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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…

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Featured | 8 September 2021

Industry Takeover 2021 – the round up!

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Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021

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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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… 

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Joseph 'JP' Patterson (Founder, TRENCH Magazine)

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

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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. 

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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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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.

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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.

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Coco speaks to UD

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?

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Industry Takeover All Dayer 2021

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.

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Likkle Jay

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.

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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…

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The Talent House, 3 Sugar House Lane - Photo by Megan Higgins

Featured | 25 March 2021

The Talent House: first-look images revealed

East London Dance and UD’s vibrant new creative hub in the heart of Stratford’s Sugar House Island opening this autumn To mark the lease completion and start of our fit-out,…

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