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UK Music Skills Academy to launch

The UK Music Skills Academy, part of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural, is to launch to improve access to music industry jobs.

Interview: Simon Darlow, BASCA

Simon Darlow’s songwriting is synonymous with the eighties. He has penned hits for Grace Jones, Dollar, The Buggles and Toyah Wilcox, and he played with iconic acts from the era including Wham!, Bucks Fizz and Musical Youth. We find out what he's got planned in his new role as BASCA chairman.