The latest good vibes/ success headlines from the Nottingham music scene (that we know of), please drop us a line if we’ve missed anything significant (our definition of significant is something of national relevance) – firstname.lastname@example.org.
RONIKA got some National press loving in The Independent, who cited her incredible production skills, in a piece on female producers.
LONE has been nominated for both Best Producer and Best Album in DJ Mag’s “Best of British” awards!
There’s been absolutely loads of loving for SLEAFORD MODS this month. Q put them in their “Top 20 albums of the year” list, MOJO put them in their Top Three albums of the year, NME put ’em in their “Top ten albums of the year” at number nine, as well as a full page of loving for their “Tiswas” EP. Oh, and they just became the sixth ever Nottingham artist to sell out Rescue Rooms!
PHILIP GEORGE made it onto the BBC Radio 1 main Playlist for the first time with his tune “Wish You Were Mine“, as well as being made Track Of The Day, big up!
It’s been announced that TREKKAH’s “Promises” feat. YAZMIN LACEY will be on the BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist for the week beginning 8th Dec!
“There are some amazing, amazing MCs up in Nottingham” – those are the words of 1Xtra’s Sian Anderson as she dropped BRU-C’s first ever BBC Radio 1 play for “#Brutality“!
FEROCIOUS DOG became the first Nottingham act to ever sell out Rescue Rooms twice. In a year! As an unsigned/independent act!
INDIANA came ahead of Ellie Goulding and Jess Glynne in Zane Lowe’s 100 Hottest Records of the Year!
SAINT RAYMOND has been selected as one of MTV’s Brand New for 2015!
AKADIAN signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment (Fuze). An absolutely huge moment for any Notts artist!
As we go to (virtual) print we know that SAINT RAYMOND is in Zane Lowe’s Top 50 Hottest Records of the Year, ahead of the likes of The 1975 and Foster The People!