Artist Spotlight #8: Miso Extra
For this month’s artist spotlight, we caught up with English-Japanese artist, Miso Extra off the back of her performance at Brighton, UK’s ‘Great Escape’ festival. — Having released her first single in 2021, Miso Extra has generated lots of buzz around her explorative sound. Following up with the release of her EP ‘Great Taste’ in 2022, she continued to give listeners a reason to believe and go with her into the Misoverse. Here she talks to shesaid.so about her evolution, and things she would have loved to hear when starting out.
Preparing for your release: A Guide For Independent Artists with shesaid.so, Powered by DistroKid
shesaid.so and DistroKid partner for a four-part workshop series — Here at shesaid.so, we love to provide informative resources and equip our members and allies for their careers. So we have teamed up with independent digital music distribution service, DistroKid, to bring members a four-part series to unpack the secrets behind a successful release. The four sessions take us through…
Introducing Christine Osazuwa, shesaid.so’s new UK Director
We are excited to welcome music executive Christine Osazuwa to the shesaid.so family in their new role as UK Director. In this role, Osazuwa will be responsible for overseeing development and operations of the organization’s chapters and initiatives in London, Brighton & Northern England. In addition, she will start new…
Artist Spotlight #7 : Bea Anderson
Bea’s earliest experience of music came as a three-year-old when her Mum placed her in front of an audience and asked her to sing. As she shares here, her musical journey since then has really formed itself as an extension of her development as a person. Her interest in timeless sounds and music with soul has guided her releases and collaborations, prioritising ‘authentic over current’. With her first release on 2022, ‘Mirror, Mirror’, landing on the BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist she looks ahead to her next single ‘Pieces’ and how she’d like to see the industry develop.
Member Spotlight #37: Mahaneela
For this month’s Member Spotlight, we had the pleasure of catching up with the co-founder of Cozy Global, Mahaneela. As a multidisciplinary artist, her work explores the intersections of the global Black experience with a focus on depicting Black and Brown joy. As a creative director, filmmaker, photographer and so much more, Mahaneela is providing a new perspective on what representation looks like in mainstream media. Apart from her artistry, Mahaneela also works as a creative strategist and consultant with artists’ labels, and brands to take their activations and events to new heights. Get to know Mahaneela and tap into her tips below.
Meet the women behind Recording Artists and Music Professionals With Disabilities (RAMPD)
RAMPD (Recording Artists and Music Professionals with Disabilities) is a fast-growing coalition dedicated to making disability inclusion and access a reality in the mainstream music industry. It was founded in May of 2021 by award-winning recording artist and advocate Lachi after a public talk with the Recording Academy revealed a serious lack of visibility, access, and representation for disabled music creators and industry professionals. Covered in Billboard, Hollywood Reporter and the New York Times, RAMPD is a new force advancing disability culture to mainstream discussion, focusing on the competitiveness and unique voice disabled creators bring.