‘I just used my phone, filmed a load of stuff and made a video’ Crushed Beak’s guitarist and songwriter Matt Poile nonchalantly remarks about their latest promo.
‘Folk music is in a terrible state. I think there’re too many people who think they’re custodians of it,’ says 9Bach’s Martin Hoyland.
The world of children’s music is more alive than ever, offering music-makers the opportunity to flex often untouched creative muscles and earn additional income. We take a look behind the scenes...
'I'm not sure how we fit into it all, but we were very lucky to be doing what we were doing at that particular time. It created a lot of opportunities for us,' says Tunng's co-founder Sam Genders.
‘Barriers are constantly being broken down and there is a growing audience for more and more challenging music,’ says atmospheric soundscaper Penelope Trappes.
‘We need creative hubs and spaces like this where not just musicians, but photographers, videographers, vloggers, influencers, have a creative space that they can access and the industry supports,’ says Corey Johnson.
‘It’s a bold move to try and get a room of people to shut up and listen to you,’ says Trash Kit’s Rachel Aggs.
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‘Female, non-binary and queer artists have always fought for their space and it’s reaching a critical mass right now, and anyone standing in the way is getting increasingly called out,’ says HAVVK’s Julie Hawk.