ABOUT HEN HOOSE

Hen Hoose is a production house based in Glasgow founded by Tamara Schlesinger. It unites a rich and diverse array of wonderfully talented and award-winning female and non-binary Scottish artists, writers and producers collaborating on the creation of exciting new music across multiple genres.

 
 
Hen Hoose is a production house based in Glasgow founded by Tamara Schlesinger. It unites a rich and diverse array of wonderfully talented and award-winning female and non-binary Scottish artists, writers and producers collaborating on the creation of exciting new music across multiple genres. The Hen Hoose writers have had syncs on Hollywood films, Netflix shows, global TV adverts and have written for theatre productions, along with having highly successful careers as artists. Recent syncs include The ScotGov Vaccine advert campaign, the Caorunn Gin TVC and The A List. The Hen Hoose album 'Equaliser' written remotely during lockdown, will be released in October 2021.
Amandah
Wilkinson
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An ARIA award winning and SAY nominated songwriter and musician. She has toured internationally with her bands Operator Please and Bossy Love. Her music has appeared on CSI NY and the launch of the 1st iPhone.

Beldina
Odenyo
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A music and theatre master otherwise known as Heir of the Cursed. Beldina is a regular performer at Celtic Connections Festival and has won the Danny Kyle award. She was also the Musical Director for a production of Lone Wolves at the Edinburgh Fringe

Carla J 
Easton
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A SAY nominated solo musician and previous member of TeenCanteen, Futuristic Retro Champions and The Vaselines with 4 critically acclaimed albums. She has writing credits on Belle & Sebastian songs and has collaborated with the BMX Bandits.

WRITERS

Amandah Wilkinson
Pop  Rap  R&B  Electro

Beldina Odenyo
Alternative  Indie

Carla J Easton

 Pop  Indie-Pop  Rock  Indie-Rock  

Elisabeth 
Elektra
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An artist, songwriter and producer. Elisabeth has an eclectic pastel pop image to complement her music and enjoys experimenting with different costumes and personas.

Emma
Pollock
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A SAY nominated singer-songwriter, musician and founding member of The Delgados. She is also one of the founders of the independent record label Chemikal Underground.

Inge
Thomson
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A songwriter and producer whose work often concerns the environment and her place in it. Inge creates large scale multi media shows using natural sounds and complex audio techniques. She is also a musician in Karine Polwart’s multi-award winning band.

Elisabeth Elektra

Electropop  Synthpop

Jayda
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An up and coming rapper, songwriter and producer. Jayda’s songwriting style is honest and they put an essence of who they are in what they make, almost like a signature that no one can forge.

Emma Pollock

Indie-Rock  Folk

Karine 
Polwart
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A songwriter, theatre maker, author and spoken word performer who has released several critically acclaimed solo albums. Karine is a seven time winner at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and has had multiple SAY Award nominations.

Inge Thomson

Folk  Alternative

Pippa
Murphy
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An award winning composer and sound designer. Pippa has written music in countries around the world including China, Iran, Syria and India. She has written music for BBC 2, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 3, Scottish Opera, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay and numerous theatre companies.

Jayda

Rap  Hip Hop R&B

Karine Polwart

Folk  Indie

Pippa Murphy
Folk  Indie  Electro  Classical

Rachael
Swinton
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A multi-instrumentalist, composer, and member of the band Cloth. Their debut album was shortlisted for the SAY Awards 2020 and they have appeared on the soundtrack for BBC Three/Hulu’s Normal People.

Suse
Bear
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A composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist working in music and theatre. Suse releases her own music under the name Good Dog and has worked with numerous bands including The Pastels, Tuff Love and Pictish Trial.

Sarah
Hayes
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A musician, multi-instrumentalist, solo artist and member of the folk band Admiral Fallow. Sarah is a three time finalist for the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards and has been nominated for Composer of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards. She has toured around Europe, North America and Australia.

Rachael Swinton

Alternative-Rock  Indie

Sarah Hayes

Folk  Indie  Pop

Suse Bear

Indie  Rock  Pop

Tamara 
Schlesinger
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A songwriter, musician and director of Tantrum Records. Tamara is a solo artist under the name MALKA and also a former lead singer/songwriter of 6 Day Riot. Her numerous albums have charted and had widespread critical acclaim. She has had huge success with sync in film and TV such as Skins, Scream 4, 127 Hours, Awkward, MTV Catfish and Finding Carter.

Tamara Schlesinger

Alt-Pop  Indie  Electro  Dance

WRITERS SYNCS

 

PARTNERS

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