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Mining for Gold(Soundz): Music Discovery in 2018 [Megaphono 2018]
February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
MINING FOR GOLD(SOUNDZ): MUSIC DISCOVERY IN 2018
ADMISSION: FREE AND OPEN TO ALL
Print media’s music coverage has faded, MTV barely plays music videos, radio’s relevance is limited and the algorithms on streaming services are a confusing mess. How are you supposed to find new music these days? Hear from a variety of musical tastemakers on how they stay on top of their game, find fresh sounds, and what it takes to make it to their playlists.
Moderator /Modérateur>> Michael Barclay
Anupa Mistry – Vevo (New York, USA)
Bill Syrros – Lixar (Ottawa, ON)
Grímur Atlason – Independent Promoter (Reykjavik, IS)
John Thompson – The Record Centre (Ottawa, ON)
Kasper-Jan Raeman – Subbacultcha (Gent, BE)
Maura Johnston – Boston College / Boston Globe / Rolling Stone (Boston, USA)
Nick Carling – Farewell Transmission PR (London, UK)