metropolis2Metropolis – the Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, U2, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Adele-approved – London based recording studios – and Music Gateway – the go-to B2B platform developed by creative professionals for creative pros worldwide – teamed up in a bid to encourage fair pay and higher quality of production for artists across the industry.

That’s why the good people of Metropolis – Europe’s leading independent Recording and Mastering Studios – are offering free mastering to anyone who abides by production guidelines through the Music Gateway platform. Dan Baldwin, Mastering Manager @ Metropolis Mastering, explains: “Metropolis are pleased to be supporting artists with their new creative projects. We hope that through this collaboration with Music Gateway more artists can benefit from professional mastering & production work.”metropolis1The budgets have been advised by the Music Producers Guild (MPG) who are also supporting the campaign: “I’m pleased to see an initiative to support fair pay for production work – says Mick Glossop, Executive Director of MPG – it’s something we strongly believe in at The Music Producers Guild. Providing a better way for artists to find & hire professionals is a definite step in the right direction so I’m glad to see Music Gateway and Metropolis Studios join forces to make this happen.”

Jonathan Bond, Brand & Product Manager of Music Gateway, adds: “We’re always working on helping and improving our members opportunities and pathways. It’s invaluable having companies like Metropolis to offer these opportunities in a way that is productive for them, us and producers. We’re serious about creating a level playing field for people in the industry and if our members are too, they’ll take on board the message.”