The Music Network Meeting Minutes September 27th 2012


Chad Ellis – Reduxion Records

John Purser – Reduxion Records

Nicola Toms – OXJAM

Ryan Hill – Propagator Records

Tony Guice – Propogator Records/Recording Studio/Youth Services

Ed Mcflush- Music Industries Course

Elliot Lewis – Music Industry Course Street Team O2 academent

Marc Longley – Bridge Radio Stourbridge/Web Streaming for unsigned acts

Peter Hardisty – Oya Batacada Samba band

Tunde Adedran – MA in Media and Creative Enterprise Student

Steve Rubinstien – Musician

Gary Hayward – Acoustic FM

Sarah Birks – singer

Renner and Christina – new double act – looking for gigs – called Infancy

Kenneth Meeson – wants to get more involved in the music scene

Clare Edwards –  The Flyover Show

New points

Nicola Toms – OXJAM is in 2 weeks time. Line up sorted, looking to raise £10,000 – but need some volunteers – stage managers, door support. There are also panels with expert speakers. All information is on their website

Tony Gruice – Proganda has been dormant but just getting going again – first EP is ready to sell – base in birmingham. Studio in Longdbridge – developmental label – Jake Lazeby folk EP

Marc Longley – does an unsigned show at the Bridge in Stourbridge 102.5 FM – wants to play local bands from Stourbrudge, Bham, Wolverhampton and surrounding areas. He puts up 4 new tracks per week and it all goes on the website as well – email him tracks or send CD – – mostly guitar based stuff

Peter Hardisty – Samba band based at the Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath – they do community based workshops. He wants to forge new networks. They practice at the Hare and Hounds on a Sunday 12.30pm (is on or and people can come and get involved.

Steve Rubinstein – asked about how people perceive the live music scene in Birmingham. A lively debate followed.

Gary Hayward – Acoustic FM Radio – is setting up a new station for unsigned acoustic artists. Very early days but will keep the network updated as it progresses.