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25 April 2019

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UK Music Creators Survey 2019

Dear Member, We’re asking all our members to fill in the UK Music 2019 Creators survey to allow us to analyse trends and to document day-to-day conditions for creators in the music business. This research will give us and UK…

10 April 2019

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Statement on the situation in Brunei

The MPG fully support the position of Pride in Music, that all of our members and the wider music community should reconsider attending any events at, or travelling to those hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei, following his unacceptable…

15 March 2019

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

Education in best practices continues to be high on the importance list for the P&E Wing, with our flagship written Guidelines & Recommendations serving as helpful and practical tools for music creators. Please help us spread the word to recording studios…

3 March 2019

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World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. This year the theme is ‘Check Your Hearing’, to draw…

1 March 2019

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Olga FitzRoy’s speech at the MPG Awards 2019

For those of you who weren’t able to attend, we publish here the full text of the speech given by Olga FitzRoy at the MPG Awards event, held at The Grosvenor House Hotel on February 28th, 2019. .She says it…

1 March 2019

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The Success Of MPG Social Media / MPG Awards

Following the success of another glittering MPG Awards event last night, we can proudly reveal that the hashtag #MPGAwards was trending at no.1 in London. Well done to MPG Social Media manager, Dave Miles, ably assisted at the awards event…

1 March 2019

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The Music Producers Guild Announces its 2019 Awards Winners

A host of music industry VIPs and celebrities filled London’s Grosvenor House last night for the 2019 Music Producers Guild Awards – an annual event that recognises the creativity, skill and talents of music recording professionals. The top accolade of…

28 February 2019

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Michael Dugher pays tribute to veteran engineer, Geoff Emerick

CEO of UK Music, Michael Daughter, today pays tribute to veteran recording engineer and MPG Award winner, Geoff Emerick, in advance of tonight’s annual MPG Awards event at Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. Read the full story here: ukmusic.org/news/uk-musichttps://www.ukmusic.org/news/uk-music-ceo-michael-dugher-pays-tribute-to-geoff-emerick

26 February 2019

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Skepta To Receive Music Producers Guild 2019 Inspiration Award

The directors of the Music Producers Guild Awards are delighted to announce that recording artist, writer, producer, Mercury Prize winner and BRIT Award nominee, Skepta will be the recipient of the 2019 Inspiration Award. This prestigious award, sponsored by Audio Note, is given to a…

14 December 2018

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Strongroom Studios Needs Your Help!

URGENT: Despite all the objections and the technical assessments, Hackney council have STILL recommended that the planning committee grant consent to the application.  You need to act now! Strongroom Studiosin East London is in need of your help, threatened by a…

14 December 2018

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Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

  RECORDING ACADEMY™ STATEMENT ON THE SIGNING OF THE MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT  With the president’s signature on October 11, 2018, the Music Modernization Act is officially the law of the land. We applaud the efforts of the thousands of performers, songwriters, and studio…

14 December 2018

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The Shortlists For The MPG Awards 2019!

Following a record number of submissions, the Music Producers Guildis delighted to announce the names of those shortlisted for its 2019 Awards, which will take place in London on February 28th next year. For the second year running, female producers…

14 December 2018

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Voting Is Now Open For The MPG Awards 2019!

Having achieved its 10th Anniversary last year, the Music Producers Guild Awards has become a vitally important event on the Music Industry calendar. Every year, hundreds of artists and music industry VIPs flock to this annual event – the only Awards ceremony…

13 December 2018

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Producer Hugh Padgham To Receive Top Honour At The 2019 Music Producers Guild Awards

The Music Producers Guild will honour internationally acclaimed British producer Hugh Padgham at its 2019 Awards ceremony by presenting him with its PPL Presents The MPG Award For Outstanding Contribution To UK Music. One of the UK’s most successful producers…

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

(later revisions here: https://www.mpg.org.uk/news/credit-where-credit-is-due-latest-on-credits/) 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…

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…