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The Press Desk 2nd May 2020 06:39 PM

Music Expo Announces Online Conference and Series of Workshops in May
 
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Music Expo Announces Online Conference and Series of Workshops in May

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4th, 2020 ) - Music Expo, in association with Sound On Sound magazine announces “Music Expo At Home,” an online conference for music makers, along with a series of free online workshops in May 2020. Music Expo At Home will feature Keynote Speaker and Renowned Producer Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fugees) and Grammy-winning producers, engineers, artists, industry tastemakers and leading technology brands. All will come together, virtually to provide two full-days of workshops, live demos, talks, and panels covering music business, technology and creative. Music Expo At Home will take place on May 15th and 16th. Tickets start at $20 and are available here: https://www.musicexpo.co/athome. Additional instructions will be provided upon registering.

The Music Expo At Home initial lineup includes; Keynote Speaker and Producer Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fugees), Big Deal Music Group’s Creative Director/A&R Ashley Alexander, Mixing & Post Production Engineer Maria Elise Ayerbe (Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, JLo), Producer iLL Factor (Matisyahu, Justin Timberlake, Jason Derulo), Create Music Group’s Urban Team Manager/A&R Mark Hill Jr., Producer & Mixing Engineer James Joubran, Producer Adam Kagan (Kanye West, Babyface, CeeLo Green), Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Guillo Lefeld, Puerto Rican Pop Singer/Songwriter Christian Pagán, Mastering Engineer Piper Payne (Third Eye Blind, Madame Gandhi, Geographer), Mixing Engineer Frank Socorro (Mary J Blige, Nas, Cee-Lo), Colombian Music Producer and DJ Ali Stone, and more. View the full program and the latest updates, here: http://www.musicexpo.co/athome.

“Typically around this time of year, we host Music Expo in-person in Miami, but due to Covid-19 that was not possible. So, we decided to launch an online edition bringing the personal experience of Music Expo to attendees even closer- at home. Our first edition will include several of the speakers from Miami, and we are grateful for their support. There will be opportunities to ask questions, share tracks and beats and receive feedback, and win prizes and giveaways from sponsors,” shared Loic Maestracci, Founder of Music Expo.

Throughout May 2020, Music Expo will also host a series of FREE weekly workshops to keep music makers connected. For complete information regarding the online live stream sessions and to register, visit https://www.musicexpo.co/onlinesessions.

Upcoming sessions include:

Thursday, May 7, 2020
“What Should Artists Do During This Down Time”
What can you be working on for your brand / band in this “down time” … updating content, making new music, connecting with fans, etc? Graphic Designer and Entertainment Professional Ashley L. Evans (Taylor Swift, Major League Baseball) and Founder of Spotlight 615 will discuss trademark, social media interaction, artist graphics, how to utilize time without over saturating fans online, and how to interact with fans on virtual platforms. This hour-long interactive, livestream will be offered FREE, and will kick off at 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. PST.

Thursday, May 21, 2020
“Immersive Audio with Christopher Willits”
Learn the basics of immersive audio production from a pioneer in the field using the free software Envelop for Live with Ableton Live 10 Suite. This hour-long livestream and Q&A session will be offered FREE, and will start promptly at 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. PST.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
“Mastering: The Bigger Picture”
Grammy-nominated Mastering Engineer Michael Romanowski will discuss mastering, listening, and monitoring environment considerations for releases in different formats, and will share his approach and answer questions, live from his studio in Berkeley, California. This FREE, hour-long livestream will kick off at 6 p.m. EST / 3 p.m. EST.

Music Expo At Home is sponsored by Leapwing Audio. Presented in association with Sound On Sound magazine, additional media sponsors include Gearslutz, Making Music, and Tape Op. For the latest Music Expo updates, please visit http://www.musicexpo.co. Follow Music Expo on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


The Press Desk 15th May 2020 06:35 PM

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MUSIC EXPO ANNOUNCES PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS AND FINAL LINEUP FOR "MUSIC EXPO AT HOME" VIRTUAL CONFERENCE KICKING OFF ON FRIDAY (5/15)

