Under the Radar: Alex Amor

Alex Amor has been making the most of lockdown, and now looks like becoming a regular on “ones to watch in 2021" lists

Sunday, 18th October 2020, 7:00 am
Alex Amor PIC: Ollie Trenchard
Alex Amor PIC: Ollie Trenchard

Few artists could have been better prepared for lockdown than Alex Amor, who in 2018 set up a studio in a stair cupboard at her parent’s Glasgow home, spent two months in creative self-isolation and used technology to work remotely with producers.

After finishing a degree in textiles in Dundee, she moved to London, where a chance meeting led to her being introduced to her manager and one of the UK’s most respected booking agents. Collaborating with producer Karma Kid, she has worked on several tracks due to be released regularly in the coming months. The first, The Part With Each Other, is a sophisticated dreamy pop number infused with a hint of 60s chic and gives a taste of what listeners can look forward to.

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Amor has already picked up plays on Radio 1 and Radio Scotland - expect her to be on many “ones to watch” lists for 2021. If music be the food of Amor, we say “play on!” For social media and music links visit www.alexamor.world

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night Born To Be Wide visit www.borntobewide.co.uk

The Academy of Music & Sound was founded in 1994, and has welcomed over 5,000 students into courses in popular music, production and music business over the years. The academy has launched a new Rap/Hip-Hop course and continues to provide full time courses, HND, BA(hons) and MMus in Music. See http://www.academyofmusic.ac.uk/

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