UK music industry

How the new PM can boost the music industry

The leading industry body UK Music has wasted no time in issuing new PM Boris Johnson with a hefty to-do list. Just minutes after the result of the leadership battle was announced yesterday, UK Music CEO Michael Dugher called on Johnson to prioritise and protect Britain’s £4.5 billion music industry. Dugher called on the PM […]

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 […]

Rising stars Flashfires on songwriting, touring and on stage swagger

From jamming sessions and rocking school assemblies to songwriting and recording in LA, UK band Flashfires are rising stars on the music scene. iSing’s ALEXA TERRY caught up with the boys: Fraser Roskilly (guitar), Toby Bartlett (drums), Alex Gonzato (vocals), Jon Cullis (guitar) and Liam Kinslow (bass). How would you describe Flashfires, and who are your […]