Prepare yourself for 5:26 worth or reasons to not miss IMS 2013. As expected, Day 2 of IMS 2012 was chock full of important insights into the world of dance music. Paul Oakenfold discusses "think tanks" he holds at his house in LA to discuss media and social strategies and Diplo weighs in with his thoughts on branding as well as the difficulties of running a multi-genre label. Check below for a full listing of yesterday's events and get ready for the digest of today's panels and discussions on Monday….
THURSDAY MAY 24 – DAY TWO
11.30-12.15. Publishing – Now, Show Me The Money.
1- Mark Lawrence (PRS, Director of Membership & Rights).
2- Wim van Limpt (Buma Stemra).
Moderator: John Truelove (Truelove Music / Tortured Artists).
Briefing: Faced with ever-dwindling income from compilations and
downloads, dance composers and their publishers are increasingly looking
to income from venues, events, radio and TV to take up the slack.
Publisher and composer John Truelove talks to senior representatives from
various PRO’s about where the money comes from, and how to improve one’s
prospects of sharing in the pot.
12.15-12.30. Keynote Address – What EDM can learn from the Financial
Presented by James Vaux (Hailstorm / formerly Rothschild).
Briefing: How Rothschild business outsider views the electronic music
industry – hard-hitting and honest appraisal of our beloved industry.
12.30-12.35. The World According to… Francois Kevorkian * This seminar
takes place inside the main hotel bar.
Featuring appearances from:
1- Colleen “Cosmo” Murphy (Artist). (Between 14.30-15.10)
2- Daniel Miller (Mute Records). (Between 16.30-17.10)
3- Martyn (Artist). (Between 15.30-16.10)
4- Radio Slave (Artist). (Between 13.30-14.20)
Briefing: What a challenge – ask the scene’s own professor to host the
longest dance music panel of all-time. Only one man could pull it off.
Here he introduces the concept before going into his own special area of
12.35-13.25. Ibiza – The Year of Change.
Moderator: Grego O’Halloran (Resident Advisor).
1- Danny Whittle (Pacha, director).
2- Juan Arenas (Space, promoter).
3- Pino Sagliocco (Ibiza 123 / Live Nation ES, promoter).
4- Seth Troxler (Artist).
5- Tom Preuss (Artist A Life / Desolat, manager).
6- Valentino Barrioseta (Amnesia, media).
7- Yann Pissenem (Ushuaia, promoter).
Briefing: Ibiza 2012 has seen a huge change with many Djs launching new
nights. Check the role-call of the attached – should be pretty clear what
this one will turn out like!
13.30-14.20. IMS presents Question Time.
Moderator: Kurosh Nasseri (Nasseri Inc, attorney).
1- Jamal Edwards (SBTV, entrepreneur).
2- Patrick Moxey (Ultra, label).
3- Raye Cosbett (Metropolis, promoter / manager).
4- Tatiana Simonian (Twitter, Music Partnerships).
5- Steve Goodgold (The Windish Agency, agent).
6- Terry Weerasinghe (Native Instruments, technology).
Topics for debate:
- USA: After the Goldrush.
- Artist Touring Implosion. Can EDM become a genuine touring industry?
- AO: Always On. How to survive email onslaught.
- Bit Torrent: Leveraging file sharing as managed marketing channel.
- Cream sold to Live Nation: If you can beat them, join them.
- Technology: Can a DJ make it without producing tracks these days?
Briefing: Question Time is a legendary BBC political TV show, where a
panel of experts tackle the issues of the day. IMS replicates the format…
14.20-15.00. Keynote Interview – Paul Oakenfold.
Interviewed by Ben Turner (IMS).
Briefing: Oakenfold was one of the first DJs to move to Hollywood to
network and nail electronic music in film and now nightlife in
general. Has it worked? How hard has it really been?
15.00-15.20. Video Game Sync: The New Frontier?.
Presented by Sergio Pimentel (Nimrod Productions).
Briefing: As the battle for the living room entertainment hub continues,
all the new platforms come with new challenges. Pimentel gives delegates a
view into the working process of how labels get their music onto a video
15.25-15.55. IMS Anthem 2012 – Remixed for IMS by Sister Bliss (Faithless).
Moderator: Ralph Moore (Mixmag).
Briefing: One of the highlights of every IMS, Ibiza is truly honoured to
have Faithless producer and keyboardist Sister Bliss remix the Anthem.
16.00-16.30. Keynote Question & Answer Session with the IMS Delegation -
Simon Dunmore (Defected Records, Label).
Moderator: Danny Whittle (IMS).
Briefing: The legendary label boss of Defected in open-season time with
the IMS delegation.
Followed by the IMS Pioneer Award 2011 presentation. Presented by the IMS
partners and Mark Grotefeld (Pioneer).
Briefing: IMS and Pioneer collectively honour ONE individual who has
really led the way in our industry with vision, innovation and style…
Previous Winners: Jason Bentley (KCRW), James Barton (Cream), Amy Thomson
16.30-17.20. Market Focus – Australia.
Moderator: Tim Duggan (inthemix).
1- Bev Malcolm (EMI / She Can DJ, Label).
2- Grant Simillie (Neon Records, Label).
3- Jason Ayoubi. (Future Entertainment, Promoter).
4- Jon Hanlon (Konkrete, Agent).
5- Kaz James (Artist).
6- Matt Nugent (One Love Recordings, label).
7- Richie McNeill (Stereosonic, Totem One Love / Hardware, Promoter).
8- Wade Cawood (Pulse Radio / Finely Tuned).
Briefing: The Australian club scene and festival market was perhaps the
first worldwide to go into meltdown due to over-saturation. What next for
the Australian scene? And what can the rest of the world learn from their
17.20-18.00. Keynote Interview – Diplo.
Interviewed by: Joshua Glazer (Urb).
Briefing: Probably one of the world’s hottest producers, fresh from his
incredible work with Usher. DJ, producer, label boss, brand beacon,
innovator… There is no limit to Diplo’s role in the future of music.
18.00-18.45. Social Media Makers – The New Club 18-30.
1- Blaise Bellville (Boileroom.tv).
2- Callum Negus Fancey (Youth Army / Yourvine).
3- Isra Garcia (IG).
4- Jamal Edwards (SBTV).
5- Luke Barnes (The Audience).
6- Luke Hood (UKF Dubstep).
Briefing: The above have the future in the palm of their hands. All under
30, all doing it for the kids. Come and meet the next generation of
tech-savvy electronic music lovers.
18.50-19.10. Keynote Presentation – Musion.
Presented by Sanj Surati (Musion).
Briefing: Musion are the technology company behind the 2pac hologram
appearance at Coachella. What’s next? The return of Larry Levan?
19.10-20.00. Keynote Conversation – will.i.am.
Interviewed by Pete Tong (IMS).
Briefing: will.I.am is probably the biggest advocate of EDM in mainstream
American music. Here he chats with Pete Tong about his vision for your
future. He sure has one.
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