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Nick Pike Interview with Music gateway - Music Teacher , Joyshop & Keys

24 December 2012 By Jon Skinner - Managing Director - Music Gateway

Nick Pike is a London-based composer and orchestrator specialising in writing anything from Hollywood-style film scores to dirty funk grooves. He completed a Bachelors (Hons) in Music and a Master of Arts in Film and Television Composition at the University of Bristol in 2011 and has gone on to work on a variety of projects, covering a variety of styles.

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Writing music to be successful!

23 December 2012 By Music Gateway

The music scene is renowned and widely accepted as one of the hardest industries to break into. With numerous artists all trying to get their voice heard what would be the best way to go about it? Predominantly, there are two routes. You can choose to fit into the mainstream music culture, follow on the main trends and create music that people are comfortable and familiar with or you can try something new. Identifying a new sound, a new genre or a new culture of music is one of the most important things an artist can do. Of course, breaking the mould has never been an easy option, yet it could be the most successful way of getting your music heard.

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