Un-Convention Off Axis Network – Jeff Thompson

Jeff Thompson explains the concept behind the Off Axis Network, a proposed UK-wide network of musicians, promoters, and venues. The network aims to empower grassroots musicians by establishing a national ‘gig swap’ system by which musicians can build credit via an online system, which will then enable them to play all over the country.  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 7th January 2013

Happy New Year and welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more. Click to jump to:- This Week’s Blog Post One to Watch Live Music News Live Music Features Live Music-Related Events This Week’s Blog Post The Musicians’ Union’s Live Music Kit: A guide to hosting and promoting live music in accordance …  

Live Music Exchange Digest – w/c 17th December 2012

Welcome to our weekly digest of live music news and events in industry, academia and more.  This will be the final Live Music Exchange Digest of 2012 – we will be back with a new blog post on 3rd January and with the digest as usual from 7th January.  In the meantime, have a wonderful festive season and we will …  

Green Orchestras Guide – Julie’s Bicycle (2010)

A practical and basic guide for orchestras, commissioned by ABO and Orchestras Live and authored by Julie’s Bicycle, it addresses the environmental impacts of their work: from office-based work to marketing and rehearsals.  

Green Music Guide – Julie’s Bicycle (2009)

A ‘how-to’ guide for music companies and individuals interested in greening their activities – from touring to offices, recording studios to festivals. Shows how the industry can meet London’s ambitious targets of cutting its emissions by 60% by 2025.