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Folkstock Records celebrate emerging folk artists

The video above, starring eight top new artists from the world of folk, has been put together by the excellent boutique label Folkstock Records. The label, who have been around now for a…

Band of the Day – JUPE

  Following  on from their chart-topping success in Ireland, the 5-piece band are setting the UK  alight with their once in a lifetime sound and their mesmerising live shows which is carving their…

Track of the Day – ‘Every Cloud’ by Aubrey Whitfield

Originally from Merseyside, Aubrey Whitfield moved to London several years ago to fulfil her musical ambitions and hasn’t looked back since. Her vocal, described as ‘like a grittier Annie Lennox’, is one that…

Advice for independent artists: How to get signed to a record label

Open Mic UK gives advice on how to get signed to a record label for unsigned artists. Every unsigned artist is ultimately looking to be swept up by a record label and given…

Advice for independent artists: How not to use Twitter

Open Mic UK gives advice on how not to use Twitter to avoid losing followers. Knowing how to use Twitter and how not to use Twitter is very important for social media use…

Advice for independent artists: How talent shows develop new artists

Open Mic UK gives advice on how talent shows can help singers develop. Many singers choose to enter talent shows as a way of getting noticed in the industry or for exposure to…

Advice for independent artists: Warming up your vocals

Open Mic UK gives singers advice on how to warm up your vocals for an audition.  Knowing how to warm up your vocals is very important as it protects your vocals and prepares…

Advice for independent artists: Singing on stage and making it your own

Open Mic UK provides performance tips for singing on stage and making it your own Being a performer is more than just being able to start singing on stage, it’s about how to…

Advice for independent artists – How to make it in the music industry

Open Mic UK gives advice on how to make it in the music industry. There is no definite answer to how to make it in the music industry, but there are a few…

Advice for independent artists – Diction advice for Singers

Open Mic UK gives advice on diction for singers. Clear diction for singers is very important for a number of reasons and so should be focused on when developing your voice. The 2…

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