Brighton Music conference 2017- Full Programme Schedule

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Brighton Music Conference (BMC17) has revealed the full lineup of panels and speakers for the two-day conference being held at Brighton Dome on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th April 2017.

The weekend event not only acts as a good place to learn and develop your industry knowledge and get to know about some of the latest tech but is also open to house music lovers with a series of late night events and parties to keep you entertained. So whether you’re a DJ, promoter, club owner or a general music lover you’ll be taken care of.

BMC17 welcomes key industry figures including  Ministry of Sound, Sony, Fabric, Live Nation and Beatport. Conference artists announced include Paul Hartnoll (Orbital), High Contrast, Mark Knight, Friction, Danny Howard (Radio 1), Foreign Beggars, Prok & Fitch and Sam Divine

Leading electronic music DSP, Beatport, will deliver its Annual Report during BMC. Native Instruments will run Native Sessions for the conference duration, including 4 talks and workshops per day. The Association For Electronic Music will present a panel while the NTIA will also be running a panel this year. The first educational partners announced include BIMM and ACM.

BMC17’s Professional programme will present panels and topics ‘Streaming vs Radio’; ‘AFEM Presents Get Played, Get Paid’; an interview with Fabric’s Keith Reilly by NTIA’s Alan Miller; ‘How to Promote Diversity In Dance Music’; ‘What’s Next For Electronic Music?’; ‘BPI Presents Music Piracy’; ‘NTIA Presents Save Nightlife’; ‘Creative Law Presents: But it was only a “cheeky” re-edit? Copyright law and the Remix’; ‘BPI Presents ‘Sync In Progress’; ‘Music Recognition Technology: how does it work for you?’ moderated by Tim Arber, Head of Membership Support, PRS for Music, and ‘Giving Back in association with Last Night A DJ Save My Life Foundation’.

BMC17’s Academy Programme features ‘BIMM Presents: Writing & Producing To A Brief’; ‘Ghost Writing’; ‘How To Get Ahead In The Industry?’; Toolroom Records Q+A; ‘Roland / Serato Workshop’; ‘Why Should I Make A Video?’; ‘DJ Q+A with Friction, Sam Divine, Josh Butler, and My Nu Leng’; ‘ACM Workshop’; ‘Hospital Records Q+A’; Producer Q+A with Seamus Haji, High Contrast, Prok & Fitch, Paul Hartnoll, and Just Her’; and more.

 

www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk
TICKETS www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk/buy-tickets/

 

To get a taste of whats on offer you can check out this video of last years event.


 

 

BMC PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE 2017

11.00: MMF PRESENTS: WHAT WILL MANAGEMENT LOOK LIKE IN 5 YEARS’ TIME

How can managers and labels best work together to grow their brands and artists

FIONA McGUGAN (GENERAL MANAGER – MMF) – MODERATOR

SOPHIE BLOGGS (MACHINE MANGEMENT)

DANNY HOWARD (DJ/BBC RADIO 1)

CHRIS GOSS (HOSPITAL RECORDS)

SAM HOLT (COLLUDED MANAGEMENT)

12.00: DJ MAG PRESENTS – WHAT’S NEXT FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC?

The Future is bright!

DECLAN MCGLYNN (SAMPLE MAGIC) – MODERATOR

TERRY WEERASINGHE (GM/SVP MUSIC MARKETING ANALYTICS – BEATPORT)

MATT BLACK (COLDCUT)

ANNA WALL (DJ)

13.00: STREAMING vs RADIO

How are the changing roles of streaming services and conventional radio affecting the way audiences consume dance

music?

