London’s premier music conference and showcase festival returns from January 30th – February 1st, and the first round of DJs, industry experts and brands taking part has been revealed. These include representatives from Broadwick Live, Printworks, DJ Mag, Boiler Room, BBC Radio 1, Free from Sleep, FMLY Agency, DAZED, The Cause, Key Changes, Mixmag, He.She.They, Beatport, Red Bull Radio, Korg, PRS plus dozens more, all leading voices in their respective fields.
London Music Conference (LMC20) is a carefully curated platform designed to further electronic music, foster creativity and offer solutions; to offer thought-provoking panels, interactive talks, awards, demos and workshops, and much more. Offering a wealth of new ideas and creative movements, it all goes down across a wide range of venues in Central and East London, with the primary conference activity happening at fabric London on January 30-31. The full program also comprises nighttime events and showcases at some of the city’s most esteemed music venues, to be announced closer to the event.
Key panels will focus on mental health and charity in nightlife; the great royalty debate; the health of London’s venues and nightlife; inclusivity and safe spaces; radio; the role of social media in 2020 and more, all with industry insiders leading the discussions.
As well as recognised brands like Point Blank Music School, Boiler Room, Red Bull Radio, Beatport, Korg and VRJAM amongst many more, there are high-level individuals lined up for the panel discussions. These include Nemone from BBC 6 Music, Jaguar Bingham from BBC Radio 1 / BBC Introducing, DJ Mag Digital Tech Editor Declan McGlynn, Mixmag Editor Duncan Dick, DAZED Head of Digital & Audience Charlotte Lucy Cijffers, artists Scuba and Ben Pearce, Sarah Story from Capital FM, Steven Braines of He.She.They, Firas Waez of Waze & Odyssey, Jazmine Azarian from MOTZ, Third Son, Mark Newton from promotional company Broadwick Live, Alex Warren of Crossbreed, Ranen Ekubia from London club Printworks, Alex Jukes of The Festival Travel Shop and Jukebox PR, and more.
This year, the LMC Exhibition will take place in the main room of fabric where you will be able to network with the world’s biggest music brands, get involved with tech demos, educational tasks and much more, that will help empower, evolve and develop the music community. Applications are now open for exhibitors to appear at LMC20 – enquire through the website.
Accelerator Program & LMC Awards:
New for this year is the Accelerator Program for artists and labels, that offers a new technology-powered platform that will nurture young talents and help them develop their careers. The Accelerator Program provides an array of opportunities for artists, including the chance to get music released on one of the LMC partner labels or play a set from the main room of fabric London. Operating in parallel with the Accelerator Program is the LMC Awards, a competition to provide a forum for the recognition and acknowledgment of the industry’s best and brightest, culminating in an award ceremony at fabric on January 30.
Capacity at London Music Conference is strictly limited and tickets will sell out. Discounted Early Bird tickets are on sale now, head to https://www.londonmusicconference.org/ for more information or to register as a member of the LMC community and get involved.
Point Blank Music School
Red Bull Radio
Alex Donald (Free from Sleep)
Alex Jukes (The Festival Travel Shop)
Alex Warren (Crossbreed / Kiwi)
Ben Beaumont-Thomas (The Guardian)
Charlotte Lucy Cijffers (DAZED)
Darren James-Thomas (FMLY Agency)
Declan McGlynn (DJ Mag)
Duncan Dick (Mixmag)
Firas Waez (Waze & Odyssey / Street Tracks)
Frank French Toast
Grahame Farmer (Boost / Data Transmission)
Jaguar Bingham (BBC Radio 1)
Jazmine Azarian (MOTZ)
Marcus O’Sullivan (Circulate)
Mark Davyd (The Music Venues Trust)
Mark Newton (Broadwick Live)
Michael Kill (Night Time Industries Association)
Nemone (BBC 6 Music)
Patrick Forrester & Ben Croft (Heels & Souls)
Ranen Ekubia (Printworks)
Roberta Hickey (little pink book)
Sarah Story (Capital FM)
Steven Braines (He.She.They)
Speaker affiliations include:
BBC 6 Music
BBC Radio One
Free from Sleep
Heels & Souls
Night Time Industries Association
The Festival Travel Shop
The Music Venues Trust