SEAS Podcast #3 Romania

In the third podcast, Deirdre Melvin discovers the artists reactions to the local audiences they encountered in Mangalia in Romania, a sleepy seaside town in the grip of Euro 2008 Championships and Mayoral Election Campaign fever. Dogus Bitecik is amazed how the dance piece Monday in the Sun ?transformed? the young local football fans into […]Read More

SEAS Podcast #2 Bulgaria

For the second SEAS podcast Deirdre Melvin tells the story of the SEAS events in Bulgaria ? Varna and Balchik. Venelin Shurelov describes the inspiration behind the Fantomat installation. Dave Parkin and Tom Adams from Metro-Boulot-Dodo discuss the highs and lows of their tour diet (sizzling meat platters and buckwheat porridge). Hear about the amazing […]Read More

Phrased and Confused at Summer Sundae

After ploughing through some eighty-odd proposals, we?re really pleased to announce that we?ve commissioned Jean Binta Breeze, Aoife Mannix & Janie Armour, Andy Craven-Griffiths and Mark Grist & MC Mixy to create new material especially for the Phrased & Confused festival stage at Summer Sundae Weekender 8th-10th August 2008. Visit to find all details.Read More

Odessa: the SEAS podcast

The first of three Black/North SEAS podcasts, produced by the hub, brings to life the tour?s opening week in Odessa. Wunderbaum?s Dutch take on Manchester United, the wonderful Fantomat installation which stopped the city in its tracks, altercations with the authorities. Listen here: (warning: contains strong language)Read More

Evaluation Podcast

Earlier this year the hub was commissioned by Sound Connections to deliver a podcast training project for young disabled musicians and producers. Over the course of five half day workshops we worked with the participants to develop their recording and production skills and to devise and record content for their own podcast. We also invited […]Read More

Call for UK’s Young Music Entrepreneurs

The British Council and NESTA opened applications for a new award that seeks to stimulate the development of the UK music industry in an international business context. This aims to find the most talented young entrepreneurs in the UK?s music industry and give them the chance to find out more about what is happening out […]Read More

Bring Out the Percussion

This week, we have focussed on working as a group. After an initial brainstorming session, we came up with the name Music Mashup Podcasters which we think reflects what we have been up to in our workshops. The next logical step was to create an indent for the group which was a lot of fun […]Read More

Podcast Connections Kicks Off with Sound Start

The day is Saturday, March 8th and we have just finished our first podcasting workshop at Circus Media, Stratford which is delivered in association with Sound Connections and Youth Music Action Zones. The group of young people seemed to enjoy themselves a great deal and commented on how they were looking forward to attending next […]Read More

creative production internship opportunity

March to May 2008 In keeping with its philosophy of not just thinking and talking but actually doing, the hub is developing a range of cross-artform creative programmes and seeks an intern to work on research and development of these ideas. You?ll be working on a diverse range of content-focused initiatives from doing an audit […]Read More