ACADEMY THEATRE

THURSDAY 27th APRIL 2017

10.30: BIMM PRESENTS – WRITING AND PRODUCING TO A BRIEF
Paul Lennox deconstructs his techniques, including production elements, top line and lyric analysis, and track structure, focussing on a creative approach to briefs
PAUL LENNOX  (INDUSTRY PRODUCER AND DRUMMER)

11.30: GHOST WRITING
What’s it all about, where are the lines crossed?
BEN GOMORI – MODERATOR
TIMO GARCIA aka NOLAN (KITTBALL/GET PHYSICAL)
ALEX ARNOUT (DOGMATIK)
JANSONS (KNEE DEEP IN SOUND/VIVA MUSIC)
JUSTIN DRAKE (PEACE DIVISION)

12.30: HOW TO GET AHEAD IN THE INDUSTRY
A panel to show the diverse range of opportunites available
SEAMUS HAJI (BIG LOVE/TOOLROOM/BMC) – MODERATOR
SOPHIA KEARNEY (WEIRD AND THE WONDERFUL)
SHINO ALLEN (MD – TSUMI)
MATT ABBOTT – LABEL WORX
JAMES BULLOCK (WILD SEEDS MANAGEMENT)

13.30: TOOLROOM RECORDS Q&A
Ask the people behind one of the world’s leading house music labels anything you like
MARK LAWRENCE (AFEM) – MODERATOR
STUART KNIGHT (DIRECTOR)
MARK KNIGHT (ARTIST/DJ)
MILES SHACKLETON (BRAND DIRECTOR)
GEORGE ANDREWS (MUSIC DIRECTOR)
HANNAH SIMMONDS (PUBLISHING & RIGHTS MANAGER)

14.30: ROLAND/SERATO WORKSHOP

15.30: WHY SHOULD I MAKE A VIDEO?
Videos used to be an expensive luxury only open to the biggest labels. As new technologies make professional music videos an affordable possibility, we ask what the medium can do for your music
LEE SMITH (LEAK DELETE/BMC) – MODERATOR
CAROLINE BOTTOMLEY (RADAR)
EOGHAN KIDNEY (ROTOR VIDEO)
LAURENCE JAMES (BELIEVE DIGITAL)

16.30: DJ Q&A
All you need to know about the art of DJing from five masters of the craft
SEAMUS HAJI (BIG LOVE/ TOOLROOM/ BMC) – MODERATOR
FRICTION (SHOGUN AUDIO)
SAM DIVINE (DEFECTED)
JOSH BUTLER (CAJUAL/STRICTLY RHYTHM)
MY NU LENG (BLACK BUTTER/MTA RECORDS)

17:35 HELP MUSICIANS 2 MINUTE FILM & INTRODUCTION

FRIDAY 28th APRIL 2017

10:30:  :  ACM WORKSHOP – Album Campaigns and Electronic Artists Meet the Production and Music Business team from ACM! 

ACM Music Business tutor and Artist Manager, Dave Cronen will focus on campaigns for electronic artists through sharing the build up to the release date (for one of his artists) including sales, marketing, promotion, live dates setup, third party relationships and more!

11.30: FROM GRASSROOTS TO MAINSTREAM: EARNING A LIVING FROM MUSIC
Whether you are just starting out or about to hit the mainstream, explore the ways in which dance music creators earn a living from music by understanding some of the revenue streams and funding opportunities that are available.
ANDY ELLIS – MODERATOR (EDUCATION AND OUTREACH MANAGER, PRS FOR MUSIC)
JARROD BIRD (PUBLISHING MANAGER, INVOLVED PUBLISHING / ANJUNBEATS)
THROWING SHADE (DJ / PRODUCER / NINJA TUNE / NTS RADIO)
BHAVESH PATEL (PROGRAMME MANAGER, PRS FOR MUSIC FOUNDATION)

12.30:  HORUS MUSIC PRESENTS – WHY STREAMING ISN’T ALWAYS THE BAD GUY
As distributors, Horus Music is in frequent contact with streaming companies, and those that use them to consume music. Streaming has had a hard time over recent years and it’s about time some of the big questions were answered. Regardless of where you are in your music career, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of streaming and to know how to use it to advance your career.
NIKKI HALLIWELL (HORUS MUSIC – DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE)
STEVE MAC (RHYTHM MASTER / DJ / PRODUCER)
TREMAINE RICHARD (NOEL MUSIC MANAGEMENT)
JACK BRIDGES (BEATPORT – DIRECTOR OF ARTISTS, LABELS & SOUNDS)

13.30: HOSPITAL RECORDS Q&A
Meet the team from one of Drum and Bass’s leading imprints
CARL LOBEN (DJ MAG – EDITOR) – MODERATOR
CHRIS GOSS (MD)
AMY JAYNE (HEAD OF PROMOTIONS)
NIKKI ELLIS (PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR)
MEGAN BEAN (SYNC/HEAD OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS)
SAM BIRKWOOD (SYNC/PUBLISHING)

14.30: PRODUCER Q&A
Career advice, production tips and more from four of electronic music’s most respected producers
DECLAN MCGLYNN (SAMPLE MAGIC) – MODERATOR
PROK AND FITCH (TOOLROOM / RELIEF RECORDS)
HIGH CONTRAST (3BEAT / RADIO 1)
PAUL HARTNOLL (ORBITAL)
JUST HER (CROSSTOWN REBELS/CONSTANT CIRCLES)

15.30: HELP MUSICIANS 2 minute film

15.40: FOCUSRITE/NOVATION SHOWCASE

16.40: BEC (BEATS EVOLUTION CONFERENCE) PRESENTS DRUM & BASS IT’S A SERIOUS BUSINESS
Unlike other genres, drum & bass has a long history of standing it’s ground as one of the forefront genres of the underground dance music scene. In this panel we will explore the global growth of drum & bass and how it has developed its own ecosystem
DAVE JENKINS – MODERATOR (UKF AND DRUM & BASS ARENA EDITOR)
CHRIS GOSS (HOSPITAL RECORDS)
SUKI (LET IT ROLL FESTIVAL FOUNDER)
THE PROTOTYPES (DJ’S)
TOMM DUNN (BEC)

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