musicTurning a name into news
PR student Ben Frith was there when the new Leeds Arena became a national news story.What’s this ear?
You may have noticed random plastic figures and facial features dotted around the city of Manchester in the last couple of weeks. Was this a prank or was someone just having a laugh?The music or the money?
There’s no Glastonbury this year, and a number of prominent music festivals have failed. Mark Grainer asks what’s wrong with the live music business?Who plays live at Leeds?
On 2 February 2012, Liverpool band The Hummingbirds are playing The Dry Dock, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds. The gig starts at around 9:30pm, free entrance.Rock opera Tommy for their generation
Middlesex University students have teamed up with The Who’s Roger Daltrey for his performance of rock opera Tommy at the Royal Albert Hall this week.Attention seeking hyperactivity disorder
Lady Gaga is everywhere. Alex Witham explores her talent for publicity and her appeal to gay audiences.Digital team offers music PR placement
A social media consultancy for the music industry is offering a long-term internship suitable for a Leeds-based PR student.Brick Lane Takeover music festival offering 6 month internship
Macmillan’s music festival for charity, Brick Lane Takeover, is looking for a recent graduate wishing to gain valuable experience in Events PR on a 6 month internship.How Glasto got its mojo back
Would you want to sleep in a muddy field, share portaloos with strangers, and not wash for six days? Caroline Gibson explains why she and 170,000 other people chose to at this year’s Glastonbury festival.Music on the internet? It’ll never catch on
Gareth Thompson recalls the 1994 European launch of the online music pioneer. Internet Underground Music Archive (IUMA) and the mixed press reaction to what was to become a defining change for music distribution.
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