Music Industry

13 May 2024

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The Complete list of 2024 MPG Award Winners

At an inspiring ceremony at The Troxy, London, The Music Producers Guild in association with Dolby & Mix with The Masters, announced the complete list of 2024 award winners. Now in its 16th year, the annual event, …read the full article

31 January 2024

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Industry transparency code on music streaming announced

WEDNESDAY 31 JANUARY 2024 The MPG as part of The Council Of Music Makers welcomes the Transparency Code that has been agreed by the UK music industry today. Although the …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

9 July 2020

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Government endorse industry-led guidance for music production

MUSIC PRODUCTION GUIDANCE PUBLISHED TO ENABLE PROFESSIONAL MUSIC PRODUCTION TO RESTART WITH CONFIDENCE AND CLARITY   *** UPDATED Version 6.0 5th October 2020***   Music organisations AIM (Association of Independent …read the full article

House of Commons Music Industry Debate

  CULTURE MINISTER “NOT RULING OUT” MORE HELP FOR SELF-EMPLOYED   MPs, UK Music Members and MPG Executive Director after the Westminster Hall debate  MPG Executive Director, Olga FitzRoy, together …read the full article

19 November 2019


In Memoriam: Ed Cherney

Ed Cherney, such a sad loss . . . “We first met in Los Angeles around an AES Convention in 1996. Like many of our friends and colleagues, I was …read the full article

15 June 2019


PRS Foundation Writer Producer Fund

The Writer Producer Fund offers an opportunity for songwriters and writer-producers working in popular musicgenres to further develop their careers and writing/production credits with grants of up to £10,000. Launched …read the full article

5 June 2019


Statement on the collapse of Pledge Music

Industry launches survey to assess impact of PledgeMusic collapse on UK artists   As organisations who want to see the music industry thrive, we are deeply disappointed that PledgeMusic has …read the full article

28 February 2019


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 …read the full article

14 December 2018


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 …read the full article

5 September 2018


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 …read the full article

30 August 2018


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 …read the full article

8 August 2018


Fun With Metadata

(later revisions here: 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 …read the full article

2 January 2018


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 …read the full article

8 November 2017


RIN-M: the plug-in we’ve all been waiting for

Finally, it looks like someone has been paying attention. The MPG’s ‘Credit Where Credit Is Due’ campaign has been lobbying for better logging of production credits in downloadable digital music …read the full article

2 November 2017


The A&R Awards 2017

We just can’t keep our hands off the industry’s top awards. Following quickly after the domination of the Mercury Prize by MPG members, lo and behold: we’re all over the …read the full article

24 October 2017


Love Music, Hate Racism

The Music Producers Guild proudly supports the Love Music, Hate Racism campaign and encourages all members to visit the LMHR website and show their support by signing up. By doing this, …read the full article

2 October 2017


PRS Foundation Writer Producer Fund

The Writer Producer Fund offers an opportunity for songwriters and writer-producers working in popular music genres to further develop their careers and writing/production credits with grants of up to £10,000. …read the full article

6 September 2017


Planning Hearing to Determine AIR Studios’ Future – Show Your Support

There will be a public hearing to discuss the implications of the planning application for AIR Studios and we encourage all those affected by this decision to take part. Dates: 26th …read the full article

18 May 2017


MCPS announces long term administration deal with PRS

The Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Limited (MCPS), the UK collection society that licenses mechanical copyrights on behalf of over 26,000 music publisher and composer members, has announced a long term …read the full article