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Scene Report. How the ‘lockout laws’ have shattered Sydney’s music scene

In our latest Scene Report, Nicholas Cheek explains the impact of the lockout laws on the live music scene in Sydney, Australia. Want to tell us about your music scene? become a RCM Scene Reporter and share your views on Right Chord Music. Sydney. One of the world’s most recognisable cities, and certainly Australia’s most

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The Death of Genres & The Growth of Country

On Friday I attended a panel discussion organised by the Country Music Association (CMA). The speakers outlined some compelling statistics to show the growth of Country music in the UK. 39% of UK adults listen to Country music 30% started listening to Country music in the past 5 years 64% of new listeners are UK

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Lost On Radio Podcast. Breaking The Band (Broken Witt Rebels)

This is a very special episode of Lost On Radio telling the story of Project Rebel, an audacious attempt to break an unsigned band called Broken Witt Rebels in just ten weeks using the power of media. The Lost On Radio Podcast is a weekly showcase of incredible new, undiscovered, and under appreciated music from

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Broken Witt Rebels – Guns (Making The Music Video)

Jake Hawkins from music video production company The Red Red explains the process behind the making of the ‘Guns’ video by Broken Witt Rebels. Broken Witt Rebels have an amazing sound. Four lads from Birmingham, sounding more like a small army of raw, southern rockers. Guns leapt through my headphones and punched it’s way through

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The Silent Death Knell: A Missive From The Inside.

Back in 2013 Alex Keevill, lead singer from The Microdance wrote a guest post for Right Chord Music about the financial challenges facing independent artists. The article hit a nerve and was widely shared and reposted across a number of blogs including Music Think Tank. As a blog that champions independent musicians we are delighted

2016 New Music Pledge

Join The Campaign To Support New Music

When we started in 20111 our aim was, to show the world that you don’t need to be played on Radio 1 or be signed to a major label to produce incredible music. Every day this belief is strengthened by the stunning music we receive from unsigned bands and independent artists around the world. With

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The Evolving Role of Social In Music

Social media has changed the music marketing landscape forever. While it’s easy to be impressed by the scale of an artist’s social media footprint, both marketeers and musicians need to continue to look behind the numbers to understand the value of social media and how it can be further enhanced. With last week’s Social Media Week