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2016 14/May

  T Break Judging The time of year came back around for a selection of us judges to pick the best new Scottish acts to play T Break Stage at this year’s. To be clear on the way it gets judged, there were 825 bands entered this year, each judge will get sent around 60 acts […]

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2016 6/May

Doune the Rabbit Hole – Marketing & PR   In 2014 I met Jamie and the rest of the Doune the Rabbit Hole team. It wasn’t until the end of 2015, when I moved back to Scotland, that we met again and Jamie invited me to work on the festival’s marketing. As many people already […]

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2016 3/May

Luna Rae – Capital FM   Last year I picked up a new act called Luna Rae. We were gearing up to release the single ‘Running for You’ when Global got in touch to invite them along for a session. Anyway we are now a few months down the line and Global have been incredible […]

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2016 29/Apr

Podcast Episode 4: Setting up a record label It’s a tough old industry and so trying to get a job or a record deal can be difficult so why not do it yourself. In the 4th episode of the Study Music Business podcast Jen Anderson explores the ins and outs of setting up a record label. […]

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2016 15/Mar

Podcast Episode 3: Getting a Job in the Music Industry This week saw the announcement of Music Week’s 30 under 30 which offers the starting point for Episode 3 of the Study Music Business podcast. How do people get a job in the music industry? Jen looks at how to setup on your own, discusses whether […]

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2016 12/Feb

In Episode 2 Jen gives branding advice to musicians and personal branding for everyone else. It may not seem it but branding is such an important part of the music and entertainment industries yet few musicians stop to think about it in any great detail. In this podcast Jen looks at how to develop your […]

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2016 12/Jan

As some of you may have read, I decided to set myself some rather large challenges for this year. I am working my way through my book but you can listen to the first episode of my podcast below:   In Episode 1 Jen gives general advice to musicians looking for a record deal and […]

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2016 1/Jan

So late 2015 I decided to leave London to move back to Scotland and focus on some new projects whilst paying less than half the rent! I love London but I do miss Scotland and it’s unpredictable weather, friendly people and incredible music scenes. In the move, I unfortunately had to leave my lecturing position […]

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2015 1/Apr

Sound Travels Live I have done some work for Sound Travels Live/PGM Productions in the past, doing some driving and tour managing so when Piers asked me to do some web design and social media for him then it seemed like a no-brainer. It is nice to be able to work on a project that […]

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2014 17/Sep
azealia

I got a call the other day asking if Dems could support on the upcoming Azealia Banks show last week. The band supported her on her first trip to the UK a few years ago and she fell in love with them. Unfortunately they were not available for all of the dates but they have […]

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