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Black creatives are encouraged to create a profile and share their portfolio through the new project

Black Artist Database has launched a new platform, called Black Creative Database.

With Black Artist Database having initially launched as Black Bandcamp in June 2020...

Loraine James, rRoxymore, Russell E.L. Butler, and KMRU are all involved

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) has launched a series of free production masterclasses for aspiring Black artists, in association with Ableton. 

The series will run through...

The platform, formerly known as Black Bandcamp, relaunched on 5th May with a new website

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) has relaunched as a significantly expanded platform, with a number of new initiatives to help people search for, contact and directly...

Danielle, Errol, and B.A.D. founder NIKS are also on the lineup

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) has announced plans for its first-ever party, at London's Colour Factory on Friday 1st October. 

The event will see South African-born...

Black Artist Database announces free music production masterclasses with Suzi Analogue, AceMo, more

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) has unveiled details of its second series of free music production masterclasses.


The new series, in association with Ableton, will kick...

The database is the project of Manchester artists DJ Soyboi and Hardcore Harry

A database platforming non-binary artists and creative figures has been shared online to mark Non-Binary Awareness Week.

Posted over the weekend, and available as a...

One of the most exciting new digital projects to emerge this year, Black Band Camp (blackbandcamp.info) is a volunteer-run, community-driven database for showcasing and directly...

Who runs Black Band Camp?

“Black Band Camp began with a core group of friends of DJs, producers and underground electronic music enthusiasts, but we...

Direct discrimination, battling assumptions, lower pay, and a lack of opportunity are just some of the problems laid out by the survey

A new study by Black Lives In Music has revealed that the majority of Black artists and music professionals have faced racism and discrimination in...

The directory includes books, articles, documentaries, podcasts and more

A new online archive compiling resources about Black music history has launched.

The Black Music History Library was created by journalist Jenzia Burgos and aims...

October is Black History Month in the UK. Ria Hylton spotlights a range of electronic music-related events on and offline taking place throughout the month...

Black Artist Database (B.A.D.) will host its first in-person event at Hackney Wick’s Colour Factory. Set for Friday 1st October, B.A.D. Presents... includes a stellar...

A Discogs user has compiled store suggestions from other forum members

Discogs are creating a digital directory of Black-owned record stores.

Launched in the Discogs forums, Forum user bekessler (aka Ben Kessler from Washington, D.C.) asked Forum...

Black-owned music organisations, radio stations and record labels are helping to create vital platforms for Black producers and DJs who’ve been held back by systemic...

Though all genres of Black music have been subjected to exclusion, commodification and whitewashing, Black ownership in music varies. While rap and hip-hop are largely...

Revisit mixes from Sheba Q, Jordan Nocturne, Nammy Wams and Sherry S

Every mix from DJ Mag’s foundation.fm takeover is now available on Soundcloud. 

Last November, DJ Mag hosted a five-hour takeover at Peckham-based station foundation.fm. Hosted...

As part of our special edition on fighting racism and racial injustice in the dance music industry, we have collated alphabetical lists of collectives, organisations...

We will be updating this as a live directory, so welcome recommendations for additions. Please send to [email protected]

 

Organisations working to benefit the Black and non-...

Museum of Modern Electronic Music in Frankfurt faces criticism over lack of diversity and representation

The Museum of Modern Electronic Music in Frankfurt is facing criticism over an alleged lack of diversity, and misrepresentation of techno's Black roots.


It comes...