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Overhear's History

A fully transparent look at the Overhear journey

How it all started


2015 An idea hatches.

After creating several home recorded Albums and becoming frustrated with distributing them online Tom mused over another form of online distribution...

(Tom is still making music here:

September 2016 - first iteration


With help from a friend overhearbrum was knocked together as a website that barely worked but had the gist.

November 2016

I was pointed in the direction of ABG by a mutual friend who had made a mobile app in the past


April 2017

Anna Brophy, one of Tom's student's from Access To Music joins Overhear on Work Experience for about 4 months.

April 2017

Andrew picks up the Overhear coding mantel! Seriously couldn't have done it without this step and Andrews generosity.

First few venues get involved with Digbeth First Friday. Some lovely lino print posters are made by Hollodeck.

Web app prototype walk with Andrew, Anna, and others. Resulting in our first promo video by Paul Stringer