Brighton Music Conference (Bmc17) Reveals First Panels And Speakers


Brighton Music Conference (Bmc17) Reveals First Panels And Speakers

Brighton Music Conference (BMC17) has revealed the first panels and speakers for the fourth edition of the UK’s leading electronic music industry event. The two-day conference will take place at Brighton Dome and various venues on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th April 2017.

BMC17 will welcome key 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. Further speakers and panellists will be announced soon.

BMC17’s Professional programme will present in depth discussion and debates on the biggest 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’; ‘BPI Presents ‘Synchronisation’; and more to be announced.

BMC17’s Academy Programme covers everything that budding producers and entry-level industry members need to know in 2017. The first panels and topics feature ‘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’; ‘Hospital Records Q+A’; Producer Q+A with Seamus Haji, High Contrast, Darius Syrossian, Prok & Fitch, Paul Hartnoll, and Just Her’; and more.

BMC’s fourth year will feature exhibitors, partners, and sponsors, including Pioneer, AFEM (Association For Electronic Music), BPI, NTIA, Native Instruments, Focusrite, Novation, Serato, Roland, Korg, Beatport, PRS For Music, In Music Brands, Toolroom, GAK, Hospital Records, CM Sound, Source Distribution, Ditto Music, DJ Mag, Data Transmission, Decoded, Skiddle, MMF, Believe Digital, Horus Music, Evolution Domes, and more.

Leading electronic music DSP, Beatport, will deliver its Annual Report during BMC. Native Instruments will run Native Sessions for the conference duration, including 6 talks and workshops per day. The Association For Electronic Music will present a panel while the NTIA will also be running a panel this year. The first educational partners announced include BIMM and ACM.

2 day passes for BMC Professional (£110), Toolroom Academy with BMC Professional pass (£148), Toolroom Academy with 2 day BMC Academy pass (£59) and BMC Academy (£22) are now on sale via the new BMC website: