Music Industries Conference

Once again we bring you a stellar line-up of guests discussing the hot issues of the day
When: March 21, 12 – 6
Where: Studio Solent (JM315)

Digital Futures
How will musicians and the music industries prosper in the digital revolution?
Sabine Jones (Copyright and neighbouring rights expert)

Emma McGann (Singer/ songwriter, ‘Rize’ broadcaster & ambassador)

Nina Condron (director at Horus Music Limited)

Gavin Foord (Foor Collective)

Launching Artists, Launching Labels, Launching Careers
Getting your music heard seems harder than ever before. So how do you build and sustain careers in music these days?
Nick Halkes (Manager of The Prodigy, Caspa, and more)

Shadow Child (Producer, owner of Food Music)

Joe Frankland (Senior Grants and Programmes Manager at PRS Foundation)

Soraya Sobh (The Bakery marketing and management agency)

Julia Sykes (PLYA)

In conversation… Alan McGee
The latest in a long line of iconic special SMILEfest guests, Alan McGee pretty much defined 80s & 90s indie through his label Creation Records, which gave the world Oasis, Primal Scream, My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain. Legend!

Generation X presents… Re-visiting the 90s
From image to music the 1990’s are enjoying a comeback as the nostalgia industries go to work on a new decade. But is the revival anything like the real thing?
Alan McGee (Creation Records founder who signed Oasis, Primal Scream and more)
Rachel Goswell (Vocalist, guitarist with Slowdive)

Jagz Kooner(Globally renowned Record Producer / Remixer / DJ/ Song Writer)

Steve ‘Chandrasonic’ (Asian Dub Foundation)

Demo Surgery
Experts mull over the finest songs that Solent Uni’s students have to offer.
Jon Stewart (Guitarist with Sleeper)
Jagz Kooner(Globally renowned Record Producer / Remixer / DJ/ Song Writer)
Julian Deane (Guitarist with Toploader, MD/A&R Raygun Management)
ECKOES (acclaimed singer/songwriter)
* More guests to be added. All timings and line up correct at time of going to press.

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