Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 29th January 2015
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…..
Meeting started with a general discussion on subject of what digital aggregators to use:
Discussion mentioned Tunecore, AWL, CDbaby, itunes,
also use of taxi.com music X-ray
Tribe of Noise good for instore play
Has put a few things on itunes.
Looking for find a manager or agent to help her get her music out there
Mention of Jon Cotton Artisan Studios firstname.lastname@example.org
Suggestions of X-ray or Tribe of Noise
Songwriter, performer, has a debut single with a video for it
any suggestions to get reviews or press for the single and video before its released? Discussion followed.
Spence is busking his music in towns and areas nearby.
Looking to find some film students who can help you with making a promo video for some of his tracks
Spence Cater looking for a backing singer to work with on his songs.
Discussion of local venues and music promoters
Dave – Urban Vibes
Ben – Debut at Sunflower in april.
Ben Drummond at jamhouse
Jon Nash at Hare and Hounds
The Dark horse
The Glee club
Alfie Birds at Custard Factory. Oobleck are looking for electronic acts to play
Sean and Keith from Supersonic – looking for people to get involved
Reece – Rope Press / bookshop
Reece talked about services on offer. The home for independent printing and publishing in Central England, based in Birmingham.
Jubilee Centre, Unit 108, 130 Pershore Street, Digbeth, Birmingham., B56ND Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Paul and Ben – provide sound engineering, venue managers,
funding from peoples millions
Childrens music and orchestra: Musical version of Anthony and cleopatra performing with an orchestra and schools….putting kids and schools together with orchestras