The Industry Takeover All Dayer Returns, Saturday 1st October. Are you ready to take over?
Debates / Seminars / Workshops / Network / Market place / 1-to-1 advice
The Industry Takeover All Dayer brings together everything you need to get ahead in the music and creative industries, opening the floor to vitally important, forward-thinking debate and discussion.
We have partnered with the freshest youth platforms and some of the key players of the music industry for the biggest ever Industry Takeover All Dayer: Complex UK, GRM Daily, Reprezent FM, That’s Nang, Universal, Girls I Rate, UK Music, Musician’s Union, Intellectual Property Office, CMU: DIY and more to be announced.
POWERED BY COMPLEX
Grime 2.0: debate the future of urban culture
We collaborate with the leading youth lifestyle platform for the first time ever.Hyperfrank and Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson with Rooney (Risky Roadz) and more explore the UK’s biggest cultural export as we analyse the past, present and future, looking at the impact of independent releasing and social media.
POWERED BY GIRLS I RATE
Who Runs the World? Girls! The Women Behind UK Music
We speak to inspirational women from across the UK's music industry, with GIR founder Carla Marie. Songwriter Carla Marie Williams (Beyonce, The Saturdays) and Girls I Rate founder will participate in a discussion looking at the challenges and triumphs of women in the industry and highlight the opportunities available.
POWERED BY REPREZENT
What Is The Future Sound?
Are new sounds led by money or creativity, are the two mutually exclusive, or is it dictated by the pound sign? Join London’s leading youth broadcaster and a top-secret panel as they unpick the DNA of the music that sparks a movement and establishes itself at the forefront of what’s hot.
POWERED BY TUNECORE
An exploration into the world of professional creative independence. What does it take to be a successful independent artist or creative? We look at the tools that make it possible, discuss the opportunities provided and explain how to take full advantage.
POWERED BY CMU:D.I.Y.
A Beginner’s Guide To The Music Industry
We join forces with the industry heavyweights after a series of road-blocked monthlies For the last 6 months we’ve taken over Red Bull Studios with speakers from Google, Vice, Method Records and Universal. The All Dayer will see us bring this magic to present a ‘Beginners Guide To The Music Industry’ – all the basics, how to monetise music, the team you’ll need and more.
POWERED BY NANG
Nang presents – curated by Ralph Hardy
The Radar Radio DJ, That’s Nang founder and RWD scribe is on everybody’s hot-list and he’s creating an exclusive All Dayer segment especially for us. Labels are long, but they can work. Skepta and Stormzy have done wonders being independent, yet WSTRN may not be where they are today without the clout of a traditional label. We look into the pros and cons of both, and wrestle with the ways they can work.
Confirmed Curators & Speakers For 2016 - More to be announced
Meet the speakers who will be delivering future-proof advice to help get your foot in the door.
Many know her as Hyperfrank - the eponymous name of her cult music blog - that has seen her become known for her honest views on the underground scene. She is a columnist for Complex UK and has also written prolifically for the likes of i-D, MTV, RWD and Time Out.
Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson
Serving as the music editor of Complex UK, he has penned for everyone including Mixmag, i-D and V Magazine. JP has documented the UK's grime and underground scene for nearly a decade, puts on his own club nights and hosts a show on Amazing Radio. He's a dab hand at Twitter, too.
Carla Marie Williams
Founder of writing collective NewCrowd, female creative industries movement GIRLS I RATE, and an established songwriter, penning ‘Freedom’ on Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade,’ Naughty Boy's Running, and more. She has a history of championing and developing some of the UK’s freshest songwriting and musical talent, and continues to mentor the future generation.
The editor of GRM Daily, Caroline has worked on groundbreaking projects like the 2015 Rated Awards. She co-founded ‘New Gen,’ which developed into #NewGenLive events and a weekly #NewGenRadio show on Radar. She is also an A&R at independent label XL Records.
The main man behind the UK’s official leading youth culture platform, GRM Daily. Posty has directed the site to success, having notched up 100 million + Youtube views, and 80 million website visits. GRM is the epicenter of urban entertainment and culture, with the likes of Converse, Adidas, KA Drinks and JD Sports eager to collaborate with them.
A MOBO-award-winning singer, Colleen swapped MTV for BBC when she became a news reporter and presenter, ten years ago. She is now a producer on the weekday 6 and 10 o’clock News, and has presented 40+ films for the BBC’s current affairs show Inside Out. She was named the Royal Television Society’s Next Big Presenter.
Rooney Keefe (Risky Roadz)
Producer Rooney Keefe and the Risky Roadz crew are synonymous with documenting the history of grime. His legendary DVD series captured exclusive footage, such as Kano freestyling in a bathrobe with a cup of tea, and a young Dizzee reflecting on his success. His aim was to create an encyclopedia of grime and he is one of the scene’s biggest movers.
A scorching hot talent, Ralph is the founder of nightlife brand NANG, hosts his own show on Radar Radio and has dropped DJ sets for the likes of Boiler Room. He is known for his personality in front of the camera on SBTV and behind words in RWD Magazine.
The MD and Business Editor of Complete Music Update, Chris also leads consultancy unit CMU Insights and educational programme CMU:DIY. The CMU Daily bulletin is industry gold dust, covering the latest news, trends and developments each day. Bag yourself an early bird ticket for 2016 now for just £5 and gain access to a world of opportunity.
Limited £5 early bird tickets available until 23 July
Thereafter, tickets are £15
£20 annual subscription to UD Creatives network grants free admission (plus much more)