The Music Network invites people with an active role within Birmingham’s Independent Music Industry to answer Another 10 questions.
There has a been a lot of discussion around the Ten questions from 2010, now there’s another Ten. The questions have no deadline for submission, the questions will be open to anyone to answer at any time. You thoughts and opinions are welcome.
Ten Questions from 2010 have been answered by:
Another Ten Questions from 2011 have been answered by
For more opinion, consultation and research we have collected together, read through our posts in the Strategy category.
Completed submissions will be published at http://www.birminghammusicnetwork.com unless you state otherwise. Please include your Name, brief biography or information about who you are and what you do, and links to your website or blog. You will be credited as the author of the response. Views from all sides are sought so don’t be afraid to speak your mind. We may learn something.
Submission by email send to: info at birminghammusicnetwork.com – Thank You.
I have also quoted a number of existing articles below. Can anyone suggest any other existing articles that the group should read and consider that may have been omitted?
Birmingham will Break Your Art – Pete Ashton makes a personal comment on the state of affairs in Birmingham in 2011. http://iam.peteashton.com/birmingham-will-break-your-art
10 Answers by Andy Derrick – Andy Derrick has supplied 10 Answers to Another 10 Questions for Birmingham’s Independent Music Industry.
Another 10 Questions for Birmingham’s Independent Music Industry (by Birmingham Music Network October 2011) http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2011/10/19/another-10-questions-for-birminghams-independent-music-industry
Destination: Music – the first study of its kind to scope the economic contribution of music festivals and major concerts to tourism throughout the UK published by UK Music (May 2011) http://www.ukmusic.org/news/post/147-music-tourists-contribute-at-least-864m-a-year-to-the-uk-economy
10 Questions for Birmingham’s Independent Music Industry (by Birmingham Music Network January 2010) http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2010/01/13/10-questions-for-birminghams-independent-music-industry
How can Government help creative entrepreneurs? What questions would you ask Policy Advisors on this issue? http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2010/02/28/how-can-government-help-creative-entrepreneurs-what-questions-or-ideas-would-you-ask-policy-advisors-on-this-issue/
A DIGITAL AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ACTION PLAN http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2008/03/06/a-digital-and-creative-industries-action-plan/
The people who control the Funding are damaging the Creative Industries in The West Midlands by Anthony J Hughes http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2008/06/12/the-people-who-control-the-funding-are-damaging-the-creative-industries-in-the-west-midlands/
Your Darkest Thought. State Funding and Music, You have been warned. by Mark Iron Man Records (20th June 2007) http://ironmanrecords.net/2007/06/your-darkest-thought-state-funding-and-music-you-have-been-warned/
Birmingham Twinned with Your Darkest Thought? by Mark Birmingham Music Network (10th November 2008) http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2008/11/10/birmingham-twinned-with-your-darkest-thought/
A Year later – Perspectives on the West Midlands Music Industry – Scott Roe, Solar Creations http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2008/11/10/a-year-later-perspectives-on-the-west-midlands-music-industry-scott-roe/
What is your view of the West Midlands’ music industry? by Mark Iron Man Records http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/02/03/what-is-your-view-of-the-west-midlands%E2%80%99-music-industry/
A Vision for the Music Industry in the West Midlands by Clare Edwards June 2008 http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/02/03/a-vision-for-the-music-industry-in-the-west-midlands-by-clare-edwards-june-2008/
Another view of the West Midlands’ music industry and FUNDING by Andy Ward http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/02/10/andy-ward-another-view-of-the-west-midlands%E2%80%99-music-industry-and-funding/
Countercultural Capital & the Creative Economy – How do 1990s DiY Music ‘Entrepreneurs’ talk about the contemporary music business?” by Charlotte Bedford 2008 http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/06/04/countercultural-capital-the-creative-economy-how-do-1990s-diy-music-%E2%80%98entrepreneurs%E2%80%99-talk-about-the-contemporary-music-business-by-charlotte-bedford-2008/
Funding the Creative Industries by Andy Derrick 13th Feb 2009 http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/02/13/funding-the-creative-industries-by-andy-derrick-13th-feb-2009/
The Scottish Music Industry Association(SMIA) – launched at Go North conference http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/07/21/the-scottish-music-industry-associationsmia-launched-at-go-north-conference/
Redefining the Music Industry – A public consultation on the future shape, needs, direction and ambitions of the music industry. http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/09/10/redefining-the-music-industry-a-public-consultation-on-the-future-shape-needs-direction-and-ambitions-of-the-music-industry/
National Survey and Mapping Exercise assessing provision & scope of music support work across UK 2009 http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/09/22/national-survey-and-mapping-exercise-assessing-provision-scope-of-music-support-work-across-uk-2009/
How does Iron Man Records choose it’s artists and how does it promote them? http://birminghammusicnetwork.com/2009/11/28/how-does-iron-man-records-choose-its-artists-and-how-does-it-promote-them/
your comments please…..