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We're back! Bringing you hot tips, national news and the latest events plus occasional laments from our very modest (and really handsome) talent development team. Continuing on from the last few mailers, we've got our brand new Tipper of the week, a quick Q&A, some rather exciting funding news and a whopping bit of artist development news from us...
TDP's if you're reading this, we would LOVE tohear from you- send us your news, views, events, campaigns, initiatives, (basically, anything that would be awesome for budding artists). Thanks in advance, you legends.
Tipping Point Records - New Signing!!!
We are extremely pleased to announce that we have officially signed Leeds based trioPOLOto Tipping Point Records' Artist Development Programme!
Over the course of the next 12 months we will be releasing some of their fine music to the masses. Keep your eyes peeled.
PledgeMusic and PRS Foundation's Emerging Artists Fund
PledgeMusic and PRS Foundation announce the winning artists from Round 1 of the fund as well as launching Round 2! In total, eight new artists and acts from across the UK have been selected in the first round of the programme to receive funding and launch their own PledgeMusic campaigns, including one of the North East’s own (and Tipping Point supported) Cape Cub (pictured) who headlined The Cluny 2 at this year’s Evolution Emerging Festival.
The deadline for the second round of the fund closes at 6.00pmonFriday 7th September.
Tipping Point's Charlie Dancer spoke to former record label employee (at Island, Atlantic, Warp and Modular) turned Head of Communication at Ents24 about his work, day-to-day life, top tips for artists.
"Turn up. Go to that seminar, join that student radio station, get tickets for that talk, chat to that person at or after a gig."
Next up we haveScott Lewis, Clue Records founder and Temple Management owner.
Clue have released music by Avalanche Party, PLAZA, TRASH, Team Picture, Allusondrugs, Forever Cult, NARCS & more, gaining acclaim from NME, DIY, The Line Of Best Fit, The 405, Wonderland, CLASH as well as national airplay from BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music, KEXP, Amazing Radio and many more. As well as a host of sold out releases under their belt, Clue also present a monthly show on Amazing Radio.
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