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    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    The Real Meaning of D.I.Y. And Quitting Your Day Job
    140 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Richard Bengloff, President, American Association of Independent Music
    Keith Garde, President, Celebrity Services, PAID, Inc.
    Jacob Heal, Singer/Songwriter, Audiostrike Records
    Dick Huey, CEO, Toolshed
    Jeff, Price, CEO/Founder, TuneCore
    event::about  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.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Music And Advertising: A Subconscious Cognitive Impulse Explosion
    96 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Josh Rabinowitz, Senior VP/Director of Music, Grey Group
    Sarah Gavigan, President, HANK & SG Consulting
    Vasili Gavre, Music Supervisor/Producer, Sound Foundation
    Chris Langrill, Manager, A&R/Music Supervision, Man Made Music
    Peter Nashel, Composer/Producer, Duotone Audio Group
    event::about  Take a minute to think of what goes on when you look at an advertisement. The cognitive process of visualization coupled with music is pretty powerful. It is proven through empirically tested heuristics that when these two components come together correctly, the outcome is very seductive. CMJ badge-holders have the opportunity to submit their own music as a score for filmed advertisements. Submit your music via the website link below to be heard by ad executives and possibly be included for discussion during this panel.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Supurban: An Urban Genre Sounding Board With Some Superior Minds
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Pete Rosenberg, DJ weekdays, 5am-10am, Hot 97
    Michael 'Sha Money' Clervoix, CEO, Dream Big Ventures
    Devo Springsteen, Producer; Owner, Astor Place Music
    John Forté, Artist/Entrepreneur, Theory 7 LLC
    Che Vicious, Producer/Creative Director, Aftermath Records/Kops & Robbers
    event::about  The state of the urban music genre is in flux and its players have a variety of opinions on its health. This meeting of the minds will table many tribulations while also shedding light on positive aspects of the genre's uncertain future.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Master(ing) Plan: Project Studio Vs. The Pros
    45 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Steve Thomas, Director, PR, Producer, Cakewalk
    Scott Hull, Mastering Engineer, Masterdisk
    Eliud Ortiz, Recording & Mix Engineer
    Julian Silva, Mastering Engineer, On Air Mastering
    David, Seitz, Producer, Fifty Fifty Music
    event::about  A good mastering job can make or break a record. But when budgets are concerned, is it worth it to spend money for professional mastering, or should you invest in new mastering software and finish the job yourself? This panel will cover and compare modern mastering techniques from a variety of perspectives and resources.
     

     

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    iLike It When YahoogleMyFaceTunes... You Tweet
    125 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Rooms 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Tom Monday, LimeWire
    Rob Weitzner, North American Representative, Consolidated Independent (CI)
    Edith Bellinghausen, SVP Digital Business, Razor & Tie
    Lindsey Cook, A&R, MySpace Records
    Brandon Hance, Founder/CEO, Audiolife
    Jason Herskowitz, VP, Product Management, LimeWire
    Cori Yarckin, Singer/Songwriter, Cherry Lane (affiliate)
    event::about  Umm... yeah. This pretty much sums up what we think about all things music and social networking. What's new? These panelists know what's up and can sift through the clutter.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    The Anatomy Of The Live College Performance Market
    117 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator:Ari Nisman, President/CEO, Degy Booking International, Inc.
    Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO/Talent Agent, The New Universal Entertainment Agency
    Jim Moeller, President, Soulever Music Corp.
    Jennifer M. Mussi, Ph.D., Assistant Dean, Fordham University
    Ari, Nisman, President/CEO, Degy Booking International, Inc.
    Shayna Zaid, Independent Entertainment Professional
    event::about  College gigs are a great way for a band to get exposure, get experience, and most importantly get paid. This panel will discuss ways to break into the scene and how to sustain exposure, sales, and credibility.

    12:30 PM
    to 1:45 PM

    Tribute Bands: From Clubland's Dirty 'lil Secret To Profitable Programming
    17 schedule::attendees
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Jake Szufnarowski, Owner, Impresario and Talent, Rocks Off
    Make Maietta, Manager/Promoter, Creative Entertainment Group
    Ruby Rick McCoy, Lead Singer, Atomic Punks
    Royce Peterson, Rockstar, Tragedy, Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees
    Chris Zahn, Promoter, B.B. King Blues Club & Highline Ballroom
    event::about  Venue owners and promoters used to love the case and hate the stigma attached to tribute shows. Creative minds have turned this stigma into a cool and trendy (and accepted) profit. Find out how these entrepreneurs have taken it up a notch.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    A Thriving Revival Of The Dance Music Genre
    51 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Louis Montorio, President, System Recordings
    Geronimo El Capitan, Program Director, Dance/Electronic/Hip-Hop, SiriusXM
    Cory Robbins, President, Robbins Entertainment
    Elena Rossi, Dance Radio/Club Promotion, Capitol Music Group
    event::about  With all the negativity surrounding the music business these days, sometimes you just want to dance your worries away. The dance music genre has figured out a way to stay above water in the stale economy. Stability in digital sales outlets has paved the way for new artists with great, progressive, infectious tracks. Meet some of the top players in dance music who have weathered the storm, and learn how the genre lends itself to the intricacies of contemporary sales.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Featured Speaker: Andrew W.K.
    189 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    event::about  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,"

