Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 4pm Thursday 26th February 2015

“We started Birmingham Music Network and The Screen Image Network to act as a meeting point and gathering place for the regions Music and Film community. Together we are creating a new way to work. The two networks are an organic thing that have grown directly out of the enthusiasm of a disparate group of creative individuals. The meetings are for people who are trying to find a different way to make a life and express their ideas outside the structures of conventional business models, academia, government and the funding machinery of the West Midlands.”

The next Music Network will be led by Mark Sampson. The meeting starts at 4pm and will finish at 5.30pm on Thursday 26th February 2015 in Room 435 at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.

The Music Network Meeting will also include Birmingham Screen Image Network.

Anyone involved in Music or film in the region is welcome to attend, its free and there will be tea and coffee provided.

Read minutes from previous meetings here: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/category/minutes/

Birmingham Music Network: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com Facebook Twitter

Then Creative Networks from 5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM www.creativenetworksonline.com

5.45pm Registration followed by complimentary food/refreshments and networking in our Cafe

7.00pm Speaker: BCU Millennium Point Lecture Theatre, 8.15pm Q & A, 8.45pm Event ends

To join us for this FREE event, please register at www.bcucreativenetworks.eventbrite.co.uk

or email creative.networks@bcu.ac.uk or call 0121 331 5400.

Alternatively, register online at our website www.creativenetworksonline.com

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29th January 2015 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 29th January 2015

Present:
Mark Sampson (Iron Man Records), Paul Reynolds (Creative hertz), Ben Walker (Creative Hertz), Derek Nisbet, Anthony McKerr (Hand Forged Music), Sangeeta Squires (Lava Flo), Spence Cater (Spence Cater music), Reece Kennedy (Rope Press), David Loney, Micah Desmond Jacob (BCU), Benedict Ulyatt (BCU) and a number of other late arrivals…..

Apologies:

Anthony Hughes

Meeting started with a general discussion on subject of what digital aggregators to use: More

Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 4pm Thursday 29th January 2015

“We started Birmingham Music Network and The Screen Image Network to act as a meeting point and gathering place for the regions Music and Film community. Together we are creating a new way to work. The two networks are an organic thing that have grown directly out of the enthusiasm of a disparate group of creative individuals. The meetings are for people who are trying to find a different way to make a life and express their ideas outside the structures of conventional business models, academia, government and the funding machinery of the West Midlands.”

The next Music Network will be led by Mark Sampson. The meeting starts at 4pm and will finish at 5.30pm on Thursday 29th January 2015 in Room 435 at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.

The Music Network Meeting will also include Birmingham Screen Image Network.

Anyone involved in Music or film in the region is welcome to attend, its free and there will be tea and coffee provided.

Read minutes from previous meetings here: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/category/minutes/

Birmingham Music Network: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com Facebook Twitter

Then Creative Networks from 5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM www.creativenetworksonline.com

5.45pm Registration followed by complimentary food/refreshments and networking in our Cafe

7.00pm Speaker: BCU Millennium Point Lecture Theatre, 8.15pm Q & A, 8.45pm Event ends

To join us for this FREE event, please register at www.bcucreativenetworks.eventbrite.co.uk

or email creative.networks@bcu.ac.uk or call 0121 331 5400.

Alternatively, register online at our website www.creativenetworksonline.com

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27th November 2014 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 27th November 2014

Christina Smith – Our Big Gig

Nicola Toms – Our big Gig
National Project, last year set up a drumming group.
This year setting up more free workshops. Family oriented
Looking for volunteers to join the team. may need help with other things like graphic design, marketing, places to run the workshops, venues sound engineers.
http://www.superact.org.uk
http://www.ourbiggig.co.uk

Stanislau Vysopal
Sound producer looking for a singer to work with. People can send sound files for mixing. Works from home, has a full production studio in his house.
http://www.soundcloud.com/The-fantasy-music

Raul Fermoselle
Head of MP Recording Society
Millennium Point – Free opportunities to record with students working on the project.
Raul.fermoselle@gmail.com

James Lumsdon
james.lumsdon@mail.bcu.ac.uk
Live sound society – Student run sound crew available for free.

Ben
4th year composer at the conservatoire. Looking for people to work with and interested writing composing music. benedict.ulyatt@mail.bcu.ac.uk

Mac – The Kings of Spain

I’ve been putting occasional events on at The Patrick Kavanagh in Moseley for the last few years – here’s a link to my f/b – you’ll see the type of thing. https://www.facebook.com/john.d.mcelwee

I’m looking for someone to work with me. I need someone with enthusiasm and energy to take on specific roles or just muck in and do a bit of everything: booking, publicising, artwork, moving gear, sitting on the door and taking stuff down when it’s all over.

Knowing how hard it is for bands to get even expenses I try to keep running costs to a minimum. Sound engineer is the biggest expense. I monitor who folks come to see and once exs are covered bands get 80% of door split according to how many have come in for them.

Graham (world unlimited) also helps promote http://www.worldunlimited.co.uk/events/kos.htm

So could you please put the word out. It’s best if folks interested view it as a labour of love rather than a money making opportunity.

I’ve attached details of the next gig.

Folks can contact via email, f/b or 0121 449 4362

Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 4pm Thursday 27th November 2014

The next Music Network will be led by Mark Sampson. The meeting starts at 4pm and will finish at 5.30pm on Thursday 27th November 2014 in Room 435 at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.

The Music Network Meeting will also include Birmingham Screen Image Network.

Anyone involved in Music or film in the region is welcome to attend, its free and there will be tea and coffee provided.

Read minutes from previous meetings here: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/category/minutes/

Birmingham Music Network: http://birminghammusicnetwork.com Facebook Twitter

Then Creative Networks from 5.45PM UNTIL 8.45PM www.creativenetworksonline.com

Speaker: Christian Payne – The multimedia storyteller discusses the tech and kit that make him tick
www.documentally.com

Originally a professional photographer for the UK dailies and now a freelance mobile media maker, specialising in creative technology and connected platforms, Christian Payne aka @Documentally is an early adopter of new media working with projects that make effective use of social technology.

Past international projects have included documenting the plight of Iraqi refugees for the United Nations; video blogging for the British Council in Pakistan and working alongside Reuters on groundbreaking political projects. With over 15 years experience in self publishing, Christian now talks, teaches and documents worldwide. His workshops cover a range of topics from interview techniques, to Story-making with a networked device.

Join us at our free event to hear how Christian uses social technology to navigate this networked world. Learn how to use mobile tools to engage with communities, build an audience and place yourself on the devices and in the pockets of your viewers, listeners or readers.

Creative Networks brings together all parties involved in screen and sound media in the West Midlands, promoting both successful business development and collaboration.

5.45pm Registration followed by complimentary food/refreshments and networking in our Cafe
7.00pm Speaker: Christian Payne – BCU Millennium Point Lecture Theatre, 8.15pm Q & A, 8.45pm Event ends

To join us for this FREE event, please register at www.bcucreativenetworks.eventbrite.co.uk

or email creative.networks@bcu.ac.uk or call 0121 331 5400.

Alternatively, register online at our website www.creativenetworksonline.com

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