XANTHE FULLER (MIXCLOUD) – Moderator

FRICTION (DJ/ARTIST – SHOGUN AUDIO)

JAMES FARRELLY (MINISTRY OF SOUND)

JAMIE CHALMERS (ANGLO DIGITAL)

ALEX JUNGIUS (THIS IS DISTORTED)

IAN GREAVES (NAPSTER)

14:00: BPI PRESENTS – PIRACY

Current trends and future threats

CLARE MILLER (MEMBER SERVICES MANAGER – BPI)

CHRISTIAN IVANOSKI – NICHOL – (Investigations and Procedures Manager – BPI)

GRAEME GRANT (HEAD OF ANTI PIRACY – IFPI)

15:00: NTIA PRESENTS: SAVE NIGHTLIFE

ALAN MILLER (CHAIRMAN – NTIA) – MODERATOR

CARLY WILFORD (I AM MUSIC)

MIKE GRIEVE (OWNER – SUB CLUB)

JEREMY ABBOTT (MIXMAG)

ALAN MILLER (CHAIRMAN – NTIA) interviews KEITH REILLY (CO-FOUNDER – FABRIC)

What happened?

16.15: BUILDING A BRAND

We talk to a selection of brands to find out how they have developed their marketing strategy to grow their business

and revenues. How does a brand deliver success in the dance music industry? What steps do you need to take to be

successful whilst maintaining your brand’s values.

SHINO ALLEN (TSUMI) – MODERATOR

JENNI COCHRANE (AEI GROUP)

DOM KERLEY – LABEL WORX

PAVAN MUKHI (BRAPP/FOREIGN BEGGARS)

TERRY WEERASINGHE (GM/SVP MUSIC MARKETING ANALYTICS– BEATPORT)

MIKEY MAGUIRE – (WUNDERGROUND)

17.00: HELP MUSICIANS 2 MINUTE FILM & INTRODUCTION

17.10: DJ MAG PRESENTS: STAYING PROFESSIONAL IN AN INDUSTRY AWASH WITH TEMPTATION

CARL LOBEN (EDITOR – DJ MAG) – MODERATOR

BARRY ASHWORTH (DUB PISTOLS)

ALEX JUKES (JUKEBOX PR)

MARTIN CARVELL (MD – DJ MAGAZINE)

JOSHUA (DJ)

CHRISTINE BROWN (DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS HELP MUSICIANS)

Friday Pro

11.00: AFEM PRESENT GET PLAYED, GET PAID – TRANSFORMING PAYMENTS FOR MUSIC IN THE MIX

AFEM’s Get Played Get Paid campaign has a simple objective – when electronic music is streamed, played or

performed – the people that make the music must get paid. This panel will look at the current processes, recent

progress and the potential for technology to transform the music royalties landscape

GREG MARSHALL (AFEM) – MODERATOR

XANTHE FULLER (MIXCLOUD)

ELIZABETH MUIRHEAD (BMAT)

HANNAH SIMMONDS (TOOLROOM)

RIDNEY (CAFE MAMBO, SPINNIN, TOOLROOM)

BEN RUSH (AUDIOLOCK)

12.00: GIVING BACK IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE FOUNDATION

What we can do to support the future of our genre – covering everything from green initiatives to inspiring the next

generation

OISIN LUNNY (OPENMARKET) – MODERATOR

TRISTAN HUNT (AUDIOLOCK)

MARK LAWRENCE (CEO – AFEM)

JONNY LEE (FOUNDER – LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE)

MATT PELLING (LOOPMASTERS)

12:55 HELP MUSICIANS 2 MINUTE FILM & INTRODUCTION

13.00: PR & PROMO

The Power of Promotion – without promotion nothing happens… or does it?

JAMES WALSH (DITTO MUSIC) – MODERATOR

DEAN MUHSIN (DIRECTOR – DISPERSION / BEAR MANAGEMENT)

WEZ SAUNDERS (DEFECTED)

MAYA KALEV (THE OTHER HAND)

ANNA WALL (NEIGHBOURHOOD PR)

14:00: CREATIVE LAW PRESENTS – BUT IT WAS ONLY A “CHEEKY” RE-EDIT?

Exploring the “lawless” culture of unauthorised remixes, bootlegs and mashups. What are the ramifications for those

producers caught out; how can labels, publishers and performers protect their rights and monetise these adaptations

of their work? We will also be explaining the different types of remix deal and analysing how commercial terms and

structures are evolving in the digital age. What’s the upshot for the law and practice in the aftermath of the

controversial judgment in Blurred Lines?

