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Artists, Featured, Talent House | 7 May 2024

Incubator 2024: The Bootcamp

Last month, UD commenced its Incubator Bootcamp for the second consecutive year, inviting professionals from the music industry to offer guidance and support to the 10 exceptional artists who make up the 2024 Incubator cohort. Tumi Mary Ogundamisi reports…

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Artists, Music | 30 April 2024

UD Selects: April 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 April. Starring Jaz Karis, Mahalia, Interplanetary Criminal, Blanco, SAHRA, Reek0, MaxRP, R.A.E, The Mouse Outfit, AyiTe, Metrodome, Barney Artist, Miles Singleton, Eliza Rose, Peaky Beats, Yaz León & kwn…

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Artists, Featured, Interviews, Music, Talent House | 30 April 2024

Introducing… Olympia Vitalis

As an emerging artist well-respected in her scene, Olympia Vitalis speaks with UD about Gospel origins, mixed heritage, and the reasons why she doesn’t write love songs… 

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Artists, Events, Featured, Music, What's On | 26 April 2024

What’s On… UD Live powered by PPL @ The Great Escape 2024

We’re excited to be back in Brighton for The Great Escape on Thursday May 16th at DUST. Hear the best in new music from our Incubator 2024 crew – Skye, Charlotte Dowsson, Skee, Izzy Withers, Olympia Vitalis, J2, Zuko Rosemeid, Allyson & Maraché – at the UD Live showcase, powered by PPL…

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Artists, Featured, Guide | 23 April 2024

UD x Maria Hanlon: Guide To Self-Employment

Freelancer, multihyphenate, consultant, contracter, supplier… Whatever you might call yourself, whether you’re releasing music as an independent artist, hiring out your services as an instrumentalist, licensing your photography to platforms or considering working for yourself, Maria Hanlon’s guide to self-employment aims to save you stress and answer the need-to-know’s around setting yourself up as a legitimate business…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Flames Collective, Music, What's On | 15 April 2024

What’s On… Flames Collective, 18th April @ The 02

If you’re looking for a motive, why not join us on Thursday for a free Flames Collective performance, celebrating the opening of the brand new Chopstix Store in the Entertainment District at The O2…

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Artists, Events, Featured, Flames Collective | 9 April 2024

UD Low Down: Raye x Flames @ London Hilton

Having cleared up at the BRIT Awards, a couple of days later it was time for an intimate performance at London Hilton on Park Lane, where Hilton Honors members got an exclusive performance by RAYE, with members of Flames Collective supporting on backing vocals. You can now watch a stunning version of ‘Worth It’, filmed on the night too…

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Artists, Flames Collective, Music, Talent House | 5 April 2024

‘Stay’ The New Single from Flames Collective out now!

Flames Collective return with ‘Stay’, the second single from their forthcoming EP. Written by Flames Collective and produced by Stevie Beatz & musical director, Andy Gilbert, ‘Stay’ was born out of a UD writing camp in 2022…

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Artists, Featured, Music, Talent House | 4 April 2024

Meet The Incubator Programme Class of 2024

UD proudly presents the Incubator 2024 cohort. With over 100 applicants, it’s time to meet the 10 exceptional artists who will embark on this six-month talent and career development opportunity. Say hello to Allyson, Izzy Withers, J2, MARACHÉ, Olympia Vitalis, Skee, TayoLoxs, Skye, Zuko Rosemeid & Charlotte Dowsson… 

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Artists, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 3 April 2024

Apply Now… UD Elevator Membership

Phase two is now open! Calling all unsigned artists, producers, musicians, instrumentalists, DJs, podcasters, photographers, videographers, journalists & graphic designers. Level up in 2024 with our new Talent House offering – the Elevator Membership Programme. Thanks to our funders, all you need to do is apply…

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Artists, Featured, Music, Talent House, What's On | 2 April 2024

UD Live Room Sessions: Shantéh

Our seventh UD Live Session comes from the incredible Shantéh, performing ‘Breath’, out on April 7th, the lead single from her forthcoming summer album…

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Artists, Featured, Music | 28 March 2024

UD Selects: March 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 March. Starring SVETLANA, Kieron Boothe, Tolushorts, Paleblu, Zoka the Author, JyellowL, Yiigaa, Lava La Rue, Samm Henshaw, Kiko Bun, Louis Culture & RADA

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Artists, Events, Featured, Talent House, What's On | 26 March 2024

UD Low Down: Industry Takeover Series, March 20th @ Talent House

UD concluded the Industry Takeover Series with An Introduction to Publishing and A&R, featuring Derek Amedume and Daniel Burgess, alongside a songwriting workshop led by legends Dyo and Talay Riley. Tumi Mary Ogundamisi reports back…

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Artists, Featured, Flames Collective, Talent House, What's On | 25 March 2024

What’s On… Audition for Flames Collective, 16th April @ Talent House

Think you’ve got what it takes to join Flames Collective? We’re scouting for new members aged 14-18 years old. Auditions will be taking place at Talent House on Tuesday April 16th, 5.30pm-8pm – sign up today!

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Artists, Events, Featured, Talent House | 21 March 2024

UD Gallery: Open Mic @ Talent House, 14/03

Open Mic returned to Talent House in March, with host Nayana.AB back delivering the good music vibes. Check our photo gallery courtesy of Joey Hoang and Dres Lenses…

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Events, What's On | 21 March 2024

What’s On… Flying Trapeze Apprenticeship Programme, London

Are you between 16-25 years old? Do you consider yourself athletic? London’s first outdoor Flying Trapeze School have announced a paid apprenticeship scheme with successful applicants set to receive specialist circus skills training…

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