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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mr. Shy

January 25, 2013 Existing Artist Tips, S - T - U No Comments

Mr. Shy, former frontman of New Soul Orchestra, is a soul/pop singer, songwriter and performer… and a true original. A native of New York City, he began honing his craft at an early age. With influences ranging from The Beatles to Marvin Gaye to Prince, his own singing, writing, and performing has steadily evolved into a mature, distinctive sound, landing him squarely in a class of his own. Super Star, Mr. Shy’s debut release on New Soul Records, is an album of carefully crafted pop songs with an r&b/urban edge. Guided by a soulful and passionate voice, Super Star delivers thoughtful, straightforward lyrics of love, sewn together with infectious hooks and harmonies.

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January 25, 2013 A - B - C, Existing Artist Tips, V - W - X No Comments
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Christopher Worth – who performs under the moniker ‘WORTH’ – didn’t start singing until he was 20 years old. Beginning as a stage actor in college, he soon found his voice and ability as a songwriter and performer. After graduating he moved from the bay area back to his hometown of Portland, OR to pursue a career as a musician. Often resorting to busking to make a living, Worth gained most of his style playing on the street. In 2007 he formed the band NIAYH, an acronym for “Now Is All You Have.” NIAYH has since released a full length record and has toured extensively throughout the western US states. While NIAYH is often compared to a modern Pink Floyd, Worth describes his solo music as “bohemian blues hop.” It is simultaneously timeless and new, recalling contemporary influences like Ray Lamontagne, Amos Lee, and D’Angelo and classics such as Otis Redding and Paul McCartney.

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January 25, 2013 D - E - F, Existing Artist Tips No Comments
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Signing as a recording artist to ‘Ministry of Sound’ in 2008, S.W. London born DJ NG became a pioneering figure both as a DJ/Producer and Radio Presenter from the great success of his club anthem “TELL ME”. Produced and recorded in 2006, the popular track made at 126 bpm featured artists Katy B (On a mission) and MC Versatile (Crazy Cousins). This trend setting floor filler was (and still is) viewed by many today as a pioneering track that had a pivotal influence on the spawning of the London UK ‘House n Funky’ scene (also known as UK FUNKY).

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Mentoring Sessions

January 22, 2013 News No Comments

What happens in one of our mentoring sessions?

For a limited time we’re offering complimentary informal advice sessions.  Spaces are limited to only 8 per month.

Initially you complete a simple form so we get an idea of who you are and how we can assist (if at all).

You then have 45 mins with an experienced industry professional to share your frustrations and ask as many questions as possible about potential ways forward with your career.

We then:

Offer simple advice based on our industry experience.

Send you a summary of notes from the discussion.

As a client you also qualify for offers provided by some of the organisations we are working with like AIM (Association of Independent Music), The Unsigned Guide and Loopmasters.

Who can apply?

These sessions are available to unsigned artists of all ages and backgrounds.

Those with an entry level understanding of the business side of industry, specifically PR, marketing, publishing and selling your own music online.

With regards to our current activities for unsigned musicians and artists, priority is given to those living in Haringey, Hackney, and Bromley by Bow or Tower Hamlets.

Get in touch for more info or to book a session info@musicsolutions.org.uk

Spoon and Tom Heather

DMS Spoken Word CD Sampler Vol. 1

January 10, 2013 Music News Blog No Comments

We are pleased to announce the release of

“Spoken Word Vol. 1.”

We would like to thank all of the Artists that contributed.

If you are unsigned or emerging talent

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The Aim Social

January 8, 2013 News No Comments

AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the UK’s independent music industry.

‘The AIM Social’, is a new monthly gathering for the independent music community at East Village in Shoreditch.

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