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Weekly Industry Update – 10/07/2016

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Welcome to our weekly round up! Here you’ll find the latest industry news, events, updates from our partners, what’s been going on at MG HQ and our pick of the week’s projects – enjoy!

This week in the industry…

Spotify and Apple Music Effect Sees UK Music Piracy Decline via MusicAlly

Streaming services have become increasingly popular as we all know. There will always be differing opinions on streaming, however one thing that’s for sure is that it’s helping to decrease piracy. Music Ally have summarised the findings of a recent study into piracy, read the full article here

Give these a read…

The World of the Multi-Channel Music Consumer

Guest blogger Sabrina Peña Young has a great read for you this week. She takes a look at the industry and how, and perhaps more importantly why, digital is becoming increasingly popular. You can read it here

Music Gateway catches up with Motivational Rockstar Fiz

We like to bring attention to the people in the music industry who are doing good and using their talent to help others. We caught up with Fiz, who we first met at an event in LA, to see how things were going. Read more here

New Members Pack Additions

Our members pack is growing! We value our members very highly, so we strive to bring you as many great discounts from some of the biggest companies and services in the business. This week we’ve added Sheridans, a leading media law firm Noisehive, a high-level distribution platform for independent artists, bands and small labels AND AudioLock, the anti-piracy specialists. We’re so kind! To see what they have to offer, click here


BASCA presents: Songwriting Camp – 14th – 17th July

BASCA will once again be hosting a four day songwriter’s camp at the magnificent Monnow Valley Studios in Wales.  This is a great opportunity to improve your craft and collaborate with new people in the stunning grounds of one of the finest residential recording studios in the UK. You can find more info about the event and how to attend here

AIM Independent Music Awards tickets are now available

The AIM awards take place on September 6th at The Brewery in London. To find out how you can get tickets click here

Jobs Board Via MusicMatch

Sound Engineer / Audio Design

Junior Product Manager

Head of Consumer Marketing UK

Assistant Musical Director

Community Assistant

Intern (Record Label)


Lots more great stuff posted this week guys, check it out…

Dave Stewart looking for Electronic Composers to Collaborate on Sync Album

$2k-$5k Pop/Dance/Indie Music Needed for Red Carpet TV Programmes

Electro R&B Tracks Needed for Comedy Drama Series

Looking for a Producer to make my next single beat

singer/Songwriter/Producer Collaboration

Villa Flux EDM label looking for unsigned tracks

Looking for a singer : French Touch – Symbiose

Hard Country Rock Tracks Needed for US TV Drama

Looking for a producer to master my album

Cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” Needed

Come back next week for more industry news and updates

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