Composing beyond Covid with Nainita Desai
Nainita Desai, composer of the hit, award-winning film, For Sama, sat down to answer questions for us about composing, the future for the film and music industry and what we can expect next from her.
Makina! is the British Council's new film in collaboration with Boiler Room, directed by Hector Aponysus. New Monkey heads to the North East of England to celebrate Makina – a dance genre unheard of outside the region with legions of fans inside. Find out why.
Bringing the world to AIM House
AIM House relocates from The Great Escape in Brighton to an online destination near you for its 2020 edition. We're delighted to be working with them to connect music industry people from around the world to discuss the hot topics of the day affecting the independent music sector, despite the current coronavirus pandemic. Join us on 15 May.
Chris Ryan on Brazil, Russia and life after Covid
Chris Ryan of Robocobora Quartet talks Russia, Brazil, Covid-19, life after lockdown, music from Ireland, his time in UAE and much more in this wide ranging interview from the talented drummer-composer-frontman.
We've resources and music for music industry people and fans alike in this roundup of Covid-19 resources for everyone affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Our Lockdown Listening LP features all the music we've been loving recently and there's also plenty of picks here to watch that will entertain and inform too!
Our arts response to Covid-19 In the light of Covid-19,...
Emily Dust: Rackless Kazi
DJ and broadcaster Emily Dust brings us the story from Zambia and Zimbabwe where, with our support, she's been working with an all-female group of emerging DJs as part of our Rackless Kazi project.
Women in Music: ASA (Arte Sônica Amplificada)
In Brazil this year, 50 women – including sound artists,...
Playlist: Black History Month
This month, in honour of Black History Month , our...
Jamz Supernova is the new host of Selector Radio
The wait is over and we’re delighted to announce that...
Goldierocks: Celebrating 10 Years with Selector Radio
After 10 years in the hotseat for Selector Radio, Goldierocks reflects on an amazing decade in radio and the beginning of a brand new chapter.
Our latest film with Boiler Room explores Bristol and what makes it a truly unique music city for the UK.
Kallida and Nyege Nyege: Material Differences
Kallida festival from the UK and Nyege Nyege in Uganda collaborated, with the support of the British Council, to create a brand new music festival stage.
Maya Youssef was desperate to play the qanun from the...
Sheila Maurice-Grey and Banou Azania
In 2018, London-based composer, trumpeter and visual artist Sheila Maurice-Grey...
What does Brexit sound like?
While we don't know what 29 March will look like...
Sounding Out: Is radio dead?
We commissioned research into the world of radio and discussed the findings as part of Sounding Out, a special night of debate on the subject at the Roundhouse in London. Here you'll find highlights from the night plus the research itself.
Cathy Graham wins ABO Award 2019
Cathy Graham has won the ABO Award 2019, awarded to her during the ABO Annual Conference, this year held in Belfast.
Making Music More Accessible: DIY Access Guides
Here are DIY Access guides from the charity Attitude is Everything, now translated into many languages, that can help bands, venues, promoters and festivals create events that engage and cater for Deaf and disabled audiences, regardless of scale or budget.
Playlist: What did 2018 sound like to you?
We ask musicians from Brian Eno to FEMME for their songs of 2018 (and why) in this end of year playlist.