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The Seven Deadly Sins For Musicians

Author Mary Woodcock  |  26 September 2016

In no particular order, we go straight into 7 deadly any musician can find themselves in if they’re not careful.


Music Production – #5 Audio Effects

Author Mary Woodcock  |  20 September 2016

Part five in series – Production blogs for beginners and industry members who want to learn a bit more about the world of music production. This post is all about audio effects and...


5 Steps to Take Before Trying to Get a Deal

Author Mary Woodcock  |  19 September 2016

It is very hard to make it in the music industry independently nowadays. To make a profitable career from your music takes a hell of a lot of time, effort and collaborations, which is why the...


Music Production – #4 Frequencies and EQ

Author Mary Woodcock  |  13 September 2016

Part four in series – Production blogs for beginners and industry members who want to learn a bit more about the world of music production. This post is all about audio frequencies and...


Music Production – #3 Dynamics

Author Mary Woodcock  |  05 September 2016

Part three in series – Production blogs for beginners and industry members who want to learn a bit more about the world of music production. This post is all about audio dynamics and...


Exclusive Music Gateway Offer – Get Your Track iMastered for Free with Metropolis Studios

Author Mary Woodcock  |  02 September 2016

Interested to hear how you can get free mastering through Metropolis Studios? Read on…


Music Production – #2 Editing

Author Mary Woodcock  |  24 August 2016

Part two in series – Production blogs for beginners and industry members who want to learn a bit more about the world of music production. This post is all about audio editing and automation.


5 Reasons Why Artists Should Consider DIY Marketing

Author Mary Woodcock  |  24 August 2016

Marketing plays a huge role in the exposure and popularity of an artist and therefore is an extremely important factor to any musician’s success. Although there are many music marketing...


Music Production – #1 Recording

Author Mary Woodcock  |  24 August 2016

Part one in series – Production blogs for beginners and industry members who want to learn a bit more about the world of music production. This post is all about recording audio and...


How Do Musicians Enter the Zone?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  18 August 2016

That place of total control, of peak performance. Elite sports stars know it. So do gamers, computer programmers, and of course, musicians. We know when we’re there because everything seems to...


How is Music Marketed to Different Age Groups?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  15 August 2016

Music will always be in everyone’s life as long as we live. Marketing music to different age groups who enjoy different genres of music is essential to the people who will end up buying...


A beginners guide to growing as a musician and songwriter- 10 Tips and pointers to always remember

Author Mary Woodcock  |  20 July 2016

Whether you’re a guitarist, bassist or drummer, every musician starts out by learning the basics. Those simple scales and drumming techniques are ultimately what creates every song. Yes in the...


The Working Composers Survival Guide

Author Mary Woodcock  |  19 July 2016

A composer is one of the most rewarding professions you can aspire to. From a young age I was inspired by the greats of this art form, from Mozart to Duke Ellington. So, I decided to delve into...


From the Studio to the A&R Professional. Pitching to Labels, Publishers & Supervisors

Author Jon Skinner  |  13 June 2016

Have you ever wondered about and sought effortlessly on the internet for answers to do with certain areas in the Music Industry? Well recently, one of our members approached our CEO Jon Skinner...


Dream Big: Inspirational Tips In Keeping The Vision Alive.

Author Mary Woodcock  |  01 June 2016

Throughout my 20+ years of life so far, I’ve noticed that there’s something instinctively different about creative people and entrepreneurs. Something that sets them apart from...


International Song/Sync Placements: Why not to give up on them

Author Mary Woodcock  |  28 April 2016

As an artist and musician I think there is nothing more satisfying than creating music. For me it is a goal to be recognized and heard for my efforts in this art form. The new landscape of the...


How Your Personality Relates To Your Music Choice

Author Mary Woodcock  |  28 April 2016

How much can you tell about a person by looking through their music collection? Music is a choice, and every choice we make subtly relates to our personality. The clothes you wear, the food you...


How to connect with your fans and potential fans in the industry

Author Mary Woodcock  |  08 April 2016

The music industry is one of the hardest industries to get into and being a musician is one of the hardest jobs to maintain. These last few decades have proven that without a good connection it...


Networking, How to to make your Net…work

Author Mary Woodcock  |  22 March 2016

When we go to events to network, we meet people, have a chat over a drink or 3, exchange cards and details. That’s all good. But how many of them actually turn into friends? Collaborations?...


Mixing & Mastering, How important is this process to the development of my Career?

Author Mary Woodcock  |  16 March 2016

The relief of a finished track is felt when an artist completes the lyrics to a song, finalises the recording process and sends it off for the final touches. The creation process has always been...