5, June 2011 Leave a comment
You gotta believe in something…
…ideas, reflections, hopes & plans…
25, January 2011 Leave a comment
Over the last few months I have been organising a music industry insight event for young people in Croydon.
SUCCESS IN MUSIC NEEDS INSIGHT.. YOU WANT IT? WE’VE GOT IT!
UP THE TEMPO a free music industry information event for young people 13-21 in Croydon
Saturday 5th February 2-6pm
Industry panel: G FrSH / NU BRAND / YASMIN / CHANTELLE FIDDY / JAK FrSH / ASHLET McDERMOTT
Taster workshops: DJing / Music production / Vocal coaching / MPC demo
There is an open mic session too so you can show Croydon what you’ve got!
If you’re 13-21 register your place here: http://bit.ly/dNkthf
If you’re an org who runs youth music activities register here: http://bit.ly/f3op8B
Please spread the word to any young people who might be interested.
18, December 2010 Leave a comment
The Clocktower Arts Centre in Croydon along with its Arts Participation programme is facing massive cuts and possible closure in 2011.
The council is considering five options for the future of the Arts Service in Croydon. These options range from keeping everything the same (saving no money) to cutting almost all service functions.
Options 3 and 4 will affect the Arts Participation function AKA “Clocktower arts participation activities for young people, people with learning disabilities, refugees and schools“.
Arts Participation at The Clocktower delivers a range of projects including Club Soda events run by people with learning disabilities, IGNITE arts events run by and for young people, Perpanata a theatre company for young refugees, as well as year round opportunities for local schools to workshop with some of the UK’s most exciting theatre and arts companies.
If Arts Participation in Croydon were cut it would mean: Read more of this post
9, November 2010 Leave a comment
If you live in Croydon, are aged 18-25 and love the arts, live music and want to gain invaluable work experience in the live arts marketing industry then I have the perfect opportunity for you!
Clocktower Arts are looking for 10 Founding Members to start up the Marketing Collective – a dynamic and vibrant team of young Croydonians from underrepresented groups who can help widen youth participation in the arts and want to learn about below-the-line marketing. The Marketing Collective will be working with the Clocktower Arts marketing team, a dedicated team of industry professionals.
20, May 2010 Leave a comment
UK STAND UP!
Well this is exciting! both Dizzee and Tinie will represent the UK featuring on the new Def Jam Rapstar music game, the first ever interactive Hip Hop music game due to be launched this Autumn.
SIDENOTE: I remember applying Tinie’s anti-shine backintheday, look at him now!
Our ‘Best British Male Act’ Dizzee Rascal‘s ‘Fix Up, Look Sharp’ and Treacle-sweet Tinie Tempah’s debut No. 1 ‘Pass Out’ are the first two tracks announced to feature on the UK version of Def Jam Rapstar while the French and German versions will feature their finest native up and coming artists such as NTM and Sido.
On the Def Jam Rapstar UK version, our boys Tinie and Dizzee’s tracks will feature on the gameplay playlist alongside confirmed tracks from all star Hip Hop gurus such as 2 Pac, Wu Tang Clan and Dr Dre.
Def Jam Rapstar enables you to showcase your hottest bars to the world by using your console camera to record your rhymes over tracks by some of the hottest hip hop producers, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com.