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28 October 2017


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…

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, MPG members will be part of reigniting a national movement against…

18 October 2017


Producers and Engineers Wing monthly update

REGISTER FOR AES NEW YORK 2017 TODAY! The Producers and Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy has arranged for you to receive a FREE VIP Exhibits-Plus Badge to AES New York 2017 (Oct. 18 – 20). This badge is good…

15 October 2017


Under The Hood Event with Strymon

Our very own Andrew Hunt was back at British Grove Studios on 11th September to continue his groundbreaking series of Under The Hood demos – the MPG’s no-nonsense trials of particular gear that has caught the eye. Andrew loves doing…

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. The Writer Producer Fund is delivered by PRS Foundation in…

7 September 2017


Sound On Sound Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme

We’re pleased to announce that Sound On Sound have joined the MPG Benefactor Scheme! MPG Full and Associate Members can receive an exclusive discount on a subscription to Sound On Sound. 12 issues of the Print + Digital subscription for ONLY £39.00 (full price…

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 & 27th September 2017 Start time: 10am Venue: Council Offices,…

31 August 2017


MPG Awards Submissions: Late-Breaking News!

We appreciate that many of you have uploaded submissions for the MPG Awards 2018. However, quite a few have told us they had been caught out by our decision to run the submissions period in August (earlier than previous years). It would seem…

14 August 2017



If we’re honest, we have to say that this comes as no surprise. But the annual Mercury Prize luminaries from right across the music business have just published their shortlist of potential winners and, frankly, it’s festooned with MPG Full…

9 August 2017


Parental Pay Equality Campaign Launches Online Petition

The MPG actively supports Olga Fitzroy’s campaign to secure equality for the terms of parental pay in the UK.   The official MPG press release:   Parental Pay Equality Campaign Launches Online Petition The campaign wants the Government to change…

4 August 2017


SensoriaPro 2017

***Affiliate Rate Discount for MPG Full Members*** SensoriaPro Industry Day Friday 6 October 2017, The Showroom, Sheffield S1 2BX An unmissable Music And Film Industry Event Special discounted ‘affiliate’ rate of £70. This vital event for anyone working or aspiring…

3 August 2017


MPG Full Member and former chairman Phil Harding awarded PhD

From LP to PhD: 90s boy band producer is a hit at graduation The pop hit-maker behind a host of 90’s stars, from East 17 to Kylie Minogue, Boyzone and Rick Astley, has swapped the mixing desk for a writing…

31 July 2017


Submissions Open For The Music Producers Guild Awards 2018

The Music Producers Guild Awards are 10 years old and to mark the occasion organisers are promising that the next ceremony, which take place in London on March 1st 2018, will be the biggest, best and the glitziest yet. Over…

31 July 2017


Loïc Gaillard Wins The 2017 MPG LIPA Prize

LIPA graduate Loïc Gaillard will receive a host of benefits, including financial support from PPL, after being named the recipient of the 2017 Music Producers Guild Prize. Launched in 2010, this prestigious prize rewards the most promising student to graduate…

26 July 2017


Sonarworks Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme!

We’re pleased to announce that Sonarworks have joined the MPG Benefactor Scheme! MPG Full Members can now receive 15% discount on all Sonarworks software (including bundles with mics). “Most speakers do a decent job in a lab, but once you…

19 July 2017


Pop Audio Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme!

We are pleased to announce that Pop Audio have joined the MPG Benefactor Scheme and are able to offer MPG Full Members 20% discount on their entire range of next generation, critically acclaimed Pop Filters. Designed by producers, engineers, and musicians;…

14 July 2017


e-instruments Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme!

We’re pleased to announce that e-instruments have joined the MPG Benefactor Scheme! MPG Full Members can now receive 25% discount on all e-instruments Session Keys Instruments. e-instruments strive to capture the clarity, warmth, and soul of real instruments for real…

12 July 2017


Flare Audio Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme!

Flare Audio are proud to join the MPG Benefactor Scheme and offer our innovative ISOLATE® Ear Protectors to MPG members at a special rate of 30% off. ISOLATE® by Flare Audio Ltd is a revolutionary new, patent-pending ear protector, a…

5 July 2017


RME Joins The MPG Benefactor Scheme!

We are pleased to announce that Synthax Audio (UK) have joined the MPG Benefactor Scheme and are now able to offer the entire range of RME interfaces, converters and mic pre’s to MPG Full Members at a 20% discount. As…