Brighton Music Conference
Their Key Note Talk on Thursday is with Save Our Clubs moderated by DJ Mag Editor Carl Loben and featuring Alan Miller; Chairman of NTIA, John Ross; Owner of Mothership Group and Mark Lawrence; CEO of AFEM, discussing how club closures are affecting our scene
Our Friday Key Note Talk Get Played Get Paid; Building the New Music Industry is moderated by AFEM’s Mark Lawrence with panelists Francis Gane; Director of Demo Box, Herman Verkade; Owner of Musiqware, Paul Hamill; Chief Navigator of Inflyte, Tristan Hunt; Business Development & Marketing Manager of Audio Lock & Yuri Dokter; CEO of DJ Monitor
In the Professional Theatre topics will include Gender Equality In Music, Stealing Our Own Success – Are DJ’s accidentally killing sales, It’s All About The Music… Or Is It?, Streaming and ‘Full Stack Music, Video Marketing In Music and The Rise & Fall Of EDM? and more
The Academy Theatre will cover topics such as Careers In Music, Your Brand Is Everything, Women In Music Q&A, How To Get Gigs, The Commercial Conundrum and From The Bedroom To The Main Stage and more.
In addition to the theatre panels, the Toolroom Academy programme has an A&R Demo Drop, Production Demonstrations with Prok & Fitch and Funkagenda plus a Careers Panel from the label
Native Instruments’ will use their Native Sessions platform to run Production Seminars in the Founders Room and Production Workshops in the Mezzanine Bar on both days, with workshops, demonstrations, and talks covering Maschine, Komplete Kontrol, Loopmasters, Moog, SSR’s Reaktor course, and much more. Interviewees include electronic music legend, Tom Middleton, Henry Cross – the technical mastermind behind live stage shows from Massive Attack and the Chemical Brothers, and Pete Boxsta, while further artists giving an insight into their creative process include Kirk Degiorgio, Icicle, Prolix, Ulterior Motive, Capsun, Hannah V and Prime Cuts.
‘Native Sessions’ topics include Maschine Roulette, Loopmasters Present: Using Maschine Expansion Packs, Working With Classic Chords Structures, Pete Boxsta Martin: Contemporary Music Production in Maschine and Komplete, SSR Present: Integrating Modular With Blocks, Moog Present: A Mother of a Maschine with Prime Cuts
Learn how semi-modular analogue synths can be integrated with Maschine to create exciting sound design and live performance setups, A life in Stems, Integrating Technologies: NKS, HID, VST, MIDI and more
In addition to housing the BMC Demonstration Igloo installation, the exhibition floor will feature brands, organisations, and education providers including Korg, the Gak Playground (with Pioneer, Steinberg, SCV, Focusrite, Novation, Native Instruments, Ableton, and Focal), Roland, Yamaha Music Europe, DJ Mag, Northbrook College, Dubzoo, Horus Music, ACS Custom, Mansworld, BIMM, CM Sound, PRS For Music, Element 5, Next Audio Labs, Sound On Sound magazine, Wax Unity, Traction Sound, Help Musicians UK, Nova Distribution, Eve Audio, Warm Audio, Dreadbox, Chandler, Fredenstein, EMTO, Evolution Domes, and K&S Technology.