FREE music business course provided by Generator Thu Aug 3, 2006 10:00
The Knowledge - a complete music industry overview
Do you want to learn how to promote and market your band?
Would you like to meet music business key players in an informal environment?
Make great contacts?
Thinking about setting up your own music business?
Do you manage yourself and want to know how to do this more effectively?
Would you like to know what to look for in a manager and how to find one?
Looking for a publishing or recording deal?
The Knowledge 5 day course covers all aspects of the music industry and how it works. The knowledge programme will also help if you want to establish your own band or business and go the DIY route.
Stockton 4th-8th September 2006
Green Dragon Studios
Theatre Yard [adjacent to The Georgian Theatre], Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1JZ
Newcastle 11th-15th September 2006
The Arts Centre
69 Westgate Road, Newcastle NE1 1SG
A&R - Surgery with major A&R person. Demo session and feedback.
Marketing - How to present , promote and market your music.
Promo- Dealing with Press / Radio / Media.
New Media - How to sell yourself via the internet.
Music Management - What do music managers do and how to get a good one.
DIY - How to release your own records.
Publishing - What is it and how to use publishing to make money.
Business - How to set up a music business and get funding.
Deals - Recording and Publishing deals. What they are , how to get one and advice on negotiation.
Legal - Surgery with top music lawyer.
Previous seminar guests 2005 included:- National: BMG / EMI / Epitaph Records / PRS / Chrysalis Music Regional: Captains Of Industry Records / James Clarke BBC Newcastle Legal: Clintons (U2, Muse, Razorlight, Stereophonics , Bloc Party) Robert White (Futureheads lawyer and ex Simple Minds manager)
The knowledge is a free event and a great opportunity to kick start your project.
Following our successful 30 day trial for African American Song & Smithsonian Global Libraries - we will be providing access to both of these collections very soon.
The Hexham Morrismen welcome new members
The Hexham Morrismen, fresh from their highly successful performances at Sidmouth - one of the UK's biggest and best folk festivals - are now offering some taster sessions for anyone who would like to 'have a go'.
Still Free and Completely Legal
Recent news stories have announced that internet users who download music illegally face having their computers seized under a new crackdown on piracy. We would like to assure users that there are no such problems here.