New Music Seminar Hitting L.A. Up Next Month
"New Music Seminar has a reputation for bringing together artists, industry executives and entrepreneurs and discussing how the music business can be revolutionized. I'm looking forward to talking directly with artists and labels about how they can use services such as Spotify to help redefine how music is marketed and distributed." - Daniel Ek.
Leaders from across the front edges of music, technology and beyond will speak and share ideas during this one day music, networking and educational extravaganza. NMS is the must attend one day for the industry (artists, managers, labels, etc...) who are seeking to learn and understand how to help artists "rise above the noise floor" in a shifting musical landscape.
Other featured players (panelists) include: über producer, Rodney Jerkins; Kevin Lyman, President/founder Warped Tour; Alexandra Patsavas of Chop Shop Music; Justin Tranter, lead singer of Semi Precious Weapons; Derek Sivers, Founder of CD Baby and Jason Bentley, Program Director of KCRW. **Full panel listing is below.
The full day conference will include a symphony of four "movements" (focused discussion groups), live performances, the New Music Seminar "Artist on The Verge" contest winner performance and a ton of schmoozing both before, during and after the event.
Then New Music Seminar will also host the exclusive After Grammy Jammy Opening Night Party at The Viper Room, located at 8852 West Sunset Blvd, on Monday evening February 1st , 2010. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception where delegates can network and schmooze between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm. This will be followed by a private show attended exclusively by NMS delegates, the media and our partners, which includes NARAS, LA Weekly, Music Connection, Billboard, Digital Music News, Yahoo Music, MySpace Music, Hypebot, Filter Magazine, OurStage, RevebNation, Mozes, A2IM Indie Label Members and a host of new technology companies. It will be a great opportunity to meet and schmooze with all the top media and players in the music industry.
For the NMS Conference, badges can be picked up anytime after 7:30 am on February 2nd at The Henry Fonda Theater, located at 6126 Hollywood Blvd. The conference begins at 9:00 am sharp and will last until 6:45 pm. At this time, there will be a networking cocktail reception after to schmooze with other artists and Industry Leaders.
1st Movement Success & FRM: Conductor Tom Silverman
Keynote: Daniel Ek: Founder Spotify
2nd Movement Marketing: Conductor Jon Healy
4th Movement Touring: Conductor Dave Lory
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