For curious listeners

Welcome to the UK’s leading online destination for new music!

The Sampler is the only online site bringing together the eclectic and extraordinary new music activity happening across the UK.

From the latest events in your area to the coolest new venues and artists; with blogs and insights from composers and people at the heart of the industry, as well as ‘top picks’ from artists and creators – we celebrate new music in all of its forms.

All under one roof.

The Sampler, unlike other sites, ‘thinks and hears things differently’. It is driven by those who use it and hosted by a team of experts from Sound and Music – the national charity for new music.

The Sampler is as adventurous and open-eared as its listeners. It offers an inspiring array of content ready to be discovered; with events ranging from live performances to radio shows, webinars to workshops, album launches to lectures and everything in between.

If the new music community is making it, creating it, talking about it and listening to it, then you can find it here on The Sampler.

Sounds good.

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About Sound and Music 

We are a team of passionate audiophiles, sonic explorers, gig-goers, creative producers, curious listeners, opportunity makers and new music advocates.

Sound and Music’s vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators.

We are here to help, interested in what you have to say, and always ready to listen.

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Supported using public funding by Arts Council England

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