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JULIE E GORDON ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS WITH KANVAS GLOBAL DXB
November 5, 2023
Julie's recent collaboration with the renowned immersive incubation hub kanvas has sparked much attention in the area of music and art. She has been instrumental in coaching supporting and delivering an eclectic portfolio of original compositions which have been carefully crafted around the personalities of four young individuals who are based in Dubai. The individuals are naturally very talented in their way and have worked on using their ideas to showcase to audiences across the city. This a testimony to kanvas and TheVocalpod in securing the ambitions of these young individuals who will no doubt go on to secure more performances in the future.
SHOWCASE 2023/24 COMING SOON
Yellow there! It's been a while since our last update, and my, what a journey it has been! We've spent this year immersed in the creation, development, and production of original content, crafted to captivate your senses. We're thrilled to announce the upcoming debut of our incredibly talented artists, whose musical talents are bound to reach new heights.
Behind the scenes, the team at TVP has been hard at work, meticulously crafting our very first showcase, set to debut later this year. The dedication and creativity poured into this endeavor are truly awe-inspiring. In collaboration with KANVAS, we've been given the opportunity to present our artists' creations to a select audience, and for that, we are immensely grateful. Thanks to the generosity of the KANVAS team, we're exploring innovative ways to celebrate the fusion of music and art. We feel truly blessed by this opportunity. Stay tuned for more exciting updates!
THE BEST IS YET TO COME
If there was ever a time where you get an opportunity to shine it would be now. TVP are proud to share these incredible moments with you, our future stars of this generation. Olivia, Keziah and Burt are a force to be reckoned with their outstanding performance recitals at Safa Community School Dubai. They have been inundated with curriculum work, but have not stopped at harnessing their natural talent to produce strong performances in line with their current GCSE music subjects. We are proud and wish them all the best in their future endeavours. Well, that said, watch this space as they venture onto new projects produced by the team TVP. If you want to join feel free to get in touch.
NEXT INSTALLMENT 2023
So we are back with the next instalment of TVP and excited to share our new venture teaming up with Safa Community School. The team have been working creatively with some exciting and innovative talent (entertainment at its finest) who are taking steps to re-inventing the wheel. Classic covers and Originals are the order of this season, so get ready to hear some interesting sounds from these very talented students. Voice coaching development is available. Feel free to contact us for more details. More to follow...
WE ARE NUMBER 1!!! IKO IKO HITS THE UAE
We did it! IKO IKO reaches number 1 in the UAE song stats for the first time ever! We are overjoyed with the news and want to thank everyone in the UAE for their support and love for the music. JULIE E GORDON & CURL CARTEL want to thank producer Mario Dreamers Inc for his work on the song and for Tibetania Records for releasing the song on all the digital platforms. It's been quite a journey and it's only up from here on. Watch this space for new music coming to TVP pages.
MA GRADUATE RELEASES FIRST ALBUM AFTER MOVING TO DUBAI
CATEGORIES: SCHOOL OF ARTS, MEDIA AND CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY
Music Performance alumnus has released her first album after moving to Dubai in 2019.
Julie E Gordon graduated from the University of Salford with a MA in Music Performance in 2019. Since then, Julie has moved to Dubai and produced, written, composed and performed her first album HOME.
After graduating Julie moved to the UAE for work, she said: “Moving to the UAE has to be one of the best decisions I’ve made this side of the 21st century. I moved here immediately after graduating in 2019. After experiencing the world through the lens of music, I felt compelled to take up an opportunity to work with local citizens here in Dubai.
“A very close friend of mine encouraged me to take a position as a Faculty in Applied media at a government-run educational institution. She had already been here from 2015 and she had already made clear that it was life-changing, and that the opportunities to grow as a creative in Dubai were vast. After completing my Masters in Music Performance, I applied for the role and was accepted. I was slightly anxious, after reading up about the rules and restrictions, I asked myself would it work? Well 2 years deep, I have to say, it’s been a journey, I’ve met some incredible people, mostly locals, but I feel I’m on an international stage, with a beautiful collective of people from around the world. I’m still learning more about myself each day I’m here, I’ll never look back.”
Julie’s background is in soul, jazz and gospel; however, she specializes in Neo soul and the blues. She uses her experiences from live performances to produce a collection of music with influences from EDM, drum and bass and soulful house.
She has found that one of her favorite things about living and working in Dubai is having creative freedom and being able to work independently. Julie said: “I have produced, written, composed, performed and mastered my current album HOME. This is such an achievement. Since working as an academic, I was driven to harness my skills and personal experiences from the UK to focus on my creative endeavours here in the UAE, which I continue to do. The opportunities are such that you are encouraged to work hard to achieve your desired goals. My faith has played an instrumental part in this.”
