28 Mar 2012
Robin Valk will be leading The Music Network meeting on Thursday 29th March 2012 at Millennium Point, Birmingham. The Meeting starts at 4pm and will finish at 5.30pm at Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG. Anyone involved in Music in the region is welcome to attend, its free and there will be tea and coffee provided.
Robin is a broadcast and software consultant. He has been in radio for over 40 years, working on student radio, US Rock Radio, Commercial Radio and BBC Radio 2. When not consulting, teaching, podcasting or writing on radio and music, Robin works on radio and music projects – most recently, a documentary project on the music and musicians of Handsworth, Birmingham, and he’s leading the Pilot Project for the British Library.
Robin is one of the most experienced music programming operators in Europe and offers consultancy in other systems including AutoTrack/Myriad and Station Playlist. Recent consult work has taken Robin to Southampton, Glasgow and Budapest. He is currently developing new ultra-low cost radio approaches for Internet radio streaming.
In recent months Robin has turned his attention to blogging more about local music and the stories he has uncovered. Recent blog posts have included a fantastic Audio documentary called Handsworth Evolution interesting pieces on Richard Shakespeare BRMB Four Local DJ’s Two Local Studios Steve Gibbons, The Destroyers, Ruby Turner and Jim Cleary
The Music Network meeting will be on Thursday 29th March 2012 at Millennium Point, Birmingham. More