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Our Weekly Industry Update 29/08/2016

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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…

BPI Announces next round of free training masterclasses via BASCA

BPI Member Services team are pleased to announce details of their latest round of training masterclasses as well their first ever online ‘webinars’. Taking place at the BPI’s County Hall, Westminster, the training masterclasses will touch upon all areas to do with modern industry related topics. Read on here.

Dice raises $6 million in new funding via CMU

Ticket platform “Dice”  who respectively do not charge booking fees have announced a major new funding. Dice is a long-term focused business and we’re solving hard problems around ticketing. We’re removing the barriers for real fans who are fed up of high ticket fees and limited access to primary tickets” – Phil Hutcheon, Dice CEO. Read more here.

Give these a read…

Check out what our dedicated bloggers have been talking about this week.

How is Music Marketed to different age groups?

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 their songs or albums getting them to the top of the charts. Read on here. 

Baritone Vocalist, Composer & Actor “Chase Emery Davis” Set To Release New Music This Year

Chase Emery Davis was born one snowy Christmas in New York City. Attending preschool in Santa Fe, New Mexico before moving to Paris later in life. Although speaking French came as a great difficulty to Davis, he quickly fell in love with Paris and everything that involved growing up in the dynamic city. Read more here.

Music Production – Editing #2

This is the second part of a series of guides on how to record and produce tracks for those who are new to working with audio. Specifically, this series will walk you through recording and mixing a track on Logic Pro X. Read on here


All That Matters 2016

As a member of Music Gateway, you can get a discount for this year’s All That Matters. It is an award winning conference that will be held in Singapore on September 12 – 15. Check it out here

Unsigned Music Awards 2016

Unsigned artist have become highly popular in the music industry. This is where the Unsigned Music Awards (UMA) comes in and recognises the talent these artists have. The awards will be held on October 27th. UMA and Music GAteway have recently announced a new partnership. Read about it here.

To celebrate this partnership, Unsigned Music Awards are giving a discount for all Music Gateway members. Check it outhere.

Breakthrough in Music 2016

‘Breakthrough in Music’ in association with Media Magazine is really breaking through musical boundaries. This year they will be holding the UK’s first and only existing conference catered specifically to support musicians. We’re happy to be offering a discount in association with this exciting event so keep your eyes peeled for that. In the meantime, read more about the event here.

Jobs Board via MusicMatch

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

Sync Assistant

Digital Supply Chain Manager

Senior Sound Designer

Singing Tutor

Live Music Booker Assistant

Publicity & Press Assistant


London & Surrounding-Based Music Videographers/Directors needed for Music Video

Songwriter Looking for producers to work with on future artists projects and albums

Large Production Library Looking For Contemporary Hip-Hop

Funk/Breakbeat/Soul Needed For New Crime Drama

Looking for a vocalist to sing a cover version of It Just Won’t Do – Tim Deluxe

Old School Rap and Hip-Hop for a US Comedy Series

Established US Production Library looking for Composers

Established US Production Library looking for Artists

ASAP Request. Justin Bieber / David Guetta Style Male Topline Vocal

URGENT – $5k Slow Emotional Pop Needed for Choreography Video

Come back next week for more industry news and updates

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