News Archive


Monday, February 29th, 2016

Don’t know your blues from your bebop? GQ meets the Grammy award-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter to learn about jazz gig etiquette and the genre’s defining artists. The kings of jazz knew how to make it up on the spot, according to American vocalist and songwriter Gregory Porter....

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Ways to Gain Fans That Don’t Involve Releasing New Music

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

From mainstream acts to the freshest of indie talent, it’s the fans who facilitate the growth of the artists they support. However, marketing yourself is less clear-cut when you’re not releasing new music or videos. Even though there’s a natural period of downtime that every artist...

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Tools and Techniques to Manage Your Music Career Like a Boss

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

2016 is said to be the year of the monkey – a year filled with confidence and impulsive energy. A time that inspires joy, curiosity, and inventive nature. I don’t know about you, but whether you’re into Chinese astrology or not, that’s a mantra I can get behind. But we can’t very...

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Friday, February 26th, 2016

The moment we’ve all been waiting for – EXPO week is finally upon us. In case you haven’t checked out our program yet, just follow this link and have a look for yourself....

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Qualities of Bands That Consistently Sell Out Shows in Their Hometowns

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

When we think of gigging, we usually picture ourselves on the road, hitting big venues in cities across the country. And, as a result, a lot of bands try to jump to that way too soon, skipping out or cutting short the vital stage of local gigging. For many musicians, playing your hometown just doesn’t...

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Easy Fixes That’ll Make Your Band Look Way Better Onstage

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Seeing is believing. When you tour, existing and potential fans watch you perform live, onstage, and in the flesh. It’s an audiovisual presentation. It’s also a full sensory experience for everyone involved, and it’s an exchange of energy. So you better look good.


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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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40 Years Ago: Heart Lands With ‘Dreamboat Annie’

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Heart released Dreamboat Annie in the summer of 1975 in Canada. But on Feb. 14, 1976, the band’s debut album hit record store shelves in the U.S. The LP coalesced at the same time the then-Vancouver-based Heart was trying to make a name for themselves by touring around Canada’s “cabarets,...

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Share Your Songs On Internet Radio

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

To all our Tutors and Student who are looking to Start promoting their music to listeners on internet radio, this is your chance to increase your exposure and fan base. Create your free artist profile today and as an artist you’ll receive 100 FREE PLAYS! Get played to millions of listeners...

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A unique Charity event on the North Norfolk Coast

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

We are super excited to be organising a unique event on Saturday the 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2016 on the North Norfolk Coast at The Crown Inn, Sheringham.Our vision is to create a weekend filled with varied genres of ‘live and unplugged’ music that everyone will enjoy. The event will...

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Jamie Cullum Supports Learn To Play Day

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Jamie Cullum, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is supporting Learn to Play Day 2016. Back for its fifth successive year, Learn to Play Day will take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016 with more than 12,000 FREE taster music lessons on offer at more than 120 music venues,...

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Meet Up With Top Music Teacher Andy Gleadhill For Free

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

We are delighted to announce that the author of our new singing teacher training course will be at the Music Education Expo at Olympia in London on 25th and 26th of February. Please contact him directly to arrange to have a personal meeting with him to talk through the benefits and advantages in...

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Major Artist Song Placement Briefs For You

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Over the past year Music Gateway has become a central hub for A&R placements across a range of artists. We’ve had song placement briefs coming out of our ears and we have a whole load of briefs in the pipeline for 2016 to get pitching on.  Members have used Music Gateway as an A&R...

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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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MU and National Union of Teachers in partnership at Music Education Expo 2016, Olympia, London

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Music Education Expo is Europe’s largest conference and exhibition and created for all those involved in music education. The event offers the chance to attend over 60 seminars, workshops and debates, plus the opportunity to meet and browse the services of over 130 exhibitors and to network with...

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