Review: David Douglas – Moon Observations

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by in Music News, Reviews

Music Jobs member Eero Suojanen takes a leave from his licensing duties and reviews one of this year’s key releases from Atomnation. Dutch producer David Douglas’ ultra-confident debut Royal Horticultural Society was one of the most notable releases of 2012 that put him permanently on the map of the EDM scene on both sides of […]

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PRS for Music/ESO Composing Competition

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by in Competitions

  PRS for Music and the English Schools’ Orchestra are proud to announce the launch of a nationwide competition to find the brightest young creative musical talent of the 21st century. 2014 is a special year for both of these organisations. PRS for Music is celebrating its Centenary and the ESO has reached their 20th […]

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Soundcheque: Flying the Flag for Underpaid Musicians

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

Dolly Parton wasn’t the only diminutive woman catching the eyes of the world’s media during Glastonbury. From ‘Musical Monkey’ to Marketing Guerilla, Laura Westcott flew the flag throughout the festival for her innovative global music company Soundcheque.com. Her goal is to help composers and songwriters get paid for their music, all over the world. Soundcheque’s […]

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Lovebox Introduces ELAM with Will Kennard from Chase & Status

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by in Education, Festivals, Music Industry News

Will Kennard, one half of Chase & Status, Lovebox’ Friday headliners talks to the festival about ELAM, the East London Arts & Music Academy. This is a new free school for young people aiming to work in the music industry. Lovebox are right behind working with ELAM as a charity partner and the students will […]

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New Music Biennial Weekend – Calling Composers

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by in Competitions, Festivals, Music News

Calling all composers who would like to write music for messages of love… Over the New Music Biennial weekend, the organisers are asking composers to take on the challenge of setting messages of love to music. The messages are gathered over the opening weekend of Southbank Centre’s Festival of Love. On Sunday 6 July at […]

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QUEEN OF HEARTS – Cocoon

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by in Music News, New Music

Queen of Hearts (singer/songwriter Elizabeth Morphew) has gone and done a Beyonce and dropped her debut album ‘Cocoon’ yesterday without a shred of fanfare. That’s faith in your project and after the first listen you understand why. A pulsating, vibrant debut of electro pop bangers and ballads that cements Morphew credentials as songwriter and star. […]

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DOLLY PARTON – Jolene (Live at Glastonbury)

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by in Festivals

Dolly Parton absolutely ruled Glastonbury with a stunning set that saw her draw one of the biggest crowds the Pyramid Stage has ever seen. Check out her performance of one of the greatest songs ever written ‘Jolene’

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Sample Tools by Cr2

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by in Advice & Tips, Music Industry News, Tech

  Want bigger beats, harder drops and crisper synths? Sample Tools by Cr2 give you the tools and tuition you need to succeed. A subsidiary of world-renowned dance music record label Cr2 Records; Sample Tools by Cr2 brings the label’s reputation for quality forward thinking dance music into the sample pack world. Through the delivery […]

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Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by in New Music

Röyksopp & Robyn have teamed up again and it’s an absolute banger.

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Win A Days Music Production Studio Time

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by in Competitions

    Win A days Music Production studio time   Music-jobs.com has teamed up with CM to offer you a free day in their music studios with an expert professional tutor.   CM is the longest running community music company in the UK CM has been working with young musicians from a variety of backgrounds […]

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How to Make Your Mix Sound Louder Without Destroying Sonic Quality

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by in The Inside Track

Firstly, you have to realize that loudness is genre dependent and not every track needs to sound loud and thick. Obviously there are 2 stages when you can make your track sound loud. Mixing stage and mastering stage It is always good idea to have your song mastered in a professional mastering studio. The most […]

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Brighton Music Conference 2014: UKMJ Reports from the Front Line

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by in Conferences

This weekend was the debut of the highly anticipated Brighton Music Conference and we at UK Music Jobs went down to check it out! Day 1 -Thursday With the sun out in full force we set off for Brighton, eager to get into the swing of things BMC style! On arrival we quickly dispatched the […]

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Brighton Music Conference: Final Speakers and DJs Unveiled

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by in Conferences

With just under a month to go until the first annual Brighton Music Conference, more artists and speakers have been added to the two day electronic music business and education conference. The exhibition part of BMC, which is aimed at industry, music students and fans of dance music, now features more live artist interviews, more […]

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South By Southwest 2014 Kicks Off

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by in Conferences

South by Southwest (SXSW) — a week-long series of film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences that takes place in Austin, Texas – kicked off on Tuesday with a live-streamed gig by Coldplay. The festival started in 1987, and since then, has grown to become perhaps the most important testing-ground for up-and-coming new music talent. […]

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New Music: Hozier – From Eden

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by in New Music

A new obsession here at Music Jobs HQ is 23-year-old singer-songwriter Hozier. Andrew Hozier-Byrne was born in Bray, County Wicklow, in Ireland, the son of a musician. He studied music at Trinity College Dublin, but dropped out in order to record demos for Universal Music. He has released two four-track EPs so far – From […]

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