Little BIGSOUND program

      



9:30am

              REGISTRATION      

10:00am

      AUDITORIUM       WELCOME      
10:00am - 10:40       AUDITORIUM      

NETWORKING EVENT
Little BIGSOUND will kick off with a chance to meet other creatives and discover your tribe. Facilitators from QMusic will run a networking session to help participants find people who could be part of their next band, or their bands manager!

 

     

10:45am - 11:15

 


 

      AUDITORIUM      

MINI KEYNOTE - AIRLING
Hannah Sheppard aka Airling will be sharing insights spanning from being a youth creative trying to make it…
to a triple j album of the week artist playing festivals and touring nationally.

 

 

 

 

 
11:30am - 12:20       INNOVATION LAB      

DIGITAL 101 
Digital fan engagement is as important as putting on a great live show. It allows you to create connections with your audience through learning who they are and what interests them. Vanessa Picken (Comes With Fries) will run you through different digital marketing strategies and how to present yourself online to create cost-effective digital content that cuts through the social media noise.

Speaker: Vanessa Picken (Comes With Fries) 

 

          
11:30am - 12:20          AUDITORIUM         

MUSIC BUSINESS 101 
How can you build your art into a business? Julia Bridger (Bleached Festival, The Farm) and Trina Massey (QMusic Program Manager) will provide insight into the basics of building your art as a creative microbusiness including the ways you can make money to help build your empire.

Q&A: Julia Bridger (Bleached Festival, The Farm)
Facilitator: Trina Massey (QMusic)
 

       
11:30am - 12:20       WINDOW BAYS      

ROUND TABLES - BRISBANE BOOKING AGENTS
Intimate groups of 8-10 participants will be paired with experienced industry professionals to discuss the ins and outs of booking. Dispel myths around these roles and open conversation! Little BIGSOUND Round Table Sessions provide a chance to put a name to a face and take the guess work out.

Bookers: Ben Collier (Akimbo), Brigid Langford (The Zoo), Dave Sleswick (The Tivoli), Deb Suckling (Live Spark, Brisbane Powerhouse), Julia Bridger (BLEACH Festival/The Farm), Ruby-Jean McCabe (Milk Factory/East Street Markets/Cardigan Bar), Sullivan Patten (Miss Blanks/DJ Samson)

 

     
11:30am - 12:20       DIGITAL MEDIA
LABS
     

ABLETON STUDIO
The Ableton Live recording studio will enable participants to test drive the tools of the next generation of production and live instrumentation. Featuring 16 Ableton Push, participants will be taught the functions of each tool and then be able to program, create, mix and manipulate their own beats and melodies

 

     
11:30am - 12:20       RECORDING STUDIOS      

THE HISTORY OF SYNTH
The History of Synth is an interactive product display installation taking participants through the evolution and history of the synthesizer. Composing of 11 instruments, participants are able to interact with each synth creating and replicating sounds from history.

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     
12:30pm - 1:30              

LUNCH BREAK AND LIVE PERFORMANCES
Food provided. Watch performances by Asha Jefferies and Ruby Gilbert plus the opportunity to network with speakers and special guests
                               

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

1:40pm - 2:30

 

      AUDITORIUM      

GET GOOD
It all comes back to the song. A&R Exec (John Mullen, Dew Process), Artist (Tia Gostelow) and Producer (Konstantin Kersting, Airlock Studios) are going talk about GETTING GOOD and the songwriting process. Find the answers you want about songwriting, A&R, production and how they all fit together.

Speakers: John Mullen (Dew Process), Tia Gostelow (Musician), Konstantin Kersting (The Belligerents, Airlock Studios)
Facilitator: Emily Green (QMusic)
 

     

1:40pm - 2:30

 

 

      INNOVATION LAB      

PUBLICITY 101
Sarah Chipman owner of Title Track PR, will take participants through a hands-on deconstruction of their own press releases and work through the do’s and don’ts of publicity and press in the music industry. Get the heads up on the ins and outs of what publicists do and what you can do yourself to get the most bang for your buck.

Speaker: Sarah Chipman (Title Track PR)
 

     
1:40pm - 2:30  




 
      WINDOW
BAYS
     

ROUND TABLES - ARTIST MANAGERS
Intimate groups of 8-10 participants will be paired with experienced industry professionals to discuss the ins and outs of managing artists. Dispel myths around these roles and open conversation! Little BIGSOUND Round Table Sessions provide a chance to put a name to a face and take the guess work out.

Artist Managers: Ali Tomoana (Soul Has No Tempo), Ben Lynskey (Amplifire Music), Dan Ceh (Who Agencies), Deena Lynch (Amplifire Music), Jo Pratt (Sage Music), Leanne De Souza (AAM), Ben Preece (Mucho Bravado), Dan Ceh (Who Agencies)  
 

     

1:40pm - 2:30
 

      DIGITAL
MEDIA
LABS
     

ABLETON STUDIO
The Ableton Live recording studio will enable participants to test drive the tools of the next generation of production and live instrumentation. Featuring 16 Ableton Push, participants will be taught the functions of each tool and then be able to program, create, mix and manipulate their own beats and melodies.
 

     
1:40pm - 2:30       RECORDING STUDIOS      

THE HISTORY OF SYNTH
The History of Synth is an interactive product display installation taking participants through the evolution and history of the synthesizer. Composing of 11 instruments, participants are able to interact with each synth creating and replicating sounds from history.
 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     
2:40pm - 3:30       INNOVATION LAB      

SONG BREAKDOWN - THE KITE STRING TANGLE
How does an ARIA nominated song get written? Join Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle) as he deconstructs one of his own songs – from where it began, to how it ended. This intimate session will take budding artists and producers through the process of songwriting, production and the thought process behind it all.

Speaker: Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle) 

 

     
2:40pm - 3:30       WINDOW BAYS      

ROUND TABLES - PUBLICISTS
Intimate groups of 8-10 participants will be paired with experienced industry professionals to discuss the ins and outs of publicity. Dispel myths around these roles and open conversation! Little BIGSOUND Round Table Sessions provide a chance to put a name to a face and take the guess work out.

Publicists:  Jess McMahon (Heapsaflash), Nick Lynagh (Habit Music Company), Stephen Green (SGC Media), Tim Price (Collision Course PR), Vivienne Mellish (Mucho Bravado), Zac Fahey (Footstomp Music)

 

     
2:40pm - 3:30       DIGITAL MEDIA LABS      

ABLETON STUDIO
The Ableton Live recording studio will enable participants to test drive the tools of the next generation of production and live instrumentation. Featuring 16 Ableton Push, participants will be taught the functions of each tool and then be able to program, create, mix and manipulate their own beats and melodies

 

     
2:40pm - 3:30       RECORDING STUDIOS      

THE HISTORY OF SYNTH
The History of Synth is an interactive product display installation taking participants through the evolution and history of the synthesizer. Composing of 11 instruments, participants are able to interact with each synth creating and replicating sounds from history.

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     
3:35pm - 3:55       AUDITORIUM      

NETWORKING EVENT
Little BIGSOUND will wrap up with yet another chance to meet other creatives and discover your tribe. Facilitators from QMusic will run a networking session to help participants find people who could be part of their next band, or their bands manager!

     

 

     

 

     

 

     


4:00pm- 7:00pm 

 

      RIVER
TERRACE
     

ALL AGES GIG
As the sun goes down, Little BIGSOUND will culminate with a free all-ages gig headlined by a secret act to be revealed via the Little BIGSOUND Facebook page. Little BIGSOUND are pleased to have TØBI and Twelve Past Midnight to perform before the headline act.