57 North Presents: Oliver Richard

"Loner rock" singer-songwriter joins Alan in the studio on Monday 21st October

57 North Presents: The Ghost Tape

Aberdeen rock duo join Alan in the 57NP studio on Monday 7th October

57 North Presents: The Kymatiks

Eclectic Aberdeen band are 57NP studio guests on Monday 30th September

What is shmu?

Station House Media Unit (shmu), established as a charity in 2003, is one of the core cultural organisations in Aberdeen, and is at the forefront of Community Media development in Scotland, supporting residents in the seven regeneration areas of the city in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, both geographic and communities of interest, with an employability and training arm and a programme for offenders, both pre and post release.

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57 North Presents: Oliver Richard

Self-described “loner rock” singer-songwriter Oliver Richard from Aberdeen had his song ‘Approach Me Like A Lion’ chosen by David Bowie producer Tony Visconti as the winner of the global Stylophone 50 songwriting competition in 2018.

Date added: 16/10/2019

57 North Presents: The Ghost Tape

Chris Simpson and Jeff Bruce make up Aberdeen rock duo The Ghost Tape.

Regulars on the local scene, they currently have three tracks available online (with more to follow early next year) and play the semi-finals of Krakatoa’s Eruption battle of the bands competition in January.

Date added: 03/10/2019

Support shmu

There are many opportunities for individuals, organisations and other partners to support our work. Whether you are interested in sponsoring an individual to undertake a life changing course or you want to invest in our broader community based development we are always delighted to talk through the many options available at shmu. shmuTRADE is the commercial arm of shmu, offering ‘ethical’ services with a tiered pricing structure. Services include video production, graphic design, sound recording and Internet based services.