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,
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
The next Music Network meeting will be on Thursday 26th September 2013. (No Meeting in August – sorry)
The Meeting starts at 4pm and will finish at 5.30pm at Birmingham City University, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG.
Anyone involved in Music in the region is welcome to attend, its free and there will be tea and coffee provided.
The Music Network organises a NETWORKING EVENT on the last Thursday of each month, for the benefit of music related businesses in the West Midlands region. If you have any involvement in music, come and talk about what you’re up to and meet some new people. These Networking events are about all things music in the region. They’re about helping you to teach yourself how to do it, by yourself, for yourself and encourages you to share the knowledge with others so they can do the same. If you are a musician, a student, someone who works with musicians, represents musicians, has involvement with the music industry, or are looking to make new contacts…..the meeting will be useful.
If you have news to report, a presentation to give, an event to promote, any new points for discussion, a pitch to make, business cards or flyers to hand round, an appeal for help, advice or guidance or even if you just want the free tea and biscuits and some serious discussion…you are invited.
You can also post in by email any news or press release information for inclusion on the website and for distribution through the mailing list and RSS feed. More details on the website.
Please pass this invite on to Musicians you know or anyone else who you think may benefit.