A Collective Of Creative Music Businesses

Run by a small (but ambitious) group of family & friends with a passion for music.
 
dAudio Music Group provides a fusion of production, publishing, licensing, artist development, and technology.
 
Our mission is to help independent creators thrive in the new era of the music industry.
April 6, 2015

dAudio Studios Founded

With help from the University of Wolverhampton SPEED+ Program…

dAudio Studios was founded by Alex Dudley (BA. MSc.) in early 2015.

April 6, 2015
September 27, 2015

Launched First Music Release

After his own viral video success, we worked with folk singer-songwriter Matthew Finch to record and release an official track & music video for Ivy’s Dream Song

Our love for working with independent bands and artists – on all aspects of the music industry – lead to the beginning of dAudio Records and the dAudio Music Group collective.

September 27, 2015
March 14, 2016

dAudio LABS Founded

With a love for innovation, we began to explore creative solutions related to music and technology.

dAudio LABS was formed after a partnership with Dr. Aglaia Foteinou from the University of Wolverhampton.

We completed our first project for a sound installation at the Charlecote Park National Trust Site in 2016. (see picture)

Although now focusing on the digital realm of technology & music… 

dAudio LABS aim is to enable musicians to effortlessly leverage the vast array of tools available to them online.

March 14, 2016
April 2, 2016

We met some awesome people

Our first year was filled with meeting all sorts of amazing and talented people.

One of our highlights was meeting Imogen Heap and friends at her Mycelia Hackathon Event in London. 

April 2, 2016
July 13, 2016

Moved into our new location

Dismantling & rewiring the studio was a faff…

But, we moved into our new location situated in Hollywood, Birmingham in the summer of 2016. 

July 13, 2016
February 2, 2017

Began Filming Our Live Studio Sessions

Live music videos filmed and recorded at dAudio Studios

February 2, 2017
April 28, 2017

Awarded WLV Business Achievement Award for Graduate Start-Up of the Year

We were honoured to be awarded Graduate Start-up of the Year amongst titans of industry at the Molineux Stadium

April 28, 2017
July 6, 2017

Our First Live Music Showcase

With support from 1000 Trades Bar in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter…

We began a series of live music events called “dAudio Uncovered” aimed at showcasing independent singer-songwriters original music.

July 6, 2017
July 9, 2018

The Great Flood!

Between making lots of music with clients, live shows, and vlogging… 

The studio needed a new floor. 

July 9, 2018
November 12, 2019

COFFEESHOP Music Founded

After many weeks of espressos and discussions at the local coffee shop – and with some individual commercial successes & several great records under their belts – Alex Dudley & Matthew Finch decided to combine their efforts to build a music licensing venture.

This led to the partnership of COFFEESHOP Music, a new start-up with the aim of helping visual storytellers find outstanding music & samples for their work.

November 12, 2019
Jul 11, 2020

The DIY Musician Brand Launched

After speaking with all the amazing bands and musicians we met over the years, we noticed that the industry was shifting and independent musicians now had access to the same tools as the major labels. 

This led to the creation of The DIY Musician as a blog & consultation service to help artists & bands thrive in the new music industry and find their 1000 true fans.

Jul 11, 2020
The Future…

Our mission is to support and empower independent creators.

In these rapidly changing times… our goal is to enable them to thrive in the new era of the music industry.

The Future…

Looking for music production, publishing, or licencing?

Parts of our site are still under construction. But, if you’re looking for music production services, publishing opportunities, or licencing our music… you can get in touch with us using the form below.