the hub

Welcome to the hub

the hub is a dynamic and entrepreneurial arts and creative enterprise development practice. Our ‘think and do tank’ model unites highly skilled industry savvy consultants, researchers, producers and trainers.

We are currently drawing up a short-list from 150 plus applications for our

Joining the Dots project. Expert mentoring and up to £10,000 funding will be awarded to test brilliant music business ideas. More at



Why do you do what you do?

We’ll soon be announcing the winners of our Joining the Dots project and finding out what inspired their brilliant music industry ideas. In this blog entrepreneur Derek Sivers offers advice on what should NOT inspire your bright idea.



Why my code and ideas are public

Our six winning Joining the Dots applicants will be sharing their progress and learning as they put their project into practice over the coming months. Musician and entrepreneur Derek Sivers blogs on why sharing is such a good idea.



From Now On Festival packed with fans of indie, electronic and experimental music

A sell-out celebration of the “edgy Welsh-language music scene” translates well into the mainstream – with thrashing harp, ethereal electro pop and a little help from LA’s Lucky Dragons.