BMC Label Lounge – A&R Feedback Sessions

Friday 2nd October 2020

(Label Lounge Bolt-On Pass required – only 75 available)

Sponsored by: AIM

After a hugely successful first year which resulted in a brilliant 18 tracks signed, the Label Lounge – A&R Feedback Sessions returns for 2020 sponsored by the Association of Independent Music.

We’re inviting A&R’s from some of the biggest House / Tech House labels to the lounge, to give attendees 1-to-1 feedback on their music. Watch this space for announcements to labels joining us this year

Tickets Now On Sale

As a Label Lounge ticket holder, you will be booked in for 3 one to one slots with 3 labels, and be able to submit your track to every label in attendance.  Each ticket holder will be sent a form requesting which labels they would like to see in order of preference, slots will be allocated in advance on a first come first served basis (i.e in order of when you buy your ticket) therefore the sooner you buy your ticket the more chance you have of one-to-one time with your top 3 labels.

The Label lounge will be situated right next to the main conference centre on Brighton seafront at The Tempest Inn on Friday 25th September,  from 11am till 6:00pm you will be able to hang around and chat with industry professionals from other labels, distribution services and label artists who will be on hand to give you advice on the best ways to approach, email and submit your music to labels.

The Tempest Inn – Address: 159-161 Kings Rd, Brighton BN1 1NB

About the Association of Independent Music (AIM):

AIM is the not-for-profit trade body exclusively representing the UK’s independent music sector, which makes up a quarter of the recorded music market. Now in its 20th year, AIM’s members range from the largest, most respected record labels and associated music businesses in the world to self-releasing artists and the next generation of entrepreneurs in music. AIM promotes and supports this exciting and diverse sector globally and provides a range of services, commercial opportunities and practical help to members, enabling them to innovate, grow and break into new markets. For more info, click here.

Label Lounge Terms & Conditions
(Please read for full information on scheduling your A&R Session slots)

By Purchasing your ticket and submitting your booking form you hereby agree to and understand these terms and conditions.


    1. The label lounge will only be open to BMC A&R session specific ticket holders. Standard academy and Pro pass holders will not be admitted


    1. Your 3 one-to-one session slots will be booked in order of the date and time you purchased your ticket (i.e first come first served basis) We cannot make any amendments to your time slot with each label, we have to make this process fair and smooth for all involved.


    1. You have a maximum of 15 minutes with the 3 labels you are allocated, this includes the time it takes the A&R to listen to your track. There is no room to run over your allocated time slot and this will be strictly enforced.


    1. Strictly 1 track for feedback per label per slot.


    1. 1month prior to event you will be emailed an online label preferences form, this must be completed immediately and returned straightway


    1. You will then be notified by email of labels and time slots allocated.


    1. Once you have received your label and time slots allocation you will be emailed instructions on how to submit links to your chosen tracks for each label slot


    1. You will be required to bring your track on a listening device such as phone, tablet or laptop.


    1. If you miss your slot on the day you forfeit your slot, no rescheduling, no exceptions, no refunds.


    1. You will be able to give your tracks to all the labels in attendance by giving them your USB. Therefore you will need to ensure you have enough USB’s to give to each label. Do not forget to put your contact details within these USB’S. Feedback for these are NOT guaranteed.




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