On 16th December, the BRIT School hosted an evening celebrating the music of Motown, featuring some of the hit songs from well known Motown acts. One of the performers at the show ‘Live from the Obie: The Music of Motown’ was JSS’s very own Temi Atiba. We asked Temi to put a few words together describing the event and her experience of performing. This is what she said:Continue reading “Loving the music of Motown”
By Amanda Neale (Manager for Billy & Louie and Founder of Junior Star Singer Songwriter )
I switched the TV off and smiled. Part of me was relieved it was over, but the other half of me was excited for more exciting times to come. I had just watched Billy and Louie perform on Little Mix the Search, a new talent show that the band’s management company had produced for BBC television.Continue reading “A big performance that wowed Little Mix”
Stories built around relationships are always great material for new songs. In this article, Emily Taylor-Smith tells how the story of a past relationship gave her the idea for her new song, ‘Dealings with the Devil’.Continue reading “Emily tells the story behind her new song ‘Dealings with the Devil’”
Billy & Louie have been using their time during lockdown to work on a new song inspired by Spanish music that takes them in a different direction to their previous tracks ‘Changed‘ and ‘Like the river‘. Read this article to find out more from Billy & Louie about what inspired them and the story behind ‘Rosa’…
When it comes to making music, you’re never too young to start. For the past year, Christian Neale has been putting together a mix of dance and ambient-inspired tunes and publishing them on his own YouTube channel and web site. Now 13, Christian is currently working on an EP and album based on stories he has developed about space and peace. We talk to Christian to find out more about his music and why night-time is often the best time for his new ideas!