Brighton Music Conference 2018
Brighton Music Conference (BMC18) has announced Irvine Welsh, Eats Everything, Friction, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, and Sam Divine will join 160 speakers from across the music, nightlife, tech and digital industries from 25th – 28th April 2018 at Brighton Dome.
Representatives include key figures from “PRS For Music”, BPI, AIM, Association For Electronic Music (AFEM), Help Musicians, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, Fabric, SoundCloud, Virgin/EMI, Believe, SW4, Defected, Toolroom, Hospital Records, Ram Records, Tru Thoughts, Beatport, Women Produce Music, BIMM, DJ Mag, MusicTech, AEI, Funktion-One, Pioneer, This Is Global, Boiler Room, Friction, KRPT, Decoded Magazine, Data Transmission, Skiddle, SharpStream, KRPT, GRM Daily, LWE, Fuse, Mark Knight, Waze & Odyssey, London Elektricity, Illyus & Barrientos, and many more.
Author, playwright and musician, Irvine Welsh, will be interviewed about his love of music and its inspiration on his writing. Welsh’s first novel and film Trainspotting having portrayed the subcultural zeitgeist of the mid-1990s.
BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat will host a panel on ‘Drug testing’ and ‘Brexit’ for broadcast with speakers from AFEM and Fabric will join Newsbeat’s Jimmy Blake and BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard.
BMC has announced Eats Everything will be headlining the annual official BMC after party with Take at The Arch on Thursday 26th April. Dan will also be speaking at the conference on Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’s ‘Social & Corporate Responsibility’ panel.