Midem is a great place to network

How to network like a pro at Midem

If you’re heading to Midem – the music industry’s annual three-day networking, deal-making, partying event – then help is at hand to ensure you make the most of the experience. Every Summer thousands of industry execs, artists and creatives head to the South of France under the guise of “work”. They are of course heading […]

Music funding for indie artists

Indie artists take note, there’s another exciting music funding opportunity on the horizon. Applications have now opened for the second round of the Do It Differently fund. This fund, provided by Help Musicians UK, is unique in that it provides support for creative activity, business development and health and well-being. It’s open to promising music […]

Power 100 List

Alternative Power 100 Music List revealed

A new list celebrating 100 people and organisations challenging conventional music standards is out and makes for fascinating reading. The Alternative Power 100 Music List is put together by Shesaid.so, the global network of women in the music industry. It comes out every year and recognises traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, people of colour, […]

TV singing show

Tips to succeed on a TV singing show

What does it take to succeed on a TV singing show like The Voice or X Factor? Top vocal coach Juliet Russell shares her tips for winning over audiences and judges. Juliet Russell is a singer, choir director and vocal coach who works on some of the UK’s biggest entertainment shows. She’s been involved with […]

Tyler Faraday on street performing

Top tips for street performing

Street performing is a way of life for Tyler Faraday, who makes his living busking in Europe. He spoke to LINE HILTON about the joys of singing in the street. Spanish singer-songwriter Tyler Faraday is on a mission: to spend a year on the road, earning his keep through street performing. He’s eight months into […]

How to get your music heard on radio

Getting your music on the radio can be tough, especially if you’re an unsigned artist. Here are six tips to help you secure crucial radio play. Submit your music to BBC Music Introducing This one’s a no brainer. BBC Music Introducing is the country’s biggest supporter of emerging talent. If you haven’t submitted to these guys […]