About UME

Unusual Music Exchange is a radio show and a space for sharing and listening to unusual music run by Josh Thorpe in Glasgow. Follow us on Instagram.

UME is a magazine without journalism. A library without order. A medium for focus rather than distraction. A community if one wants to emerge. It is free and unlimited at the moment, though it may experiment with other models. Suggestions are welcome. UME may also serve as an ad hoc label or publisher for the occasional project.

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Josh Thorpe also runs University Material, which aims to provide user-friendly, practical academic skills support to college and university students (or soon-to-be students or parents of students etc.). If you know someone who might benefit from a bit of guidance in their studies please send them the link. It’s 99% free with no spammy stuff or sales funnels.