6 Nov 2014
Birmingham Music Network Meeting – 30th October 2014
Andy Derrick (Musician, teacher, and delivers training sessions and arrangements – mostly Jazz)
Sue Nicolls (Musician, Glen Tilbrook, Steve poltz, plays bass guitar – and is recording
Patrick Walsh – Songwriters
Simon – Recording engineer
Andrej Hardie-Douglas (Student at 2nd Year Music Tech BCU) –
Chionah – 1st year sound engineer at BCU
Dominic – 1st year sound engineering
Sarah – Publishing company – she is a songwriter looking to network
Maria - Post Grad marketing student –
Monnei Lamar – Video Production Co, Creative Producers Black Country
Stan – Musician
Andy: – Has produced a CD of his own Jazz music – His last album was fan funded, all musicians got paid.
and has a new album 10 tracks ‘Just Friends’. He raised £350 via fan funding.
The CD Sales contribution will go towards Cancer Research.
Has anyone run a fan funded project? or have questions?
The crowd funding is via pay pal buttons direct embedded onto the site with a selection of packages.
Pre Recording etc. With a range of options
Signed Photo, Spend an evening, Roll of honour and co producer credits etc
Sue: Gig next week Wed 5th November . supporting BoBoBells at the Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath.
Is looking for some more gigs and supports & currently recording an EP.
The set is solo acoustic / vocals . Pop (Squeeze/ Elvis costello)
Also – asked about copyright protection etc (Discussion /advice followed) look at ISRC code as a meta data within the MP3 and register with PRS. PPL
Patrick Walsh – Just finished Uni – He is a songwriter. He had a band but sees himself very much as a song writer.
He is looking for opportunities as a song writer. Looking for collaboration tracks available so far here:
Simon – engineer for hire . Has a home studio
Specialises in Outdoor location recording
Teaching music tech
Created birmingham city sessions (As a student at BCU)
They are looking for bands to record – the sessions take place in the TV production studios.
birminghamcitysessions (BCS) on Youtube
Also looking for bands to record in the studios
Contact via Facebook birminghamcitysessions
Chionah – 1st year sound engineering student – looking for a placement – in live sound/ and production. Also a songwriter.
Dominic: Advice on how to make a film – get crew together (Discussion)
James – Advice on film making and extras. (Discussion)
Sarah – problems with artists and managers. Wanting points. (Discussion)
Maria – Post Grad marketing at BCU – interested in internships
Wants to start a promotion scheme for bands/artists etc – Pop /Indie
twitter : mashka29
Milana Marr – Video Production Co
Is promoting Miss Kjah new recording TIME (Nominated best reggae newcomer)
He runs a studio and also video production
Andrew/Michael – Film Production company
Live events /Music videos
Filming with local bands building their profile
Looking for local bands and musicians
Ulumatoyin Odunsi: Creative Black Country – Arts Council
Promoting for Sandwell, Walsall Wolverhampton & across the black country a programme of support funding called Creative Black Country
looking for Artists to work with community groups and general arts people
Commission pitch for theatre.art film etc