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Artist In Residence: Shoes On Now

We are bringing you our Artist in Residence series.  The series take an artist working in Trackd and makes them the resident artist in the studio.  You can really get to know each artist, their work and collaborate with them to make cool new music throughout the residency!    Up first we have new wave, 8 bit UK


Christmas Song Contest 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Which means we’re giving you a chance to take part in something very special. You’ve got 12 days to write, record and publish a Christmas song to your Trackd profile for a chance to win 3 bespoke crafted Rotor music videos!   🎄 With Rotor and Trackd you can


The Beatles “Hey Jude” Re-Trackd!

50 years ago today Hey Jude was recorded by The Beatles at Trident Studios in Soho, London the world’s first 8 track recording studio.  It was released in the USA a few weeks later on August 26th  where it hit the number one spot in the charts and stayed there for nine straight weeks!   


“I’m Floating in a Most Peculiar Way”: The Creation and Unexpected Success of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”

“I’m Floating in a Most Peculiar Way”: The Creation and Unexpected Success of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” On May 12th, 2013, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield brought the vivid imagery of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” lyrics full circle when he posted his performance of the song on YouTube. Uploaded nearly 45 years after Bowie recorded the


Happy 50th Anniversary Trident Studios!

“Hey Jude”, “Brown Sugar” and “Space Oddity” happened because of this day 50 years ago.   On this day, March 8th 1968, Trident Studios in London was born. My Dad, Norman Sheffield, having been frustrated by the working culture and technical limitations of studios at the time, decided to create his own alternative start up


Stepping Up: An Examination of the 2018 Grammys and How to Achieve Gender Equality in The Music Industry #TrackdLongform

Stepping Up: An Examination of the 2018 Grammys and How to Achieve Gender Equality in The Music Industry In recent months there has been increasing discussion about the lack of female representation in various aspects of the entertainment industry. The worlds of  film and television have both received significant criticism, while the music industry is