Keith Harris’ Open Letter To The Music Industry
“I would like to remind you all that this awareness of racism in the industry should not last for one day, or one week, or one year. This should last forever"
Music veteran Keith Harris wrote an open letter to the music industry following Blackout Tuesday.
Her Hustle : How To Start Your Own Radio Show With Lil C
Wednesday 24 June / 1pm
Her Hustle Will be joined by the inimitable Lil C, DJ extraordinaire for gal-dem & Reprezent, and A&R at XL Recordings for a workshop dedicated to helping you start your own radio station. For 20% off your ticket enter HUSTLE20 at the checkout.
Do It Yourself: The Story Of Rough Trade
Documenting the history of Rough Trade, from humble record shop offering an alternative to middle-of-the-road music to successful indie record label with nationwide distribution.
Black UK Music Executives Form New Coalition
A collective of Black music executives in the UK has sent a letter to heads of companies including Live Nation, Universal Music Group and Spotify, laying out five “immediate calls to action” to tackle structural and systematic racism within the music industry.
The Fourty Five
Former NME editor Charlotte Gunn has just launched brand new all female online publication The Forty Five.
Of the new site she says “The mission of The Forty-Five is to give female creatives a platform, tell untold music stories and to help connect fans with their new favourite artist.”
The Last Bohemians
A podcast + portrait series from journalist and broadcaster Kate Hutchinson, profiling fearless women and maverick outsiders in arts and culture. You can also read our interview with Kate and learn more about her career here.