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28 October 2017

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Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound

Sound. Take the time to explore it. Just how important have the sounds of the past 140 years been to our lives? Dive into the British Library sound archive in a free exhibition looking at the significance of sound since the…

17 August 2016

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Sphere Microphone Modeling System Demo

MPG Full Members are invited to a private demonstration of the Sphere Microphone Modeling System. The event will take place in London on September 1st. The Sphere L22™ microphone system from Townsend Labs models the characteristics of the most sought-after…

19 July 2016

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‘Music On The Blockchain’ – a report

The Featured Artists Coalition and the University of Middlesex have co-authoured a report entitled ‘Music On The Blockchain’, with a forward by Pink Floyd drummer and FAC director, Nick Mason. It goes into great detail about the much-heralded blockchain technology and…

11 July 2016

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The MPG supports the UK MUSIC DIVERSITY TASKFORCE

The UK Music press release: UK MUSIC DIVERSITY TASKFORCE LAUNCHES FIRST CROSS INDUSTRY WORKFORCE SURVEY Today, the UK Music Diversity Taskforce launches the first ever music industry workforce diversity survey. It is supported by all elements of the UK music industry and was…

28 February 2015

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Innovation In Music 2015

Innovation In Music 2015 will be hosted at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge on 7-9 June, chaired by MPG members Dr Rob Toulson and Russ Hepworth-Sawyer. The conference looks to represent innovations in all aspects of the music business, including…

23 February 2015

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AIR Music Technology – competition

MPG Benefactor AIR Music Technology is running a competition in conjunction with the MPG to win a collection of their products: Air Instrument Expansion Pack  £200 Xpand!2 £60 theRiser £59 £200 of Prime Loops Production Collections (Choice of two collections)…

8 August 2014

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Gus Dudgeon Foundation/JAMES Summer Course Success

The “very successful” Gus Dudgeon Foundation (GDF)/Joint Audio Media Education Support (JAMES) postgraduate summer course concluded in style on 19 July, with the nine students, under the tutelage of Romesh Dodangoda (pictured), producing a track for up-and-coming Welsh rock group…

7 May 2014

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The Studio Apprenticeship Scheme

JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) invited employers and potential apprentices to a Q&A evening to answer all questions about taking on apprentices in recording studios. Mark Rose, MPG Vice Chairman and Apprentice Project manager, Phil Harding, Chairman (JAMES) alongside…

6 March 2014

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Performer and manager groups call for bigger cut of streaming money to go to artists

Another alliance of music business trade bodies was announced yesterday as the performer and manager communities joined together to speak out on the royalties artists receive in the digital domain, and specifically the cut of streaming revenue paid to talent…