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LA Sync Mission – Day One

May 1, 2013 News 2 Comments

Every year, along with the Music Publishers Association (MPA) and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) offices in London and Los Angeles, BPI hosts a three day event which sees an eclectic mix of UK independent music companies travel to LA to learn about the increasingly important sync licensing market, meet and network with some of the most important music supervisors and placement executives in the TV, film, advertising and computer games markets in Los Angeles.

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5 Tips for releasing your own music online

March 28, 2013 News No Comments

Been waiting for today with hot anticipation.

Our first official talk at the very special City Business Library.

The space has expert staff to save you time and help you find what you need for your business career. It’s a place in the city to use the internet with an extensive range of books, magazines and databases to hand.

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Sonia Akow

March 6, 2013 News No Comments

Sonia Akow has Acute Myloid Leukaemia (AML), the same cancerous disease from which her mum died from at the end of 2011.

To join the donor registry it is simple and there is no operation.

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Consultancy – What we do

March 6, 2013 News No Comments

Aside from our informal advice sessions we also provide tailored music business consultancy.

This is a limited pay as you go service.

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Tips, Advice and Ideas by Dan Norman

February 19, 2013 D - E - F, M - N - O, News No Comments

From time to time DMS will feature tips, advice and ideas from those that mean well and like to help others strive towards being the best they can be.

Today’s contribution is from Dan Norman.

Dan is a coach, trainer and writer and is interested in code breaking, or more specifically helping people step towards their greatness and revel in the journey.


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Mentoring Sessions

January 22, 2013 News No Comments

What happens in one of our mentoring sessions?

For a limited time we’re offering complimentary informal advice sessions.  Spaces are limited to only 8 per month.

Initially you complete a simple form so we get an idea of who you are and how we can assist (if at all).

You then have 45 mins with an experienced industry professional to share your frustrations and ask as many questions as possible about potential ways forward with your career.

We then:

Offer simple advice based on our industry experience.

Send you a summary of notes from the discussion.

As a client you also qualify for offers provided by some of the organisations we are working with like AIM (Association of Independent Music), The Unsigned Guide and Loopmasters.

Who can apply?

These sessions are available to unsigned artists of all ages and backgrounds.

Those with an entry level understanding of the business side of industry, specifically PR, marketing, publishing and selling your own music online.

With regards to our current activities for unsigned musicians and artists, priority is given to those living in Haringey, Hackney, and Bromley by Bow or Tower Hamlets.

Get in touch for more info or to book a session info@musicsolutions.org.uk

Spoon and Tom Heather

The Aim Social

January 8, 2013 News No Comments

AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the UK’s independent music industry.

‘The AIM Social’, is a new monthly gathering for the independent music community at East Village in Shoreditch.

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Season’s Greetings

December 25, 2012 News No Comments

All of us at DMS would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.

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DMS Promo AD: Meet Alice and Carlos

December 17, 2012 News No Comments

Recently DMS announced an opportunity for artists to feature their music on our promo AD. After being inundated with entries, Alice Grace’s track “Me and Myself” was chosen. Alice is an unsigned artist from East London. Congratulations Alice!

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What’s Your Story?

November 9, 2012 News No Comments
I’m Elroy ‘Spoonface’ Powell @Spoonface1.

Been an artist/musician/actor/singer/songwriter/label owner/publisher, involved in the industry full-time since the turn of the century.  (Always wanted to be able to say it like that)

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