I was in immigration detention for seven months. It's a different world, everything is about power. It's so detrimental and killing so many people.
NewsMarch 21, 2021
We've changed our name to Hear Me Out
Music In Detention is now Hear Me Out. Learn about the name change, our new look and our brand new website.
NewsMarch 1, 2021
We're changing our name to Hear Me Out
On 22nd March, we will be changing our name to Hear Me Out. We will also be launching a new website with our new brand, and we wanted to give you a little more information.
NewsJanuary 20, 2021
We're recruiting - Comms and Marketing Manager
Hear Me Out are looking for a Comms and Marketing Manager to join the team.
NewsNovember 27, 2020
Hear Me Out Director discusses role of arts in peace-building
Director of Hear Me Out, John Speyer, discusses how artists contribute to peace-building with Art27.
NewsOctober 29, 2020
Young people give new lease of life to track 'Song of Freedom'
Young people have made music videos to songs originally recorded in UK immigration detention centres.
Detention centres are mental destruction. They’re similar to prison, but it’s worse than prison. In a detention centre, you don't know when you’re coming out.
EventsOctober 7, 2020
Tune In to The Huge Hangout
Join us for online international music and mental wellbeing festival, The Huge Hangout.
EventsSeptember 29, 2020
Music in Detention @ GUAVA: Unbound
Tune into GUAVA: UNBOUND, an online festival of emerging music and culture, here to amplify Black music.
NewsSeptember 3, 2020
Mind-Blowing Album Launch!
Check out our new album Mind-Blowing, which was created by musicians in Morton Hall IRC.
In detention, you don’t know how long you’re going to be there. You just count the days up. There are people treating you as though you’re not a human being.