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  • 5th Sep 2012

    30/30 Vision

    Generator is teaming up with The Roundhouse, EMI and Livewire for this year’s 30/30, with a deadline of 01 October for artists to submit tracks.Over 30 days in November, 30 emerging artists from across the UK will record tracks in the EMI / PRSF studio at the Roundhouse with a top music producer, going on to release them on Roundhouse Records and perform at the ‘Roundhouse Rising’ event in February 2013 in London.
  • As we prepare to tune in to Generator’s Music Futures panel event on the Future of Broadcast on 19th July, The Gen’s Editor Paul Reed caught up with legendary champion of new music and XFM presenter John Kennedy. How did you get into broadcasting? “In many ways, I stumbled into it. I was doing a media course for the unemployed, started up my own club night with a friend and began writing about music for the student newspaper.
  • As we gear up towards Generator’s Music Futures panel event on the Future of Dance Music Marketing on 12th July, The Gen’s Editor Paul Reed caught up with Anna Wall, Promotions Manager and DJ at Defected Records where we discover that “You’ve got to keep your eyes and ears on the prize”. The beat goes on.How did you start working in dance promo?
  • 4th Jul 2012

    Spaced invasion

    Maximo Park’s Paul Smith, Lanterns on the Lake and SBTRKT are just some of the names confirmed for a new interactive arts initiative in the North East this summer led by Generator and Northern Film & Media.
  • Generator has teamed up with screen agency Northern Film and Media to launch an £8K commission for a filmmaker to put together a new video for XL Recordings artist SBTRKT.As part of the Transmission project, five shortlisted filmmakers will produce a DIY video for SBTRKT’s ‘Trails of the past’ track, going forward to be interviewed by a panel including both agencies and a representative from the label, with the winner awarded a production budget of £8K to make the final product.
  • Following on from a hugely successful Music Futures Conference last week that celebrated 20 years in the music business for Generator, we’ve published our Annual Report for 2010/11 and you can read it here.
  • Young Musicians Fund was established in 1996 by Kathryn Tickell to develop the musical skills of children and young people in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and Durham under the age of 18 who are struggling to pay for tuition fees or want help to purchase an instrument.
  • London venue The Roundhouse has joined forces with EMI to offer emerging musical talent the chance to use their live music studio and a top producer for each day of September this year.Launched in 2009, 30/30 is an innovative youth project aimed at discovering and cultivating emerging musical talent. Unsigned artists between the ages of 16-25 producing music across all genres are invited to step up for the opportunity.
  • BPI Chairman and Generator Board member Tony Wadsworth has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Great Escape.
  • Adele has tightened her grip on the UK charts further, breaking all-time records with ‘21’ topping the album charts for a tenth consecutive week. In addition, Adele has two tracks in the top ten singles chart, with ‘Someone like you’ jumping back up to Number one.
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