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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

The Music Mashup Podcast Group

With one more session to go, we’ve been busy tying up any loose ends and making sure we have recorded all the material we need to assemble all our shorter audio pieces into one big one. One big Podcast that is – made up of interviews, the groups favourite tracks, stories, sound FX, narration and […]Read More

Help us to Free The Word! at the National Theatre

As part of International PEN’s Free The Word! festival, the hub are producing a lively event to be held in the Late Lounge at the National Theatre on Saturday 12 April called The Insulting Cabaret. So what’s it all about I hear you ask? Hosted by comedy duo Noble and Silver, you can expect fast-paced […]Read More

Podcast Connections Session Three

This Saturday saw the podcast group get to grips with creating an original story and learning how to jazz it up and flesh it out with sound effects sourced from the collective hard drives of Stuart and Tom. Hosting more participants than ever, we worked in separate groups to create two very different pieces of […]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

Help Improve the Provisions for Youth Music in London AND Win

The organisation Sound Connections have launched an online survey that looks at the way young people ?do music? in London. The survey is live online until the morning of Monday, March 17th. If you are a young person or work with young people, you could help out. You can access the survey by clicking here […]Read More

Introducing Podcast Connections – Free Training for Young People

Do you have an interest in music or radio and are looking to develop your digital expertise in this field? If so, you may be interested in what we have on offer? Funded by Sound Connections and supported by Attitude Is Everything, the hub will be producing and delivering another inspirational training programme centred around […]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

Yorkshire Music Report Now Out

Earlier this year, the Arts Council England, Yorkshire and Yorkshire Forward commissioned the hub to produce a scoping study to determine the need for business support within the regional music industry, and how best this could be delivered. As part of this project we invited music entrepreneurs to take part in a region-wide survey and […]Read More