Simon Deacon, Director of Popular Music Performance at Goldsmiths, explains the idea behind NX, a new record label that in conjunction with Matthew Hebert’s Accidental Records hopes to help launch the careers of some of the famous art school’s brightest musical talents, and give other students eyeing-up a career in the music industry some real hands-on experience.
Anyone who’s been up with the escapades of Rihanna’s recent promo campaign would get the impression that the pop industry continues to tower financially over us all.
Kathleen “Katie” Brien, aka Katy B, attended Brit School with the likes of Adele and Jessie J. She’s since released her debut album “On a Mission” and having supported Tinie Tempah on tour, will embark on her second UK tour later this year.
Smiling disco divas turn back – the dancefloors have had a melancholic makeover- but still upbeat enough to simultaneously dance and cry to. The arguable leader of the pack is James Blake, who burst (well, shuffled uncomfortably) onto the scene towards the latter end of last year, dropping bassy beats with some of the most [...]
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