Archive for July, 2015

“The release show for my EP was really special too. That show was a lot of fun because there aren’t a whole lot of full on curated electronic nights in Birmingham. People were actually dancing and that can be a hard barrier to break through sometimes.”

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“As an artist, you need to invest in yourself. Get out and do the leg work.”

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“Musicians have to market themselves in a way that they’re telling people they are ready to be supported. The next responsibility is on the people to support it. If you like the music and you want there to be more music in town, ultimately you’ve got to give something back.”

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“It would be great if there was a little more footwork put in to promoting events. A lot of that relies on the actual musicians to really build the community themselves.”

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“Birmingham has a bunch of great venues and festivals to discover new music. You can also check out record stores like Seasick, Renaissance, and Charlemagne. The people in those stores know a lot about local music or regional music. We’ve also got great radio stations that play local music like Substrate Radio, Birmingham Mountain Radio or Vulcanite Radio.”

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