TIP CATCH UP - Lo-Fi cool in the form of 'Avalanche' by @realbadsounds https://t.co/R2Jcs8kvhw Words- @GeorgeRowan & Tip- @souterrainlive
TIP CATCH UP - The dreamy & luscious @HansIslands reviewed this lunchtime -https://t.co/RqLDGjwmFM Words @alphabetbands Tip @souterrainlive
'Effortlessly Cool' - @realbadsounds reviewd on TTP https://t.co/R2Jcs8kvhw Words by @GeorgeRowan & Tip by @souterrainlive #newmusic
Swirling, heady melodies & subtly infectious beats from @HansIslands on TTP https://t.co/RqLDGjNY4m Words @alphabetbands Tip @souterrainlive
A great second day of our FFWD Writing for Screen Masterclass at @loftmusicstudio with attendees composing to real industry briefs...
TP CATCH UP BLUMENKIND reviewed today https://t.co/eWyvi8i8bE Words by - @emjay_probably Tip by @BtnMusicBlog @elsarosemaryx
RT @loftmusicstudio: It's been a great couple of days hosting the 'Writing for Moving Image Masterclass' with @GeneratorNE https://t.co/qU4…
Unusual and intriguing .. BLUMENKIND reviewed https://t.co/eWyvi8zJAe Words by - @emjay_probably Tip by @BtnMusicBlog @elsarosemaryx
Tonight's 'Writing for Moving Image' masterclass is underway at @loftmusicstudio https://t.co/nVWBvem6cw
Excited for our Belfast Tipping Point showcase on 18th Feb w/ @GeneratorNI @jeliofthebirds @ciaran_lavery @arboristmusic & @theclameens!

Generator Business Support Opportunities

Through the business growth programme Generator and our partners provide over 250 interventions each year for the commercial, creative and digital industries.
From Conferences, Networking, Masterclasses, Workshops and the Interim Director Scheme to Showcasing, Legal Clinics, IP Licensing and Export advice.

  • TAKE NOTE – Songwriting Masterclass – Sian Evans (Kosheen)

    9 Feb

  • TAKE NOTE – Production Masterclass – Jim Barr (Portishead)

    10 Feb

  • TAKE NOTE – Performance Masterclass – Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music)

    11 Feb

  • Output Belfast 2016

    18 Feb

  • Design It; Build It Conference

    17 Mar

TAKE NOTE – Songwriting Masterclass – Sian Evans (Kosheen)

09-02-2016 13:00 Fyfe Hall, Trinity Centre

Take Note – a series of exclusive masterclasses and workshops for young musicians in the lead up to the BBC 6 Music Festival 2016 in Bristol, devised in partnership with Trinity Community Arts and Bristol Plays Music.

During this project you will be provided with critical industry ‘know-how’ and professional advice to further develop your musical skills from industry specialists including:

  • Song-writing & Collaboration with vocalist for iconic electronic group Kosheen and DJ Fresh collaborator, Sian Evans
  • Production with Jim Barr, bassist for trip-hop legends Portishead who has also performed with Goldfrapp and Robert Plant
  • Performance with BBC 6 Music DJ and songwriter Tom Robinson
  • Hosted by Sam Bonham, BBC Introducing

This week-long opportunity will culminate in a live performance at the Trinity Centre. You will need to be aged 16-24 and possess a both a genuine interest and basic understanding of creating music and are required to commit to the length of the project.

Spaces are free but limited; please register your interest with: Dave Thomas, Trinity Centre / 0117 935 1200 / davet@3ca.org.uk

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TAKE NOTE – Production Masterclass – Jim Barr (Portishead)

10-02-2016 13:00 Fyfe Hall, Trinity Centre

Take Note – a series of exclusive masterclasses and workshops for young musicians in the lead up to the BBC 6 Music Festival 2016 in Bristol, devised in partnership with Trinity Community Arts and Bristol Plays Music.

During this project you will be provided with critical industry ‘know-how’ and professional advice to further develop your musical skills from industry specialists including:

  • Song-writing & Collaboration with vocalist for iconic electronic group Kosheen and DJ Fresh collaborator, Sian Evans
  • Production with Jim Barr, bassist for trip-hop legends Portishead who has also performed with Goldfrapp and Robert Plant
  • Performance with BBC 6 Music DJ and songwriter Tom Robinson
  • Hosted by Sam Bonham, BBC Introducing

This week-long opportunity will culminate in a live performance at the Trinity Centre. You will need to be aged 16-24 and possess a both a genuine interest and basic understanding of creating music and are required to commit to the length of the project.

