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How To Post The Perfect Project!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  10 December 2013

Okay, so you’ve read our guide here on how to create the perfect profile, and you are now ready to post the perfect project, though this sounds straight forward, it definitely is not! The project...


A Guide to a Succesful CrowdFunding Pitch!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  25 November 2013

Now, as I’m sure you’re aware, we at Music Gateway have this week begun a Crowdfunding campaign for investment to our business, crowdfunding platforms can open doors for entrepreneurs because they...


Play With Music: 10 Useful Tips To Become A Good Session Musician!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  22 November 2013

There are many ways of being involved in the music industry – just like any other industry, you can sometimes achieve great success by focusing on a particular area in which you excel! You may be...


Your Music Gateway Profile – The Essential Guide!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  01 November 2013

Your profile is the essential element to you obtaining project work and for us to issue you with notifications about relevant work opportunities. We MATCH projects details to your SKILLS &...


Need help on who to send your demo’s too? Here’s a handy guide!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  30 October 2013

When sending a demo to record labels you first need to do a little bit of research. Find out what kind of artists the record label generally deals with, do they generally deal with bands such as...


A Musicians Guide to Social Networking!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  23 October 2013

A musicians guide to social networking.


MUSO – Fight Piracy On Your Own Terms

Author Mary Woodcock  |  21 October 2013

The battle against piracy; an issue that has been on the hands of musicians for years now. You constantly hear about how labels, trade bodies and musicians are attempting to combat against piracy...


How to get the right producer!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  18 October 2013

Deciding who will serve as producer for your recording is one of the most critical decisions you’ll make in terms of your project’s outcome. If you are experienced at recording...


Some Tips To Make A Great Demo CD!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  17 October 2013

A great demo CD in the right person’s hands can change your life!


Everyone wants to be discovered by a Major Label… Don’t they?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  16 October 2013

For most musicians, scoring a major label record deal is at the top of their to-do list, and for good reason. Having one of the Big Four labels working on your music can be your ticket to the big...


Selling Sex or Music?

Author Music Gateway Team  |  15 October 2013

Charlotte Church has recently put in her two cents to add to the antics of, dare I say her name again, Miley Cyrus. It seems Miss Church became engaged with as she describes it as the...


Musicvein and the advantages of being blogged about!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  15 October 2013

As a musician, you’re no doubt already aware that getting reviews and mentions by music bloggers can do a lot to raise your profile, and likewise, you’re surely aware of how online...


Musicians! Wanna be a successful blogger? Here’s how!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  14 October 2013

As a musician, you’re no doubt already aware that getting reviews and mentions by music bloggers can do a lot to raise your profile, and likewise, you’re surely aware of how online...


Top Tips To Writing That Killer Chart Topping Hook!

Author Mary Woodcock  |  11 October 2013

There is always that one song that you just can’t get out your head. Whether you like it or not! These may be all time favourite songs that you love for years and years to come or a simple...


The Unsigned Musicians Guide on Touring

Author Music Gateway Team  |  09 October 2013

So, your unsigned, unknown and unbelievably frustrated with the same old gigs. When will those industry moguls finally give you that big break? Well, my musically gifted friend, if you’re...


THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS DEAD! – Well not really, see just how you can benefit from the online world…

Author Mary Woodcock  |  08 October 2013

Declining record sales, lack of value in music, nobody pays for music, a dead music industry… shall we just call it a day, go on a nice holiday and stick our heads in the sand? Well that’s...


Fine Lines- The Importance of Songwriting

Author Mary Woodcock  |  04 October 2013

                    Hello and welcome back to another James Kirby article. Our topic today is what separates the fist pumping “Bangin’ chune” from the songs that stay with you...


Music and Video Games – Beyond Fun and Games

Author Mary Woodcock  |  03 October 2013

Clearly, the Video game industry is a huge industry, with the market worth about $7.09bn last year, with it increasingly being seen as a way to market music and get into the wider public...


Getting Started in the Industry

Author Mary Woodcock  |  27 September 2013

First things first, there are no easy ways of becoming a world renowned rock god or super star DJ. Whilst there are some viral-style hits that make it with minimal effort and a heap of luck, more...


MOS vs Spotify – The Big Debate

Author Mary Woodcock  |  23 September 2013

Recently it has been announced that Ministry of Sound is suing music streaming service Spotify in a dispute over accusations of Spotify user playlists copying its compilations albums. An...