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Chord Progressions And The Circle Of Fifths

Author Jamie Ellis  |  15 August 2019

Chord Progressions And The Circle Of Fifths Understanding and writing your own chord progressions is an important skill for both musicians and songwriters. It’s important to listen to the harmony...


Latest Brexit News: How Will Brexit Affect UK Music 

Author Jamie Ellis  |  12 August 2019

Latest Brexit News: How Will Brexit Affect UK Music  Yes, I know… We’re all sick of talking about it. It’s been the talk of the country for some time. I’m of course, talking about...


How To Get Signed To A Production Library As A Composer

Author Jon Skinner  |  24 July 2019

How To Get Signed To A Production Library As A Composer First of all, this blog will explore the best tactics used to help composers that are looking to get on the radar of a specific music...


Work Hard, Playlist Hard With Mike Warner

Author Mary Woodcock  |  09 July 2019

Work Hard, Playlist Hard A question you, our community ask us all the time and something we work a lot on with our music promotion services is ‘how do I get my music featured in playlists’....


How To Get The Most From Festival Season

Author Jamie Ellis  |  05 July 2019

How To Get The Most From Festival Season Festival season is well and truly upon us; great music, nice weather (sometimes) and in most cases… a lot of alcohol. For years, people have gathered...


What Is Protest Music And Best Protest Songs

Author Music Gateway Team  |  05 July 2019

What Is Protest Music And Best Protest Songs You may think protest songs and think of the 60s in particular, but protest songs have been around for a long time and there are more coming out every...


Music Library Growth – Discover The Key Considerations

Author Jon Skinner  |  02 July 2019

Who doesn’t want to grow their library of high-quality music? You want more placements, more backend royalties and revenue, that goes without saying so I’m sharing with you a few key strategies...


Music Metadata How To: What Is Metadata?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  18 June 2019

As we’ve just launched our shiny new Sync Portal service, it felt like a good time to cover the basics, the essentials, and some extra tips & tricks with Metadata and how it’s going to help...


Music Licensing: Sync Licensing Guide For Success!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  13 June 2019

Interested in getting your music in TV, Film, Games & Ads but don’t know how sync licensing works? Here’s our beginners guide for all those curious creatives out there…


New Additions to the Music Gateway Promotions Roster!

Author Oli De St Croix  |  11 June 2019

New Additions to the Music Gateway Promotions Roster! Since the launch of our music artist development and promotions services back in February, the Music Gateway roster has been growing...


Reaper: Intermediate/Advanced Skills for Creativity and Efficiency

Author Oli De St Croix  |  06 June 2019

Reaper: Intermediate/Advanced Skills for Creativity and Efficiency There is a lot to learn about Reaper and this brief guide cannot cover it all. It’s also worth mentioning that this isn’t a...


Get Noticed: How To Write A Killer Music Press Release

Author Oli De St Croix  |  05 June 2019

Get Noticed: How To Write A Killer Music Press Release If you want to publicise yourself, your latest album or upcoming gig, but don’t have the cash to hire a top music publicist or PR...


DIY Touring: How To Plan A Music Tour

Author Barbora Krskova  |  23 May 2019

DIY Touring: How To Plan A Music Tour And Make ItHappen It’s no coincidence that most musicians list touring as their favourite part of the job. Touring allows you to show off the music...


Conquering MainStage 3: Your Fool-Proof Guide

Author Music Gateway Team  |  20 May 2019

Conquering MainStage 3: Your Fool-Proof Guide Computers have revolutionised many elements of the music industry, including live performance. Musicians can now loop, use samples, add effects,...


Logic Pro X vs Logic Pro 9 – A Complete Review & Comparison Guide

Author Oli De St Croix  |  12 April 2019

Logic Pro X vs Logic Pro 9 – A Complete Review & Comparison Guide In 2013, Apple unveiled the latest iteration of its professional recording software, Logic Pro X. The X (pronounced...


Session Musician: A Week In The Life

Author Jamie Ellis  |  08 April 2019

Session Musician: A Week In The Life Being a session musician has its ups and downs. Some weeks you’re so rushed off your feet, you don’t have time to take a breath. Other weeks, you’re sat in...


What Are In Ear Monitors? IEM Need To Knows

Author Hannah Brodrick  |  05 April 2019

What Are In-Ear Monitors? All You Need To Know And More… What Are In Ear Monitors? In-ear monitors (commonly referred to as IEM’s) are discrete, often custom-moulded earphones that sit...


7 Social Media Tips That Will Get You Social Media Growth

Author Oli De St Croix  |  27 March 2019

7 Social Media Tips That Will Get You Social Media Growth An effective social media strategy is, arguably, as important to the commercial success of an artist as their music… right? Sony CEO Nick...


How To Create The Best Home Recording Studio

Author Randy Klein  |  14 March 2019

How To Create The Best Home Recording Studio There is something wonderful about owning your own home recording studio; you can wake up in the middle of the night with a flash of inspiration for...


Top Tips How To Write The Best Artist Bio!

Author Oli De St Croix  |  11 March 2019

What is an artist bio? An artist bio is the first piece of information about an artist that the fanbase will come across. Artist bios are used to communicate an artists story to their fans,...