Posts Tagged ‘Music Industry’

Calling All Vocalists! Shure & Audiojack Singing Competition

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by in Competitions

For a chance to win a thousand-pounds-worth of Shure audio equipment; working with their world-class engineers to select the perfect equipment for your voice, perform live in front of a top industry panel and record a track in a top London studio, take a look at the AudioJack website and get involved: http://audiojackmusicians.com/groups/singingcompetition It’s totally […]

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New Order’s Peter Hook Launches Music Industry Degree

Posted on June 29th, 2012 by in Music Industry News

Image by Man Alive! on Flickr (Creative Commons License) Degree in Music Management and Promotion from the University of Central Lancashire. Co-founder of infamous post-punksters Joy Division and bassist with their reformation as New Order, Peter Hook has been in the creative side of music since the mid 1970s. In the late 1980s, he was […]

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My Tiger My Timing Need You!

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 by in New Music

We at UK Music Jobs are excited at the news that south east London new wave pop quintet My Tiger My Timing (http://www.facebook.com/mytigermytiming) will be releasing their debut album ‘Celeste’ on July 2nd – or at least, they will be if they can raise the funds to put it out! The band are entirely self-funded […]

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PRS for Music Foundation – what they do and how they can help you

Posted on April 25th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

Ever wondered what PRS for Music Foundation do? If you work in the music industry then you really should know… just take a look at this video below. http://www.prsformusicfoundation.com/

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Un-Convention Tyneside // 11th-12th June 2011

Posted on May 12th, 2011 by in Music Industry News

We’ve long been a fan of the Un-Convention crew and their valuable, entertaining, educational, friendly events. Well, June sees them head to another part of the UK to help musicians, songwriters, bands, promoters and all kinds of music industry folk find their way in this mess of a business. What is Un-Convention? Well, in their […]

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MusicConnex – DIY & Indie Career Advice (+Music Jobs Discount)

Posted on April 12th, 2011 by in Music Industry News

April 19th – 21st sees the arrival of a three day conference designed to fill the missing link in DIY Artists’ careers. MusicConnex aims to facilitate and promote social networking, informative discussion and inspiration amongst industry experts, emerging and established music acts and new media. Created by music professionals for music professionals, MusicConnex is London’s […]

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Who are the The Featured Artists Coalition?

Posted on October 26th, 2010 by in Music Industry News

The Featured Artists Coalition is a group of artists working together to provide support and guidance to each other. The impetus for the founding of the FAC actually came from a group of music managers, as the Coalition’s Matthew Brown explains, “The FAC was brought into being by a group of managers who realised that […]

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Music Industry Seminar Offer – 4th & 5th August 2010

Posted on July 28th, 2010 by in Music Industry News

Supporting Tomorrow has limited places available at their enlightening seminar designed to show young people how to improve their chances of employment and guarantee a work placement in the media industry upon completion. Clare Hudson, Director of Supporting Tomorrow and Enterprise Educator of the year 2010 will be leading the seminars. Finding good employment opportunities […]

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MIDEM 2010 Round-Up

Posted on February 10th, 2010 by in Music Industry News

January saw a “highly productive and optimistic” MIDEM 2010 conference take place in Cannes. The event had kicked off with the “New Models At Work” panel session, with Amanda Palmer speaking about her 2009 self-funded solo album, and her online community of fans. Hal Ritson from The Young Punx added that artists need to “get […]

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FM – A mini rant, Charity event, Indian Health Resort and ‘How Not to Get Ripped Off’

Posted on August 10th, 2009 by in Music Industry News

Afternoon to you all. I have to say it was a little strange not heading off to the pub last Monday for an FM. Strange but good to have a break. The number of out of office replies I am currently getting suggests the rest of the industry is off at the moment but can […]

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POPBITCH says…..’Stop the hype! Save our future pop stars’

Posted on June 25th, 2009 by in Gossip

The weekly newsletter from the UK’s favourite entertainment gossip site Popbitch threw up an interesting snippet about the current state of the UK music industry.  Valid points all round highlighting that some of the blame for the ‘hear now, gone tomorrow’ shelf life of artists can be attributed to the those influential media folk who […]

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My 13 Golden rules to getting a Record Deal – What Music Promotion Companies Will Never Tell You!

Posted on May 7th, 2009 by in Advice & Tips

If you’re in a band, or a producer, there is always one important question – how am I going to get a record deal? It used to be a simple formula but things have changed. The onus is now on the band to work it themselves – to come to the label with a finished […]

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Tough Times…

Posted on March 27th, 2009 by in Advice & Tips

Is the music industry in serious decline or is it booming? Well… both. ‘Economy’, ‘Credit Crunch’, ‘Recession’. All very real to some people, but at the same time as the job cuts, the music industry is reaching more people who are consuming more music and more artists are making a living from it (some are […]

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Top Tips – Applying For A Job

Posted on November 24th, 2008 by in Advice & Tips, Using UK Music Jobs

Tim Donaldson is the Technology Operations Manager for Global Radio, the home of the UK’s leading commercial radio brands including Heart, Capital FM, LBC, Classic FM, Gold and XFM.   Here are Tim’s Top Tips for getting an applicaton noticed: ”I cannot emphasise how important your first approach to an employer is, and you have to give […]

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‘Getting a break’

Posted on October 29th, 2008 by in Advice & Tips

Does it still happen? Well, no. It may SEEM like someone gets a lucky break now and then, but trust me, that particular gig where the (insert national newspaper) reviewer pops along and likes what they hear – that’s because it’s your 1052nd gig and they are there because you’ve contacted them through the whelm […]

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