Creating Work & Working Creatively is a forward thinking online series of discussions between music industry professionals, designed to help shine a light on what it is to work, create and sustain a career, passion or lifestyle within the music industry.
Who is this for?
Young people aged 16-25
Alternate Wednesdays, 7-8pm, starting 13th October 2021.
Facebook Live – https://www.facebook.com/findhornbayarts
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHzjfn8bu7LyPhPW4GsL3Mg
What does it cost?
Nothing! Its FREE!
#1 IRA OSBORNE
Wed 13th October – rescheduled for 22nd Jan 2022
Topic: Sound System culture and club life
Biog: Ira is a DJ and promoter from Glasgow who runs ‘Bass Warrior Soundsystem’.
#2 AMBIENT BABESTATION MELTDOWN
Wed 3rd Nov – (rescheduled from 27th Oct)
Topic: Individual Creative Practice
Rachael will discussing her creative output as Ambient Babestation Meltdown, crafting complicated mixes from home and implementing sampling as part of her creative practice.
Biog: Rachael is a club booker and creative director based in London, where she DJs and produces under the name of Ambient Babestation Meltdown.
#3 IAN DPM & LEWIS LOWE
Wed 10th November
Topic: Releasing music and DJ culture
Ian and Lewis will be discussing releasing music in the music scene including running a label, platforms and self-releasing.
Ian Biog: Scuffed Recordings label co-owner, Definite Party Material curator, Club & Radio DJ, Lobster Theremin Label Manager.
Soundcloud / Insta / YouTube. Scuffed Recordings: Soundcloud / Twitter / Bandcamp.
Lewis Biog: DJ and Redstone Press record label co-owner. Over a decade’s worth of experience in the night time economy and underground dance music scene.
Instagram | Soundcloud. Redstone Press: Instagram | Bandcamp.
#4 BONZAI BONNER
Wed 24th November
Topic: Creating opportunities for work within the music scene that can lead to a creative career
Biog: BONZAI BONNER has for the past six years been the single creative force behind SHOOT YOUR SHOT, a highly successful Glasgow-based club event where she occupies the multi-faceted role of curator, DJ, performer and host.
#5 SIOBHAN WILSON
Wed 8th December
Topic: Creative Practice & Releasing music
Siobhan Biog: Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, library music producer, Siobhan Wilson was born in Elgin, Scotland, UK. She is a trained cellist from St Mary’s Music School of Edinburgh and pianist, guitarist, and composer. Siobhan has 14 years of live touring and studio production experience in New York, Paris and Scotland. After a 5 year stay in Paris, France, has returned to the UK where she has become one of Scotland’s most exciting artists.
AMP:Music is a new creative programme of music making, industry workshops and artist mentorship for young music makers in Moray.
Funded by the Youth Music Initiative (YMI), the project offers young people in Moray the opportunity to engage in music making initiatives in collaboration with professional practitioners.
Building on In the Mix (our three-year CashBack for Creativity project), and REMIX (our previous Youth Music Initiative project) AMP:Music provides a range of opportunities for young people to collaborate, create and be mentored by professional music makers.
For more information about AMP:Music, contact project lead Steve Gasgarth (firstname.lastname@example.org).