Brighton Music Conference is turning five this year. To celebrate the landmark year, the organisers have announced a grand selection of parties and networking events taking place over the weekend (26th - 29th April) following the conference itself between 25th and 28th across various
Eats Everything will play at Take on Thursday 26th, Drum & Bass Arena will present Friction at Patterns on Friday 27th and Former fabric resident Craig Richards will play at Patterns on Saturday 28th while Alex Banks and Steve Mac will play the BMC & LNADJ charity party at Bau Wow. Other events include events include Hacienda Classical with Graeme Park on Friday 27th.
Also on the Friday of the conference week, Alex Niggeman, Alice Clark, Timo Garcia, Monica, Pook and Markus Saarlander will play the Green Door Store. Longstanding tech-house party Wiggle will also be celebrating its 24th birthday on Friday 27th with at Bau Wow with Terry Francis, Eddie Richards, Magnus Asberg and Kristo & Eli K.
The conference will also feature a series of demonstrations, talks and networking events including events and demos with Hospital Records at Dead Wax, ‘State of the Art Synthesis’ with East End Dubs, ‘Live By Design’ with Alex Jann and ‘Create, Capture and Arrange’ with Alex Arnout.
Other networking events include AFEM’s official BMC launch party at Tempest on Wednesday 25th, Data Transmission at Hotel Pelirocco, Novation/Focusrite with Alex Arnout at Block, PRS For Music networking party with Tru Thoughts & J-Felix, and Skiddle & AudioLock with Just Her & These Machines.
More preciously announced events taking place throughout the conference include an a live interview with Scottish novelist and cultural icon, Irvine Welsh, who will be interviewed by DJ Mag Editor, Carl Loben. Professional Programme talks and panels this time include "Mental Health In The Electronic Music Industry", "Times Up For Sexual Harrassment" (hosted by DJ Mag), "Is the Underground Underground Anymore?", "Diversity Is A Reality- Inclusivity Is The Goal".
For full details about this very special edition of Brighton Music Conference visit its website here.