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MMF launches survey on the impact of COVID-19 on music makers and their representatives

The Music Managers Forum (MMF) are gathering evidence on the impact COVID-19 has on the music makers and their representatives with the below questionnaire. The form is divided into 6...

“Communication, connection & support, provide much of the solution to us coping”

Clinical Consultant & Psychotherapist, Chula Goonewardene discusses the effects of COVID-19 on the music industry, the mobilisation of online support networks and more. My specialism is providing Counselling & Psychotherapy...

We’ve partnered with the NHS-approved app Thrive, to offer 1,000 people free access

As a clinically effective app that offers 24/7 support for mental health and wellbeing, Thrive helps with the early detection, prevention and management of common disorders such as anxiety and...

We’re launching weekly online 12 step support group meetings for the music industry

Meetings will take place every Monday 18:00-19:00 GMT from 27 April to 28 September 2020. Available to any music industry peers throughout the summer, Music Support will provide a confidential...

Help Musicians partner with us to offer access to Thrive to a further 4,500 musicians

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we’ve partnered with Help Musicians to offer 4,500 musicians free access to the NHS-approved mental health and wellbeing app, Thrive. A recent...

Warehouse Manifesto to live stream DJ sets in aid of Music Support

From 9pm on July 4th, electronic music fans can tune into 3.5 hours of free music in aid of Music Support via streaming platform Livefrom Events. Warehouse Manifesto will be...

The BPI announces a further £270,000 funding for artists, managers & grassroots venues impacted by Covid-19

UK record labels association the BPI has announced further financial support for the artist and live music communities as they continue to fight the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic....

Chris Tait’s Story

“Fire in the disco, fire in the gates of hell…” It could be argued that this exact lyric became all too real for Electric Six keyboard player, Chris Tait. The...

Frank Turner’s Story

I started playing music when I was about 12, and, through a predilection for the DIY hardcore scene and its attendant ethics, I did my first tour when I was...

Paul Cooper’s Story

I’ve worked as a touring sound engineer for 12 years now. Mostly over the last five years, Bastille has been my main show. It was two years into this, that...