Advice and guidance for UK musicians during the Coronavirus pandemic

This is going to be a very difficult period for a great many people, especially those who rely on performing and the gig industry for their income. There are lots of performers, artists, songwriters and…

YouTube’s new original documentary ‘Terms and Conditions’ isn’t about what you think

YouTube’s upcoming feature-length original isn’t about pages of legal documents but one of the UK’s most controversial underground music scenes. This week YouTube releases it’s latest in it’s music themed original documentaries. The feature length…

UK Government slashes business rates for grassroots music venues

The government has announced a serious cut in business rates required by 230 small and medium sized venues. The change will apply to all music venues across the UK with a rateable value below £51,000,…

Ed Sheeran has been crowned the UK’s top artist of the decade

With 2020 just weeks away we get to look back at an entire decade of music and the UK’s top artist has been named. The Official Charts have revealed their Record Breaker Award in their…

Independent labels take larger UK music market share than Sony, Warner for first time

As the music industry shifts and independents take the power away from major labels, the UK’s music market shows just how strong independent music has become. The latest statistics from the Official Charts Company in…

UK Music Embrace New Mayor Of London’s Initiatives For Music In The City

The UKs capital London has elected a new mayor in Sadiq Khan, and his support extends to the music community of London and the UK. Sadiq Khan’s election as London mayor has promised a reinvigorated…

we7 Presents Unsigned Band Channel

We7, successful UK music streaming site have launched its latest endeavour. An unsigned band channel, of sorts. Five acts will be chosen every two months by experts from the likes of NME, The Guardian and Ditto Music….