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UNVEILING Arts Festival

UNVEILING Arts Festival 2015

The UNVEILING Arts Festival was conceived in The Living Room during the summer of 2014 by Iko-ei-Ojo Akoh. So how did it go? Iko tells all.... Read More »

Reverb* Podcast

#9 – USA Independence

In episode #9 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss USA independence - the US perspective on life as an independent artist. This episode also features two great tracks by Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy.... Read More »

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#8 – Spreading the word

In episode #8 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss the importance and practice of marketing and branding. Featuring two evocative tracks by Ben Thomas Brown.... Read More »

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#7 – We’re better together

In episode #7 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss the emergence of creative communities bringing artists together and the advantages they offer for independent artists. This episode also features two impressive tracks by HipHop artist Baliva.... Read More »

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#6 – The Under-appreciated Artist

In episode #6 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss whether the under-appreciated artist and the issues this raises in making a living from music. This episode also features a couple of stupendous tracks by Light Falls Forward.... Read More »

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#5 – The Cost of Streaming for Independent Artists

In #5 Iko and Richard discuss issues independent artists face when so much music is available free or low cost via streaming. Kat Deal is our featured artist.... Read More »

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#4 – Reverb Live – Living Room Gigs

In episode #4 Iko and Richard record live from Ziferblat featuring music from Hanna Willow, Nadine and MyNorthernSky and discuss living room gigs.... Read More »

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#3 – The big break

In Episode #3 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss platforms to assist independent artists in 'breaking out' and we take a listen to two beautiful tracks by Matshidiso Mohajane.... Read More »

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#2 – The daddy of them all

In Episode #2 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan discuss social media and crowdfunding and we take a listen to two beautiful tracks by Nadine.... Read More »

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#1 – Pilot episode of Reverb Podcast

In Episode #1 Iko Akoh and Richard Lalchan introduce the Reverb concept, discuss the role of the promoter and play tunes from the delightful Hanna Willow.... Read More »