Radio Promotions & Pr

The Latest releases being promoted by Nurture Music are profiled here along with our Spotify playlist, a list of the genres, labels and artists we have worked with. We provide promotional services to labels and individual artists , signed and unsigned and specialise in working with leftfield, electronic, soul, funk, jazz, hip hop, roots and underground dance acts.

Our service is tailored to building artists profile through national/regional radio, core soul/jazz & specialist radio/press like Jazz fm, MI Soul, NTS, Rinse, Beats 1, Radio X, Soho Radio, Echoes Magazine, Blues & Soul, online pr/radio and crossing over to the BBC and commercial radio UK wide. We can also advise on servicing the DSP’s and can flag up releases to our contacts/playlists at Spotify and Apple.

Recent successes include :

- Protoje's 'Who Knows' was on BBC Radio 1's playlist for a year and was their 6th most played record of 2016 off the album 'Ancient Future'. Protoje gained a 2nd playlist with 'Like This' off the album ‘A Matter Of Time'.

- 6 BBC 1Xtra playlists for Protoje. Radio 1 and multiple 1Xtra playlists for Dr Meaker, Aloe Blacc, Bugz In The Attic, SBTRKT, Sergio Mendes & will.i.am.

- BBC 1Xtra Records Of The Week, Jam Hots, Target Embargos, Annie Mac Hottest Records for Jungle Brown, Charlotte Dos Santos, Redinho & Joel Culpepper, Ady Suleiman, Joel Culpepper feat Kojey Radical, Protoje feat Chronixx, Goldteeth feat Joel Culpepper.

- 7 A Lists, 1 B List and 2 Albums Of The Week for Shaun Escoffery at BBC Radio 2.

- 4 playlists for Tony Momrelle at BBC Radio 2.

- 11 BBC Radio 2 playlists for Jon Allen and Album of the Week.

- 6 BBC Radio 2 playlists for Mamas Gun.

- BBC Radio 2 playlists for Koop, Hollie Cook, Jon Cleary, Juliette Ashby, Frankie Oliver, Avery Sunshine, Al Green, Smoove and Turrell, Jodie Abacus, Protoje, Amp Fiddler, Drizabone, Rita Satch and Tom Moriaty.

- BBC 6 Music playlists for Ishmael Ensemble, Joel Culpepper, Surprise Chef, Charlotte Dos Santos, Hollie Cook, The Skints, The Hempolics, Hiatus Kaiyote, Echaskech, Dj Yoda, Mungos HiFi, SBTRKT, Jamie Lidell, TY, Dawn Richard.

- BBC 6 Music Records of The Week/Album Of The Day for The Skints, Mungos HiFi, Gentlemens Dub Club, Nextmen, Joel Culpepper, Hollie Cook, Karol Conka, Fat Freddys Drop, Hiatus Kaiyote, Reggae Roast Soundsytem, Kan Wakan, Smoove & Turrell, The Hempolics, Surprise Chef, Aaron Taylor, Dawn Richard, Ishmael Ensemble.

- Multiple playlists at Jazz FM, MI Soul and specialist soul/jazz radio with Aaron Taylor, Jackson Mathod, Charlotte Dos Santos, Nao Yoshioka, Miles Davis, Robert Glasper, Cecilia Stalin, Jose James, Pocket Dragon, Hiatus Kaiyote, Eric Roberson, JD73, Ben Cox, Simon Law, Jon Cleary, Raul Midon, JTQ, Dennis Coffey, Incognito, Omar, Soweto Kinch, Native Dancer, Jarrod Lawson, Eric Benet, Reel People, Amp Fiddler, Brand New Heavies and Joey Negro, Young Pilgrims, Acantha Lang, Jaguar Skills feat Omar, Jackson Mathod, Dj Marky, Marcos Valle.

