Brighton Music Conference (BMC17) has announced the first panels and speakers for the fourth edition of the electronic music industry event, including an interview with Fabric co-founder Keith Reilly and a Q&A with DJ High Contrast.
The interview follows November’s re-opening of the legendary London nightclub Fabric, after a campaign by clubbers and DJs to reinstate the venue which had been closed by Islington council over drugs fears.
It’s all part of the two-day Brighton Music Conference which will take place at Brighton Dome and other venues around the city on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th April 2017.
BMC17 will welcome industry figures from the BPI, Ministry of Sound, Sony, Deezer, Fabric, Live Nation, Beatport, Defected, NTIA, Toolroom, Hospital Records, MMF, DJ Mag, AEI, Loopmasters, Insanity, Sub Club, Clintons, Crown Management, Roland, Serato, BIMM, and more.
The first conference artists announced include Paul Hartnoll (Orbital), High Contrast, Mark Knight, Friction, Darius Syrossian, Danny Howard (Radio 1), Prok & Fitch, Sam Divine, Josh Butler, My Nu Leng, Just Her, and more. Organisers say further speakers and panellists will be announced soon.
BMC17’s Professional programme will discuss topics including ‘Streaming vs Radio’, ‘Diversity In The Industry’ and ‘Copyright law and the Remix’.
BMC17’s Academy Programme is aimed at budding producers and entry-level industry members. The first panels and topics feature ‘BIMM Presents: Writing & Producing To A Brief’; ‘Ghost Writing’; Can Management Enhance Your Career In Electronic Music?’; and a question and answer session with Hospital records DJ High Contrast.
Tickets are available from www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk