About Brighter Sound Brighter Sound is a creative music charity supporting people at all stages of their musical journey - from early years to early careers. Rooted in the North with national and international reach, Brighter Sound work across music education, the music industry and the wider cultural sector to create opportunity, support creativity, stimulate debate and make the music landscape more equal, diverse and inclusive.
About Both Sides Now Both Sides Now is a groundbreaking initiative to support, inspire and showcase female music creators and industry professionals across the North of England. Led by music charity Brighter Sound, Both Sides Now includes residencies, commissioning opportunities, traineeships in technical and production roles, mentoring, national and international showcases and digital resources for schools. Through Both Sides Now, Brighter Sound aim to create permanent change around the roles, representation and recognition of women in music – from the classroom to the boardroom, on stage and backstage. Supported by the National Lottery via Arts Council England.