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September 2013 Music Network Meeting Minutes

Birmingham Music Network Meeting – September 2013

Present: Robin Valk Radio To Go, Sue Nichols performer, merch seller, Gary Skull Fox, Jeremy Skull fox, Chris BCU Student, Sandra BCU student, Ryan BCU Lecturer, Matthew Sound engineering student, Jim Simpson Big Bear Music Group, Rebecca Edwards student studying media,  Meg student, Thomas Glass Bullet, Ryan second year student, Tony works in music projects and youth centers,

New Points:

Mark Iron Man Records: Talked about Police Bastard releasing a new CD album called “Confined” on Iron Man Records.

Robin Valk: Campaign for regional Broadcasting in the region. Janice Long supports local talent but bands in this region lose out.
BBC spending in the region has much declined.

Culture Shock moseley: an interesting show taking place
on saturday at St Marys Church, Moseley
free food too

Interesting point made that BCU is leasing buildings and facilities to the BBC so some funding and support is going back into the region but perhaps not enough.

Janice Long supports new music
Tom Robinson on 6 music supports new music.

Who are the supporters of new music on radio? if you are a new band in birmingham who can you turn to?

Chris:
3rd year student. talking about what he is going to do for his final year project on and what are the growth areas of

Ryan: lecturer and BCU researcher. Working on new

ryan.staples@bcu.ac.uk

Jim Simpson:
Talked about lack of cohesion in the region.

what are we going to do?

Jim would like to take a team to Midem. He is looking at 2015
Any interested parties get in touch.
Jim Simpson Big Bear admin@bigbearmusic.com

Creative Networks Thursday 26th April 2012 at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Birmingham B4 7XG

Creative Networks is about bringing together all parties involved in screen-based and sound media in the West Midlands, promoting both successful business development and collaboration.

THE MUSIC NETWORK with Robin Valk 4PM until 5.30PM – WWW.BIRMINGHAMMUSICNETWORK.COM

BIRMINGHAM SCREEN IMAGE NETWORK 4PM UNTIL 5.30PM – WWW.BSIN.CO.UK

Creative Networks 5.45PM UNTIL 9.00PM WWW.CREATIVENETWORKSONLINE.COM

at BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY, MILLENNIUM POINT, CURZON STREET, BIRMINGHAM B4 7XG

BAFTA NOMINATED SHORTS ON TOUR: BIRMINGHAM 5.45pm

Following on from the Orange British Academy Film Awards on 12 February 2012, the nominated short films and short animations are touring the country. Join us at Birmingham City University’s Millennium Point, for a special screening and Q&A brought to you by Creative Networks and BAFTA. Continue reading

Scratch Radio, Birmingham 2012

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Scratch Radio has relaunched for 2012 with a refreshed sound and an exciting few months ahead, and an exclusive documentary.

Birmingham’s favourite student station has been off air over the Christmas and New Year break but has relaunched with a new line-up of shows, more music than ever before and exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary. Continue reading

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