GUEST SPEAKERS & SEMINARS (2009-2014)

THE STATE OF THE MUSIC NATION

    • The pros and cons of playing live
    • The impact of streaming services
    • Is there still a role for the record label?
    • The lack of long-term thinking
    • The secondary ticketing market
    • The buzz - standing out from the crowd

Music industry panel chaired by Nick Tarbitt, senior lawyer in the CMLG, with years of experience in the record industry advising in media and entertainment law cases and co-founder of Integrity Records, current home to Valentiine, Miniature Dinosaurs, Futur Primitif (ex-Low Anthem), the Lights, Travis+Julie, Pet Dog Storm, Plutonik, Silhouettes, Horse Party and more...

 

 

 

 

 

GUEST SPEAKERS

JOHN LECKIE

 

HOWARD JONES

 

PAUL GRAY

 

GARY BROMHAM

 

HOSSAM RAMZY

 

TONY BUTLER

 

PAUL WHITE (Sound on Sound magazine)

 

HUGH ROBJONES

 

MAX HODGES

 

ANDY ROCKET

 

ROB CHAPMAN

 

EDDIE VEALE

 

EMMA SCOTT

 

SIMON HEYWORTH

 

ROGER O'DONNELL

 

MYKAELL RILEY

 

GAVIN MONAGHAN

 

STEVE CRADOCK (guitarist in Paul Weller band and Ocean Colour Scene)

 

SALLY CRADOCK

 

ASH SOAN

 

STEVE KNIGHTLEY: Show of Hands

 

ANDY WATTS: Seahorses drummer and singer-songwriter

 

MARK TUCKER

 

LEE FLETCHER

 

TED FLETCHER

 

 

RICHARD BARBIERI

 

English synthesizer player, keyboardist and composer Richard Barbieri has been performing live and releasing albums for more than 35 years. Originally coming to prominence in the late 1970s and early1980s as a member of new wave pioneers Japan who achieved critical and commercial success with their 5th studio album "Tin Drum". He is now best known as the keyboard player in the twice Grammy nominated progressive rock band Porcupine Tree.

 

VILLE LEPPANEN

 

Ville owns and runs The Animal Farm, a London based music company offering record production and artist management services. Under their umbrella The Animal Farm also operates a record label, a publishing company and a booking agency. Notable releases include One Night Only (Universal), iremembertapes, The Manic Shire and more...

 

 

MARTIN WALKER

Martin divides his time between writing, sound design, and releasing ambient albums on his own Yew Tree Magic label. Recent sound design projects include Steamworx for Camel Audio, Kitnetix for Applied Acoustic Systems, and Geosonics ft. Chris Watson for Soniccouture. He has also contributed heavily to music technology magazines such as Sound On Sound and Audio Technology, writing columns, reviews and features.