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 (@lowtide.band) 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 […]

From GY to The Big Apple

Here at Granton Youth – We love sharing the success’s and stories of our young people, and knowing that one of them was going to perform in The Tartan Day Parade in New York City, USA. We asked the to write us a little blog post about the trip! We’re very proud of Sarah-Louise and […]


We are pleased to again be a part of the second annual North Edinburgh Community Festival! It’s a real pleasure to have been involved again as an organisation and see so many people come together to provide this event for the locals of North Edinburgh! This Year promises to be bigger and better than last […]

Easter Break

EASTER BREAK 2023 It might have been the school holidays but like a crudely painted Easter Egg going down a hill we kept on rollin’. Our staff were still hard at work providing lots of activities for our young people and families!   On Tuesday 4th April we were down at Victoria Park with our […]

Mixtape Vol. 3 Underway!

Our Mixtape Music Club regulars were in the recording studio with producer Mark Morrow last week, making a start on their next batch of songs. Whilst the club is a safe space to learn, meet new people, and foster young peoples creativity – we also provide opportunities to record the music young people have worked […]

New website – who dis?

Hello and welcome to our new website – have a look around and see what we offer young people in the North of Edinburgh!  Wether its one to one lessons in your chosen instrument, learning the basics of sound engineering, or just wanting to have a big spice girls singalong, we’ve got you covered at […]