Twenty years after Dido’s debut became one of the best-selling albums in UK chart history, the singer-songwriter returns with her fifth record. She chats to Rhian Jones about two decades in the business…
The Edinburgh International Festival returns in August 2019 for its 73rd year, and they have announced a programme that includes 293 performances across 17 venues featuring 2600 artists from 40 nations.
Now in it’s third year Welcome to My City returns in April with another diverse line-up, including China Bowls, Fred Fredas, Chesqua, Vital, and Hull-based hip hop artist Chiedu Oraka, who curates this Friday’s playlist.
‘Technology has certainly opened up loads for us. By using this computer software, you can effectively use any instrument you could imagine, instead of just sitting down with a guitar, which gets pretty boring pretty quickly,’ says Housewives’ David Moran.
The artist and producer-led non-profit organisation Women Produce Music (WPM) have announced !N_KoLAB their latest initiative designed to support music makers, audio engineers through collaborative projects.
Later this month MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament agreed on the final text in February, and PRS for Music are in full support as it’s a big step forward for creators.