Music Development Resources

This is a page containing advice and guidance for people looking to engage further with the music industry – locally, regionally and nationally.

It brings together a number of our music development resources in one place.

Click on the links below to visit… 

For further support – or if you’d like to discuss your plans and ideas with one of our team, contact us at



Ind(ie)ustry is our rough guide to the many different careers within the music industry.

Not everyone can or wants to be a lead singer or a guitar hero… who is it that makes the gig work, who books it, who works the sound or lighting desk.

All is revealed HERE, and much more…  

On Point

On Point, our annual music industry conference features workshops and panel discussions with some of the most influential people in the UK’s grass roots music community.

You can watch some of the sessions HERE – and see what On Point is all about. 

On Point

guide to inclusivity for events and venues

Now available… our digital guide to inclusivity for events and venues.

We’ve made this guide available in print, and regularly distribute it to event organisers at our music industry get togethers.

It’s available online, HERE – a in handy ‘flip’ format.

Musician's Atlas

We’ve developed our Musician’s Atlas to be a concise yet jam packed guide to today’s music industry – using the knowledge of a group of north east based professionals; each living and breathing the jobs that they love.

We hope that it will inform and inspire music activists to put these hints, tips and experiences to good use – and confidently stride out on their own music industry path.

…you can also click HERE for our audio version – or to download a PDF.

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guide to live sound for younger music fans

We’ve produced a guide to live sound for younger music fans.

Aimed at primary school age children, it’s a simple guide to how live sound is made – plus a few activities to keep everyone entertained.

Download it HERE