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BMI Reports Record Annual Collections

Oct 07, 2013  The music industry has had its fair share of bad press over the past decade but recently, things have been picking up for the old dog, with digital revenues finally beginning to overtake the loss of sales of physical. In fact, this year BMI (British Music Inc) has reported its highest collections, taking in $944m for the year ended June    
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Daily News: Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano Team up for Charity

Jun 07, 2013  Today’s top picks… Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano Team up for Charity >> (Sonar) Three electronic music titans join forces for Bridges For Music, an amazing charity organisation run by Valentino
Posted in Daily Round-Up, News

Daily News: Launchpad S Is Here

Apr 05, 2013  Today’s top picks… Launchpad S Is Here >> (Novation) Launchpad has unveiled their new version of their live controler. Take a look at it in action… Breaking Through: Tessela >> (Resident Advisor) In the latest instalment of their ‘Breaking Through’ series, Resident Advisor chat to the emerging UK talent Tessela.
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Daily News: SXSW Announce First Set of Artists

Nov 09, 2012  Today’s top picks… SXSW Announces First Round of Artists >> (Fact) SXSW has announced the first round of artists due to perform at next years festival from March 12-17. British acts in the line up include Coldcut and Mercury Prize winners Alt-J.                 The Sun Launches “underground electronic
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Steve Farris (Snow Patrol Publishing) Music Business Masterclass

Luke Hopper, Feb 28, 2012  As part of our series of regular guest masterclasses on March 9th we’ll be welcoming the head of Snow Patrol’s publishing, Steve Farris, to talk at length with our Music Business students. 
Posted in Music Courses

Alex Jones (Hypercolour) Free Ableton Live Production Masterclass / Livestream Broadcast

Feb 23, 2012  Next up in our monthly series of guest masterclasses is head honcho of London record label Hypercolour, Alex Jones, who will be stopping by the Point Blank studios on Thursday 8th March at 1pm (GMT) for an interview
Posted in Ableton Tutorials, News, Tutorials

VVWI Label Boss Tim Sheridan Speaks Out

Jan 04, 2012  Tim Sheridan – DJ, producer and boss of VeryVeryWrongIndeed Recordings recently released the two winning remixes from the competition that we ran with his label back in Autumn 2011. Click here to listen to the winning entries. So high was the standard of entries that he felt implored to right a lengthy email response, paying tribute to the submissions and   
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Listen to Very Very Wrong Indeed Winning Remixes

Jan 04, 2012  You may remember back in August 2011 we ran a competition with VeryVeryWrongIndeed Recordings to remix Paul Loraine’s track ‘Move Closer’ with the winner to get a full global release on their
Posted in Competitions, Student Success

Navigating the Music Industry

Aug 12, 2011  So how hard is it really?  You write songs and sell them, that’s all there is to it, right?  Unfortunately the music industry isn’t quite as simple as we’d all like it to be.  There are many different sectors through which an artist must pass and even more ways in which these sectors can be negotiated and traversed.  To successfully navigate
Posted in Tips & Tricks