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Featured, Guide | 16 January 2022

UD X MARIA HANLON…HOW TO GET BOOKED AS A DJ

Radio Presenter and DJ Maria Hanlon moved to London, from her home town of Bournemouth, in August 2021, and has since secured bookings at Café 1001, The Haggerston, Next Door Records, Spiritland, Radio Delicious, Voices Radio and Netil Radio. She shares her experience and top tips for getting booked as a DJ…

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Featured, Interviews | 7 January 2022

How to steal my job… Shola Aleje (radio producer)

Jojo Jones sat down with BBC 6 Music Radio producer Shola Aleje over Zoom to talk about getting into radio producing, knowing your worth and staying excited about your job…

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Featured, Talent House, What's On | 15 December 2021

UD Incubator Programme

The Incubator Programme was created for independent artists with exceptional talent to help facilitate the transition from an educational or vocational training environment towards the commercial market or professional workplace.

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Artists, Events, Featured, Flames Collective | 10 December 2021

UD Low Down: Molly Elizabeth headline show @ Camden Assembly

Fresh from the UD Flames Collective, Incubator project and UD Talent Development programme, alumni Molly Elizabeth headlined the Camden Assembly on the 29th November, with support from her UD peers Amie Blu and NAYANA. Jojo Jones reports on the night… 

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Featured, Guide | 7 December 2021

Diamondz X UD… A Logic Pro Recording Session

Stefan ‘Diamondz’ Velichkov, returns for our studio series. Having touched on the basics of a recording session & what you need to have in place for a good and productive session, it’s time to get a more in-depth look at how to set up and run a Logic Pro recording session with a rapper/vocalist… 

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Featured, Guide | 23 November 2021

UD X Maria Hanlon… Guide To Creating Instagram Content

In a world where social media is more important than ever, Radio Presenter and DJ Maria Hanlon has put together a guide to help you create stand-out content and maximise…

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Featured, Guide | 17 November 2021

UD X Maria Hanlon…How to DJ like a pro

Radio Presenter and DJ Maria Hanlon reveals all you need to know about learning how to DJ like a professional… Does the idea of DJing really excite you? Are you…

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Archive, Featured, Interviews | 5 November 2021

Archive: UD meets GRM Daily (2016)

Back in 2016, UD hooked up with GRM’s Posty to chat all things music business ahead of our Industry Takeover event. One of the key figures leading the team behind the RATED Awards and the leading music website, GRM Daily, we revisit that all-important knowledge five years on… 

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Artists, Featured | 2 November 2021

Molly Elizabeth’s first headline tour at Camden Assembly

We’re proud to announce Molly Elizabeth’s first headline show at the legendary Camden Assembly on the 29th of November.

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Featured, Guide | 29 October 2021

UD x Diamondz… Recording sessions

Ahead of our Talent House opening in 2022, UD are serving you with the tools you need when it comes to recording and studio life. Stefan ‘Diamondz’ Velichkov, our studio…

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Featured, Guide | 27 October 2021

UD X Jojo Jones… How to do Radio Interviews.

Maybe you’ve just secured a new radio slot (with some help from my previous blog, How To Get into Radio Broadcasting), or you’ve been mulling over a collaborative podcast idea, or you’ve started streaming live on Instagram or Twitch? If this is you (or in your future), It’s probably time to think about conducting an interview on your platform.

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Artists, Featured, Flames Collective | 21 October 2021

UD X Flames Collective X Island Records IG Takeover

In celebration of Black History Month, UD and Flames collective were invited to takeover a ‘day in the life’ on the Island Records UK Instagram page.

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Flames Collective | 21 October 2021

Flames Collective Perform at Newham Unlocked

Flames Collective were invited to perform at the Newham Unlocked, a festival of free events, performances and workshops, curated and produced in partnership with local arts organisations.

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Featured, Guide | 14 October 2021

UD x Diamondz… The Studio A-Z

If you’re looking to invest in a home recording set-up or want to get to know more about studio life, then do read on. Our expert, Stefan ‘Diamondz’ Velichkov, a locally based producer, studio maestro and sound engineer, who can often be found working with the likes of D Double E, Mez and Triggz, lets us into his world and shares that all important knowledge. 

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Featured, Guide | 8 October 2021

UD X Jojo Jones How to get into Radio Broadcasting

Do you love making playlists, listening to radio and podcasts, or just talking about pop culture with your friends? If you’ve ever considered getting your own radio show, this simple guide by Jojo Jones is aimed at helping you get into the world of broadcasting…

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Featured, Interviews, What's On | 5 October 2021

Introducing… Jasmine Dotiwala on Amapiano

Whether you’re scratching your head or already in the know, Amapiano is the South African genre that’s getting London crowds back on their feet. Channel 4 news reporter (and UD friend) Jasmine Dotiwala schools us on the who, what and why…  

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