The Music Producers Guild (MPG) (UK) promotes and represents all individuals in the music production and recording professions. It is a professional organisation that embodies collective and individual creative contributions to the production and recording of all genres of music and media related activities. As a guild, the organization has no political party affiliation.
The organisation presents the Music Producers Guild Awards annually. In 2008, the MPG and BPI coordinated their awards programs. The MPG awards are sponsored by Shure and are intended to recognize the talent and ability of producers, engineers, mixers and remixers.
Conceived and supported by producers and engineers who are passionate about all aspects of creating and recording music, it provides a community to share collective experiences and collaborate with other like-minded people.
Membership is open to all producers, engineers, mixers, re-mixers, programmers, sound designers, mastering engineers, students, enthusiasts – everyone who shares our delight in and dedication to the creation of music and audio.
As of 2012 MPG staff include Steve Levine (Chairman), Richard Lightman (Vice Chairman), Mark Rose (Vice Chairman)
Directors: Mick Glossop, Andrew Hunt, Adrienne Aiken, Stevan Krakovic
Admin: Tony Platt, Tommy D, Russ Hepworth-Sawyer
Press: Sue Sillitoe
Famous quotes containing the words music and/or producers:
“When we are in health, all sounds fife and drum for us; we hear the notes of music in the air, or catch its echoes dying away when we awake in the dawn.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“When producers want to know what the public wants, they graph it as curves. When they want to tell the public what to get, they say it in curves.”
—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)