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SMIA Activity Update, July 2020

7 July 2020

This is an extremely challenging time for all of us. Since the coronavirus crisis escalated in March 2020, the Scottish Music Industry Association has been working at (and above) its full capacity to do its best to achieve its core…

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Survey: The Impact of Coronavirus on Scotland’s Music Industry

3 July 2020

Following three months of lockdown, as some restrictions are revised, the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) is launching an updated version of our previous Coronavirus survey, gathering new information from as many music businesses and music practitioners working in Scotland…

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2 July 2020

We stand alongside our peers in the music industry, artists, practitioners and music fans, to call on the UK Government to act urgently and offer vital support to the live music sector which is facing a catastrophic level of damage…

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SMIA Members Spotlight: Matt Brennan

1 July 2020

Tell us a bit about you and what you do… I mainly do three things. First, I’m a music academic at the University of Glasgow, where I convene the postgraduate MSc Music Industries degree. Second, I write books about…

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Black Lives Matter: Take Action

30 June 2020

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) aims to be as representative of as much of the workforce as possible and diversity, equality, inclusion and accessibility is essential to what we do and what our organisation exists for. On Monday 1st…

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Music Venue Trust: An Open Letter to the UK Government

23 June 2020

The Music Venue Trust has published an Open Letter to the UK Government highlighting the importance of Grassroots Music Venues and their urgent need for support. We also urge you to contact your local MSP to encourage them to #DoTheRightThing…

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