A resource for a fairer music industry








Zakia Sewell

Radio Production / Presenting
Zakia talks through her journey from working at Honest Jon's Records to producing podcasts and documentaries for the likes of BBC Radio 4, Resident Advisor and Tate.
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Spotlight : Marieke Macklon

Photography
This week it's a collection from photographer Marike Macklon.
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Industry Jargon Explained Part 3

Tips

In part three we talk gig promotion, sync, digital operations and more.
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Features




Women Who Built A Career In  The Music Industry Without Going To University

Music Careers

University isn’t for everyone but it’s often hard to know what other options are out there. ⁣ We spoke to six women who built careers in music without a degree to hear how it worked for them.  
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Talking Mental Health In The Music Industry With Brace Yourself’s Kieran Allan

Mental Health

We sat down with Kieran to talk about the importance of recognising mental problems early on. Here he opens up about his own struggles, offers advice on getting help, and how having a boss that recognises the need for down time can make all the difference in this fast-paced industry.
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Letitia Douglas
(Reform Radio)

Radio

Letitia Douglas, Studio Assistant at Manchester's Reform Radio  speaks about the support and training the station has given her, and gives advice to others her age wanting to get a foot in the door of the music industry outside of London
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Kate Hutchinson
(The Last Bohemians / Worldwide FM)

Journalism & Broadcasting

“Be brave in sending editors your ideas but don’t be disheartened if they get rejected.”
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Annette Lee
(4AD)

PR

As Head Of Press at 4AD, Annette Lee has worked on campaigns that have seen the likes of Future Islands and The National grow from niche acts to arena stalwarts. We had a chat to hear how she came to work in music PR, how a press campaign is structured, and what employers look for in this line of work.
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Andy Rossiter
(Love Thy Neighbour)

Live Music Promotion

The Brighton based promoter shares tips on how to get your events off the ground, and offers an optimistic outlook on the music industry’s resilience.
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shesaid.so

Gender Equality

shesaid.so is one of the pivotal organisations seeking to redress the gender imbalance within the music industry through community efforts and female oriented support networks.
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Arts Council England

Funding

Between 2018 and 2022 Arts Council England have pledged £1.45billion into the arts sector.

Music Relationship Manager Adem Holness talks us through the grants available to the music industry, and explains how the organisation is acting to diversify the distribution of its funding.⁣
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Create London

Art & Creative Practice

As part of our look into support for the creative industries, we talk to Create London founder, Hadrian Garrard about the elitism that rules the arts sector and the challenge of connecting artists with their communities.
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Creative Scotland

Funding & Creative Access

We spoke to Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative Manager Morag Macdonald to learn more about the programme and the correlation between music making and future employment and what they look for in funding applications.
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Our round up of the latest entry to mid level music jobs and opportunities.

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