Share

Clear

Thu

°C | 5°C

Clear spells

Fri

12°C | 3°C

Broken cloud

Sat

12°C | 7°C

Home   Sheerness   News   Article

Eastchurch music hopeful, Amyy Baker, who works at Murston Co-op, is given voice with new gear

21 December 2013
by Hayley Robinson
Singer songwriter Amyy Baker

Singer songwriter Amyy Baker

A singer songwriter with an unusual name says she’s hoping 2014 will be her year.

Despite not making it through to the next stage of the MTV Brand New Unsigned competition last month, Amyy Baker is still hopeful of becoming a recording artist one day.

The 19-year-old, of High Street, Eastchurch, is studying a BTEC in music and performance at Mid Kent College in Gillingham. She was given fresh hope after being contacted by Editors Keys which sells recording equipment.

She said: “I got my microphone from them two years ago but I broke it, I’m not sure how exactly it just packed up.

“I didn’t have any funds so I messaged them via Twitter last week asking if I could have a new cable and they sent me one for free along with some plectrums for my guitar.

"They then sent me an email saying they sponsor 12 people every year by giving them free equipment and they might consider me for next year. I should find out in January.

“I’m not too worried I didn’t make it through the MTV competition or find out how many votes I got.”

The part-time cashier at the Co-op in Church Road, Murston, added: “It did raise my profile though as I got more people following me on Twitter and liking my Facebook page.

“I’m hoping 2014 is my year.”

Have you got a talent you’d like to shout about? Call the newsroom on 01795 580300 or email timesguardian@thekmgroup.co.uk

Click here for more news from Sheerness.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 
Sorry, comments are not enabled for this article.

Login or register to post commentsPost Comment

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.