An evening of audio visual delight; performances, films, improvisation and installations featuring up and coming artists from across London.
On Saturday I attended DMLabChallenge – a fantastic Drake Music collaborative workshop for both disabled musicians and hackers/technologists. Held at Media City, DMLabChallenge explored the possibility bespoke instruments tailored to […]
DMLab North West Challenge Calling all disabled musicians, sound artists, vocalists, bedroom producers and bands… join us to find out more about the latest developments in accessible music technology and […]
Drake Music are proud to be producing the first ever UK tour of Brazilian rapper Billy Saga. As well as playing live at prestigious venues across the UK, Billy will […]
(The following piece is written by Drake Music Associate Tara Baggott, who plays bass guitar in this film) Absorbed by Sound is a group made up of young disabled musicians […]
The #DMLabChallenge is a 4 week accessible musical instrument making challenge. Instruments created will be showcased at an invited British Council event happening alongside Unlimited Festival at the Royal Festival […]
A beginning: It started with a tweet and 2 years later the alliance is still going strong…… I answered a call out from Drake Music in early 2013 for disabled musicians interested in cross-arts collaboration and never imagined the journey it would take me on
As a musician and workshop leader with an understanding of music as a process, a state of mind, and a tool for growth, I believe that focussing too much on the ‘final product’ of a project can sometimes be counter-productive.
This #DM20 commission- a new composition written by deaf people for deaf people (and everyone else) – is the first time I have been responsible for the complete planning and delivery of a project of this scale.
The seed of the idea for my #DM20 commission came during a conversation in a music workshop with a girl who used cochlear implants.