The Sessions – 2012

“The Future is Now”
We know where it’s been, but where’s it going?
With so many changes within the industry, the underground seems to have gone mainstream. But has it?
A candid discussion of issues being discussed on message boards and in booths all over the country!
Frankie Bones
Lonnie Fisher
Sunshine Jones
Chad Bozzarelli

Girlz Rule!
Let’s hear it for & from the ladies behind the scenes, booth and board. Traditionally a male dominated field, discover how the role of women in music is evolving. Find out what the challenges are & how to tackle them. A must for any woman in, or thinking of getting into, the industry. A highly attended and enjoyed session in 2011!
Ultra Nate’
Nicole Tossas
Connie Lingus
Singleton Newman
Nika Watkins
Katie Elder
Civ Jones

Social Media – Marketing & Selling Your Way to Fame
Learn the most effective means of marketing and selling your music and yourself – from Facebook, and Instagram to blogging and tweeting. To print advertising to PR methods to promotional comps… this panel will discuss these and more to explore which methods will work best for you and your business..
JM Giordano
Connie Lingus
Nika Watts
Keyser Soze

Everybody & His Brother Have Come Out of the Bedroom – The Actual Biz of DJing
In a time where everyone thinks they’re a DJ, we’ll discuss the actual business of being one.
Bookings, fees, contracts, agents & other aspects of DJing as a career and not just to “be cool”, although these panelists will tell you it’s pretty damn cool to do what they do!
Zoltar
Utra Nate’
Scottie B
DNA
LJ MTX

Building the DJ Set
Techniques, track lists, tricks-of-the-trade and more. The best in the business share their knowledge and experience. DJs at any level — this is a panel not to be missed!
LJ MTX
Murder Mark
Chad Bozzarelli
Zoltar
DJ B-Eazy

In the Mix: A Recipe for Remixing
What are the key ingredients of a successful remix deal? What about royalties? What should you charge? Get the answers from industry experts who’ve done it. Interact with top producers, programmers, sound engineers, musicians, DJs and re-mixers as they discuss the possibilities and techniques for your music and what to do with it when it’s done!
Scottie B
Murder Mark
LJ MTX
DJ B-Eazy

Party Hosting 101 – Planning, Production & Promotion
Whether you’re throwing it or just the life of the party, it is always good to know how to organize a successful event!
Learn from some of the most succssful party hosts, and those involved in making it happen, about the best ways to coordinate your talent, flash your lights, feel your bass, decorate your space, budget your party and market it to the masses to be able to call it a success at the end of the night!
Chad Bozzarelli
Bart Shiflett
Soohan
Paul Brierly
Nicole Tossas
Jake Amora

Frequencies – Exposure over the Airwaves
It’s not just AM/FM anymore. Come learn how to maximize your radio exposure – from internet to satellite to digital, this panel covers all the bases on getting heard over the airwaves.
Zoltar
Patrick Scientific
DNA
Singleton Newman
Civ Jones
Keyser Soze
Florida

Workshops & Demonstrations
Ableton – LJ MTX
Performing Live – Sunshine Jones
Turntablism – Ross “Throdown” Volpe & DJ Tempest
Hooping & Poi – Stephanie “Hoopnosis” Reed, Amanda Mandalay & Lexi Jade
EDM Dance Course & Discussion – Dark Matter Squad

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Pics from the day!

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