The Real Meaning of D.I.Y. And Quitting Your Day Job
Some say D.I.Y. is the way to go, but the reality is that out of 105,000 records released last year, only 6,000 sold over 1,000 units! You can do it yourself, but can you make enough money to pay the rent? This panel will take you through the steps necessary to make a career out of a popular mantra and grassroots cause in the age of the self-employed arts professional.
Music Under New York: Stories From An Underground Culture
New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority's Music Under New York program has been producing music performances in the subway system for over 22 years in an ongoing music festival. Musicians at this panel will tell their stories and highlights from their experiences in this unique underground music culture.
Graphically Challenged: The Lost Love Of The Album Cover And Beyond
Depending on your age, you may or may not remember the feeling of opening a CD jewel case or looking at a vinyl album cover with liner notes while listening to your new music purchase. The visual component of music is still just as important to the identity and sound of an artist. Here we discuss the visual aspect of modern day music and its future.
The Perfect Age Of Rock 'n' Roll
Dir. Scott Rosenbaum
A pair of longtime friends channel their talent and passion for music into a cross-country road trip. The reunion forces them to recall youthful ambitions and re-visit the choices they've made. Accompanied by a raucous crew of musicians, they set off on a cathartic journey along Route 66. Q&A following screening.
A goth band that embraces the pomp of rock and the dark side of life.
Keeping Metal Radio Relevant In The Digital Age
As the digital age leads the forefront for all facets of media, radio is slowly beginning to adapt to its new surroundings and receiving mixed reactions from those who service music to those bringing it to the airwaves. Here we shed light on issues impacting metal radio and what the industry is doing to better serve the needs of both artists and the disc jockey.
Featured Speaker: Andrew W.K.
When the personality precedes the music, who knows what you'll get on stage? Andrew W.K. has built himself as a living phenomenon - an artist who has made his work and music, a public evolution of personal expression, backed up with a celebratory, charged soundtrack of his own making. He's toured internationally, opened a mainstay music club in New York, produced releases from top artists, started his own record label, collaborated on a raucous sound and film collage called WHO KNOWS?, and recorded four full-length albums including his most recent release, 00 Cadillac. As a speaker, Andrew W.K. has transformed traditional lectures at institutions such as Yale, Carnegie Mellon and the Cooper Union into multi-platform "happenings,"
The Evolution of Metal
A philosophical discussion on the genre. Where it came from, where it's going, and how it affects business. Diverse label rosters and wide-casting tours now define the genre, so what constitutes metal today?
The Men Who Stare At Goats
Dir. Grant Heslov
A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey. Q&A following screening
Greg Jamie of O'Death experiments with simplistic production and creepy acoustics.
Oh My God
Hooks abound amid a jumble of indierock sounds, from bulldozer rhythms to shoegazer guitars.
Music Directors' Summit
College radio's annual open-floor session to discuss today's most important issues. Bring questions.
Rock Fashion Trends And Predictions For 2010 And Beyond
The stage meets the runway more than you think. Sonic Youth is known for playing Marc Jacobs fashion shows and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O seems to be regularly upping the bar with radical performance wear a la David Bowie's Glam Rock days. This fashion-forward panel will give us the state of style, "dos" and "don'ts," and will exemplify some future trends while advising the image-conscious.
First come, first serve: sign-ups will be in person and take place during College Day, Thursday, October 22 from 9:00am-3:45pm at NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 401
Internet Radio: A Free-For-All
Type the words "Internet radio" into any search engine and all you see is the word "free." Who is making money and how? What is the value of "free?"
Creating Music With The Newest Technology
Virtual synths, multi-sampled drum modules, amp modeling technology and digital audio workstations are all part of the new culture of the creation of music. Panelists will pontificate on how musicians have the power to take control of their artistic endeavors and where the digital process is headed in the future.
Death metal laden with epic drum rolls.
Hard-hitting bone crunching speed metal complete with a hellish growl and enough force to melt your face.
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