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Brexit and Belfast's DIY Music Scene for Noisey

What Might Happen to Belfast's DIY Music Scene After Brexit?

 

The Impact of Brexit on Belfast's DIY Music Scene for Noisey

29 March 2017: Britain triggers Article 50 setting in motion their leaving the European Union. There is widespread anxiety throughout Europe and within the UK. In Ireland however, these anxieties are taking a more concrete form. I spoke to and photographed members of Belfast's music scene to see how a looming Brexit was affecting the city's youth.

 
 
 
 Constance Keane, Musician as Fears

Constance Keane, Musician as Fears

 
 
 
 
 
 
 Chris Ryan, Producer, Recording Engineer and Musician with Robocobra Quartet

Chris Ryan, Producer, Recording Engineer and Musician with Robocobra Quartet

 
 
 Dawn Richardson, Gallery and Venue Owner at Framewerk

Dawn Richardson, Gallery and Venue Owner at Framewerk

 
 
 
 
 Fiona McDonnell, Illustrator and Graphic Designer for many Belfast bands

Fiona McDonnell, Illustrator and Graphic Designer for many Belfast bands

 
 
 
 Cathal Cully, Musician as part of Girls Names and his solo project, Group Zero

Cathal Cully, Musician as part of Girls Names and his solo project, Group Zero

 
 
 
 
 Mark Reid, Label Owner at Touch Sensitive Records

Mark Reid, Label Owner at Touch Sensitive Records

 
 
 
 Philip Quinn, Musician as part of Girls Names and his solo project, Gross Net

Philip Quinn, Musician as part of Girls Names and his solo project, Gross Net