DEAN MARSH (MD – CREATIVE LAW) – MODERATOR

ANDREW SHARLAND (LEADING PARTNER – CLINTONS)

PETER OXENDALE (FORENSIC MUSICOLOGIST – PETER OXENDALE MUSICAL SERVICES)

ALISON HOOK (HEAD OF SAMPLING & COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT SONY/ATV PUBLISHING)

JULES O’RIORDAN AKA JUDGE JULES (GLOBAL DJ / LAWYER SHERIDANS)

SARANNE REID (GENERAL MANAGER CROWN MANAGEMENT. MD SAMPLE CLEARANCE SERVICES)

15.00: CHANGING THE TIDE: HOW TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN DANCE MUSIC

CHARLOTTE CIJFFERS (DJ MAGAZINE) MODERATOR

SAMMY ANDREWS (MUSIC INDUSTRY ADVISOR)

GEN O’NEIL (DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY – LIVE NATION)

PAULETTE LONG (DEPUTY CHAIR – UK DIVERSITY TASK FORCE)

INDER PHULL  (CO-FOUNDER @ KRPT LDN)

DAN WALLMAN  (MANAGING DIRECTOR – DV8 SUSSEX)

16.00: MUSIC RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY: HOW DOES IT WORK FOR YOU?

Learn about the different ways in which technology can help artists, producers, songwriters, record labels and music

publishers identify when and where your music is being played and what this means for your royalty payments.

TIM ARBER (HEAD OF MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT, PRS FOR MUSIC) – MODERATOR

JOEL STONER (CONTENT & LABEL SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE, SOUNDMOUSE)

YURI DOKTER (DJ MONITOR)

ADRIENNE BOOKBINDER (PUBLISHING AND REPERTOIRE MANAGER, DEFECTED RECORDS)

RUSSELL CHANT (Head of Distribution, PPL)

17.00: BPI PRESENTS – SYNC IN PROGRESS

Submissions are being taken for a selection of briefs being provided by our speakers. The panelists will then discuss

what works and what doesn’t and the best advice to land a sync for your content.

VANESSA HIGGINS (CEO REGENT STREET RECORDS) – MODERATOR

CHARLES FITZGERALD (GLOBAL HEAD OF SYNC & BRAND [PIAS])

RUPERT HOLLIER (METROPOLIS PUBLISHING)

RACHEL MENZIES (NATIVE MUSIC SUPERVISION AND PRODUCTION)

BMC ACADEMY CONFERENCE 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 opportunities available

SEAMUS HAJI (BIG LOVE/TOOLROOM/BMC) – MODERATOR

SOPHIA KEARNEY (WEIRD AND THE WONDERFUL)

SHINO ALLEN (MD – TSUMI)

ALEX POWELL – LABEL WORX

JAMES BULLOCK (WILD SEEDS MANAGEMENT)

PAUL QUINSEY (HEAD OF EVENTS AT McQUEEN / OWNER TAKE)

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 Academy

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 / ANJUNABEATS)

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) MODERATOR

TREMAINE RICHARD – (NOEL MUSIC MANAGEMENT)

STEVE MAC – (RHYTHM MASTER / DJ / PRODUCER)

ALEX MORLEY – (ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT MUSIC, EVENTS MANAGER)

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)

NATIVE SESSIONS WITH NATIVE INSTRUMENTS – FREE TO ALL BMC Ticket Holders

DAY 1:

11:30 – 12:15 – Track deconstruction with Randomer

12:45-1:30 – Workflow, creativity and channelling inspiration in the studio with Ikonika

2:00 – 2:45 – Humanising a digital sampler – Kontakt with Randomer

3:15 – 4:00 – Using Maschine to build drums and fx with Ikonika

DAY 2:

11:30 – 12:15 – Exploring workflow and production techniques with Whyt Noyz

12:45-1:30 – Tactile Sound Design using Maschine Jam with SSR London

2:00 – 2:45 –  Traktor for the techno dance floor with Whyt Noyz

3:15 – 4:00 – Constructing a track live with Throwing Shade

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