Glasgow Inspires Most Songs

PRS for Music took the top 30 towns and cities throughout the UK by population (excluding London) to analyse the data using its extensive database.

January Blues – Errol Linton

Errol Linton has developed his style of blues over a two decades of busking on London Underground. Fusing the sound of New Orleans with influences from his caribbean heritage, Errol was spotted by an amazed Abram Wilson and was asked to join the trumpeter's touring band. Find out more by watching M's exclusive video with the Brixton blues-buster Errol Linton.

US Sync Licensing Trade Mission

The 2012 BPI/MPA US Sync Licensing Mission to Los Angeles in association with UK Trade & Investment will run from Tuesday 24 April to Thursday 26 April. The opportunity is open only to UK music companies.

BASCA launches Professional Development Series

BASCA has announced the launch of a new Professional Business Development Programme for 2012, aimed at supporting songwriters and composers to exploit their own business or career development opportunities. Discount for PRS for Music members.

Five things to do before you make a music video

Music and videos go hand in hand and a memorable video can help make a good song great. Advances in technology make it easier than ever to make and edit a video. But, according to Charlotte Johnson of Decibel Pictures Ltd, you should never compromise quality. Here are some things to think about before you pick up the camera.

Get Plugged In course returns

Designed as a much needed best-practice roadmap of the processes involved in live music promoting and venue management, the five part course draws on Inglis’ two decades of experience, sharing lessons learned and highlighting the pitfalls plaguing promoters and venue operators UK-wide.