Useful music links/resources

I’ve put together a wee list of useful links… generally the ones that I tend to pass on to folk anyway. This is by no means comprehensive, but I hope it’s of help. I’ve deliberately kept the list quite small, but all means drop me an email if you want to be added.


BBC Introducing – Upload music for key BBC new music shows and events

Born To Be Wide – Edinburgh’s monthly music networking event

Creative Scotland – Not just for the high arts, they even fund contemporary music

Detour Scotland – Podcasts, videos and events from the Scots underground… co-founded by Radio 1’s Ally McCrae

EmuBands – Digital distribution specialists

Glasgow Podcart – Underground sounds blogged and podcasted

Is This Music? – News and reviews from Scotland and beyond

Jockrock – One of the first new music websites in Scotland.

The Pop Cop – On the beat of the music scene in Scotland

PRS for Music – Rights collection for songwriters, composers and publishers.

Radar – The Scotsman’s outstanding new music blog

Record Of The Day – Influential tips and music industry news

Scotland’s Music – BBC Scotland’s online music portal

Scottish Music Centre – Information point and resource hub for music in Scotland

Scottish Music Industry Association – New body for everyone involved in the music industry in Scotland (free membership until Sept 1, 2010)

Sentric Music – Music rights management for unpublished artists in the UK music community

Song, By Toad – Highly entertaining blog, podcast and record label

Tbreak – Information on the Tbreak new band stage at T In The Park

XpoNorth – Annual creative industries showcase & seminar based in Inverness

Other notable sites: The Kiosque (Aberdeen), Glasgow Music, Hercules Moments (Aberdeen), The Daily Dose, Aberdeen Music, The Banter, UndergroundScene (Dundee), Aberdeen Events, Music News Scotland, Flares N Seagulls (Aberdeen), Scottish Music Network, Scottish Fiction