Evelyn Bates neo-classical release

28th May 2021

Classically trained pianist, pop singer & composer Evelyn Bates released a neo-classical track I Used to Have Dreams from her first instrumental EP I Want You to Know.  Evelyn was born into a family of musicians and composers. She spent her time after school at classical concerts at the conservatoire and secretly performing jazz and pop music as … Read More

Shingai – Too Bold (Diamond Remix)

12th March 2021

Get social with Shingai Website shing.aiBandcamp shingai.bandcamp.com/album/too-boldFacebook facebook.com/ShingaiOfficialInstagram instagram.com/shingaiTwitter twitter.com/ShingaiMusicYouTube youtube.com/channel/UCu_hLs4_dQZNDpJByuSvtuQ CAPs singer-songwriter Shingai releases a new music video remix of Too Bold on Friday 12th March 2021 at 6pm GMT. The track, taken from her debut solo album of the same name, also features CICAS® artist Jelly Cleaver on the mix and is beautifully … Read More

Michelle O Faith on The Skin Show

15th January 2021

Big up to our patron Skin for an awesome shout out to MMC and CICAS® singer-songwriter Michelle O Faith.  Skin played Michelle’s track Black Lolita in Episode 6 of the Absolute Radio show. Listen in at 1:25:10 on the player below. Tune in on Sundays from 10pm to midnight for a brilliant show!

Jelly Cleaver nominated for Ivor Novello Award

5th November 2020

We’re so excited for CICAS® guitarist, singer-songwriter & producer Jelly Cleaver who has been nominated this week for the prestigious Ivor Novello Award. HUGE congrats! Jelly’s composition What Is Understanding is up for the Jazz Composition for Large Ensemble award. Winners will be announced on Tuesday 1st December 2020 from 7.30pm on BBC Radio 3 … Read More

James Beau Barclay – Alive

1st October 2020

Indie pop singer-songwriter James Beau Barclay releases new single Alive on Friday 2nd October 2020. Its warm upbeat expression of love and devotion is a feeling we all need during this unprecedented time of isolation. In the new single, James is open and somewhat lighthearted about his reliance on his partner to live a happy … Read More

Michelle O Faith new music video Black Lolita

24th September 2020

Check out Michelle O Faith‘s captivating new music video Black Lolita which landed on 18 September 2020. In The Line of Best Fit Michelle calls out the fetishisation of black women in the music industry, with her nod to the 1950s classic novel. “I put my heart and soul into this.” Tell me more… The … Read More

CICAS® Sessions ft. Angelina Luzi

20th July 2020

Welcome to CICAS® Sessions, a biweekly space for our members to perform and showcase their creativity as they adapt to life in quarantine. Check out Angelina Luzi in our debut sessions, singing Let It Go, created during the current isolation. Angelina is a fantastic, versatile lead vocalist, most recently with five-piece band Terra Viva, exploring … Read More

Black Bordello Backache

10th July 2020

Black Bordello released their self-titled debut on 3rd July 2020. The haunting single Backache features vocalist Sienna Bordello in their first video from the independently produced album. An impressive labour of love. Listen to the album on Spotify Follow Black Bordello Website blackbordello.co.ukFacebook facebook.com/siennabordelloInstagram instagram.com/siennabordelloSoundCloud soundcloud.com/siennabordelloBandcamp blackbordello.bandcamp.com/releases

Jay Johnson ‘Where is Home?’

25th June 2020

Jay Johnson is an award-winning musician, songwriter, and producer. Listen closely and you’ll hear the influences of Bob Dylan, Paolo Nutini, and Ben Howard in his original works.   Get social with Jay Johnson Download/stream ffm.to/where-is-home Website jayjohnson.co.uk Facebook facebook.com/jayjohnsonofficial Instagram instagram.com/jayjohnsonofficial

Bad Honey Isolation EP Pyjama Party

19th June 2020

Isolation EP Pyjama Party Bad Honey have released Pyjama Party a collaborative EP project of five tracks conceived during the lockdown. CICAS® artists Lydia Clowes and Teresa Origone add their delicate and dreamy blend of alternative soul and lo-fi electronics to tracks written by Paige Bea, Toby Couling, Ria Moran and MEI with artwork by … Read More

HBO’s Westworld Scoring Competiton 2020

4th June 2020

Photo: Gooch CAPs guitarist Andrea Marin has composed and produced a fantastic piece music for HBO’s Westworld Scoring Competition 2020 His entry is also his first published soundtrack and will be judged by a panel including the show’s composer, Ramin Djawadi, creators, Executive Producer J.J. Abrams and the team at Spitfire Audio. The winner will … Read More

New! CICAS® talent development advice goes online

15th May 2020

Exciting news! The Midi Music Company’s CICAS® talent development goes online during quarantine to keep you connected with advice on developing your creative career. We are now accepting new members aged 31+. Pronounced ‘seekers’, CICAS® is our Creative Industries Careers Advice Service. For the first time, anyone over the age of 16 can register with … Read More