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Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 1 July 2022

Industry Takeover, How To Become Verified: Building a Fanbase, 14th July @ Talent House

On Thursday 14th July, UD will welcome another all-star line-up to the Talent House to share their knowledge on How To Become Verified: Building A Fanbase. Host Chris Cooke will be joined by Daniel Ayim (CEO @ AGM Agency), Krish Kudhail (Senior Artist Marketing Manager @ PLATOON) and Leon Matthews (Video Director/DOP @ Krown Media)…

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Events, Featured, What's On | 21 June 2022

UD Selects: Affordable Summer Events

No cost of living crisis is gonna stop this party! Radio Presenter and DJ Maria Hanlon shares 10 of the best free music events and experiences taking place this summer. From live performances to virtual festivals, we’ve got the season sorted…

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Artists, Events, Featured | 14 June 2022

UD LOW DOWN: MURKAGE DAVE @ ROUGH TRADE EAST

Maria Hanlon took a trip to Rough Trade East to watch a live in-store performance from Murkage Dave after the release of his highly-anticipated sophomore album ‘The City Needs A Hero’…

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Artists, Events, Featured | 10 June 2022

UD Low Down: Jeshi @ Oslo

If you suffered from an electricity outage late last week, blame Jeshi. He performed so electrifyingly that it could have collapsed the National Grid, according to Chris Kelly, who gives us the full report from the rappers sold-out live show at Oslo…

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Events, Featured, Talent House | 1 June 2022

UD Low Down: Industry Takeover Seminar 3 @ Talent House

It’s time for another Industry Takeover seminar roundup! In our 3rd event of the series, Chris Cooke and his talented panel – Callum Hay (Head of Label Services, Ditto), TK (CEO, Manager & Label co-founder, Finesse Foreva) and Timothy Youdeowei (Music Strategy, The Orchard) discussed the route to market and whether to go DIY or sign with a label. Tiffany Lai reports…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Interviews | 31 May 2022

Introducing… Kwaku Asante

Kwaku Asante is a storyteller, vividly narrating his journey of self-discovery through music that draws inspiration from neo-soul, R&B, and hip hop. Maria Hanlon caught up with Kwaku for a deep dive into the process behind his songwriting…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Music | 30 May 2022

UD Low Down: Knucks @ KOKO

Chris Kelly ventured to the freshly refurbished KOKO, to witness Knucks live for the first time. Not only did she find the stage show firmly on lock, but fans were welcomed to the crypto market in this, an all-new concert experience for 2022…

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Artists, Events, Featured | 26 May 2022

UD Low Down: The Great Escape Part 2

The Great Escape, a four day festival escapade on the Southern coast with over 500 artists performing across 30 venues. Having already reported from the UD stage, in Part 2 of her coverage, Elsa Monteith gives us the low down on the best of the rest…

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Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 19 May 2022

Industry Takeover returns to Talent House, Thursday 26th May

In the third of our Industry Takeover Seminar series, we’ve got another all-star line-up ready to grace the Talent House and share their knowledge. In The Deal: The Route to Market – And How It’s Changed, DIY or sign with a label? We investigate the landscape with Callum Hay (Head of Label Services, Ditto), TK (CEO, Manager & Label owner, Finesse Foreva) and Timothy Youdeowei (Music Strategy, The Orchard)…

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Artists, Events, Flames Collective | 19 May 2022

UD Low Down: UD @ The Great Escape Festival

A sunny Saturday on the coast brought a hotly anticipated lineup of up-and-coming artists to The Great Escape festival. Elsa Monteith reports back from her hometown of Brighton…

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Events, Featured, What's On | 9 May 2022

UD x The Great Escape

UD return to The Great Escape with four new artists taking to the Komedia Basement stage on Saturday afternoon, from midday onwards… Roll up for Scuti, Amie Blu, Molly Elizabeth and Sarah Isabella! 

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Events, Featured, Talent House | 9 May 2022

UD Low Down: Industry Takeover Seminar 2 @ Talent House

Last week, UD hosted the second Industry Takeover Seminar of the season at their new home, Talent House, in east London. The seminar took a closer look at copyright and revenue streams and was hosted by Chris Cooke, founder of CMU. He was joined on the panel by Davina Merchant (A&R Manager), Lara Baker (Business Development Director, SongTrust), Shauni Caballero (Founder, The Go 2 Agency) and Terence Daniel (Relationship Manager at PPL). Tiffany Lai reports back…

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Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 25 April 2022

Industry Takeover Sorting Out Your Music Rights, Thursday 5th May

In the second of our Industry Takeover Seminar series, we’ve got another almighty line-up to grace the Talent House, ready to share their knowledge on the power of your intellectual property. In Sorting Out Your Music Rights – And Where Labels & Publishers Fit In, expect plenty of wisdom courtesy of Davina Merchant (A&R Manager, Downtown Music), Lara Baker (Director of Business Development UK & Ireland, Songtrust), Shauni Caballero (Founder, The Go 2 Agency) and Terence Daniel (Relationship Manager, PPL)…

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Events, Featured, Talent House | 22 April 2022

UD Low Down: Industry Takeover Seminar 1 @ Talent House

Last night was the first of our new ​​Industry Takeover Seminar series, in our brand new Talent House, in east London. This seminar explored The Music Industry: A Blueprint and took place on Thursday 21st April, with host Chris Cooke (CMU) joined by Ella-Bonai Gordon (Manager), Dan Owusu (Co-President), Wale Kalejaiye (Lawyer) and Adam Ryan (Head Booker) discussing how to monetize your music. Maria Hanlon reports back on the night… 

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Artists, Events, Featured | 12 April 2022

UD Low Down: Koffee @ EartH Hall

Jojo Jones attended Koffee’s headline show at EartH Hall (Evolutionary Arts Hackney), on the 25th of March 2022, to celebrate the release of the Jamaican artists’ debut album, Gifted. With reggae, Afrobeats, dancehall and pop on the menu, Jojo gives us the low down…

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Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 7 April 2022

Industry Takeover The Music Industry: A Blueprint, Thursday 21st April

Industry Takeover Seminars are coming to our new east London home, Talent House, this month, where we’ll be unpacking the topics that will help you up your music business game. Kicking things off, we have The Music Industry: A Blueprint, on Thursday 21st April, which will see host Chris Cooke (CMU) joined by Ella-Bonai Gordon (Manager), Dan Owusu (Co-President), Alexandra Ampofo (Promoter) and Wale Kalejaiye (lawyer) as they discuss how to monetize your music…

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