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Giant Swan Bristol

Giant Swan attack on today’s #SHAPEFridays post

by Editor | 4th May 2018

SHAPE Platform is a pan-European initiative designed to give the underground music scene exposure on its own terms. The SHAPE Class of 2018 is as exciting as you’d imagine, which is why we’re showcasing picks from this year’s selection every Friday… Arising from Bristol, arguably one of the UK’s most important and distinctive cities for music […]

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Valance Drake Ivan Shopov

Premiere: Valance Drakes & Ivan Shopov – Atoms Gasping For Oxygen

by Editor | 26th April 2018

2018’s AMEK X event this May will celebrate ten years of drone and experimental music in Sofia, Bulgaria. The label/collective is a group we’ve supported a lot here at MusicMap; they put out elegant, mindful electronica which it’s hard not to fall in love with if you’re a fan of minimalist productions. One special release […]

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UK

UK

by Editor | 2nd June 2016

The music industry earns the UK’s economy ‎£3.5bn a year and employs over 100,000 people. Because the UK music industry is so well established it has a strong infrastructure of radio stations and festivals, but it can also be bureaucratic and so big it’s sometimes hard to get your head around it all. However, we’ll […]

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UK

Conducta and LOUIS IV. take pride of place in this month’s UK hit list.

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Most people’s understanding of the string figure tradition starts and ends with the cat’s cradle, but Zoë Mc Pherson is not most people. The Brussels-based artist’s new project explores the history of string figures through an array of sonic and …

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Bala Club london

London’s Bala Club are ripping up the rulebook

by Editor

Metal, reggaeton, trap and emo are some of the elements that could briefly describe Bala Club, the young outsider collective who are changing the rules in the London’s underground electronic music scene. Founded by Uli K and Kamixlo, Bala Club emerged around 2016 as a necessity for these two young brothers, and for the electronic …

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Giant Swan Bristol

Giant Swan attack on today’s #SHAPEFridays post

by Editor | 4th May 2018

SHAPE Platform is a pan-European initiative designed to give the underground music scene exposure on its own terms. The SHAPE Class of 2018 is as exciting as you’d imagine, which is why we’re showcasing picks from this year’s selection every Friday… Arising from Bristol, arguably one of the UK’s most important and distinctive cities for music […]

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Unlocking the Sync – a free guide for musicians and rightsholders from Record-Play & MusicTank

by Editor | 13th December 2017

As you may know, MusicMap.Global is a project ran by Record-Play, a music consultancy that has worked in music licensing for over fifteen years, brokering literally thousands of deals in that time. Struck by just how complex and opaque the …

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