Grammy Award-Winning Producers, Engineers, Music Artists and Leading Music Technology Brands Come Together For Two Full Days Of Virtual Workshops, Panels and Educational Sessions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (May 14th, 2020) - Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound magazine has announced the program highlights and the final lineup for “Music Expo At Home,” the virtual conference for music makers on Fri. (5/15) and Sat. (5/16). Music Expo At Home will feature keynote speaker and renowned Producer Salaam Remi presented by Leapwing Audio, and offer two-full days of online educational sessions with music production masterclasses, track feedback sessions, live product demos, music business discussions and more. Grammy-winning producers, engineers, artists and leading technology brands will come together in addition to newly added representatives from SoundExchange, Big Deal Music, and Create Music Group. Music Expo At Home kicks off on Friday (5/15) at 4p.m. EST and on Saturday (5/16) at 12 p.m. EST. Tickets start at $20 and are available by visiting, https://www.musicexpo.co/athome. Additional instructions will be provided upon registering.

The final lineup includes; Keynote Speaker and Producer Salaam Remi (Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fugees), Big Deal Music Group Creative Director/A&R Ashley Alexander, Mixing & Post Production Engineer Maria Elisa Ayerbe (Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, JLo), Discover Your Talent CoFounder & CEO Oscar Castellano, Producer ill Factor (Matisyahu, Justin Timberlake, Jason Derulo), Create Music Group Urban Team Manager/A&R Mark Hill Jr., Producer & Mixing Engineer James Joubran, Producer Adam Kagan (Kanye West, Babyface, CeeLo Green), Producer Kato (Joyner Lucas, B.o.B, K Camp), Producer/Engineer/Songwriter Guillo Lefeld, Sound Exchange Artist Relations Manager Matthew Limones, Puerto Rican Pop Singer/Songwriter Christian Pagán, Mastering Engineer Piper Payne (Third Eye Blind, Madame Gandhi, Geographer), Mixing Engineer Frank Socorro (Mary J Blige, Nas, Cee-Lo), Colombian Music Producer DJ Ali Stone, and Recording and Mixing Engineer Javier Valverde (T-Pain, Timbaland, Lil Wayne).

Program highlights include;

Diversify Your Revenue Streams: Join a panel of music industry experts including representatives from SoundExchange, Big Deal Music, Create Music Group and Discover Your Talent Consulting to discuss ways that artists can generate more revenue.

Salaam Remi Ask Me Anything Presented By Leapwing Audio: Keynote speaker and renowned Producer Salaam Remi will open up in an exclusive Ask Me Anything session presented by Leapwing Audio.

Feedback Session: Submit your music and receive professional feedback. Panelists; Frank Socorro (Mary J Blige, Nas, Cee-Lo), Javier Valverde (T-Pain, Timbaland, Lil Wayne, Pitbull), and more will select some of the best tracks and share feedback.

Prep and Deliver Your Session Like A Pro: DJ Ali Stone will team up with Mixing & Post Production Engineer Maria Elisa Ayerbe to discuss the process of sending a production to a mixing engineer and more.

Kato On Building Your Brand: Join Producer Kato (Joyner Lucas, B.o.B, K Camp) in a live Q&A discussion about building a personal brand in the modern music industry.

Making Music In Quarantine: An insider’s look at the ‘new normal’ of making music during quarantine and remote collaboration.

View the full program, here: https://www.musicexpo.co/athome.

Every attendee will receive a digital gift bag with free software from IK Multimedia, Native Instruments, Audiomovers and Beat Academy. They will also be eligible to enter for a chance to win over $3500 in digital gifts and product giveaways including a copy of Native Instrument Komplete 12 Ultimate ($1199 value), a copy of IK Multimedia Studio Max 2 ($999 value), 150 copies of IK Multimedia Total Studio Trio ($450 value), 50 copies of Sonarworks Reference 4 Headphones Edition, 1 Leapwing Plugin of their choice ($199 value), 1 year license of Audiomovers LISTENTO ($99 value).

Music Expo At Home is sponsored by IK Multimedia, Leapwing Audio and Sonarworks. Presented in association with Sound On Sound magazine, additional media sponsors include Gearslutz, Making Music, and Tape Op. For the latest Music Expo At Home updates, please visit https://www.musicexpo.co/athome and follow Music Expo on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


Jules 15th May 2020 11:20 PM

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