27 Apr 2010
The Music Network Meeting Minutes 25th March 2010
Chaired by Andy Derrick
Simon Howes – self employed sound engineer in tv and film
Andy Ward – Musoplex, video, cd and live and merchandise
Katie Southall – WCR – DJ playing music to unsigned bands and musicians regardless of genre – send stuff to firstname.lastname@example.org – Facebook – search for ‘katyjay’. Also a what’s on guide is being setup – contact Katie for more info about when and who. Business Development Consultant – making radio stations sustainable with a mixture of private and public funding.
Andy Roberts – Blue Whale @ Custard Factory and writes for The Fly magazine. Blog and a show on Rhubarb Radio. www.rhubarbradio.com – a mix of cutting touring acts playing in Birmingham plus artists from Blue Whale. Podcast on Speech Fewapy network – 1500 subscribers it’s a feed of different podcasts from around the world. Promoting gigs at The Rainbow. Also running Intro to Logic and FInal Cut courses. andrew-roberts at hotmail.co.uk
Rich – here out of curiosity – guitarist – interested in using media to promote music here and beyond – Post Grad at Aston Business School, former President of Birmingham Uni Students’ Union and promoted many nights. – rj.walker87 at gmail.com
Vince and Colin from Musical Excahnges – Sunday 18th April The Bridge FM 102.2 FM – 2-4pm. Also issuing invites for test pilots for the web site. Give email for an invite. enquiries at musicialexchanges.com
Also played Newcastle Guitar Show – record signups. New collaborative diary service. MX Recruit – musicians and tech recruitment section launching this weekend.
Spence – songwriter and looking for other songwriters with which to collaborate – ones with studios a bonus. Also a photographer for live music and studio based. http://www.myspace.com/themackenziefriend
Also a tutor a Access To Music. ATM band playing at the O2 – 3 Joyous performing tonight.
Sam – ATM student – sing semi pro doing a vocal course – also singing teaching – into singer/songwriter. Looking to collaborate with other artists. myspace.com/samstarrmusic
Sarah – singer, songwriter and pianist at ATM. Also a tutor at Yamaha Music School.
Jay – form Hinckley – freelance audio engineer – starting a new shared creative studio, space – shared resource centre – large footprint building 4 – 6,000 sq ft. spaces. secretlabproductions at hotmail.com
Adrian – Exit Recording – songwriter and producer working with a variety of artists. New website www.adriankimberlin.com – Also looking for contacts experienced in placing dance tracks.
Anthony – musician, co-founder of BMN, video production company with proven track record of videos for musicians
Jenny – pa to Dusky Violet Sky Management - getting exposure for bands. – present Saturday Rocks on Rhubarb Radio – info at violet-sky.com jennytaterocks at gmail.com saturdayrocks at rhubarbradio.com -
Dusky Edwards – Violet Sky Management – artist management, managing talent generally. Keen on fairly managing and developing talent. www.violet-sky.com – happy for new talent to get in touch. myspace.com/hopeorthetruth - HOT are a band managed Violet Sky – rock with an electric undertone – American Rock
Keisha Thomson – Action for Haiti – feedback – event really well, 500 people, £3000 raised. Keisha performed her own track Who Loved Themselves – reggae jazz vibe – looking to develop it as a charity single – @keisha_thompson – twitter
Mark Malone – ATM student – songwriter/musician – released on soundclick – amateur internet store website – good ratings – broad genre – rock/acoustic/folk/indie – also working with Crisis Homeless Charity – looking for vocalists (gravelly preferred). – maloneproductions at live.co.uk – available for session guitar/bass/producer/song writer.