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Artists, Featured, Music, Talent House | 30 January 2023

Incubator 2023… Artists Announced!

The aim of UD’s Incubator programme is to develop the creative and business skills for talented, independent musicians emerging in the music industry. A six-month talent and career development opportunity for up to 10 exceptional independent artists, making music of Black origin, we’re happy to announce our 2023 cohort: Saiming, Arinola, Max McKenzie, Dan Dannah, Chrissy Day, David GotSound, Emiko, Mar!k and AE…

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Artists, Featured, Level 4, Talent House | 30 January 2023

Level 4: FAQ’s

If you’re thinking about studying a Level 4 course, good news – we’re still accepting applications. Got questions about studying with UD x UEL? Read on…

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Artists, Featured, Interviews, Music | 26 January 2023

Introducing… VC Pines

Maria Hanlon caught up with alternative soul artist, VC Pines, ahead of his new release, the hypnotic groove-infused cut ‘Running’. The pair also chatted about his New Year’s resolutions, creative process, temporal lobe epilepsy, fashion, upcoming plans and advice for artists starting out…

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Artists, Featured, Music | 26 January 2023

UD Selects: January Mixtape

Bringing you a pick of the month’s best releases, Maria Hanlon  presents 10 tunes that have hit her decks – and got a reload – in January. Starring Arlo Parks, Mac Wetha, Rachel Chinouriri, VC Pines, Lucy Tun, Finn Foxell, Yazmin Lacey, ISHA, Victoria Port & The Nasty Poet, Fdluxx, Verbz & B-ahwe, TYSON & Coby Sey and Juls…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 20 January 2023

UD Presents… Open Mic 2nd February @ Talent House

On the 2nd February @ Talent House UD presents… Open Mic! 3 Sugar House Lane, E15 2QS. Free entry! 6.30-10pm. 18+ event (ID may be required)…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Level 4, Talent House | 19 January 2023

UD Lowdown: Level 4 Open Day @ Talent House

Last Saturday, Talent House was a hive of activity with our Level 4 Open Day. Potential students received a tour of our state of the art music studios, caught performances from Alumni, the chance to hear more about the Level 4 courses and the opportunity to network with music industry professionals…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 19 January 2023

UD Low Down: Open Mic @ Talent House, 12/01

The first UD Open Mic of the year brought in an array of hot new talent to grace the stage at UD’s talent house. Starring JiggyJigh, Reepman, Ayo Fred, Milli-Rose, Abby Asabea, William, Blaize, Don Kevo, Tumi, Damélola, Aija, Nomadic Libaax, Rosa, Joshua-Alexander, Krimzz, A8ility and Leon Maddy. Kat Friar reports…

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Artists, Featured, Level 4, Music, Talent House, What's On | 17 January 2023

Introducing… Spit Game

UD are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Spit Game – a collective of artists, actors, models, producers and creatives representing young Black London cultures – for 2023. Kicking things off, we present the ‘Welcome To Talent House Cypher’…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 17 January 2023

UD Low Down: Blue Lab Beats Masterclass 002 @ Talent House

On Wednesday 11th January, Talent House was a hive of activity with Grammy Award-winning duo, Blue Lab Beats, delivering an intimate Masterclass for UD members and crew. Kat Friar reports…

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Artists, Featured, Interviews, Music, Talent House | 12 January 2023

Introducing… NuAloe

Having wowed the crowd at UD’s Open Mic – both at Talent House and Village Underground, for our one-away epic collaboration with Timberland – Kat Friar sat down with NuAloe to discuss the Greek alphabet, plants, intersectionality, musical creation and more…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Music, Talent House, What's On | 10 January 2023

UD Masterclass 003 / The Silhouettes Project / 26.01.23 @ Talent House

On Thursday January 26th, for our third Masterclass, we’ll be joined by The Silhouettes Project, with tickets on sale now at £5 (free to members), bag a seat while you can…

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Artists, Featured, Interviews, Level 4, Music, Talent House | 10 January 2023

Introducing… Digital Mozart

Maria Hanlon caught up with producer, DJ, designer and UD alumnus, Digital Mozart, on his inspiration, his recent achievements, Talent House and future plans…

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Artists, Featured, Music | 6 January 2023

UD Selects: Why we’re fans of… Bib Sama.

Following his sold-out show at Peckham Audio last year, Kat Friar shines a light on the self-proclaimed ‘Nu-Grime’ sonics of bib sama. One to watch in 2023, say we…

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Artists, Featured, Interviews, Level 4, Talent House | 5 January 2023

Introducing… Tony Nwachukwu

Kat Friar met with Tony Nwachukwu, Course Leader (Music Tech & Production) at UEL (University of East London) – UD’s Level 4 accreditation partner – to find out more about what to expect from our new degree level courses, music education and studying in east London…

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Artists, Featured, Flames Collective, Talent House | 5 January 2023

UD x BBC Radio 4

On 31st December, Flames Collective were invited to perform for the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, guest edited by technologist, CEO, author and UD Chair Designate, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon. Listen back here…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Interviews, Talent House, What's On | 3 January 2023

Introducing… Blue Lab Beats

Maria Hanlon chatted to the Grammy Award winning jazztronica duo, Blue Lab Beats, ahead of their UD Masterclass in January, about their album, Motherland Journey, which artists are on their radar and what their advice for up and coming musicians would be…

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