RESONATE, Glasgow’s music conference for industry professionals, students and aspiring artists, have announced their full line-up for 2019.
Returning to the Barras Art and Design Centre on Thursday 14th November, this year’s event will feature former Wham! manager Simon Napier-Bell as Keynote speaker, SAY Award winners, nominees, world-leading PR organisations, pioneering artists, technology giants and more.
With the 2019 event centring around an ethos of bringing industry training, business development and innovation to the city, RESONATE are once again adding a variety of panels to this year’s conference. This year attendees can expect five panels with industry professionals, musicians and media. These panels include; ‘Hello, is it opportunities in music you’re looking for?’, ‘Thriving In The Music Industry – Help Musicians Scotland’, ‘Why Do You Need A Sync Agent?’, ‘Let the Creators…create’ and ‘The Road To Europe…and Beyond’. Topics covered on the panels include how to tackle obstacles and amplify your success with the likes of Hilary Brooks the founder of Scottish Women Inventing Music (SWIM), mental health and wellbeing with Help Musicians Scotland and talks from some of Scotland’s most inspiring and celebrated musicians, songwriters, composers, producers and artists including Dame Evelyn Glennie and Carla J.Easton, on what life is really like in the music industry.
The event will also be running a Tech Hub to demonstrate the highly innovative technology that is available in today’s music scene. The full Tech Hub line-up is; ‘Mi.Mu Gloves – Music Through Movement’, ‘Void Acoustics – From Studio to Stage’, ‘The Sound System Project’, ‘Sensatronics Lab’ and ‘Sound From Scratch’.
Returning to RESONATE 2019, the highly successful ‘Drop-In Sessions’ will be back for the third time running. This year’s include; Meet the Support Organisations featuring Creative Scotland and Musicians’ Union, Music to the Masses – Meet The Distributors featuring Horus Music, EmuBands, FUGA and CD Baby, Meet The Media presenting journalists from BBC Radio Scotland, Tenement TV and SnackMag. Listeners can also expect Meet The Agents, where music agents like Naomi Palmer from Earth Agency, who represents a diverse roster of artists and manages a team of young agents, will be discussing everything she’s learned over the years. The final drop-in session will be Promoting Your Music – Meet The PRs, where PR expert Alan Millerwho runs Abnormal PR will be presenting key advice for listeners alongside other notable PR figures in music.
Alongside these sessions, a variety of workshops will also be held on the day. Overlooking the BAaD courtyard, the Mezzanine will play host to a number of valuable talks including ‘Making The Most Of Your Release – CD BABY’, ‘In Conversation… ‘The Album’. Two new workshops added to 2019 RESONATE programme are ‘Breathing New Life Into The Bandstand’ with John Stout from Regular Music and ‘Next Stop – Mumbai, Beijing, LA?’presented by Phil Patterson, Music Specialist – Department of International Trade (DIT). Phil will be on hand to answer all questions regarding international opportunities in music and how to expand your network in new territories.
Cementing itself in its third year as a music industry event that aims to inform, educate and provide opportunities for networking with industry professionals and artists in Scotland, RESONATE is a fantastic event for those at all levels within the industry. Creating a safe space to collaborate and learn, RESONATEoffers vital industry advice and inspiration across panel discussions, workshops, Q+As, drop-in sessions, demonstrations and more, making RESONATE an event that you won’t want to miss.