7Gate Media is the biggest "All In House" Music Creative Consultancy and home of Silver Studios. Encompassing all areas of an artists or bands development at affordable prices from recording, songwriting, production, remixing, mastering, music videos, photo shoots, styling and artwork, web design, promotion, plugging and label distribution. Our services are all provided in the one place by the same team giving an unprecedented personal approach with accessibility to everything you need throughout your journey.
We also organise our regular and very popular workshops, writers camps and Masterclasses.
MD and owner Jorden Milnes, a successful writer/producer working with a multitude of signed artists, labels and publishers throughout his 20 + years in the business .He will work with you on all aspects of the creative process. Also an integral part of the team is marketing and creative director Steven Richards.
In 2018 we were excited to open our new purpose built facility encompassing 2 bespoke recording studios and a music video/photographic suite . Set within beautiful grounds, it is a truly magical and unique place to be creative.
Based in the Nottinghamshire countryside, we are only 20 mins from Nottingham , Derby and Mansfield City Centres and 5 mins from Junction 27 of the M1.
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MEDIA - MUSIC VIDEOS
SONGS& MUSIC VIDEOS WRITTEN/PRODUCED/FILMED/DIRECTED/EDITED BY JORDEN MILNES FOR 7GATE MEDIA
MUSIC VIDEOS OF SIGNED PROJECTS WRITTEN/PRODUCED BY JORDEN MILNES FOR 7GATE MEDIA
Jorden Milnes started professionally writing and producing in 1997, moving to london to pursue a career as an artist, songwriter and producer. He soon signed with top management and secured a publishing deal with Deconstruction songs/records through BMG Music. Jorden became pro active with the help of BMG in working with many big producer/writers and this is where the experience came from to help create the sound he has achieved today.
Featuring twice in the international music magazine Billboard he won songwriter of the year in 2000. (Please click to the right on the Billboard icon) Jorden kept writing his own repertoire but also penned songs for other prestigious artists signed to major record labels. Amongst these are Geri Halliwell, producing a track on the half a million selling number one selling single "Lift Me Up" recorded and mixed at Silver Studios. Alsou, the most successful Russian artist of all time, writing and producing on her platinum selling album which included a duet with Inrique Eglesias. Jorden also partnered with Richard Park (Fame Academy) as his in house producer/writer and worked with all the acts signed to Park/Mercury Records.
Jorden resigned his publishing to Mike Sault at Warner Chappell Music Publishing in 2008 who also had Faithless, Stuart Price, Stargate, Dido, Imogen Heap , Star smith/Ellie Golding , Stargate and Space Cowboy amongst his roster.
Jorden Milnes Biog
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More recent writing and production activity includes co writing and producing the single "If I Were You" for Diagram of the Heart signed to Columbia/Deconstruction which was also synced on many prime time TV shows including Eastenders and Made In Chelsea. He landed a sync with Sabrepulse on a PS3 game also featuring Jorden's Vocals. He had a lead track on Lavive's album who were the German Pop Stars winners which he co wrote ,mixed and produced at Silver Studios.
He wrote and produced many tracks with the artist Ayah Marar who's featured on numerous singles including Calvin Harris's "Thinking About You" , her debut album is out now on Transmission. Jorden co wrote and produced 2 tracks on The Sinderellas album out now on Warner Music Germany. As the Emdeez he has collaborated yearly on tracks for the Canadian YTV The Next Star Show with many of these tracks released on Universal and Sony Records. He also had the first single The Emdeez feat Cory Lee “Play Dumb”.
The track 'Alive' under the guise of Ruffloaderz and GroovEternal was signed to the renowned Strictly Rhythm Records with support from Aviici, Axwell, Andi Durrant and many other DJ's globally which Jorden co wrote/produced. Teaming up again with the Ruff Loaderz, Capital FM Radio chose the track 'City Lights' as the theme music to advertise their Ibiza Summer Special 2012 and the track then got signed Transmission Records with a top 10 club entry. Noisefreaks and Jorden Milnes “Edge Of Letting Go” (also featuring vocals from Jorden) got the support from Radio 1 playing on the renowned dance Anthems show consecutively for 3 weeks. Support from Capital and Kiss FM followed with a top 10 commercial club entry in the charts. The track is now signed to Transmission Records
Working on many projects with Nip And Tuck records ,Morfex which had the highest new entry in the buzz chart, top 10 Coolcuts and Music Week Commercial Club Chart positions with heavy rotation of the music video on many of the music channels including Dance Nation, In The Mix, Flava, Buzz TV and Loaded.
He developed and signed Scarzy (Cameron Whiley) to his production company who he then signed on to Warner Bros and Mission/Universal for the first single release “Reh Reh Reh”.
Jorden also has many cuts in Japan/Korea most recently for the huge selling act Funky Galaxy with the track "One" which he co wrote and produced at Silver Studios.
He has also been involved with numerous chill out projects under the guise of Riocco,Ensoul and Jorden Milnes featuring on numerous compilations including the famous Cafe Del Mar franchise. His most recent 2 tracks have been in the itunes chillout chart in the top 10 for over 15 weeks!
Now freelance Jorden is concentrating on composing and producing music through a wide range of genres for Television, Film, Radio and Games with releases through Sony, Score, BMG Beds And Beats, BMG Atmosphere Music , APM, DL Music to name a few.