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Timeless Miles: 1959 - A Pivotal Year In Music
    39 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Ashley Kahn, Author/Journalist
    Rakim Allah, Rapper, Music Artist
    Erin Davis, Principal, Miles Davis Properties
    Jason Kibler, DJ Logic, Project Logic Inc.
    Andre Torres, Editor-In-Chief, Wax Poetics Inc.
    Vincent Wilburn, Jr., Musician/Producer, Miles Davis Properties LLC.; CEO Nefdrum Productions
    event::about  The definition of cool can be summed up in two words: Miles Davis. Explore this timeless musical genius; The greatest year in jazz, music, arts and culture with the 50th Anniversary of landmark recording Kind of Blue, the all-time best selling jazz record, and Sketches of Spain, the key Gil Evans collaboration, and how the cycle repeats itself and connects to the present.
     

     

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Career Choice Series: I Want To Work In Music Marketing
    100 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 406
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Bob Bradley, Director of Marketing, Authentik Artists
    Maria Gonzales, Merchandiser, Warner Brothers Records
    Roy LaManna, President, Trendsetter
    Michelle McDevitt, President, Audible Treats Entertainment
    Jon Satterley, Senior VP, New Media, Roadrunner Records
    event::about  "Music marketing" is continually evolving and necessary for stability in so many other facets of the music industry. With the digital landscape expanding at an astonishingly fast rate, there are many fresh opportunities in this sector. These vanguard panelists have a prescient vision for where marketing is headed and will discuss various topics about music marketing from their experiences in the industry.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Rock Fashion Trends And Predictions For 2010 And Beyond
    101 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Jasmine Takanikos, Brand Strategist, Jasmine Takanikos Consulting Group
    Tisha Brown, Fashion Stylist
    Aroha Harawira, Radio Host, George FM; TV Presenter, Juice TV - New Zealand
    Carmel Lobello, Stylist/Fashion Director, Death + Taxes Magazine
    Miz Metro, Recording Artist, Art Curator, Blogger, Fashionista, Miz Metro Media
    event::about  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.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    Across Cultures: Beats and Rhymes World-Wide
    41 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Fiona Bloom, Founder, Publicist, Promoter
    Speech Debelle, MC
    Dalton Higgins, Author, Broadcaster, International Music Booker
    Magee McIlvaine, Filmmaker, Nomadic Wax
    MC Melodee, Lyricist, Radio Show Host, Entrepreneur
    event::about  This panel will explore international hip-hop and pick apart the nuances, subtleties, obstacles, language barriers, cultural innuendos that affect its success in the U.S. market. Panelists will also discuss the flipside of how U.S. hip-hop goes global and examples of both successes and failures

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The 'Scenes' Of Some Solid Songwriting Cities
    53 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Tony Fletcher, Author, Journalist
    Jeff Cohen, Songwriter/Producer/Publisher, As You Wish Music
    Wes Hutchinson, Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
    Leo Mellace, Songwriter/Producer
    Boots, Songwriter
    Boots Ottestad, Songwriter/Producer, Razor & Tie Music Publishing
    event::about  Go to any music town, and without looking too far you will find a dedicated group of individuals who write great songs and share a certain bond of brother/sisterhood within their respective "songwriting scene." From New York to Nashville to L.A. and beyond, come listen in on some great stories about songwriting from this dedicated group.

    9:30 PM
    to 11:30 PM

    Live Music
    5 schedule::attendees
    Location Clearview Cinemas Chelsea
    event::about  Dir. Yair Landau
    About the creation of a virtual studio on Facebook and an open invitation to artists around the world to collaborate on an animated short film.
    event::info  Buy Tickets Here!
     

