Arriving at this year’s Sound City conference is BBC’s pioneer for emerging artists, Huw Stephens. In his 20 year career on BBC radio he has established himself as the go-to man for promoting the next big thing. Having begun on local welsh radio, Huw quickly became known for his knack for discovering young talent and soon became a BBC Music Introducing DJ.
He has now become the face of BBC Music Introducing and a national tastemaker. On top of his radio career, he also curates the BBC Music Introducing stage that showcases the countries best emerging artists at Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, T in the Park and Radio One’s Big Weekend and has written for NME, The Guardian and The Independent.
In the intimate setting of the BME, Huw will talk through his vibrant career and, using his extensive knowledge of music, radio, journalism and events, shed light on how young artists can use the vast plethora of media avenues to get their music heard.