Featured | 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…
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…
Featured | 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…
Featured | 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
Featured | 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.
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.
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,…
Featured | 9 July 2021
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…
Featured | 29 June 2021
Flames Collective Join Jake Bugg on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show
On 18th June UD’s very own Flames Collective were invited to join Jake Bugg perform on the Chris Evan’s Breakfast show on Virgin Radio.
Featured | 28 June 2021
MU X FAC X KELLI-LEIGH – SESSION GUIDANCE
Earlier this month, the Musicians’ Union together with the Featured Artist Coalition (FAC) and the help of chart-topper and FAC ambassador, Kelli-Leigh, announced a new piece of joint guidance for session musicians and featured artists. If you’re an upcoming musician and collaborating in the studio, consider this essential reading and learning.
Featured | 15 June 2021
Sheffield MC and producer Coco speaks to UD about publishing and performance rights
WHY ROYALTIES AND PUBLISHING RIGHTS ARE SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUNG ARTISTS?
Featured | 1 June 2021
Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021
We’re back! It’s time to realise your dream in the music industry and unlock your potential. On July 17th, the Industry Takeover All Dayer returns to east London.
Featured | 30 April 2021
UD Speaks to Likkle Jay
Music producer, engineer and UD alumni, Justina Bryce aka Likkle Jay joined us in 2013 where she started her engineering experience at the Urban Development Studio.
Featured | 20 April 2021
Introducing… Champions of the Board. First up: Andrew Missingham
We spoke to good friend, Board Member and UD champion, Andrew Missingham, to talk about his incredible journey within the music industry and find out what being a part of…