No Consequence Discuss: The Boileroom & UK Live Music

no consequence press shotWith Guildford venue the Boileroom facing the possibility of closure, TMMP caught up with No Consequence guitarist Harry Edwards 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?

It’s the best live music venue in Guildford, and one of a very small number of places where people of a certain mindset – generally easy-going, intelligent, friendly, music-loving people – can go to meet and have fun with others like them.

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

Quite saddened at the prospect of its loss, but I can’t say entirely surprised. The social group it caters to is quite niche, and traditionally one that a lot of people in mainstream society have always seemed to have some very misdirected 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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