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4 ways to experience live music from the comfort of your own home

With festivals and concerts cancelling throughout the world for the foreseeable future, several YouTube channels are amping up their online presence to spread the love of music during these difficult times. Here are 4 channels you should check out: 1. NPR Music Tiny Desk Concerts Tiny Desk videos are intimate, live recorded performances from artists … Continue reading 4 ways to experience live music from the comfort of your own home

KALAB was accepted to the Hatchery, UCL’s very own incubator!

Find out more about the Hatchery & other programmes UCL offers to aspiring entrepreneurs We can’t believe it but it has already been one month since we joined the Hatchery incubator programme hosted by UCL Innovation & Enterprise. Even before moving to London, we had heard about the Hatchery and one year ago, when we began our MSc in … Continue reading KALAB was accepted to the Hatchery, UCL’s very own incubator!

Cully Plage Festival – 2020 Edition

Does the Cully Jazz Festival sound familiar? But what about the Cully Plage Festival? With concerts cancelled all over Switzerland (and the world) this summer, Liana and Yoann decided to create their own performance opportunities to support local emerging musicians! THE ORGANISERS Yoann Maeder: guitarist and producer, he is currently perfecting his skills at the … Continue reading Cully Plage Festival – 2020 Edition

5 tips to increase your online visibility as an emerging musician

With most people still stuck at home, online presence is more relevant than ever to increase visibility. Here are 5 tips for you! 1. Establish a presence on most social media channels The essentials: FacebookInstagramTwitterYouTube Other important platforms: Soundcloud and BandcampIf you feel ready to release a high-quality recording, look at music streaming platforms such … Continue reading 5 tips to increase your online visibility as an emerging musician

#TheShowMustBePaused and moving forward

Where does #TheShowMustBePaused come from? Amongst the protests following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, Brianna Agyemang and Jamila Thomas decided to take action and mobilise the entire music industry. The two former colleagues at Atlantic Records came up with the hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused to explain their mission: “the music industry is … Continue reading #TheShowMustBePaused and moving forward

Releasing your first single? Episode #2: The Artwork

Stores like Spotify and Apple Music will reject your application if your artworks are blurry, misspelled or simply not in line with their quality standards. This blog will inform you about tools you can use to design your artwork, what settings you should use, where you can get free images from and what kind of … Continue reading Releasing your first single? Episode #2: The Artwork

Releasing your first single? Episode #1: The Marketing Strategy

Have you produced your first single and are now wondering how to release it? Our co-founder Flo is in the process of releasing her first single and will share her experience and learnings with you as she goes through it.  Before we start, always remember to plan ahead and schedule enough time to release your … Continue reading Releasing your first single? Episode #1: The Marketing Strategy

Entrepreneurship within the Music Ecosystem

In the past 5 years, entrepreneurs with musical backgrounds have increasingly invested their time and skills into creating companies/applications/services that can realistically help you as emerging artists! Here are a few you should familiarize yourself with: KALAB Of course, we have to promote our own services! We are an online marketplace platform that allows you … Continue reading Entrepreneurship within the Music Ecosystem