     

    11:00 AM
    to 4:50 PM

    Destination Unknown: What's Next For The Industry In 2010
    102 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Rosenthal Pavilion
    eventtype  Panel, CLE
      Moderator: Vejay G. Lalla, Esq., Associate, Davis & Gilbert LLP
    Peter Drakoulias, Founder, The TORCH Program
    Stanley Pierre-Louis, Esq., Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property & Content Protection, Viacom, Inc.
    Lance Podell, CEO, Next New Networks
    event::about  In this spirited annual discussion, we pull back the curtain and look into the future of the entertainment industry. Will the music industry continue its trend and completely abandon the old business models? Will large film companies look to independent online content for new material? The panel will discuss not only what strategies have failed in the past year but also, hopeful new forward-thinking business models and opportunities. We will look at methods to monetize existing content and how the industry may look over the coming year, and in years to come. The future of the entertainment industry may look very different from the industry of the past, but with creativity and perseverance, it will be bright!

    11:00 AM
    to 12:15 PM

    Music Industry Myths, Gossip And Predictions For The Next Five Years
    172 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, Room 905-907
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Sarah Lewitinn, Co-Founder, For The Win! Media; Blogger, Ultragrrrl.com
    Emily Bass, Project Manager, A&R, Yep Roc Records
    Eric Garland, Founder/CEO, BigChampagne Media Measurement
    Chris Jacobs, General Manager, Sub Pop Records
    Sarah Lewitinn, Co-Founder, For The Win! Media; Blogger, Ultragrrrl.com
    Lucas Mann, President, Original Signal Recordings
    Mike Spinella, Director, Partner Relations, AOL Music
    event::about  Some people have the inside scoop on everything happening right now and others are constantly and accurately predicting the future. This group of professionals and soothsayers will do both while adding their own two cents.

    12:20 PM
    to 1:00 PM

    Featured Speaker: John Scher
    45 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 10th Floor, Richard Rosenthal Pavilion
    event::about  John Scher, co-CEO, Metropolitan Talent, is one of the most highly respected veterans in live entertainment. Metropolitan Talent has emerged as a multi-faceted industry leader encompassing artist management, the independent record label Hybrid Recordings, and the concert division, Metropolitan Talent Presents. Throughout the years, John Scher and Metropolitan created, produced or co-produced many critically acclaimed national tours concert events for home video, pay-per-view and broadcast television. In 2007 alone, Metropolitan Talent Presents produced over 350 events with total attendance over half a million and in December 2008, produced Liza's at The Palace, a Broadway theatrical event, which earned Scher and Metropolitan a 2009 Tony Award.

    1:00 PM
    to 2:00 PM

    Featured Speaker: Emmanuel Jal
    28 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Eisner & Lubin Auditorium, NYU Kimmel Center, NYU Kimmel Center, Room 401
    event::about  Fresh from recording his third album, WARchild, Sudanese hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal will share his first-hand experience of being a child soldier for a rebel army in Sudan and how he imparts messages of social justice in music. He will discuss his heroic navigation of the injustices in Darfur and how he has learned to rap for freedom.

    2:00 PM
    to 3:15 PM

    Creating Music With The Newest Technology
    58 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 8th Floor, Shorin Room 802
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: Johnny Juice, Producer/Turntablist/Musician/Engineer, Public Enemy
    Traa Daniels, President/Bassist, Ryot Ent./P.O.D.
    Carl Jacobson, Vice President, Marketing, Cakewalk
    Dan Korneff, Producer, Engineer, Mixer, House of Loud
    Bob Power, Producer/Mixer, Robert Power Music
    event::about  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.

    3:30 PM
    to 4:45 PM

    The Bitter Truth: When Your Live Show Sucks
    60 schedule::attendees
    Location NYU, Kimmel Center, 4th Floor, Room 405
    eventtype  Panel
      Moderator: John Battaglia, Founder, The Rockstar in You
    Ed Johnson, Manager, Artist Relations, A&R Unlimited
    Sam McTrusty, Musician, Twin Atlantic
    Mary Rahmani, Manager of A&R, Razor and Tie
    event::about  You'll notice the first red flag when your friends and fans tell you how much they enjoyed your live show, but they continue to be the only ones showing up. A lack of retail sales has put the focus on the live show as a way to generate income. And if you are looking for funding, a mediocre live show is usually the deal breaker. This panel hashes out how your show can gain impact with fans and investors, while remaining true to your sound.

    10:45 PM
    to 12:15 AM

    Aeroplane
    11 schedule::attendees
    Location Fillmore New York @ Irving Plaza
    eventtype  Showcase, Friday
    event::about  Electronic sounds that demonstrate an appreciation for uniting dancefloors with beat-driven music.

    12:30 AM
    to 1:30 AM

    Hercules and Love Affair (live)
    58 schedule::attendees
    Location Fillmore New York @ Irving Plaza
    eventtype  Showcase, Friday
    event::about  Pulsating and effortless dance music, heavy on the disco.
     


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