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Weekly Industry Update – 17/07/2016

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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…

Vevo reboot focuses on curation and personalisation via MusicAlly

Vevo got what the company is describing as a “reboot” yesterday, with an emphasis on building out “creative content and programming” around its core catalogue of music videos.

Give these a read…

Well, What is a Song?

Most people will say it’s a combination of melody and lyrics.  Well let this blog exmplain a bit more what it actually is and what is considered in a song.

London Sync Drinks Boat Party Meet Up

The annual Sync Drinks took place Thursday night by the River Thames overlooking the silhouette of London’s sun kissed sky. Despite the awesome settings, music industry professionals sat down to network over all things sync with our very own CEO Jon Skinner attending.


Music Gateway CEO, Jon Skinner, has a full schedule for this years music conferences. As he travels to amazing places in search of new opportunities for our members. These conferences are great for networking and meet ups. People from the music indusrty are all gathered in one place to collaborate and keep the indusrty going strong. Check out these conferences and maybe we will see you there:

ADE: Amsterdam Dance Event is back and bigger

CAB – Music Trade Mission Tour and Music Gateway

Guild of Music Supervisors Expo LA 2016

Networking Event Opportunity: London Sync Sessions

Music Matters Conference is Back – 2016

PMA: Upcoming Networking Event for Publishers

Guten Tag, Germany: Reeperbahn Festival 2016

Hollywood, Here We Come: Sync Summit 2016

Jobs Board via MusicMatch

Here is a selection of the best jobs from our friends at Music Match…

Freelance Designer

Bass Player Wanted

Sax/Piano Teacher

Resident Technician

Marketing & Events Coordinator / Manager

Indie Record Label Assistant



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

Collaboration: Composer/Producer needed for Lyricist with strong lyrics

Soul/Adult Contemporary Music Needed for US Drama Film

1700s/1800s Classical Instrumentals Needed for US Television Series

Publisher looking for Songwriters & Music to Sign

Upbeat Feel Good Music needed for US Comedy/Drama TV Series 

Dark Bluegrass/Folk Music Needed for US Drama Film

Looking for a lyricist to collaborate on topline writing projects

Punk-Rock Tracks Needed for US Comedy Series

Need animated/GIF/lyric video for new single by interntionally-releasing artist

Looking for a singer/lyricist to collaborate with me in my new project

Music Publisher looking for catchy electronic music songs

Vocalist needed for Future Bass Track

Looking for new minimal/techno artists

Vocalists and top line writers wanted for BBC Radio 1 support project

Krunch Audio is looking for Techno producers to release their material

A final note from the Team….

Laurence has been constantly listening to “Honey” by DjRum.

“It’s very unexpected. Every note feels like it should be there.

It keeps you engaged and interested. IT’S AMAZING!”

Listen to it: DjRum – “Honey”


Come back next week for more industry news and updates

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