Spaces are free but limited; please register your interest with: Dave Thomas, Trinity Centre / 0117 935 1200 / davet@3ca.org.uk

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TAKE NOTE – Performance Masterclass – Tom Robinson (BBC 6 Music)

11-02-2016 13:00 Fyfe Hall, Trinity Centre

Take Note – a series of exclusive masterclasses and workshops for young musicians in the lead up to the BBC 6 Music Festival 2016 in Bristol, devised in partnership with Trinity Community Arts and Bristol Plays Music.

During this project you will be provided with critical industry ‘know-how’ and professional advice to further develop your musical skills from industry specialists including:

  • Song-writing & Collaboration with vocalist for iconic electronic group Kosheen and DJ Fresh collaborator, Sian Evans
  • Production with Jim Barr, bassist for trip-hop legends Portishead who has also performed with Goldfrapp and Robert Plant
  • Performance with BBC 6 Music DJ and songwriter Tom Robinson
  • Hosted by Sam Bonham, BBC Introducing

This week-long opportunity will culminate in a live performance at the Trinity Centre. You will need to be aged 16-24 and possess a both a genuine interest and basic understanding of creating music and are required to commit to the length of the project.

Spaces are free but limited; please register your interest with: Dave Thomas, Trinity Centre / 0117 935 1200 / davet@3ca.org.uk

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Output Belfast 2016

18-02-2016 00:00 The MAC

More speakers have been announced for Output Belfast, the major conference being held in Belfast next month to inspire those working in the music industry here.

Renowned engineer, musician and producer Steve Albini – who has worked with the likes of Nirvana, The Pixies, The Manic Street Preachers, The Stooges and dozens of others – will be the keynote speaker at Belfast City Council’s second ‘Output Belfast’ conference, which takes place at The MAC on Thursday 18 February.

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Other panels, sessions and workshops include:

  • A session on music composition and placement in the iconic BBC television show ‘Peaky Blinders’, featuring composer Paul Hartnoll, formerly one half of legendary electronic act Orbital, and music supervisor Amelia Hartley;
  • A ‘music for gaming’ session with legendary composer Nathan McCree, whose work includes the ‘Lara Croft Tomb Raider’ soundtracks, presented by the director of ‘Beep’, the first documentary charting the history of music in games;
  • A co-writing panel with BBC 6 Music-endorsed artist Nadine Shah, legendary music publishers Notting Hill Music and Gary Clark, co-writer for McFly, Mark Owen, Mel C, Delta Goodrum, The Wanted and many more.

Also at the conference will be a direct-to-fan Q and A with the artist Bry; a session on jazz music artist development by Mobo-nominated artist David Lyttle; representatives from many of the national music stakeholder organizations including PRS for Music, PPL, Featured Artist Coalition (F.A.C), CMU, Help Musicians, IMRO, BMI, SESAC and MCPS.

There also will be content from bloggers such as Nialler 9 and author Wyndham Wallace (‘Lee, Myself And I – Inside The Very Special World Of Lee Hazlewood’);  a series of Abelton live workshops presented in association with AVA Festival (who will also be running an event on boutique festival creation introduced by Jim Mawdsley Chairman of A.I.F, (Association of Independent Festivals);  sessions by music supervisors on music placement in television; and a session on PR and media opportunities in rock and metal.

Organised by Belfast City Council in partnership Generator NI, the conference will include panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking events as well as keynote speeches from award-winning musicians and managers of globally recognized talent.

At night, the emphasis will switch to live music, with a series of free pop-up gigs at venues across the city centre.  Details of the music programme will be announced at the end of this month.

Registration for Output Belfast is now open at www.outputbelfast.com.

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Design It; Build It Conference

17-03-2016 09:00 The Hub

Some of the world’s leading digital experts will be speaking at the Design It; Build It Conference in Edinburgh in March 2016. The event brings together those designing and building popular websites and apps like Tinder, BuzzFeed and Facebook to discuss the future of the web.

With digital professionals expected to attend from across the UK, Europe and North America, the Design It; Build It Conference will offer insight into current digital trends and tactics and high-level networking for the tech community.

The event will feature 14 engaging sessions across two days that will facilitate in-depth conversations across a range of topics to leave delegates with actionable advice to apply to their own work.

The conference will cover everything from how to design ‘screen-lickable apps’ that people won’t want to put down to the techniques that big brands use to optimise their websites.

This year’s conference features a line-up of speakers from leading global and regional brands, including: BuzzFeed, Facebook, Tinder, BBC, SkyScanner and Financial Times, as well as the Scottish creative agencies that are putting Edinburgh on the digital map.

Design It; Build It Conference will take place at The Hub, Castlehill on 17-18 March 2016. Tickets are £250 + VAT.

More information visit dibiconference.com

 

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