STUDIOS Equipment list
Solid State Logic (SSL) Nucleus 16 channel DAW controller
2x super analogue pre amp SSL channels plus 2 digital in/out
Mackie Control Universal
SPL Monitor & talkback Controller 2381
Genelec 6010A Active Monitors
Focal Twin 6 BE on Primacoustic Recoil Stabalizers
Yamaha NS-10M on Primacoustic Recoil Stabalizers
Apple Mac Pro 2013 6 core 3.5Ghz 32 GB Ram
Apple Mac Dual Quad Core 2.8ghz with 15 Gig RAM running 64bit with Logic Pro
Apple Mac G5 Dual 2ghz with 2.5 gig RAM running Logic 8
Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch 2.53ghz i5 processor with 4 Gig RAM
Apple 30 in Cinema display x2
Apple 23 in Widescreen display
Solid State Logic Nucleus USB Audio Interface
Motu 828 Mk2 Audio interface
eMagic AMT8 Midi Interface
Korg Triton Keyboard 64 Note
Gem S3 Turbo Keyboard 76 Note
Native Instruments Maschine 1.6 Drum Machine
Icon iKeys midi controller Keyboard 25 Note
Classic Roland JV 2080 with Session/ Orchestral / 60's and 70's Expansions
Novation Basstation Rack
Novation Super Basstation Rack
Emu Orbit V2 Rack
Akai S3000xl with 32 mb memory
Avalon 737SP Valve Compressor Industry Standard Mic Pre Amp
Alesis Quadraverb GT Effects
Berringer Ultrafex 2
Berringer duel Compressor
DBX 286A Mono Mic Channel Pre amp
Rocktron Banshee Talk Box
Tascam DA20 Dat Recorder
Technics RS TR 232 Tape Recorder
Technics Graphic EQ
Technics CD Player
Neuman TLM 103 (Same as U87)
Sure SM 58
Audio Technica ATM-H50 x2
Beyer Dynamic DT100
Behringer Mini Amp 800 4 Channel Distribution Headphone Amp
Logic Pro X 10.4.1
Native Instruments Maschine 2.0 Software
Huge range of software synths, effects plugins and Mastering
Gibson Les Paul Gothic edition
Yamaha APX4a Electro Acoustic Guitar
Aria Pro Bass Guitar
MUSIC VIDEO/PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT
Canon 5D Mk 3
128GB CF Card
8x Canon LP-E6 Battery
Canon 24-105 mm F4 L Lens
Canon 20mm F2.8 Lens
Canon 50mm F1.4 Prime Lens
Manfrotto 055CXPRO3 Carbon Fibre Tripod
Manfrotto 055A Tripod
Manfrotto MVH502AH Fluid Head
Rigs & Stabalizers
Gini Rigs Advanced Extreme 17 shoulder Rig
Gini Rigs Follow Focus
Gini Rigs 1m G8 Slider
Aputure V Control Digital Follow Focus
Lilliput 7in HD Camera Monitor with Visor
Apple Mac Pro 2013 6 Core 3.5 Ghz 32GB Ram
6 TB HD
Apple 30 in Cinema Display
Apple ipad with ProcutX software
Final Cut Pro X
Adobe After Effects CS6
Da Vinci Resolve
Pixel film studios
C2 lock & load
Magic bullet looks
Magic bullet mojo
Sony Music, WEA Warner Bros, Ministry Of Sound, AATW, Park/Mercury, EMI, Universal International, EastWest, Virgin,Blacklist Records, Polydor, Parlaphone, Deconstruction, Columbia , Cheyenne Records Germany, Cafe Del Mar, Sine, Objektiv
Warner Chappell Music LTD., Deconstruction Songs/Publishing,
BMG Music Publishing, Sony ATV Music Publishing
Universal Music Publishing, Notting Hill, Galactic, Talpa, DL Music LA, Sheet Songs, APM, Score, Beats Bakery
Artists /Writers / Producers / Remixers /Mixers
Diagram Of The Heart (Deconstruction/Columbia)
Lavive (Warner Music Germany)
Ayah Marar (Calvin Harris)
Geri Halliwell (EMI Records)
Alsou (Universal International)
Scarzy (WEA) / Cameron Whiley (Mission Recordings)
Smiley (Haha Productions)
Punch & Judys (Massive Management - Tom Watkins)
Valarie Holiday (3 Degrees)
Andrew Stone (Starman/Pineapple Dance Studios)
Amanda Mora (Costa Recordings)
Bailey Zuke (Freemaisons)
Harry Brooks (Sony)
Sia (Zero 7/David Guetta/Titanium)
The Black Sheep
Xenomania (Girls Aloud)
Jasmin Baird (Nelly Fertado, Kylie, Monrose, PopStars)
Adam Powers (Kylie) Minogue
Nathan Thomas (Dane Bowers)
Michelle Escoffery (Liberty X, Just A Little)
2B3 (Beverly Knight)
D-Influence (Shola ama)
Sean Colon (5ive)
Rick Wilde (Kim Wilde)
Robert De Fresnes (Narcoic Thrust, I Like It)
Linslee Campbell (Another Level, Lighthouse Family)
Steve Jervier (Take That, 911)
We are looking for fresh, new, talented artists or bands to help take their music to the next level. Please fill out the contact form below with as much info as possible and we will be happy to offer you a free A&R consultation giving you friendly advise on what we can do to take your music to the next level!