Artists by Genre

Jazz

Nurture Music has worked with the finest artists in Jazz from world famous labels including Bluenote, Acid Jazz and Brownswood and talent such as Robert Glasper, Esperanza Spalding, Jose James, Herbie Hancock, Portico Quartet, Miles Davis, Soweto Kinch, Brand New Heavies, JTQ, Cecilia Stalin, Jarrod Lawson, Hackney Colliery Band, Ed Motta, Soil & Pimp, Raul Midon and Wynton Marsalis.

Leftfield & Dance

Nurture has promoted a number of cutting edge dance and leftfield acts from labels like Defected, Brownswood, BBE, Sunday Best and K7 including  Bugz in the Attic, Submotion Orchestra, Stanton Warriors, Osunlade, JD73, Faze Action, Riva Starr, Rae and Christian, Reel People, Joey Negro, Wookie, Lifford, Ben Westbeech, Llorca, Crazy P, Max Sedgley, Tim Deluxe, A Man Called Adam and Kraak and Smack.

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Soul and R&B

Soul music is at the root of most of what Nurture Music does and we have worked with independent labels like Dome, Jalapeno, Reel People/Papa Records and Hidden Beach and represented iconic soul artists from Amp Fiddler, Shaun Escoffery, Bootsy Collins, Al Green, Jill Scott, Aloe Blacc, Omar, Incognito, Earth Wind and Fire, Eric Roberson, Don-E, Smoove and Turrell, Mamas Gun, Larry Graham, Tony Momrelle, Mayer Hawthorne, Joel Culpepper and Avery Sunshine.

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Electronic

Electronic music has been a core area for Nurture Music since it begun and we have worked with the finest acts in the genre including; SBTRKT, Hiatus Kaiyote, Jamie Lidell, Goldteeth, Little Dragon, Ady Suleiman, Marconi Union, Andrew Ashong, William Orbit, Digitonal, 30/70, Matthew Tavares (BADBADNOTGOOD), Charlotte Dos Santos and Jon Hopkins.

Roots and Hip Hop

Reggae and Hip Hop artists have been promoted as part of Nurtures overall core business of supporting music of black origin. We have worked with some of the icons in this area from Protoje, Guru, Jazzy Jeff, TY, The Nextmen, Grandmaster Flash, MF Doom, GDC, River Nelson, Dj Yoda, Essa, Herbaliser, Karol Conka, Hollie Cook, Fat Freddys Drop, Mungos Hi Fi, Brinsley Forde, Jesse Royal, The Hempolics and Soothsayers.

Singer/Songwriter

Acoustic folk, country soul to some of the best new singer songwriter artists on the scene have all been worked by Nurture Music. We have helped establish artists like Jon Allen, Robert Vincent, Martha Tilston, Me One, Sophie Barker, Jeb Loy Nichols, Matt Andersen, Ben Harper, Charlie Winston, Sophie Hunger, Bethia Beadman and Joseph Arthur.

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Bands

Nurture specialises in working bands with soul, such as mod-soul acts Stone Foundation, D/troit & The Moons. Blues rock acts Little Barrie, Davy Knowles, The Dirty Feel, electronic act Laki Mera, psyche rock act Israel Nash and alt reggae punk act The Skints.

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World/ Afro / Brazilian Funk

Nurture music has worked with some of the core labels in this area of music including Real World, Strut Records and Mr Bongo and artists like Tony Allen, Sergio Mendes, Arthur Verocai, Dennis Coffey, Bongos Ikwue, Banda Black Rio, Alex Cuba, Kit Sebastian, Sachal Jazz, Afriquoi, Ebo Taylor, Havana Meets KIngston and Mulatu Astatke.

D&B / Grime

From upcoming & established grime artists to D&B producers, we have worked with some of the cutting edge names in the scene from Sway, Dr Meaker, Kojey Radical, Riddim Punks, Blak Twang, Foreign Beggars, Shy FX, Gardna, DaVInChe, Punjabi MC, Kiko Bun, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Rodney P, Piers James and Swindle.