Our Ones to Watch for 2018

First announced on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel this past Sunday, here are our picks for the artists you should be looking out for this year. Theon Theon is both very hard working and talented, which is a dangerous combination. Let’s break it down. He’s a singer, songwriter, producer and video director, which…

Sound Stories launches to write artist bios

The Sound Doctrine has launched a new service called Sound Stories to help artists tell the stories about the music they make and why they make it. Sound Stories gives artists access to a professional writer to draft their artist biographies for their websites and press kits. Biographies are an important asset for any artist…

Our top 10 UK gospel tracks of 2017

It’s been a great year for UK Gospel music in 2017 so it was a struggle to rank our faves. But we’ve done it and so here it is – first revealed on the UK Gospel Show on Premier Gospel, here’s our Top 10! 10. Sianny – Yaweh We featured Sianny in a #WeIntroduce feature…

Sharlene Monique is a triple JUMP Award winner

UK singer-songwriter Sharlene Monique did the unthinkable at the JUMP Music Video Awards by picking up three of the top prizes. The Sound Doctrine’s founder Jermaine Dallas presented the artist with her first award of the evening for Best UK Solo Female Video. She also went on to claim gongs for Best Inspirational Video and…

Seven epic music videos you HAVE to watch

To celebrate the JUMP Music Video Awards that take place on Saturday 21st October, here’s a list of some of our favourite videos that we think you should check out. 1. Ekklesia – Where You Are ft. Jaz Ellington This is a a clear cut example of what a music video can be if done…

Review: The Walls Group @ Oasis House, London

Do you ever listen to an album and think there’s no way vocals can sound that good in real life? That wasn’t the case with the Walls Group when they made their UK debut last night. As it was their first time on our shores, we didn’t quite know what to expect. Sure, their music…

IDMC sells out South London jazz club

Even by the choir leader’s own admission, Hideaway jazz club in Streatham took a huge gamble when they booked the venue for IDMC’s headline show. Yes, the choir is well known in gospel circles but Hideaway had never heard of them and neither had a lot of the venue’s regulars. There was a lot riding…

UK Latin lone wolf set to fly the flag in Miami

Meet Jay Parades. He’s unlike any other radio presenter in the country. Why? Because not only does a represent his genre, he represents an entire community. And as the only Latin Christian music show in the UK, he takes his job very seriously. So seriously, in fact that he’s flying to the other side of…

Review: Triple O album launch @ Camden Assembly

When he arrived on stage for his album launch event, Triple O warned us that he was going to take it easy at the start. He wanted to save his energy for the entire set. That disclaimer didn’t last long though. As much as Triple O said he was saving himself during the early tracks…

Review: Shantéh Fuller @ Proud Camden, London

It was the perfect setting for an event of this type. It was low lit, intimate and as soon as we saw the instruments, we knew exactly what kind of night we were in for. South London singer-songwriter Shantéh Fuller graced the stage at Proud Camden for the launch of her EP Conversations with God….

Review: Big Church Day Out South 2017

Snake petting, camping in a hideous thunderstorm, sprinting between stages to catch your fave artists. It all builds character, you know. Big Church Day Out is growing quickly, not just because of the artists it attracts but also because of the experiences it provides. Such is the popularity of the event that it now has…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: LZ7

If you were to build an act that embodies the spirit of Big Church Day Out, it would look a lot like LZ7. The Manchester group has become synonymous with the festival. In fact seeing them light up big and small stages at BCDO is almost an annual tradition now. Like Pancake Day. So, why…