News Feed Item

Young Artists from Brixton Head out to Europe for International Music Festivals

LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Acclaimed French guitarist and composer Bernard Margarit arrived this week to rehearse with young Raw Material artists on new work to be performed at the huge international Carcassonne music festival in the south of France in July.

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/675270-a )

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/675270-b )

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140321/675270-c )

Margarit will be working with DJ, producer and bass player Wu-Lu, drummer Mike Kathak Strocchi, vocalist Floetic Lara and rapper Potent Whisper. The Raw crew will be heading down there in April for a preliminary event and then in July for festival performances on 10th July. Festival de Carcassonne has a big line-up across five stages with artists from all over the world including Franz Ferdinand, Elton John, Massive Attack, Madness, Jackson Five and James Blunt and will attended by around 100,000 people. 



Sudan - Following the workshops and event at the National Museum in Khartoum, Raw Material are planning new projects with the British Council later in 2014 to engage with local young people in learning about and producing music, and introducing some new technology in the process. Our DJ producer Wu-Lu and rapper MC Potent Whisper have laid down the foundations for a productive relationship and will grow. The British Council in Khartoum are pleased with the results so far and see this as an important cultural collaboration.

Australia - We are starting to plan for a second Australian Raw Roads tour to work with the indigenous communities in the Northern Territory in September.

Senegal - Raw Material are once again representing the UK at FETSA2H, the international hip hop festival in Dakar, June 4-8. Newly signed rapper Knytro and DJ Wu-Lu will be performing over 4 days at several large scale events across the capital.


About Raw Material - Striving  for  excellence  and  innovation  and  promoting  access  and  opportunity  in  the  arts,  music  and  media

Raw Material provides a range of high quality arts experiences and participatory programmes for young people and adults in London, the UK and internationally.

Raw Material's main aims are to support creative sector skills development and invest in artist development and sustainable futures in the arts.

We provide a comprehensive range of education and training projects, creative development for artists and musicians, film making and production projects, work based learning, apprenticeships and professional development, mental health services, work with young offenders, children's projects, live music events and performances.

We provide the highest level of service with the best resources possible, creating a professional, user friendly, safe, inspiring and productive learning environment.

Raw Material on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/RawMusicMedia

Join in on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RawMusicMedia

You can view some of the work produced by Raw Material here: http://www.youtube.com/rawmusicmedia

Further information:

Raw Material
2 Robsart Street
T: +44(0)0207-737-6103
E: [email protected] 

SOURCE Raw Material

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Daniel Jones is CTO of EngineerBetter, helping enterprises deliver value faster. Previously he was an IT consultant, indie video games developer, head of web development in the finance sector, and an award-winning martial artist. Continuous Delivery makes it possible to exploit findings of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to increase the productivity and happiness of our teams.
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
The standardization of container runtimes and images has sparked the creation of an almost overwhelming number of new open source projects that build on and otherwise work with these specifications. Of course, there's Kubernetes, which orchestrates and manages collections of containers. It was one of the first and best-known examples of projects that make containers truly useful for production use. However, more recently, the container ecosystem has truly exploded. A service mesh like Istio addr...
As DevOps methodologies expand their reach across the enterprise, organizations face the daunting challenge of adapting related cloud strategies to ensure optimal alignment, from managing complexity to ensuring proper governance. How can culture, automation, legacy apps and even budget be reexamined to enable this ongoing shift within the modern software factory? In her Day 2 Keynote at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Aruna Ravichandran, VP, DevOps Solutions Marketing, CA Technologies, was jo...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
The IoT Will Grow: In what might be the most obvious prediction of the decade, the IoT will continue to expand next year, with more and more devices coming online every single day. What isn’t so obvious about this prediction: where that growth will occur. The retail, healthcare, and industrial/supply chain industries will likely see the greatest growth. Forrester Research has predicted the IoT will become “the backbone” of customer value as it continues to grow. It is no surprise that retail is ...
Evan Kirstel is an internationally recognized thought leader and social media influencer in IoT (#1 in 2017), Cloud, Data Security (2016), Health Tech (#9 in 2017), Digital Health (#6 in 2016), B2B Marketing (#5 in 2015), AI, Smart Home, Digital (2017), IIoT (#1 in 2017) and Telecom/Wireless/5G. His connections are a "Who's Who" in these technologies, He is in the top 10 most mentioned/re-tweeted by CMOs and CIOs (2016) and have been recently named 5th most influential B2B marketeer in the US. H...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
DevOpsSummit New York 2018, colocated with CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York 2018 will be held November 11-13, 2018, in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of bus...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "Miami Blockchain Event by FinTechEXPO" has announced that its Call for Papers is now open. The two-day event will present 20 top Blockchain experts. All speaking inquiries which covers the following information can be submitted by email to [email protected] Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expe...