Discover excellent new offers for emerging music creators from some of our friends and partners at The Ivors Academy, PRS and Musician’s Union.
We invited special guest director Roony Keefe, aka ‘Risky Roadz’ to an online Q&A sharing tips on how to make a great music video at a low cost.
Interested in becoming a gig photographer? Check out top tips from Writer, Editor and Photographer Bethan McConnell.
Read our guide to PR for artists who perhaps cannot afford to pay a PR company, or for artists who are just starting out in the industry.
With the second round of the Youth Music NextGen fund open for applications, we spoke to writer Yomi Adegoke about how she'd spend a grant on a music journalism project.
Carli, a freelance assessor on Youth Music's Incubator Fund, shares her personal experiences breaking into the music industry, and her tips for making a music project appealing to young people.
NextGen writer Lisa spoke to Lucy, project lead at Brighter Sound, about their top tips for running music projects online, and making sure everyone can participate.
We asked industry professionals how they would spend £1,000 if they were an emerging creative in 2021.
We caught up with DJ, producer and record label owner L C Y who shares their advice for emerging creatives starting out in the music industries today.
In November 2020, Tom McFarland, co-founder of Jungle, stopped by for a Q&A with young people from YouPress, to answer their questions about music, and working in the industry.
Thrill Collins were quick off the mark in organising an online fundraising gig for Youth Music! They share their advice for creating a gig experience in your own homes.
"I wasn’t convinced you could realistically hold a job ‘in music’ without luck and pure talent. But there are so many wonderful jobs out there, and I’m so glad I pursued this as a career." Written by Luke Davis as part of Commission Mission.
Check out these essential marketing strategies that can help independent artists transform their promotion efforts into growth and sustainability mindset.
"If you’re looking to get your name out there, here are five ways to write creatively and authoritatively about music, no fancy dictaphone necessary."
Kira shares what she's learned through first-hand mistakes working freelance full-time.
Musician Liz aka IRIDIS, shares where to start when developing a brand for your music, how to create an online persona, and how to make your brand stand out in the music industry.
Nobody knows what music journalism will look like post-COVID. With eight years of freelance music writing, James shares his top tips for preparing for the aftermath.
Struggling to stay motivated in lockdown? Bolu Bello has you sorted with her top ten tips to get yourself out of a rut.
"Whether you’re contemplating what’s next for you after graduation, or you’re ready to ditch your 9 to 5, here’s a guide to what the industry is really like as a person of colour and some key points to navigating it (and maybe even convincing your parents it’s a good idea)."
As part of Commission Mission, Tina Edwards talks to music industry professionals on tips and advice for managing an artist
No steady income and daily routine can be overwhelming, but Kate's got you sorted. Here are some ways to turn a nightmare scenario into your dream job.
Want to host a virtual festival? Read this roundup from Madeline on everything you need to consider to get started.
As part of Commission Mission, freelance journalist Jemima Skala writes on how to maintain professional boundaries when you work in music.
Freelance visual content producer Amos Mukomebero (WalkWithAmos) shares a day in his life under lockdown, how coronavirus has changed his life and affected his work (the good and the bad!), and his top tips for staying creative and productive.