Abbey Road Studios will host a free 3-day festival with masterclasses for artists, producers and composers next week
Abbey Road Studios has announced the dates and speaker list for its second Abbey Road Amplify, a series of workshops and panels aimed at inspiring young people looking to enter the music industry.
This year Abbey Road Amplifier will be held for three days at the famous London studios next week on November 7, 8 & 12 for artists, producers, composers and creatives.
The event coincides with Abbey Road Studios’ 91st anniversary, the studio announced. Amplify from last year only worked for two days.
“For the past four years, we’ve made it our mission to inform and inspire young people considering a career in music through free workshops and 121 mentoring,” said Mark Robertson, Chief Brand Officer. and Communications, Abbey Road Amplify.
The event will include panels and lectures, including Movie soundtrack with Isobel Waller-Bridge, Amelia Warner and Dr Who composer Segun Akinola; and From chamber producer to professional with hitmakers Swindle, Karma Kid and I Jordan.
James Smith (Yard Act), artists Che Lingo and Conor Albert, and Camille Purcellm who wrote many hits for Little Mix, Mabel & Jess Glynne, will speak in a panel titled The joy of making music where they will highlight the importance of music as a means of expression.
Producers and songwriters will discuss the secret to a hit song in a panel called The art of hitmaking with guests including Mark Ralph, whose hits include Years and Years, Jax Jones, Clean Bandit and Aitch.
A Musical Photography Panel will also be held with legendary photographer Jill Furmanovsky, Anais Gallagher and recent Abbey Road Music Photography Awards winner Joe Puxley.
“We are fortunate to see some of the world’s greatest creatives working in our home, so we are delighted to have some of Abbey Road’s friends join us in sharing their knowledge and experience to help empower talent. emerging at the start of their journey.”
Mark Robertson, Abbey Road Amplifier
Guests can also immerse themselves in music technology experiments and “tools of tomorrow” through Studio Three. Abbey Road Red’s Chief Innovation Officer, Karim Fanous, will provide an overview of the trends, followed by hands-on demos and explanations from the founders of Studio Three.
Studio Three is an iconic recording space where Pink Floyd recorded The Dark Side of the MoonAmy Winehouse recorded her last tracks and where Brockhampton recorded the Billboard number one album Iridescence.
Abbey Road Amplify will also present a talk entitled The art of sampling moderated by Abbey Road Audio Product Manager Mirek Stiles; Music Editing 101a comprehensive look at the world of music publishing, with GMB Editing; and A future in the creative industries moderated by Hannah Fitzgerald of the Abbey Road Institute.
Artists are also invited to listen to a lecture entitled Promoting your music in 2022 where speakers from public relations, streaming, radio promotion, digital marketing and social media will explore the different ways music can be heard.
In The business of the music industryguests including Jordan Whitmore, A&R Manager at Domino records, and WME Live agent Jonny Greenfield will talk about the inner workings of the music industry for the new artist. The conference will focus on signing as an artist and understanding music law.
“We are fortunate to see some of the world’s greatest creatives working in our home, so we are delighted to have some of Abbey Road’s friends join us in sharing their knowledge and experience to help empower talent. emerging as they begin their journey,” says Robertson.
Abbey Road Studios hosted the inaugural Abbey Road Amplify event last year to mark its 90th anniversary, with speakers from Island Records, Universal music Edition, Fork, The Ivors Academy, Spotify, PRS for music, MMF, OBJECTIVESound On Sound and Mix With The Masters.The music industry around the world