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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


Music Networking: Discounted Early Bird Tickets

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by in Conferences

Once again, we have teamed up with MyEventBucket to deliver you with another exciting networking event for music professionals only. Limited early bird tickets are available here: For this event, we have decided to invite an extra special guest, Tony Michaelides to come and share his music industry experience and secrets of success with […]


Celebrating 100 Years – Happy Birthday PRS!

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

The Performing Right Society, PRS for Music, celebrates its 100th birthday this week, and we at UK Music Jobs would like to wish the organisation a very happy birthday! PRS was founded in 1914 by group of music publishers, including William Boosey and Oliver Hawkes, to protect the value of copyright and help provide an […]


New Music: ESSE – Deep Heart

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by in New Music

We’re loving this demo track, Deep Heart, from enigmatic new singer/songwriter/producer ESSE. There’s not much information about him online yet, but we’re sure that his beautiful minimalist electronics and heartfelt, soulful vocals – comparisons have already been made to James Blake – are bound to get music fans buzzing. @ESSEmusic


Sundance London Announces First Music Act for 2014

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by in Festivals

Sundance Institute and The O2 today announced the first music act for the 2014 edition of the Sundance London Film and Music Festival: Archive will perform live and DJ at The O2’s newest venue, Brooklyn Bowl, on the opening night of Sundance London. The band will also present the world premiere of their film, Axiom, […]


London Electronic Music Event 2014 New Announcements

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by in Conferences

London Electronic Music Event have revealed the second wave of artist and industry speakers added to the LEME14 bill. New artists including Theo Parrish, Kirk Degiorgio, Red D (FCL), Mr Beatnick, Dan Beaumont, Terry Farley, Luke Solomon and Greymatter will be joined by representatives from Beatport, Juno Records, Electric Minds/The Hyrda, Alchemy Mastering, DJ Mag, […]


Brit Awards 2014: David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys and Kate Moss Own the Night

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

The Brit Awards 2014 took place last night at the O2 Arena, and saw the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Ellie Goulding, One Direction and rock legend David Bowie scooping statuettes. The ceremony was hosted for the fourth and final time by James Corden, with organisers reportedly having given the presenter free-reign to be as naughty […]


Guest Post: Six Tips for Achieving a Successful Recording

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by in Guest Post

When we hear about recording studio, then the very first thing which comes to our mind is “expensive high tech gadgets”, which only professional technicians use to produce interesting and attractive music. Recording studios are usually built and designed generally around acoustic values which are required to achieve studio’s recording needs. If it is your […]


Duke Dumont Massive New Single Featuring UKMJ Member Kelli-Leigh

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by in New Music

Following up his huge number one hit Need U (100%) feat. AME, British DJ and producer Duke Dumont is gearing up to release his new single I Got U The tune premiered on the Special Delivery segment of Annie Mac‘s BBC Radio 1 show, and is set for release on 16th March. It’s a huge […]


Roundhouse Rising Event for Aspiring Music Industry Professionals

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by in Music Industry News

The Roundhouse has announced the launch of its Roundhouse Rising event, which will offer aspiring music industry professionals and musicians the chance to find out how to break into the business. Taking place at the Camden venue 20th-23rd February, the event will feature a mixture of panel sessions and masterclasses with live performances. Amongst the […]


Guest Post: Downloading Music Online and the Law

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by in Guest Post

A guest post about the legal implications of music downloading, by Allanah Murphy of How2become. Ever since the inception of online file sharing sites such as Napster, there has been an influx in the number of people downloading music online. Though there is the option to pay for music when downloading, many people are choosing […]


Hans Zimmer Searches for Composers on SoundCloud

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by in Competitions

Academy Award® winning, world renowned composer Hans Zimmer is looking for the next composer on SoundCloud to mentor and join the Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop, a joint venture between Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions, Extreme Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Bleeding Fingers has been responsible for creating scores for such shows as Survivor XVIII, […]