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Meet Artist, Songwriter and Champion Beatboxer Dana McKeon

Author Manny Sanjurjo  |  06 February 2019

At Music Gateway we like to showcase the amazing talented members that are on the platform and congratulate them on their achievements. This is why we have interviewed our wonderful member, Dana...


Can You Feel It: How Dance Music Conquered The World (Exclusive) Gary Welch, Music Supervisor Feature

Author Jon Skinner  |  04 December 2018

It’s November, you can tell, as the British weather has turned from what’s been an amazing period of hot rays of summer sunshine to a cold, early winter snap. It was apt, as both myself, Jon...


New York R&B Songwriter Ana on Kickstarting a Music Career

Author Music Gateway Team  |  21 November 2018

The modern music scene is the most interconnected it has ever been. Most of the best songwriters today work in collaboration with each other in order to bounce ideas off of each other. This is a...


Fresh Out of the Studio, column:inches’ New EP!

Author Manny Sanjurjo  |  08 November 2018

In Music Gateway we love giving artists the opportunity to collaborate and develop themselves. This is why stories like Steven and Jay’s really warm our hearts. A true music industry veteran,...


Aspiration and Inspiration Chloe Temtchine’s Moving Music Career

Author Music Gateway Team  |  24 October 2018

The Music Gateway community of music professionals is full of incredible artists and incredible stories. One of these is Chloe Temtchine’s inspiring story of how her incredible talent has...


Music A&R interview: Outdustry’s Marcus Rowland talks Chinese Democracy

Author Music Gateway Team  |  27 September 2018

We sat down with Outdustry’s head of A&R, Marcus Rowland, to get some advice and tips on how to approach A&R placements. As one of the biggest actors in the Chinese music market,...


The Music Industry Notes: Dave Stewart Champions Music Gateway

Author Music Gateway Team  |  18 September 2018

No stranger to the music business, Dave Stewart is recognized as one of the most respected and accomplished talents in the music industry today with a music career spanning four decades and over...


Artist’s EP: Notes from a Music Lyric Writer

Author Music Gateway Team  |  12 September 2018

Amanda West is a professional lyricist and topline co-writer, working with bands such as Future Kings Of Denmark, who we actually featured in our August monthly playlist of fresh new tracks to our...


Top 10 Tips for Songwriters from the Songwriting Academy Berlin

Author Manny Sanjurjo  |  05 September 2018

As we mentioned on our previous blog from last week, we managed to send a number of Music Gateway people to the Songwriting Academy’s Introduction to Songwriting course in Berlin. The knowledge...


The Producer Notes: David Skynner’s Rock n Roll Cars

Author Mary Woodcock  |  03 September 2018

David Skynner is a director whose credits include Wuthering Heights, The Story of Tracy Beaker and BAFTA-winning show, The Giblets Boys. We had a chat with him about one of his latest projects,...


The Artist’s EP: Ric Chandler on LUNG and Charity Single for Hurricane Irma

Author Mary Woodcock  |  26 July 2018

In this Artist Editorial Profile, we got together with Ric Chandler from alternative rock duo, LUNG to discuss their amazing music careers and their campaign for Hurricane Irma relief. Just last...


Music in Play: ‘Pay to Play’ discussed with Jon Skinner

Author Mary Woodcock  |  17 July 2018

Pay to play culture is something that many composers struggle with on a day-to-day basis. We spoke to our CEO Jon Skinner about what pay-to-play culture is and how artists should avoid it.


Creating an impact: Music Gateway meets Black Smith

Author Mary Woodcock  |  17 July 2018

Chris Smith, otherwise better known under his artist name Black Smith knew from an early age that he wanted to write songs that would have an impact on people. We sat down with him to hear all...


The Artist Notes: Andy Prinz – The Swiss-Army Music Manager

Author Mary Woodcock  |  05 July 2018

Andy Prinz has been working in the music industry for nearly 30 years. From jobs at record and Synth stores, as well as producing and writing chart-topping music, to founding Andy Prinz Publishing...


Reeperbahn 2018: An Interview with Europe’s Biggest Music Industry Event Organiser

Author Mary Woodcock  |  27 June 2018

If you’ve never heard of it before (for you English speakers), Reeperbahn Festival may sound like an event taking place in a farm building owned by Death but it’s actually Europe’s largest club...


Howard Paar: The Clash, Hip-Hop Legends, Moby and Music Supervising in LA

Author Mary Woodcock  |  22 May 2018

We caught up with award-winning, Grammy nominated board member of the US Guild of Music Supervisors, Howard Paar.


February – What do we sync

Author Mary Woodcock  |  27 February 2018

We’ve got so many clients when it comes to sync who all like to work in different ways. Sometimes that can mean we’re servicing for specific briefs, some supervisors are trying to fill...


Event Agency LS4 launched by CEO Creative Industry Hub

Author Mary Woodcock  |  24 January 2018

We’re happy to share with you that Music Gateway friend George Taylor has launched a creative event agency, LS4 Events. George has had a lot of experience in Live events, making a world of...


Made in Chelsea’s Andrea Madden brings sync opportunities to NextGen

Author Mary Woodcock  |  24 January 2018

Made in Chelsea’s music supervisor, Andrea Madden will be considering music of NextGen applicants for sync in Made In Chelsea


Kick Ass 2 Music Supervisor Becomes Latest Next Gen Addition

Author Mary Woodcock  |  06 December 2017

Ian Neil Joins Next Gen