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BOOSTING careers.

ISG are proud to launch their new initiative Platform North East in collaboration with Kycker thanks to funding from Arts Council England.


Platform North East is a fantastic opportunity for singer song-writers to come together and work with industry experts on essential skills such as song writing, stage presence, marketing, social media as well as offering practical advice on other areas of the music industry.


In addition to having an original song composed and produced at ISG’s creative Hub, Kycker will help artists release their music across multiple platforms and offer workshops in live performance.

CLASS of 2021.

Check out what our artists, coaches and professionals got up to during our class of 2021!

OUR artists.

Follow our Platform North East playlist on Spotify and hear the songs in full from 21st January 2022

Alternately click a button below to pre-save or pre-buy the artist's song and have them delivered to your music platform on the day of release. 

COURSE details.

Platform North East will run for one week, climaxing in a celebratory event to showcase artistes new music the following week. 

The course includes: 



Audience Development 

Release Planning 


Social Media 

Pratical Sessions:

Stage Presence 

Writing Sessions

Recording and Music Production

Vocal Coaching 

Video and Photography

+ much more 



Kycker is an online tool that musicians can use to grow their own careers, DIY style!


With Kycker you can distribute your music to all major online stores, collect royalties for every gig you play, access industry knowledge and opportunities and more, all for free!

Our students attending the course will be signed up to Kycker and the song produced as part of the course will then be released. 

OUR coaches.


COURSE criteria.

For those wanting to join us, must be able to tick all the following boxes... 

☑️ Over the age of 16

☑️ Unsiged artist 

☑️ Be a singer songwriter from North East England

☑️ Have some examples of written lyrics/sheet music

☑️ Be available for all course dates 

(Monday 29 November to 3 December 10-6)

(Thursday 9 December 2-10)



 and ideally is already registerd on streaming platforms for music distribution.

If this is you... then why not join us? We hope to announce our 2022 courses very soon!