Music industry

Foo Fighters and Rocksteady to present ‘Just PLAY’

American rock band, Foo Fighters, has teamed up with European rock school, Rocksteady, to announce ‘Just PLAY’, a free live music education experience

Tileyard Education announces two new partnerships

Tileyard Studios’ education arm, Tileyard Education, has announced details of new partnerships with Backstage Academy and Aston Microphones.

London College of Creative Media new Music Box campus opens

London College of Creative Media (LCCM) celebrated the opening of the Music Box, the college’s new home, at a ceremony in London on 4 December 2018. Guests… Read more

jazzahead! announces GALAKONZERT line-up

jazzahead! has announced the line-up for its 2019 GALAKONZERT, which takes place at Die Glocke Concert Hall in Bremen, Germany, on Friday 26 April 2019.

UCA launches scholarship to help reduce industry gender gap

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has announced a £5,000 Women in Music scholarship aimed at reducing the industry’s gender gap.

School of Sound Recording rebrands as Spirit Studios

To celebrate nearly 40 years of success in audio engineering, the School of Sound Recording (SSR) has announced that it is rebranding as Spirit Studios.

New financial support for online content creators

AdRev and Sound Royalties have announced a new strategic marketing partnership to help music professionals and content creators access royalty financing.

Chinese music industry leaders to visit Berklee

Senior executives and representatives of China’s leading companies will visit Berklee College of Music for the Berklee China-US Music Summit in December 2018.

Children from low-income families priced out of learning musical instruments – report

New data released on 6 November 2018 reveals low-income British families are at risk of under-representation in the music industry as access to music lessons is dying… Read more

Measuring Music report published by UK Music

UK Music had published its annual Measuring Music report, highlighting the scale of the UK music industry’s contribution to the UK economy.

PIPA performing arts survey reveals ‘career penalties’ for parents and carers

Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PIPA) shared the findings of its UK-wide survey into work-life balance and the performing arts at a parliamentary event on 18 October 2018.

Venues Day sees HMUK partner with Music Venue Trust

Help Musicians UK has teamed up with Music Venue Trust for this year’s Venues Day, which takes place on 17 October 2018 at Islington Assembly Hall.

‘Make Some Noise’ to map music-making experiences of disabled people

Creative United, in partnership with OHMI, Drake Music, OpenUp Music and Youth Music, has launched Make Some Noise, a major research project aiming to capture a detailed picture of the experiences of disabled… Read more

Faber Music to become worldwide distributor for Trinity College London

Faber Music Distribution has announced that it will be the exclusive, worldwide distributor for Trinity College London Press from 1 October 2018. Trinity College London is a… Read more

Music practice app start-up nSpireMe announces £300k funding round

Music practice buddy app nSpireMe has announced a ‘pre-seed’ funding round totalling £300,000, raised from leading technology venture capital firm Forward Partners. The London-based business was founded… Read more

Musicians’ Union and ISM launch music sector Code of Practice

The Musicians’ Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians have launched a Code of Practice to help eradicate bullying, harassment and discrimination in the music sector.

London College of Creative Media partners with manufacturers

London College of Creative Media (LCCM) has announced a new partnership with two leading instrument manufacturers, TAMA and Zildjian. This new collaboration will ensure that LCCM students… Read more

Recapturing the spirit of Hanukkah through music, film and the arts

Light 8 Nights, an organisation committed to making Hanukkah more relevant and exciting for modern audiences through music, film and the arts, has announced that it is coming to the UK.

Tileyard Education launches commercial songwriting course in Hong Kong

Tileyard Education, the postgraduate and professional training facility based at London UK’s Tileyard Studios, home to The Prodigy, Sigala, Chase & Status, Lily Allen, Notting Hill Music… Read more

BerkleeICE and Women in Music Partner on new gender status study

The Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) and New York-based Women in Music (WIM), the longest running and largest nonprofit organisation for women in the music industry, have partnered to conduct the… Read more