Facilitating jobs growth with HB-155

GMPtemp Blog

My company, Neurotic Media, lost a talented Label Liaison person to Nashville last year. Seeing talent drain to other major markets has been a recurring theme in the Atlanta music scene for over a decade. There is an opportunity right now to do something about it, to reverse it and actually promote growth in Georgia’s music industry. We urgently need …

25 Grammy Nominees Rooted In Georgia

Tammy Blog, Uncategorized

This year over 25 music industry professionals with Georgia roots are nominated for GRAMMY® Awards. Some are names you may not recognize – music producers and engineers, songwriters, graphic artists and mastering engineers. These professionals are the backbone of music – the fuel and fire that help the artists spark. As you watch the awards tonight,  remember that HB155 – …

Same Tax Incentives as Film, TV, Video Games and Car Manufacturers

Tammy Blog

We are Georgia Music. We are businesses, academic institutions, and non-profits based in Georgia. We are musicians, songwriters, producers, publishers, recording studio owners, students, educators, attorneys, record labels, business managers, and entertainment bankers – from all around this great state. We all live in Georgia – we all contribute to the music economy – and we all give back to …

We Did It!

Tammy Blog

After successfully defeating a sound recording ordinance, which would have jeopardized the future growth of all sound recording including film, TV and video games, we now shift our sights to the state capitol. Georgia Music Partners and The Recording Academy®, Atlanta Chapter are extremely proud to have led the effort to unite the diverse music industry including hip hop, country, …

What You Need to Know: Atlanta Sound Studio Ordinance

Tammy Blog

Thanks to your hard work, phone calls, and letters we defeated the ordinance for a second time at the zoning committee meeting on January 11th. We have now come to the final step in the political process. We need you to call, write the city council, and join us on January 17th to stand together against the studio ordinance. The …

URGENT: Write or call your City Council Representative Today. Zoning Board Vote TOMORROW – 1-11-17

Tammy Blog

ATTENTION: City of Atlanta Sound Recording Studio’s, Engineers, Educator’s and Stakeholders – WRITE OR CALL ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL TODAY!! A proposed Sound Studio Ordinance (Z-16-069)  introduced by Councilwoman Felicia Moore is threatening Atlanta’s music industry by targeting recording studios. Our sound recording studios have brought millions of dollars into the city’s economy, created jobs and helped to nurture the homegrown talent and culture …

Georgia Music Partners Leaders Appointed To House & Senate Music Economic Development Study Committee

Bret Blog

ATLANTA — Several key Georgia Music Partners (GMP) leaders have been appointed to the Joint Georgia House and Senate Music Economic Development Study Committee. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle announced that board members Michele Caplinger, Mala Sharma, and advisor Matt Still, as well as members Steve Weizenecker, Brandon Bush and Charlie Brusco have …

GMP’s Executive Director, Stanley Romanstein, speaks at The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter’s Summer Celebration

Bret Blog, News Feed

Last week GMP attended The Recording Academy – Atlanta Chapter’s Summer Celebration. We were there to share our mission with the top music creators in Georgia. Here is what GMP’s Executive Director, Stanley Romanstein, had to say: “Good evening, and thank you so much for coming out tonight. I give my time and my money to Georgia Music Partners (GMP) …

Limited edition R. Land #GeorgiaMusic merchandise to benefit GMP now available!

Bret Blog, News Feed

Georgia Music Partners has teamed- up with Merch Mountain, a Georgia-based e-commerce platform, to offer limited edition R. Land #GeorgiaMusic merchandise online. R. Land’s colorful artwork, entitled “Turn Up The Volume” visually encapsulates a snapshot of the breadth of diverse musical talent that comes from Georgia. “I am very excited support Georgia Music Partners (GMP)”, said Brit Turner, Owner, Merch Mountain and …

2016 Georgia Music Day – a Showing of Wide Ranging and Unified Support

Bret Blog

Sincere thanks to the 300 + supporters who came out to Georgia Music Day.   Your commitment, time and support helped elevate the strength of the industry.  We’ll need your support throughout the year to keep our momentum strong. Both the House of Representatives and the State Senate recognized the impact of Georgia’s music industry on our great state with a …