The MP3 At 25: How A Digital File Dynamited The Music Industry
Over on The Quietus Eamonn Forde argues that the MP3, not the invention of vinyl, was the most revolutionary format in musical history.
Promoter Masterclass: Being Resillient & The Future of Live Music
Monday 27 July + Friday 31 July
On Monday 27 July Crosstown Concerts’ Conal Dodds takes you through his incredible career as a concert promoter. He’ll share how to be resilient during the current crisis & how live music can make a return. Then on Friday Communion’s Maz Tappuni and Bird On The Wire’s Clemence Godard discuss the future of live music post COVID-19. Both hosted by AIP’s John Roston.
Gil Scott-Heron : Black Wax
BLACK WAX is a musical-political entertainment film produced and directed by Robert Mugge. It centers on the late self described bluesologist Gil Scott-Heron.
Youth Music : A Blueprint For The Future
The report highlights how, ‘despite overwhelming tenacity, determination and entrepreneurial spirit in young people, current routes for them to move from education to employment are not fit for purpose’ and sets out a positive vision for a new generation ready to transform the music industries.
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