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14 September 2018

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

  MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT IN SENATE The Music Modernization Act gained 14 new Senate co-sponsors bringing the total to 46 supporters and closing in on its goal of having the support of at least 51 senators—a majority—while…

5 September 2018

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The Music Producers Guild Supports #LoveMusic Campaign

This week is crunch time for Music and our livelihoods. 12th September will see a crucial vote on the EU Copyright Directive, which aims to update current legislation and address the balance between billion-pound content platforms, and the meagre profit passed…

30 August 2018

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Credit Where Credit Is Due – latest on Credits

As part of the Music Producers Guild’s campaign: Credit Where Credit Is Due, we bring you all the latest news on developments in software and on-line activity designed to make sure that your work in music production is fully acknowledged….

28 August 2018

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The Music Producers Guild Opens Submissions For Its 2019 Awards

The Music Producers Guild is opening Submissions for its 2019 Awards on September 3rd and is calling on all recording professionals, their management companies and the public at large to get onboard and submit the names of people they think are…

8 August 2018

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Fun With Metadata

Remember our discovery of the RIN-M plug-in? – It fitted perfectly with our ‘Credit Where Credit Is Due’ campaign because it enables you to create a simple data file during recording or mixing in which to lodge all the crucial…

28 July 2018

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Sam Baker Wins The 2018 MPG LIPA Prize

LIPA graduate Sam Baker has been named as the recipient of the 2018 Music Producers Guild Prize, which brings with it a host of benefits including financial support from PPL. Now in its eighth year, the Music Producers Guild Prize…

5 June 2018

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The Music Producers Guild Awards 2019 – Save The Date

Tickets for this coveted awards event will go on sale soon and as this year’s Awards were quickly sold out, people wanting to attend should buy early to avoid disappointment. If you already have plans for next February 28th, cancel…

25 May 2018

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER NAMM NOW OPEN FREE WITH CODE FOR RECORDING ACADEMY MEMBERS Music City Center, Nashville, Tenn. June 28-30, 2018 With more than 14,000 registrants, 1,650+ brands and $5 billion+ in buying power, Summer NAMM is the perfect time…

20 April 2018

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

AMP Act Introduced Into Senate Dear Friends, I’m writing to you today about a momentous occasion and an historic “First!” Thanks to the hard work and diligent efforts over the last 10 years by the P&E Wing, its members across…

27 March 2018

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The MPG / Presonus Studio One Event – A Great Success!

Full Members of the MPG attended a meeting with prominent representatives of Presonus; Arnd Kaiser (Product development, Hamburg) and Lee Boylan (UK & Ireland sales representative) last week at The Genelec Experience in London’s West End. The purpose of the…

23 March 2018

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Acustica Audio Presentation Report

MPG Full Members gathered at Puzzle Factory Studios in North London on 20th February for a presentation event by Acustica Audio. MPG Full Member Nik Georgiev, plug-in developer and marketing director for Acustica, demonstrated the company’s approach to creating their…

2 March 2018

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Workshop with Kirsten Powell at The University of Northampton

A pioneering producer will reveal to University of Northampton students how she broke into and thrived in the male-dominated music industry and what it was like to work with Icelandic superstar Björk. Kirsten Powell, who worked on Björk’s Post and…

2 March 2018

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Music Producers Guild Reveals the Winners of its 2018 Awards

Sisters were certainly doing it for themselves at this year’s Music Producers Guild Awards with five of the gongs going to women – proving beyond doubt that music production is no longer a male dominated business. Producer Catherine Marks carried…

27 February 2018

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Imogen Heap to receive the MPG’s Inspiration Award 2018

The directors of the Music Producers Guild Awards are proud to announce that Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer and Grammy Award winning Recording Engineer, Imogen Heap will be the recipient of the 2018 Inspiration Award. This prestigious award, sponsored by Audio Note, is…

16 February 2018

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Music & TV stars Turn Out To Back New Law To Boost Shared Parental Leave for the self-employed

Stars from the world of music and film will join forces with politicians to fight for a new law to boost shared parental leave for the self-employed. They will gather outside Parliament to support Labour MP Tracy Brabin’s proposed legislation…

8 February 2018

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Shared Parental Pay To The Self-employed: Further Developments

The MPG welcomes the announcement by Tracy Brabin MP, to table a 10-minute Rule Bill motion to extend Shared Parental Pay to the self-employed. The Bill, known as the “Shared Parental Leave Extension” bill, would extend the right to shared…

2 January 2018

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John Dent R.I.P

John Dent of LOUD Mastering sadly passed away on 29th December 2017. He was one of the top mastering engineers of his generation and the worthy recipient of the 2014 MPG Mastering Engineer Of The Year Award. John’s funeral, followed…

22 November 2017

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Air Studios wins two-year legal battle

Air Studios has won a two-year legal battle to stop a neighbour building a subterranean swimming pool, sauna, hot tub and mini-cinema. It was feared noise and vibrations from lengthy construction work would force the studio to close, unable to continue its…

17 November 2017

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Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley Are Set To Receive The Music Producers Guild’s Top Award

The production duo behind hits for artists such as Madness, Elvis Costello and Bush will receive this accolade at the 2018 MPG Awards ceremony in London next March. One of the top accolades at the 2018 Music Producers Guild Awards…

15 November 2017

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

143rd Audio Engineering Society Convention New York | October 18 – 21 The P&E Wing hosted a series of meetings at the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention in NYC, where it presented its Advisory Council, Manufacturer Council, and a group…