Music management is an ever changing beast. Whenever consumer behaviour changes, or algorithms update, managers are on the front line. They invest at the earliest stages and are at risk to being let go when success arrives. This session explores how has the role of the manager has evolved, and looks at what can be done to ease the burden
Music has become complacent on its pop-culture throne. It increasingly vies for attention and cultural capital with apps, gaming and tv platforms. Dom Hodge from screen-free kids audio player Yoto talks about why we should nurture the next generation of music fans, before it’s too late!
Representation and visibility are more than just a numbers game. If there is not diversity across the entire industry, then we are not able to drive genuine equal opportunities.
In this session, music researcher and DEI specialist, Sania Haq, will host a conversation with Charisse Beaumont, Chief Executive of Black Lives in Music (BLiM). The session will look at systemic barriers in music for Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse individuals, as identified by BLiM’s research, along with how far we have come since the social reckoning of 2020, and critical improvements we still need to make.