About - I Am Music has helped to break some of the music industry’s next generation by linking artists with managers, producers, record labels and A&R’s. It’s creator Carly Wilford decided to build a platform that highlighted musicians for their raw talent, the site found its lane offering them a voice and an audience. “I Am Music is about creating a legacy.” Explains Carly. “I wanted to drive an honest media platform so we could shout about the things that we love.”
Having championed breaking artists Josh Barry, Bloom Twins, Tom Prior, Matt Woods and SG Lewis to name just a few, I Am Music has become a hub not only for the artists it promotes but the people behind it. The team is made up of bloggers, presenters, writers and tastemakers from across the world of music. “The new kids have arrived,” explains Editor Shan McGinley. “We don’t think like everyone else. The music scene is changing rapidly and I Am Music is acting as a catalyst to the transition.”
Working hard on the ground at events and festivals the site has interviewed the likes of Nas, J Cole, Jessie Ware, 1975, Kendrick Lamar, Rudimental and Ellie Goulding. Covering Glastonbury, Sonar, Ultra and EXIT Festival in Serbia.
With a fast growing team, live music night Play It Forward and expanding brand partnerships, I Am Music are ready to leave their mark in the music industry as we know it.
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Swansea based, avid tea drinker, pasta and music enthusiast.
Music Business Apprentice and music/food obsessive. Massive guilty pleasure for pop punk.
Product Manager by day, Artist Manager by night… and Crazy Cat Lady at all times.
Interview - Real talk is where it's at. We spend time with the artists we love, listen to their story and then share it with the world. We uncover who they really are, speak about the things you want to know and uncover the stuff don't.
Blog - With our ear to the ground we talk about the stuff we rate, the events you should go to and the opinions that count. We know what you will be listening to next and the things you won't want to miss out on.
Join Carly Wilford from I Am Music as she brings some of the most respected song writers and beat makers to share their musical insight. MNEK, Bless Beats, Prash Mistry, and Jin Jin will showcase some of their top production and songwriting techniques and answer questions on your own musical projects. Register before arrival. Breaking the music industry doesn't have a solid formula. With the ever changing landscape of streaming and new social networks, cutting through always goes back
Radio - S I S T E R is reshaping radio and pushing boundaries to the max. Hosted by highly respected tastemakers Carly Wilford & Shan McGinley, brace yourselves for a monthly series of radio shows where rules & stations are irrelevant.
Since the launch of S I S T E R’s foundation shattering radio-show, London based taste-makers Carly Wilford and Shan McGinley have created a movement. Highlighting some of the worlds most groundbreaking electronic music they have had all important co-signs from DJ MAG, Red Bull, OWSLA and Get Darker. Sonically bridging the gap between the UK, US and Australian scenes they have respectfully featured Benga, Alison Wonderland, SG Lewis, Chris Lorenzo, Novelist and UNIIQU3 as early guests on the show.
Live - Bringing forward the music scene's next generation of talent, I Am Music uncovers the artists of tomorrow and puts them in front of the worlds most open audiences.
I Am Music’s live music night, Play It Forward pushes artists boundaries, twists perception and promises very real and raw talent. Held every month within the epicentre of Shoreditch at Queen Of Hoxton. Forget everything you thought live music stood for and get ready to witness something totally unique.
The UK music scene is in a great place right now with our homegrown artists hitting the top of the charts all over the world. With so many changes in how music is being created, produced and distributed there is one thing that is constant. Everyone is working together. From collaborating on tracks, pushing each other’s music online and just being there when times get tough. We’re flying and it doesn’t stop there.
Play It Forward hand picks the most groundbreaking talent and brings them together to create something really exciting. Each artist takes to the stage to perform tracks of their own choice, they then join forces with the artist before them to collaborate on a track. No interruptions, no ‘get yourself to the bar’ breaks, just pure non-stop music. This is a live night for people who truly love what real music is about. Get ready for take off as this is about the survival of the fittest, real artists, on the spot, in the deep end without a second of rehearsing.
Contact - Tell us what you love, who you are listening to and who you think we are going to be shouting about next.