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9th October 2017 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network / Screen Image Network Meeting – 9th October 2017

Present: Mark Badger, Anthony Hughes, Rachel Mayfield, Mark Arnott-Job, Sarah Marshall, Monnei Lamar, Mark Malone, Joel Wilson, Ian Davies.

At The Gunmakers Arms, Birmingham

Chair: Mark
Minutes: Anthony

Mark:
Introduction to BMN and overview of the meetings from 2000 to 2017.

Meetings are for anyone working in music or related activities, to promote and share knowledge

Introductions:
Mark (Iron Man Records, BMN, Tour Management, Music Promotion etc) https://ironmanrecords.net

In the process of releasing Rachel Mayfield’s album Winter Of Desire on Iron Man Records.

Discussion about Tour Management and what it involves. Continue reading

29th October 2015 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network / Screen Image Network Meeting – 29th October 2015

Present: Mark Badger, Dave Taylor, Lee Jenkins, Kieran Morris, Sue Nichols,

Lee Jenkins
Plays in a band called Tyrannosaurus Nebulous https://www.reverbnation.com/tyrannosaurusnebulous
Recording at Magic Garden with Gavin Monaghan
Finishing a 4 track EP. Planning to release it themselves. Asked for advice and guidance. Discussion followed with suggestions including:
Key Production for Vinyl, Tunecore for digital, Reverbnation, and Bandcamp.
also talked about booking agents, and contacts.

Kieran Morris
The Challenge, based in The Jewellery Quarter
Social Integration Charity
Works with Government backed NCS programme
All about getting young people to do stuff, get them out doing things they don’t normally do
For example: Music, Media, Art, Drama, Photography.
Projects go out into community from food banks to community centres
The Challenge are recruiting Mentors, Creative Leaders, Workshop Leaders
Throughout the summer there are paid opportunities
Fees might be from £80 a day to work with 16 year olds.
www.ncsthechallenge.org/jobs
Go onto jobs link website
We start recruiting in December for summer period next year. Artists and Musicians wanted.

Sue Nichols
Rachel Mayfield live with band
November 13th
7.30pm for 8pm start
www.rachelmayfield.com

PCafe, 1464 Pershore Road, Stirchley, B30 2NT
puresavagemusic@yahoo.co.uk

Mark Badger

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26th February 2015 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network/Screen Image Network Meeting – 26th February 2015

Present:
Gavin Leach, Three Sun Rising, has come to promote his band

Clare Edwards, Independent Producer

Robin Valk, writes about local music and has background in local radio

Alan Musson, doing MA and radio and audio production

Peter Swinson, runs recording studio and rehearsal rooms in Tamworth – plays the drums and is looking for a band

Natalie Brown, singer songwriter, performer

Danny Fick,  musician and sound engineer

Linda Angelis – music teacher, singer

Apologies:
Mark Sampson, Anthony Hughes

New Points:
Discussion with Natalie about how to get gigs and work as a backing vocalists..

Peter Swinson is looking for a band to join – maybe covers bands. Danny joined a band through Gumtree and so did Gavin.

Discussion with Danny about how he can get work as a sound engineer and who he should talk to in Birmingham to avoid moving to London

Discussion with Linda about the barriers as a singer to getting the word out and the challenges of the internet

Robin talked about the new local tv station is opening up and whether it should have some sort of music programming and the lack of support for local music in the West Midlands on radio. Today the Birmingham Post launched a campaign to demand that the BBC brings a fair share of activity to the West Midlands.

Gavin asked about what the process is to get your music to the right people. Talked about the merits of online radio stations

Clare talked about Flickerama the new film festival she is working on with Tom Lawes from the Electric Cinema. www.flickerama.co.uk

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