase & Status, Lovebox’ Friday headliners talks to the festival about ELAM, the East London Arts & Music Academy. This is a new free school for young people aiming to work in the music industry. Lovebox are right behind working with ELAM as a charity partner and the students will […]


New Music Biennial Weekend – Calling Composers

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by in Competitions, Festivals, Music News

Calling all composers who would like to write music for messages of love… Over the New Music Biennial weekend, the organisers are asking composers to take on the challenge of setting messages of love to music. The messages are gathered over the opening weekend of Southbank Centre’s Festival of Love. On Sunday 6 July at […]



Posted on July 1st, 2014 by in Music News, New Music

Queen of Hearts (singer/songwriter Elizabeth Morphew) has gone and done a Beyonce and dropped her debut album ‘Cocoon’ yesterday without a shred of fanfare. That’s faith in your project and after the first listen you understand why. A pulsating, vibrant debut of electro pop bangers and ballads that cements Morphew credentials as songwriter and star. […]


DOLLY PARTON – Jolene (Live at Glastonbury)

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by in Festivals

Dolly Parton absolutely ruled Glastonbury with a stunning set that saw her draw one of the biggest crowds the Pyramid Stage has ever seen. Check out her performance of one of the greatest songs ever written ‘Jolene’


Sample Tools by Cr2

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips, Music Industry News, Tech

  Want bigger beats, harder drops and crisper synths? Sample Tools by Cr2 give you the tools and tuition you need to succeed. A subsidiary of world-renowned dance music record label Cr2 Records; Sample Tools by Cr2 brings the label’s reputation for quality forward thinking dance music into the sample pack world. Through the delivery […]


Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by in New Music

Röyksopp & Robyn have teamed up again and it’s an absolute banger.