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17 February 2017

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The Winners of the MPG Awards 2017!

    We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Music Producers Guild Awards. The complete photo gallery is here.     (photography: Mark Sethi & Carys Lavin) UK Producer Of The Year, sponsored by Prism Sound Paul Epworth Breakthrough…

8 February 2017

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The MPG/MMF Social Event in Birmingham

On Tuesday the MPG, alongside the Music Managers Forum, hosted a networking event at the 1000 Trades in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. As well as bringing producers and managers together, there were many artists, promoters and labels from the city looking to grow…

8 February 2017

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Prism Sound Joins The MPG Benefactors Scheme!

We’re so pleased to announce that Prism Sound, our headline sponsors of the MPG Awards 2017, have now joined the MPG Benefactor scheme. A few words from our headline sponsor: “Prism Sound is proud of this relationship and would like to…

26 January 2017

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MPG Awards Ticket Shortage Is Imminent!

With just three weeks to go until the MPG Awards 2017, organisers are advising prompt action by anyone who wants to be there hasn’t yet bought a ticket. “From previous experience, we know that the last few tickets will sell…

23 January 2017

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Tony Visconti to Receive a Top Music Producers Guild Award

The official MPG press release: London, UK. January 23rd 2017: Tony Visconti, one of the most important and influential producers in the history of Rock and Pop, is to receive a top accolade at the 2017 Music Producers Guild Awards…

16 January 2017

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Bill Price R.I.P.

I was very sad to read the news today of the death of UK recording engineer, Bill Price. I met him only a few times, but was always impressed. He was a legend, known to many in the UK, having…

11 January 2017

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UK Music press release – Diversity

UK Music  have released the following press release about diversity in the UK music industry: Workforce diversity in the British music industry 09/01/2017 London, UK: UK Music, today, publishes the results of the first pan-industry workforce diversity survey of the…

2 January 2017

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Roni Size to Receive The MPG’s 2017 Inspiration Award

The Music Producers Guild has announced that Producer and DJ Roni Size will be the recipient of its 2017 Inspiration Award. This prestigious award, sponsored by Audio Note, is given to a recording professional who, in the opinion of the…

7 December 2016

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The MPG Christmas party photos

I think everyone who attend the MPG Christmas party this week would agree that is was one of the best yet. It was a record turnout and the staff at The Seven Dials Club did a great job looking after…

6 December 2016

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Music Producers Guild And BRITs Rest BRIT Producer Award Presentation For 2017

Following recent changes made to the BRITs Voting Academy, the Music Producers Guild and BRIT Awards have agreed to rest the presentation of the BRIT Award for Best Producer to the winner of the MPG UK Producer of the Year…

30 November 2016

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‘Under The Hood’ in Glasgow – event report

The third in this series of ‘Under The Hood’ events was our first technical event in Glasgow and it was a tremendous success! Hosted again by producer and MPG Executive Director, Andrew Hunt, the event took place at Chem19 Studios.  As…

16 November 2016

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

  2017 NAMM SHOW REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN Through a partnership with our friends at NAMM, we are pleased to be able to provide the opportunity for Recording Academy members to obtain a NAMM badge for the NAMM Show, January…

16 November 2016

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

GRAMMYs in My District 2016 In 2014, The Recording Academy launched a brand new Advocacy program, GRAMMYs in My District. This unprecedented grassroots initiative enables our members to advocate for creators’ rights in their own hometowns.  This year, over 2,000…

11 November 2016

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The Shortlists for The MPG Awards 2017!

We’re excited and very pleased to announce the shortlists for the MPG Awards 2017! We think you’ll be excited too, when you see the varied lists of contenders. The shortlists, as voted by Full Members of the Music Producers Guild are as follows:  …

22 September 2016

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FanFair Alliance Campaign

FanFair Alliance and MMF have launched a guide for managers to help combat online ticket touting. Adam Tudhope, manager of Mumford & Sons: “Unregulated ticket resale websites are out of control. While we wait for Government to act, it is essential that…

12 September 2016

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The Winners of the Membership Survey Prize Draw!

Congratulations to the winners of the Membership survey prize draw! Every member who completed the survey was offered the chance to enter and the winners are: Full Member, James Sanger (centre), who won the Meris 440 Mic Pre, The State…

12 September 2016

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Women In Music Week 2016

Hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Alice Levine, the third annual Women in Music event will take place on Friday 11th November at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington. This event has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2014, with UK…

7 September 2016

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MPG Announces New Partnership With Music Gateway

We’re pleased to announce our new partnership with Music Gateway, a developing platform enabling connections, collaboration and licensing work for the creative industries through their on-line portal. Music Gateway have already established worldwide connections with record labels, music publishers, artist…

1 September 2016

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MPG Awards 2017 – Submissions are now open!

The next MPG Awards event will take place in London on February 16th, 2017, and preparations are underway for voting and judging in all the awards categories. Anyone is free to upload their submissions for those whom they consider deserving of an MPG…

23 August 2016

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The MPG Summer BBQ photos!

  Thanks to everyone who came to the Summer BBQ at The connaught rooms – we all had a great time! Special thanks also to Rosie Shann and Charlie Slee for organising the event. (photography: Ian Wallman)