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UD x Diamondz… The Studio A-Z

If you’re looking to invest in a home recording set-up or want to get to know more about studio life, then do read on. Our expert, Stefan ‘Diamondz’ Velichkov, a locally based producer, studio maestro and sound engineer, who can often be found working with the likes of D Double E, Mez and Triggz, lets us into his world and shares that all important knowledge. 

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Featured | 14 October 2021

UD x Diamondz… The Studio A-Z

If you’re looking to invest in a home recording set-up or want to get to know more about studio life, then do read on. Our expert, Stefan ‘Diamondz’ Velichkov, a locally based producer, studio maestro and sound engineer, who can often be found working with the likes of D Double E, Mez and Triggz, lets us into his world and shares that all important knowledge. 

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Featured, Guide | 8 October 2021

How to… Get into Radio Broadcasting

Do you love making playlists, listening to radio and podcasts, or just talking about pop culture with your friends? If you’ve ever considered getting your own radio show, this simple guide by Jojo Jones is aimed at helping you get into the world of broadcasting…

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Featured, Interviews, What's On | 5 October 2021

Introducing… Jasmine Dotiwala on Amapiano

Whether you’re scratching your head or already in the know, Amapiano is the South African genre that’s getting London crowds back on their feet. Channel 4 news reporter (and UD friend) Jasmine Dotiwala schools us on the who, what and why…  

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Artists, Featured | 1 October 2021

MOLLY ELIZABETH RELEASES ‘CRUEL INTENTIONS’

MOLLY ELIZABETH ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP ‘CRUEL INTENTIONS’ OUT ON 26TH NOVEMBER Premiering on DJ Ace’s R&B show on BBC 1Xtra, new British artist Molly Elizabeth releases her second single ‘Cruel…

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Events, Featured | 30 September 2021

Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021 Video

Thank you to all our speakers, performers, curators, ticket holders and industry experts for an amazing Industry Takeover All Dayer, we loved meeting you all and can’t wait for the next one. Keep your eyes peeled for more announcements soon…

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Featured | 26 September 2021

The Global Rise of Grime

To conclude our exploration of 20 years of grime, with our Industry Takeover All Dayer media partner TRENCH, Chantelle Fiddy investigates the global rise in influence of London’s great millennial musical export…

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Featured, Talent House | 24 September 2021

Enter our new pioneering music hub in East London!

Welcome to our new home, a state-of-the-art 4.1 million building called The Talent House, at 3 Sugar House Lane in Stratford- and you’re all invited.

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Featured, Guide | 14 September 2021

How to… write a press release

Having just recovered from our epic Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021, we’re here to keep the information and advice flowing. Need to write a press release? If you’re new to…

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Events, Featured | 8 September 2021

Industry Takeover 2021 – the round up!

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Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021

Events, Featured | 31 August 2021

Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021 – the full line-up!

Ahead of our Industry Takeover All Dayer, at Protein Studios, Shoreditch on Sept 4th (yep, this coming Saturday), UD can proudly unveil the programme for the day. Essential for anyone…

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Events, Featured, Interviews | 23 August 2021

TRENCH presents… Raj Kapone: Guest blog

One thing that unites the speakers at the Industry Takeover All Dayer is they’re self-starters, hustlers who have tended to follow their passions, often creating the blueprint as they’re making their respective ways. And Raj Kapone is one of them… 

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Joseph 'JP' Patterson (Founder, TRENCH Magazine)

Events, Featured, Interviews | 11 August 2021

UD x Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson x Polymer Zine

Ahead of our Industry Takeover All Dayer, TRENCH founder Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson talks grime, church, ChockABlock, MTV’s The Wrap-Up, Complex UK, TRENCH and how raving opened doors (and his eyes!) to a career in music with Polymer Zine

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Featured, Guide | 10 August 2021

How to… write an artist biography

Whether you’re a new artist or established on a major record label, an artist biography is essential. 

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Featured | 23 July 2021

Molly Elizabeth releases her debut single ‘Please Just Wait’

We’re incredibly proud to announce today, Flames Collective’s very own Molly Elizabeth releases her debut single, ‘Please Just Wait’, produced by rising female producer Lauren Faith.

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Featured | 19 July 2021

The long-read: Who are PPL & how do I get paid?

Words: Chantelle Fiddy Ahead of our Industry Takeover All-Dayer, Chantelle Fiddy goes head-to-head with our event supporter, PPL, in an exclusive long-read, packed with essential information for record label owners,…

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Featured | 9 July 2021

Introducing… GIRLSofGRIME

It’s not often you get excited when a new mailer lands in your inbox, but with GIRLSofGRIME debuting their newsletter this week, it’s time to get in the know…

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