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As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting this free entry ‘Touring in Rural Scotland’ workshop at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh, taking place on Tuesday 25th February 11am – 1pm. About the Workshop Are…(Read More)

ABERDEEN Krakatoa Friday 31st January – Atlas Empire + Gulls + New Kings TICKETS OTDSaturday 1st February – Derange + Fragments + Virtues TICKETS OTD EDINBURGH Leith Depot Monday 27th January – 3 Mushrooms + The Angry Beaver Conspiracy + Acolyte TICKET LINK TBCTuesday 28th January – The Party Slogan + The Heartbreak Diet +…(Read More)

As the ocean’s temperature continues to rise, the bushfires in Australia still rage on, storms and tornadoes sweep across the US and the earth shudders violently in Puerto Rico it is absolutely crucial that we hold governments accountable for this climate crisis we are facing. In December 2015, 195 countries signed the landmark Paris…(Read More)

Tell us a bit about you and what you do… Hello! My name is Kerr Wilson and I am the founder of CreamFloats – a music-tech start-up based in Edinburgh. We have identified the disjointed nature of finding and discovering music via YouTube – the biggest music distributor online. We’ve all been there, finding…(Read More)

A new partnership of academics and music industry professionals is set to map and measure the impact of the music industry on Scotland, it was announced today (16 December 2019).Led by the University of Glasgow in partnership with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) – a membership organisation and innovation agency which exists to represent…(Read More)

The Academy of Music and Sound Scotland is the second academic institution to sign a partnership with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA); the organisation which exists to represent and develop Scotland’s music industry. The partnership sees recognised endorsement of Academy of Music and Sound Scotland programmes from Scotland’s national music industry association…(Read More)

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) today announces the four successful applicants of its inaugural Music Business Innovation (MBI) programme. The MBI programme — delivered as part of the SMIA’s innovation-led industry development activities, supported by Creative Scotland — is designed to help Scotland-based music businesses grow their revenue, break into a new market…(Read More)

Tell us a bit about you and what you do…  I am a specialist ALT. POP. Record Producer & Mixer. Artists and their managers hire me to send their music into space. You can usually find me hunchbacked over a mixing console and blowing something up in the various rooms in town…(Read More)

As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting this free entry ‘Booking and Promoting Music Shows’ workshop at Clarks bar in Dundee on Thursday 28th November 4pm – 6pm. About the Workshop Sarra Wild is a…(Read More)

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the first university in Scotland to receive course accreditation from the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA). The two programmes BA (hons) in Music Business and BA (hons) in Popular Music are delivered at Perth College UHI and have been running for seven years. The SMIA exists to…(Read More)

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) today announces the appointment of seven new Directors who have joined its Company Board.The newly-appointed Directors of the not-for-profit organisation – which exists to represent and develop Scotland’s music industry – are Alan Clarke (The Business Growth Partnership), Caroline Parkinson (University of Edinburgh / CP Creative Project…(Read More)