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Bandcamp United Kingdom

British bands and artists making their music available directly to the fans; includes a guide to using the site for performers.

BBC Introducing

Presents a wide range of content for new and unsigned musical talent, from the BBC. bbc_introducing

Chartburst

Helps new artists get record contracts by allowing users to vote for them, with the top tracks each month submitted to major record companies for feedback and consideration. http://www.facebook.com/Chartburst chartburst

EveryHit

A searchable database of UK Top 40 Hits from the 1950s to the present. Also includes a collection of record breakers and trivia.

Jim Marshall OBE

An online memorial and tribute to "the Father of Loud", pioneer of guitar amplification, and founder of the Marshall Amplification company.

Join My Band

Provides a free classified ad service to musicians seeking work and bands seeking band members.

Live and Unsigned

An annual national music competition for unsigned bands, vocal groups and solo artists; provides information about auditions, venues, prizes, and how to apply.

Mfiles

Offers a library of sheet music (using the Scorch plug-in), and MIDI and MP3 files of classical and traditional music; also contains a library of resources about classical and film composers and their music.

Monty Python's Spamalot

Showcases this musical, loosely based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and written by Eric Idle and John du Prez. Includes cast and creative profiles, tour dates, photo galleries, news and reviews.

Music - Do You Remember?

Discussion forum for everything to do with music from the 70's, 80's and 90's.

The Official Charts

Guardian's of the UK's official music charts. Includes a history of the charts, plus chart news, countdowns, trivia and a wide variety of charts across numerous musical genres.

Official Charts Company

Home of the UK's official music and video charts, with archives and features. http://www.facebook.com/OfficialCharts officialcharts

Official UK Air Guitar Championships

Offers an outline of the history of this air guitar event, with list of previous winners and information on how to take part.

OOiZiT.com

Online music community dedicated to the discovery and promotion of new music and emerging bands.

Open Mic UK

A national music competition for singers, songwriters, rappers and solo artists to showcase their music and get signed; includes details of auditions, regional finals, and the national grand final event.

Orange RockCorps

Inspires people to volunteer by producing concerts for tickets are paid for by volunteer work within their local community; describes their scheme, how to get involved, and their gig calendar.

Party Sounds

Presenting a UK gig guide, band listings and classified musician wanted ads.

Record Store Day

Annual day celebrating the UK's independent record sector.

Rocklist.net

A collection of lists of "favourite albums and singles of the year" from a wide range of publications, current and extinct.

Solar Navigator's Music Index A-Z

Music portal A to Z of popular artists producers and recording studios.

Songkick

Allows users to track artists, venues and festivals across the UK, as well as share memorabilia and thoughts via social networking features.

Sound of 2013

Annual search for the hottest new talent set to make waves in 2013, hosted by the BBC.

The United Kingdom Songwriting Contest

Nationwide songwriting competition for aspiring songwriters seeking to enter the professional British music industry.

The World of Kevin Daly

Looks at the life and career of Kevin Daly, record producer, writer and broadcaster.

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