The latest good vibes/ success headlines from the Nottingham music scene over the Summer (that we know of), please drop us a line if we’ve missed anything significant (our definition of significant is a first of national relevance) – firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHEKU KANNEH-MASON, a lad from Mapperley Park, won the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year award. Massive!
DAUDI MATSIKO has signed to legendary Indie label Naim Records, home to Imogen Heap, Eska and many more.
Oh, and LONE got a casual 9/10 review for his latest album ‘Levitate’ in DJMag. Ya know, the usual.
APRIL TOWERS received some big money funding to tour, courtesy of PRS for Music Foundation’s ‘Flash Funding’.
DAUDI MATSIKO has been selected out of a load of worldwide artists, to be a part of the world famous Red Bull Music Academy, and develop his sound in Canda!
ADY SULEIMAN got his first piece of NME loving in the famous ‘Radar’ feature.
KAGOULE were awarded some big dollar funding, courtesy of PRS For Music’s ‘Momentum Fund’. Album #2 is on the way!
TWIN KIDD got their debut National radio play, on 6Music, courtesy of Tom Robinson.
LIAM BAILEY has been in the studio with Grammy award winners Gorillaz, working on their new album.
YOUNG T & BUGSEY have signed a record deal with Black Butter, part of Sony, and home to Wiley, DJ Khaled, and loads more.
JOEL BAKER has signed a record deal with the legendary Virgin EMI. Big ups Joel!
Eleven Notts bands got some National loving over at Gigwise, thanks to Dom Gourlay. Check it HERE.
THREE GIRL RHUMBA just got their National radio debut, thanks to Tom Robinson on 6Music!