Nina Schofield Discusses: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

nina schofield2With Guildford venue the Boileroom facing the possibility of closure, TMMP caught up with solo artist Nina Schofield to discuss the Boileroom and the state of the UK’s live music scene.

This interview is part of a larger TMMP feature which can be read in full here.

What is your general opinion of the Boileroom?

 I think it’s a fantastic venue with lovely staff, and an important hub of creativity in Guildford and Surrey.

How did you feel when you heard about the Boileroom’s current problems?

I think it’s outrageous to be honest! I can only comment on what I know but The Boileroom has been established as a premiere music venue for a long time – and as far as I’m aware, it’s always done a lot to Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

Artists & Industry Discuss: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

boileroom bannerSometimes the old ways are the best.

Over the past fifteen years, the music world has been revolutionised by digital technology. There have been many positive developments facilitated by the Internet, from social media sites to digital music stores and crowdfunding platforms. Smart and savvy musicians now have access to a wealth of tools that previous generations could only dream of – but the physical world still holds the key to a thriving, successful career.

The ease with which a band can break through barriers previously manned by a handful of power-hungry gatekeepers represents the bright side of digital music – but there is also a widely recognised and heavily debated Read more…

Posted on 10 September 2014

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