Paul Hartnoll, High Contrast, Mark Knight, Friction and My Nu Leng are among the speakers confirmed for the fourth Brighton Music Conference. The two-day event will take place at Brighton Dome and various venues in the city on Thursday, April 27th and Friday, April 28th.
Speakers will come from the BPI, Ministry of Sound, Sony, Deezer, Fabric, LiveNation, Beatport, Defected, NTIA, Toolroom, Hospital Records, MMF, DJ Mag, AEI, Loopmasters, Insanity, Sub Club, Clintons, Crown Management, Roland, Serato and BIMM. Other artists involved will include Darius Syrossian, Danny Howard, Prok & Fitch, Sam Divine, Josh Butler and Just Her.
BMC17’s Professional programme will present discussion and debates on issues facing the electronic and wider music industry. Panels and topics include ‘Streaming vs Radio’, ‘AFEM Presents Get Played, Get Paid’, an interview with Fabric’s Keith Reilly by NTIA’s Alan Miller, ‘Diversity In The Industry’, ‘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’ and BPI Presents ‘Synchronisation’.
BMC17’s Academy Programme will cover topics to inform budding producers and entry-level industry members. Announced so far are ‘BIMM Presents: Writing & Producing To A Brief’, ‘Ghost Writing’, ‘Can Management Enhance Your Career In Electronic Music?’, 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 and Hospital Records Q+A.
Two-day passes for BMC Professional (£110), Toolroom Academy with BMC Professional pass (£148), Toolroom Academy with two-day BMC Academy pass (£59) and BMC Academy (£22) are on sale at www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk.