Steve Barron is the director of some of the best-loved music videos and films of the eighties and beyond. His videos include Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Don't You Want Me by the Human League, Take On Me by A-ha and Money For Nothing by Dire Straits as well as songs by David Bowie, Madonna, Adam Ant, Culture Club and many more. Steve's films include the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, Mike Bassett: England Manager (a new Mike Bassett movie is currently on the way) and Electric Dreams. Egg 'n Chips & Billie Jean is a joy-ride through the Eighties, driven by someone who helped to make much of it what it was. Fast, funny and insightful, it is just like being there all over again. Steve knew virtually everyone in the world of music and this book is packed full of amusing anecdotes and fascinating insights on a host of Eighties celebrities. From nearly killing Madonna with a falling crane on her very first video shoot to nearly killing A-ha in the woods of Montana, this is the ultimate ringside seat to music history.
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Rormix is a platform which allows users to discover new emerging music videos from independent and unsigned artists.
What separates Rormix from other apps is an exclusive focus on unsigned and independent bands, artists and labels, providing a platform for those that donâ€™t have any other legitimate visual space besides YouTube and Myspace. Instead of passing through the videos blindly, users can enter an artist that they already love and Rormix will suggest those that bring a similar sound or style.
Rormix is an app available on iOS, Android, Firefox and all mobile and desktop devices.To submit your latest videos (there's no cost), just visit: Rormix.com/submit
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Attitude Is Everything - #MusicWithoutBarriers
Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people's access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry. We support the live music sector to understand barriers and access requirements, and encourage events producers to go beyond the legal obligations set out in the Equality Act and implement best practice, providing a fair and equal service to Deaf and disabled music fans.
#MusicWithoutBarriers is a campaign for equal access, to raise awareness of the barriers that Deaf and disabled people are currently facing, to change perceptions of disability and highlight the support for making gigs accessible. Live music is for everyone, so we believe in #MusicWithoutBarriers - Deaf and disabled people shouldn't have to miss out when their favourite band is in town due to poor access.
To support the campaign head to www.musicwithoutbarriers.org.
Join The Mixmag Media Sales Network For Advertising Opportunities & Brand Revenue
We're thrilled to collaborate with Mixmag to offer a great opportunity to all the very excellent EDM artists and labels on Radar. As you no doubt know, Mixmag is the leading global authority on the club scene. They're currently looking for artists to join their Media Sales Network.
With your agreement, they'll represent your YouTube channel in specific pitches to brands and advertisers. You retain all rights and partnerships, whilst taking a share of advertising and brand revenues. Plus as a nice bonus, Mixmag will also provide guidance on video placement and driving views. It doesn't matter if you're already a YouTube partner or with an MCN, you can still partner with Mixmag.
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A new site for musicians, meet&jam.com, has launched.
It helps musicians find and connect with each other. And, for the first time, they can also book studio time online.
Musicians can put up profiles, list their influences and instruments, post video and audio, and then connect with each other.
The video means you can have a good look at other musicians' level and style before you contact them - saving time and embarrassment in the studio...
The site is for all genres and levels of ability. There are professional drummers on the site, looking for a new band, as well as enthusiastic amateurs looking to play more. There are singer-songwriters, violinists, trombonists, pianists, death metal lead guitarists, rappers... all wanting to meet and jam.
The free classified ads are a chance for bands and musicians to connect; but also the perfect place for music teachers and students to get together.
The 'Band Planner' is a private space for groups. They can message each other, use the interactive calendar, and list their gigs, rehearsal and sound-check times. The bass player will never miss another rehearsal.
But that's not all!
Meet and Jam is also an online booking system for rehearsal and recording studios. Bands and musicians can browse through dozens of UK studios, view their rooms and kit, and then book online - with a simple click and credit card payment system.
It is the only online booking system that has been developed specifically for rehearsal and recording studios, and it's a breathtakingly simple and elegant solution to a complex set of challenges.
There's nothing else like it. Take a look!
Meet and Jam - on a mission to get musicians out of their bedrooms and playing live music!
· A digital talent showcase
· Your track gets featured on the homepage of Music Week (www.musicweek.com) and on the Music Week Presents page
· sound cloud/youtube embed, Artist/Album/Single picture featured and space for a 200 word bio
· Your track gets sent to the inboxes of over 8,000 industry execs as part of Music Week daily digest
· Link to story tweeted to over 56,000 followers of @MusicWeekNews
· Be part of the monthly Music Week Presents playlist that gets sent out to the Music Week Daily Digest
· The best way to get new music and unsigned artists in front of the most influential readership possible
· Goes through a selection process
· If chosen, it only costs £295 + VAT (this is due to the high calibre industry contacts we send this to)
Radar is proud to be a friend of Momentum Music Fund.
Inspired by examples of other nations' support of popular music, as well as a recognised gap in seed funding for emerging acts, Momentum represents an important development in Arts Council England's support for this area of music.
Managed by PRS for Music Foundation, the UK's leading funder of new music, the programme will award individual grants of £5,000-£15,000 to between 50-75 artists and bands over the next two years.
Additionally, record labels, music managers, music publishers and other industry professionals can apply on their artist's behalf, but must detail how funding will drive their career development.
Details and Momentum's online application process can be found at www.prsformusicfoundation.com
EmuBands provides a simple-to-use but powerful digital music distribution service for artists and record companies to sell music online through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3 and many more of the World's leading digital music services. In a non-exclusive deal, artists and labels earn 100% of the royalties generated from sales, and maintain full ownership and control of their rights - and with a simple one-off pricing model, there are no annual or renewal fees.
Founded in 1997, The Orchard is a global independent music and video distribution company that provides an innovative and comprehensive sales and marketing platform for content owners. With industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard’s creative, tailored approach streamlines its clients’ business while amplifying reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, mobile and physical outlets around the world.