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Weekly Industry Update from Music Gateway - 28/09/2016

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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…

Liam Gallagher signs to Warner Bros Records for solo album release via Music Week

The well known Oasis frontman that we all became accustomed to ‘Liam Gallagher’ has recently signed to Warner Bros. Records UK to release his debut solo album. The label plan on releasing this anticipated record in 2017

“Very excited to be signing to the mighty Warner Brothers. Looking forward to making some super sweet sounds. Keep the faith!” Liam Gallagher.

Read more here.

Universal is Now Making $28M every week from streaming, but downloads are down 29% via Music Business Worldwide

Streaming has been in the battle field for a while now but new statistics from parent Vivendi has released it’s latest results demonstrating how it’s contributing greatly to the music industry. Read more here.

Give these a read…

We’ve had a series of a promotional blogs being written for some of our most dedicated members this week in association with our recent promotional offer. Check these out as well as other blogs our blog team have been writing this week.

Get your music heard by top supervisors at London Sync Sessions!

London Sync Sessions is an essential event for anyone currently working in or looking to move into the sync world. The event is held in partnership with Music Week and Midem, and will take place on 28-29th September at Metropolis Studios, London. Read more here.

Creative Industry Hub Presents “Breakthrough in Music”

We’re happy to be teaming up with Creative Hub again this year to offer our members an exclusive 10% discount for their upcoming “Breakthrough in Music” conference in association with Media Match Magazine. Read more here.

Cord Worldwide are growing their business with the help of Music Gateway

Global supervision company, Cord Worldwide, have joined forces with us. They’re utilising our Private Network to aid their business growth and make day-to-day practices much easier. Read the full blog here.

Inspirational Songwriter Anders Jensen Grows Clientele with Music Gateway

Anders Jensen, a danish born songwriter is a writer looking to continuously break boundaries within the industry. We were pleased to catch up with him to discuss just how Music Gateway is helping him further his career in a competitive and busy Music Industry. Read on here. 

Music Production – #1 Recording

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 techniques. Read full blog here. 


AIM Independent Music Awards 2016

The Independent Music Awards has become an annual event. This year the awards will be held on September 6th at The Brewery in London. For more information clickhere.

All That Matters 2016

As a member of Music Gateway, you can get a discount for this years 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 out here.

Breakthrough in Music

‘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…

Part-time Social Media Manager

Online PR Specialist

Team Assistant – Music Booking Agency

Business Development Manager 

Teacher of Music

Events and Touring Coordinator


Looking for a Vocalist 

Looking For Vocal Artist To Feature On Who Am I Instrumental. 50/50 Rights.

Looking for a singer to audition for Britain’s Got Talent 2017

Remixer to produce a track with the uploaded pitch vocals

Looking for Happy Summer House Tracks For Well Known Artist

Look For Acoustic Tracks With A Strong Hook For Large Record Label

Talented Up-And-Coming Artists Saught for VEVO Video Sessions

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

Looking for a Producer/Arranger in the 60s R&B/Soul style

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

Come back next week for more industry news and updates

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