Touring whilst caring for the planet is one of the most pressing environmental issues in the industry. From the outside, the music industry is a sparkly kingdom of unicorns and rainbows, and everyone wants to be let through the gates. That Grape Juice was on-location and saw first-hand how transformative panels hosted by the likes of Spotify and Abbey Road Studios were for those there present. There will also be chat with other acts performing at the event and folklore tales with Jersey tour guide Geraldine Des Forge. These stalls made up a large part of the event and all were welcoming to discuss what they do and any opportunities that could be available to you. These covered everything from the practical skills needed in the music industry, such as studio masterclasses from Abbey Road engineers, to discussing social issues within the industry, such as accessibility and mental health.
With multiple stages holding talks and workshops throughout the day, there was always something to get involved with. Tobacco Dock was a cool and modern backdrop providing an overwhelming sense of community. And what an exciting time to get involved! A healthy platform to discuss the issues arising within the industry was established, making for important and interesting conversations throughout the event. The views expressed are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the publishers. It helps to have good relationships and people around you to have great dialogue with.
Find someone who really gets the music that you make, and who you respect. The educational component looks pretty in-depth: check out the various classes and workshops. That includes aspiring execs as well as creatives. Dan Roberts currently assumes the role of Editor while Rachel is on maternity leave. The Independent Label Market will be hosting pop-ups for the duration of the show with indie outlets like White Peach and Erased Tapes.
Especially for those attempting to break into it. Write random sentences and stick them on a wall. Tickets for both sessions are available here. Great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of this article but neither Sound On Sound Limited nor the publishers can be held responsible for its contents. Presence of big brands such as Spotify, Marshall and Shure allowed for extra stages, guests and interactive exhibitions. Even though there is undoubtedly more work to do, things are certainly changing. The show will also include a number of other acts who have appeared on one of the radio show's weekly live sessions.
Musicians Bill Ryder Jones and Dodie Clark discussed how their own struggles with mental health has influenced both their music but also their experience within the industry. Artists such as Deadmau5, Example, Declan McKenna, Paul Smith of Maximo Park and many others will be presenting their own talks and sessions. Across the three days the huge programme includes 100 inspiring masterclasses and practical workshops designed to help aspiring musicians and professionals make it in the music industry. Yamaha also provided mixing consoles and loudspeakers for the bandstands, mini performance stages, Great Gallery stage and the 24 seminar spaces. Mastering engineers, Christian Wright, Alex Gordon and Simon Gibson will be figuratively opening the doors to their mastering suites and sharing what it takes to create world-class sound, answer any of your mastering questions and explain how to best prepare for the final stage of the music-making process. Listening sessions with music supervisors of Made in Chelsea and PlayStation allowed artists to submit their music in advance and be in with a chance of gaining further opportunities with these companies. Although there was nothing particularly mind-blowing that was said by the speakers, I did leave feeling more inspired and motivated to continue in my efforts.
Their mastering and recording engineers will be hosting two interactive sessions per day in the Studio Excellence Room. It gives artists the opportunity to be played on and nationally on , , , , the and , as well as playing Introducing stages at festivals such as , and and. Read more about this session. Read more about his session. The contents of this article are subject to worldwide copyright protection and reproduction in whole or part, whether mechanical or electronic, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of the Publishers. This article needs additional citations for. It was developed as a property that could be added to existing show names, or used as a signpost for features within programming.
Paul Pritchard, engineer at Abbey Road Studios. I get a lot of inspiration from people and real-life situations. Laura White on working with others You need to follow your heart and your intuition when working with others. Open mic The following week Ryan Morrison will head out west for the Jersey Evening Post West Show. By night, leading artists will headline three intimate gigs.
Multiple pop-up stages were positioned around the venue which meant you were never far from live music. Label managers, radio hosts, and songwriters will share some experiences and pro-tips related to the business. £10 day pass tickets are on sale now. But the event also showcased other contributors within the industry such as in their Independent Label Market and partnerships with charities and educational facilities. Artists and ticket details will be announced soon, with all day ticket pass holders able to access an exclusive presale. I visited the last day of the event to see what it was all about.