The musician who was originally from Dudley, has collaborated with bands across the UK and internationally. In 2010 Julie released her first EP “Deep Inside” with producer Zamali under 'Timewarp Music' and toured with Happy Monday’s singer Shaun Ryder and his band SWR in 2011.
You can find Julies first album HOME on all digital platforms.
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October has been a super creative month with lots happening, new members and amazing talents who are ready to start their next ventures. We are happy to acknowledge your support, it is very much appreciated and we will continue to give you so much more. Next stop artist JULIE E GORDON will be releasing her EP titled NO FINAL WEAPON. Out November 12. It's all the way up from here.
SISTER'S DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES!
Sister quartet CURL CARTEL & THE BENZ3.0 have taken GEN-X UBK JLT by storm with their very first live performance. These girls will not stop at anything to get the crowd. With their vibrant energy, they will get you up and dancing with absolute joy! Ones to watch!
So TVP wants YOU!
Are you a singer? Do you love performing music?
THEVOCALPOD & GEN-X, UBK, JLT have teamed up to find the next Dubai talent so if you think you have what it takes to become the next Ed Sheeran or Beyonce then get in touch for the next instalment of FUTURE VOICES.
LUCKY HAPPY & FREE - FUTURE VOICES
What a WEEK!!!!! Absolutely amazing week and the FUTURE VOICE CHOIR are on a HIGH NOTE! The week was a success; we are now doing the finishing touches on the songs they performed. They sound amazing, and TVP is super proud of all their efforts and hard work! Well done girls!
THE BEST IS YET TO COME!
Future voices choir camp has got off to a great start! With its members, we are set to take the sandy city by storm. The choir has been working incredibly hard with boot camp-style vocal training, and some exceptional activities that are bringing them closer than ever before. Keep watching for more updates. For details on how to join get in touch!
TVP MEETS GLEE FUTURE VOICES
October 3 2022
TheVocalPod launches its new FUTURE VOICES CHOIR CAMP this half term at T6 6 Studios.
If you or your child is looking to be involved in singing as part of a group then look no further as we move into the next season - festivities are on the way as well as a new project based on “DJ’ing with the choir”.
To express your interest, and to find out more contact Julie on WhatsApp at 0502125073
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So TVP teamed up with Sunflower Dance to create our first video for IKO IKO. Julie E Gordon and Curl Cartel whipped up the waves in this stunning remixed version of the song, by TEO FRZ... Take a sneak peek right here...
September 19, 2022
Hey there! So the weekend was filled with excitement for the release of TVP's first release IKO IKO. Thanks to everyone for sharing and downloading the track, but we want to thank the BEAT UAE 97.8 FM team for inviting us to their show. We had such a great time, and the girls' CURL CARTEL certainly came with the sparkle and almost ended up taking over. We are forever grateful for all the support we have been receiving. If you haven't already done so, download the track
NEW RELEASE IKO IKO
SEPTEMBER 16TH 2022
The wait is finally over! TVP's first official single release through record label TIBETANIA RECORDS with vocalists Julie E Gordon and rising stars CURL CARTEL who are featured in TheVocalPod Kids. The track titled IKO IKO was produced by Mario Dreamers Inc, a renowned producer and DJ from Greece well known for his deep soulful house and techno sounds. The single will be available on all digital platforms. TVP will keep you posted on all updates!
DARING TO DO IT DIFFERENTLY
You are original! You are unique! Like a single drop in the ocean. Are you a vocalist that wants to explore a new venture? Here at TVP, we develop your original content and assist in getting out to the wider world community. If you are interested in talking about your original work and feel it has a place in the commercial market, then get in touch!
SANDRA IVETTE IS "ONE TO WATCH"
Sandra Ivette. Gifted, natural, seasoned multi-instrumentalist and phenomenal vocalist, braces the sands of Dubai with her dulcet tones and rich melodic sounds that captivate the cultural nuances of her home Cuba. Sandra is new on the Dubai music scene and has pleasantly graced the stages of Dubais open mic scene. One to watch, and certainly one to go check out. For more details get in touch.
THEVOCALPOD COURSES...COMING SOON
TVP is teaming up with partners and will be introducing courses that can be accessed directly through Youtube and your mobile App. Keep a look out for more updates.
TVP - FIRST SINGLE RELEASE
Julie E Gordon ft Curl Cartel (From TVP KIDS) will be releaseing TheVocalPod's first ever single IKO IKO by Dixie Cups Bella Stars produced by Mario Dreamers Inc. This is awesome and congratulations to the team in putting it together. Here's a snippet of whats to come!
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