'Sight & Sound' is a 41 track compilation of the Hull Music Scene in aid of Sight Support Hull & East Yorkshire featuring music from acts who play at the big local music festivals and feature in Burnsy’s playlist for BBC Radio Humberside. Some of the participating acts include Mighty & the Moon, Happy Endings, Bud Sugar, Pearls Cab Ride, Hillbilly Troupe, Carrie Martin, Quicksilver Kings, Bronte’s and the Black Delta Movement.
The two disc album has been produced by Quiet Riot Arts and is on sale for £5 with the proceeds coming to Sight Support Hull & East Yorkshire.
"We are thrilled that Quiet Riot Arts has chosen Sight Support to benefit from the sales of this CD," says Angela Gregory, Sight Support's Income Generation and Marketing Manager. " We hope that as well as raising much needed funds for the charity, the album will also showcase some of the amazing talent in the area and we are grateful to all the performers who have agreed to appear on the album as well as all the venues who have agreed to sell the discs and of course to local music promoter Chris Warkup for his work in bringing this project together."
Copies of the CD are on sale at locations across the region such as the ‘Type Slowly’ outlet based at the Warren and the Bean & Nothingness Culture Café opening on Whitefriargate at the beginning of August. The CD is also on sale at Minster Records in Beverley.
Sight & Sound is also available from the Resource Centre at Sight Support Hull & East Yorkshire, 466 Beverley Road for £5 whilst the album could be posted out for £6 (Inc. P&P), cheques/postal orders for £6 should be made out to Sight Support Hull and East Yorkshire.
The album has been produced by Local music promoter Chris Warkup of Quiet Riot Arts and as well as selling copies from a range of outlets the discs will be available at a range of gigs he is organizing including events at Market Weighton, Goole, Brough, Hornsea, Nafferton and Bridlington as part of the Culture Train project which is taking musicians to play at a wide range of venues across East Yorkshire using free transport provided by either EYMS or Northern Rail and funding from the Active Creative grant from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.