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Vocal Damage Solutions

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Do you have an extremely raspy voice? “If so how did you get it? The most common answer is I don’t know. Are you one of these singers who has ignored warning signs over a long period of time. It is ironic that singers who feel invincible are the ones who most likely to experience vocal damage....

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Job, Director of Client Services and Release Management

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Kobalt Music Recordings is looking for a friendly, dynamic and experienced music industry professional to work closely with the International Marketing teams in London, NY and LA, KMR’s artist community and the London-based Digital Operations/Supply Chain teams to ensure accurate and timely build...

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MU General Secretary election

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The results of the election were announced today by the Independent Scrutineer. The ballot of members was held between 6 and 27 March 2017 and there were two candidates: MU Executive Committee member Kathy Dyson, who received 1,732 votes, and MU Assistant General Secretary Horace Trubridge, who received...

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Get the Best Mix Possible on a Budget

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Not everyone can afford the thousands of pounds worth of tools to make stellar home recordings. The good news is you don’t need them – a skilled craftsman can get the most out of simple tools. If you hone your skills and broaden your knowledge, you can get by with the basic stuff you probably...

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Lectrosonics’ PDR is highly compact digital recorder

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Intended for professional use, the PDR captures professional quality audio for situations with extreme distances or where using a wireless microphone is not practical. Its design is unobtrusive, making it easy to place in garments and costumes, and easy to conceal when used as a “plant” microphone...

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A Journey from Internet to Television

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Bailey Pelkman opened for singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton, released her original EP in 2015 and now stars in teen docudrama Lost & Found Music Studios which airs on the BBC, Netflix and the Family Channel, Canada.


How did you first start performing music?

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Sing Night After Night Without Straining Your Voice

Monday, June 27th, 2016

As a gigging vocalist, you’ve got a different box of tools you need to care for than the rest of the players in your act. When your schedule has you playing a couple of shows a month, your voice may easily recover in time for shows and rehearsals with no problem  even if you’re yelling for...

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Music Gateway are partnering with Midem for their 50th event!

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Midem are the leading B2B event that gathers key players from the international music ecosystem. We’ll be announcing more opportunities for you guys to get involved with Midem as we get closer to the event but for now take a look at the Midem Artist Accelerator programme...

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Paul McCartney in landmark collaboration with Skype

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

A collaboration has been announced between the world’s most celebrated living musician and its foremost video chat and online communication platform: Paul McCartney and Skype have partnered to launch a new range of animated love themed Mojis for Valentine’s Day featuring exclusive new...

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Digital Wireless FAQ: 12 of Your Questions Answered

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Digital wireless systems are increasingly common in the world of professional and semi-professional audio. Their growth over the last few years is the result of many factors, from the continual pursuit of better quality sound to the increasingly pressing issue of RF spectrum clearance. Like other...

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Singing Pitch Problems Resolved

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Last week we where doing vocal production for a pop project, and had to guide 3 singers to record their voices for a song written to for that lesson. 2 of the singers had pitching issues, and could not hold their own pitch whenever they heard another singer’s voice singing in the background.


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Deaths in August 2015.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Sadly we lost these talented people from the music world recently. Cilla Black, 72, British singer (“Anyone Who Had a Heart”, “You’re My World”, “Step Inside Love”) and TV presenter (Blind Date, Surprise Surprise, The Moment of Truth), stroke following a...

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Singer stop Space Trip At Last Moment.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Singer Sarah Brightman announced Wednesday that she is postponing her trip to space. Her $52 million, 10-day trip aboard the International Space Station will be pushed back due to personal family reasons, according to a statement posted to her Facebook page. She had stopped training on April 22,...

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Singer Katy B cancels gig after death of brother

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

British singer Katy B has pulled out of an MTV concert in Londonderry following the death of her brother. She was due to perform with rapper Professor Green and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter MNEK on Friday. The 10,000 tickets for the gig at Ebrington Square sold out within 40 seconds when they...

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Synchronise your heartbeats in Choir

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Choir singers ‘synchronise their heartbeats’

Scientists say choir members are so well attuned, their heartbeats are also synchronised

Choir singers not only harmonise their voices, they also synchronise their heartbeats, a study suggests.


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