First North by North West Showcase announced!

  Mixtape music club returns tonight from 6-8pm at Royston Wardieburn Community Centre after a long Summer Break! We also thought we’d let you know about the first “North by North West”, our new partnership with Tinderbox Collective – designed to showcase young talent in Edinburgh at the awesome Leith Depot – All shows will […]

Mixtape Volume 3 is out now!

Granton Youth is proud to present it’s third collection of original songs by our “Mixtape” music club! – An Edinburgh based, music centred youth club for 12-18 year olds which is completely free to attend.This volume is special as it is our first where young people took NO covers to the studio, and completely focused […]

Laurent’s debut EP “Modern Myths” is out now!

Mixtape member Laurent releases her first record today in the form of their debut EP “Modern Myths” Kat Caballero- Rennie – or in her own words the artist also unknown as Laurent – began making music at the very first Mixtape session when she was just 15 and sang a song about Face Paint over […]

Mixtape artist Low Tide release debut single “Between Knuckles”

The debut single from Edinburgh’s Low Tide is released today! A four piece band made up of current and former students of Edinburgh’s Broughton High School. These young people volunteer with us, and also attend Mixtape, and we’re super proud of them. Described as a “sardonic piece of fuzz punk social commentary” inspired by a […]

More Mixtape Singles out now!

We’re up to our knee’s in Summer Programme BUT two Mixtape Members have their debut releases out now! Show some love on Spotify, Apple Music, and all the other good streaming services (and some rubbish ones too). Search “Stars and the Sky” by Mezari and “I Thought It Was Dead” by Abigail Kerner now! Week […]

Mixtape artists Laurent and Low Tide hint at big things to come!

  It was absolute madness to see so many people at the first ever Mixtape showcase last Friday at Edinburgh’s Cabaret Voltaire! Low Tide ( and Laurent (@laurentsc) both absolutely nailed their performances. Go check them out on social media before they get massive as there’s tonnes more to come from them and our other […]

Laurent releases debut single “Hunting Season”

The first single proper from a young person at our mixtape music club was released on Friday 16th June and has already received airplay on EHFM and BBC Radio! Please do your ears and the young person a favour by giving it a download and save on your chosen music service through the link below! […]

Mixtape Artist’s to play Afters Records first showcase!

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UK Based record label, Afters Records, is having it’s first live showcase at The Cabaret Voltaire on Friday 23rd June! 7pm to 10pm! As part of this evening, Mixtape regulars Laurent and Low Tide will be playing support slots to up and coming Scottish Singer-Songwriter Becca Sloan! Tickets are £7 and available here; Issue #1 […]

Summer Festival @ Granton Parish Church!

This coming Saturday the 3rd June see’s Granton Parish Church hosting a FREE Summer Festival between 10am and 4pm! Some of our music group members will be performing, and there is loads more going on, at what is sure to be a great and fun filled day for anyone wishing to attend! Get yourself along! […]

Mixtape artist “Laurent” featured on BBC Introducing Scotland!

Ahead of Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Dundee – BBC introducing Scotland’s Shereen Cutty and Phoebe Inglis-Holmes showcased new and emerging talent coming out of the Scottish Music Scene and played the wonderful “Hunting Season” by Laurent (aka one of our longest serving Mixtape Music Club members, Kat) on BBC Scotland, Friday 26th August! This […]