News October 27, 2015

Face The Music releases 2015 program

Face the Music and Melbourne Music Week have announced the third list of industry leaders and performers for next month’s conference.   

Joining forces to bring Melbourne’s biggest and most accredited industry event on the November 13 and 14, Face The Music will showcase over 50 music talks, workshops, meetings, parties and performances from some the world’s most renowned and recognised personalities in the industry.  

Running over a two-day period, Face the Music brings a plethora of speakers and exclusive and informative industry knowledge. Some of the biggest and brightest minds in the music industry are set to attend including special guest speakers Fred Pessaro (New York-based Editor in Chief of Noisey), and Matthew Coyte (Editor of Rolling Stone Australia). 

Face The Music is also offering a number of exclusive meetings and small workshop opportunities for artist managers, producers and artists alike. 

Head to facethemusic.com.au to apply and reserve your place in a range of sessions such as the triple j Listening Lounge, The Evolution of Digital Music workshop, Music Hacks digital marketing masterclass, the Native Tongue Publishing 101 workshop, a drumming masterclass presented by the folks at the SoundLab and an APRA AMCOS  Songwriting masterclass with Holy Holy. 

One-on-one meetings can also be booked with leading industry insiders including 123 Agency’s Damian Costin, 3RRR’s Simon Winkler, Queenscliff Music Festival’s Andrew Orvis and publicity queen Chrissie Vincent.  Applications close  November 9. 

Today’s announcement includes the following new speakers: 

Archie Roach, Dr Motte (Love Parade – GER), Jochen Arbeit (Einstürzende Neubauten – GER), Mardi Caught (Warner Music Australia), Susan Heymann (Chugg Entertainment), Jodie Regan (Spinning Top), Fred Pessaro (Editor In Chief, Noisey – USA), artists Harvey Miller &Monte Morgan (Client Liaison), Ali  Barter, Phoebe Baker (Alpine), Honeysmack, Oscar Dawson & Matt Redlich (Holy Holy), Murray Robertson (The Thunderbirds), Chris Maund and Marihuzka Cornelius (Ivy League), Damian Costin (123 Agency), Harvey Saward (Remote Control), Ian James (Mushroom Publishing), Anita Nedeljkovic (Venue Collective), Bill Armstrong AM (Armstrong Studios), Dean Ormston, Andrew Harris & Nicholas Albanis (APRA AMCOS), Joel Connolly (Umbrella), Adam de Cata (Run It Wild), Larry Heath (AU Review), Matt Tanner & Kate Mills (Native Tongue), Chrissie Vincent (Publicist), Ben O’Hara & Byron Georgouras (Collarts), Mikey Cahill (Herald Sun), Chris Johnston (Fairfax), Kirsty Rivers & Dean Linguey (Creative Victoria), Peter Chellew & Melinda Krause (The Push), Simon Winkler (3RRR), Andrew Orvis(Queenscliff Music Festival), Melanie Lewis (Spur Presence), Marcus Teague, Jenny Valentish & Stuart Braun (Writers), Cassie Walker (Peachy Entertainment), Kate Duncan (Decibels), drummers Alejandro Adams and Jeff Consi, Laura Semple (Semplesize), Louis Cornell (Engineer), Carolyn Laffan (Arts Centre Melbourne) and Alex Yabsley (Yamaha). 

FACE THE MUSIC
Arts Centre Melbourne
Friday November 13th & Saturday November 14th 2015

WWW.FACETHEMUSIC.COM.AU

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