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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…

13 June 2016

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The MPG at XpoNorth 2016 and Glasgow Social Event

Once again, the Music Producers Guild took its annual trip to Inverness last week (June 7-11th), to attend Scotland’s leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth, followed by an industry social with the SMIA (Scottish Music Industry Association) in Glasgow. This was…

29 April 2016

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MPG upgrades User Groups

The MPG runs three User Groups for the benefit of Full Members who work with Pro Tools, Logic Studio and Ableton Live software DAWs. These have been upgraded and the discussion forums, held on-line via Basecamp, the MPG’s project management…

12 September 2015

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Russ Hughes to set up MPG Northern Ireland

Russ Hughes, founder of the Pro Tools Expert website, producer, songwriter and long-term associate of the Music Producers Guild is to embark upon the setting up of a regional branch of the MPG in Northern Ireland. He’s been based just…

23 June 2015

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MPG DIY event no.3 at Strongroom

We achieved a very healthy turnout on June 22nd for the MPG’s panel event; ‘DIY – The Future For Record Producers?’, chaired by acclaimed producer and MPG veteran, Tommy D. The panel comprising Adam Scrimshire (producer, DJ, label owner: Wah Wah 45s), Sarah Thirtle (Head…

14 June 2015

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MPG returns from a successful XpoNorth in Scotland!

MPG Producer Panel – ‘Can You DIY It?  Once again, the Music Producers Guild took their annual trip to Inverness last week, to attend Scotland’s leading creative industries festival, XpoNorth. Formerly goNORTH, XpoNorth brings together more than 1000 leading industry figures from…

9 June 2015

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The MPG at XpoNorth 2015

The Music Producers Guild will have a strong presence at this year’s XpoNorth (previously GoNorth), a two day music, arts and media conference that takes place in Inverness on June 10th and 11th, 2015. Devoted to boosting creative careers in…

29 April 2015

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The new Executive board is elected!

At the recent Members Conference event at Strongroom Studios in Shoreditch, the following directors were elected to the new executive board for 2015/16: Dan Cox Bruno Ellingham Cameron Craig Andrew Hunt Mick Glossop Mick Glossop says: “I’m really excited about the…

11 December 2014

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MPG Christmas party & prizes

Suffice it to say that this year’s MPG Christmas party was a huge success, with well over 80 guests attending from all sections of the UK music industry. If anyone has any cameraphone snaps, please send them to backroom@mpg.org.uk and…

10 November 2014

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The MPG pressures the music industry to deliver accurate credit information

Official MPG press release (by Sue Sillitoe): Producers such as Trevor Horn and Tony Visconti have lent their support to the MPG’s Credit Where Credit Is Due campaign by appearing in a video to promote the issue. London, UK: In the age of the smart phone – and…

8 October 2014

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Credit Where Credit Is Due – ‘The Movie’

As part of the continuing efforts by MPG to promote the importance of, and bemoan the lack of, credits in digital music files, a new promotional video has been created. Please pass on this link via Twitter, Facebook, etc. It’s…

7 August 2014

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Success for the first Bristol MPG Speakeasy

The MPG’s first Speakeasy in the South West was hosted in Bristol on Monday 28th July. There was a good turnout of producers, engineers and studio owners hosted in the plush surroundings of Attix Bar on Park Street in the city…

7 November 2013

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Success For The 1st MPG East Midlands Speakeasy Event

Organised by recording, mixing and mastering engineer, and MPG Full Member, JP Braddock, the first East Midlands Speakeasy event, held at The Broadway in Nottingham, thoroughly demonstrated the clear potential popularity of such events outside of London, and validated recent efforts by MPG admin to…

27 October 2013

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The MPG at WOMEX

The MPG team (Mick Glossop, Stevan Krakovic, Tony Platt and Bruno Elingham) attended WOMEX, the international expo of world music, over three days in Cardiff last week. Although unable to present an individual MPG stand, due to cost limitations, we…

12 October 2013

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The Music Producers Guild Gets BPI and AIM Backing For Its Broadcast WAV Initiative

Just months after officially launching its ‘ISRC in Broadcast WAV’ initiative, the Music Producers Guild has received the support of the BPI and AIM, two trade bodies representing the music industry. Both have agreed to adopt Broadcast WAV as standard. “We are really delighted to have the…

3 September 2013

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MPG launches new East Midlands branch

MPG East Midlands representative, JP Braddock, hosted the first of a new regular ‘Speak Easy’ social event last week at the Broadway Mezz Lounge on Broad Street in Nottingham. The event was well attended and the interest shown in the…