Events

The core spirit of the Music Producers Forum is not only to develop a community, but also to foster a true sense of community through face to face connections throughout the world. From the industry meetup evenings to future workshops and conferences, the Music Producers Forum connects the music industry as a global community. Also featured are selected events from SAE our International Career Development Partner.

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New Music Seminar

About the New Music Seminar

The New Music Seminar is one of the oldest music industry events running. It had it’s beginnings in 1980 when over 200 people convened at a New York City rehearsal studio to talk about the future of the music industry. Over the next 15 years, this event was a key music industry forum that gathered thought leaders from artists, producers and industry executives. Read more »

Copenhagen Songwriters Festival 2013

Every year since 2009, in the heart of Denmark’s capital city, the Copenhagen Songwriters Festival hosts music artists from around the world. ‘Celebrating Songwriters New and Known’... Read more »

Grammy Winning presenters at SAE LA Tech Expo 2013

The SAE Institute (International Career Development Partner of the Music Producers Forum), organised the annual SAE LA Tech Expo at their Los Angeles campus. This is a ‘not to miss’ event that August with some of the music industry's most respected audio and music production professionals presenting throughout the two days. Read more »

London Meetup 003 – Ideas and Preparation

The first two meetups in London have been really been something special. Thanks again goes to SAE London for supporting with the venue and facilities. As mentioned in earlier posts and in my welcome, it is an honor for a 'Sydney boy' like me to have been able to have some great people collected in a room in a city rich in music history like London. Read more »

Music Producers Forum – London Meetup 002 In Review

Due to popular demand from the first meetup in April, the Music Producers Forum's second London meet up returned on 1 July 2013 with over 50 members in attendance at the world class facilities of the SAE Institute London. The featured guest presenter was producer, recording and mixing engineer, Steve Belgrave (Audio partner of Pete Maher) with some career case studies and spoke about his work with U2 and The Rolling Stones. Read more »

Music Producers Forum – London Meetup 001 In Review

Hosted at the SAE-Institute London campus, the London Music Producers Forum meetup brought the community of producers, engineers and musicians together, sharing knowledge and experiences. These meetups are a unique chance to meet other like minded creators of music in the London scene. U2's mastering engineer Pete Maher is our special guest keynote at this historic first ever Music Producers Forum London meetup, with published authors audio lecturers Carlos Lellis Ferreira and Roey Izhaki. Read more »

Events: Latest Articles

Shooting a Music Video – The Independent Musician and Filmmaker

Music Video edit screen of One More Chance by Jean Paul Espinosa

Never before have independent artists and bands had better access to shooting a music video with such powerful media tools to enable them show their craft in cinematic and broadcast quality. YouTube now provides open distribution infrastructure that delivers full high definition content (1080p) and the equipment to for high definition broadcast ready music video production can now be purchased in a consumer electronics and whitegoods store. Read more »

New Music Seminar 2014

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The New Music Seminar is one of the oldest music industry events running. It had it's beginnings in 1980 when over 200 people convened at a New York City rehearsal studio to talk about the future of the music industry. Over the next 15 years, this event was a key music industry forum that gathered thought leaders from artists, producers and industry executives. Read more »

ADE – Epicentre of EDM Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event

Every year thousands of electronic dance music fanatics flock to Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) to see their favorite DJs from around the world. More than 300,000 visitors from over 70 different countries engulfed the city for the 18th edition of ADE. For five full days and nights, Amsterdam offered more than 2000 EDM acts taking place in over 100 different venues. Although ADE attracts big names from the EDM industry, such as, Hardwell, Afrojack, Tiesto, and Calvin Harris; many up-and-coming DJs showcased their skills to the world. Read more »

Steve Belgrave – Producer, Mix Engineer, Songwriter

Steve Belgrave

The featured keynote at the Music Producers Forum – London Meetup II is producer, mix engineer and songwriter, Steve Belgrave. Having worked with the likes of U2, The Rolling Stones, Liam Gallagher and the Killers Steve still maintains a passion and commitment to the independent and unsigned artist. Read more »

Core Concepts – The Recording Team

Author, Lecturer, Recording Engineer and Music Producer

With today's tight budgets or with the domestic productions, we have to cover more tasks in the recording process. A traditional high end budget music production will enlist a team of highly specialised studio professional, working towards the same goal of producing that great song. Read more »

Music Producers Forum’s First London Meet-up

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On 25 April 2013 we held the first Music Producers Forum London meetup at the SAE-Institute's Kingsland Road campus. Our meetups have usually taken the form of casual networking events, but the London event soon turned into an engaging evening conference. Read more »