General News

The Economics of Music Streaming – The Metadata Code & Remuneration working group announced

As part of the Council of Music Makers (CMM) the MPG welcomes the announcement of the metadata code and the confirmation that a remuneration working group will look into music-maker …read the full article

18 December 2022

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December 2022 Newsletter

Submissions for the 2023 MPG Awards are now closed. Thanks to everyone who has submitted people for awards this year. Our validation team will now go through all the submissions …read the full article

27 September 2022

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September 2022 Newsletter

The Music Producers Guild Announces three new board members The Music Producers Guild is very excited to announce the appointment of Mika Sellens, Eve Horne and Catherine Marks to its Executive Board. The three new members were elected by MPG Full Members …read the full article

1 September 2022

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MPG Board of Directors Personal Statements: 2022

Online voting will be open for 1 week for MPG Full Members only from Thursday 15th September until 6pm on Thursday 22nd of September you will receive a separate email with a link to an …read the full article

ICMP/MPG Creative Music Production scholarship.

ICMP, alongside music industry partner The Music Producers Guild (MPG), is once again delighted to offer an outstanding opportunity for a talented student to develop their skills through our Creative Music Production …read the full article

4 April 2022

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UK Music Creators Survey

UK Music Calls On Creators To Contribute To Survey To Help Understand State of The Music Industry in 2021 UK Music today launched a survey for creators that it hopes will …read the full article

12 February 2022

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February 2022 Newsletter

MPG Awards Thanks to everyone who put forward nominations for this year’s MPG Awards. This year we saw 328 unique submissions. Our team is validating these submissions to confirm their eligibility and go …read the full article

7 April 2021

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April 2021 Newsletter

Directors Reports If you want to know what the directors of the MPG have been up to on your behalf, please check out the new Directors Reports section on the website. If you have …read the full article

15 February 2021

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Rupert Neve, Audio Industry Icon, Dies at 94

We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Rupert Neve over the weekend, and our thoughts are with his family and friends. Rupert received the MPG Inspiration award …read the full article

15 January 2021

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January Newsletter – update

More information has come to light around the Government grants available and an update to the Government Guidance for studios.   Guidance In the wake of the National Lockdown announced …read the full article

November Newsletter 2: We have more news for you…

MPG Awards Voting Voting for the MPG Awards shortlists opens on  Monday 23rd November. Only Full Members and two nominated engineers per studio membership are eligible to vote. You must …read the full article

4 November 2020

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 MPG’s Extraordinary General Meeting 2020

MPG’s Extraordinary General Meeting is where you will get a chance to elect a new board of directors and shape the future of the MPG. For the first time, our …read the full article

19 August 2020

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August 2020 Newsletter

SEISS Part II From the 17th August, applications for the government’s self-employed support package (SEISS) have opened. This grant is for self-employed folk who have been adversely affected by CV-19 …read the full article

31 July 2020


Arts Council England Funding

Throughout this crisis, the MPG, along with UK Music have been working relentlessly to persuade the Government to throw a financial lifeline to our industry. Our campaign work for extra …read the full article

28 July 2020

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MPG asks ministers to support studios

Last week MPG representatives spoke at a roundtable with the Creative Industries minister, Caroline Dinenage. In a follow-up letter they called for the minister to ensure that some of the …read the full article

17 July 2020

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MPG & ICMP launch new Music Production Scholarship

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 5pm 28th AUGUST   Leading London music school, ICMP (The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance), alongside music industry partner The Music Producers Guild (MPG), is delighted to …read the full article

9 June 2020


June 2020 Newsletter

Rupert Hine, MPG founder dies Rupert Hine, consummate producer, musician, composer, technologist, environmentalist and MPG founder has died after a long illness. The MPG board are deeply saddened to hear …read the full article

9 June 2020


Rupert Hine, MPG founder dies

Rupert Hine, consummate producer, musician, composer, technologist, environmentalist and MPG founder has died after a long illness. The MPG board are deeply saddened to hear of Rupert’s passing. Rupert was …read the full article

18 May 2020


Reopening guidelines for studios and production rooms

Last week the UK Government announced some changes to the lockdown restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 Coronavirus in England. Whilst we are likely still many months from a …read the full article

3 May 2020


May 2020 Newsletter

David Stewart, Manager of British Grove Studios dies from Covid-19 The MPG are saddened to hear of the passing of David Stewart of British Grove studios from Covid-19. David and …read the full article