Saffron unveil full lineup for 7 Days of Sound workshopsPosted on: 11 Jan 2021
Speakers from across the electronic music community will be delivering a wide range of workshops and masterclasses.
Saffron Records have officially unveiled the full lineup for 7 Days of Sound, a week-long digital event put together to connect, empower and inspire women and non-binary people in music tech.
Set to take place from Saturday 23 - Friday 29 January, the event will be made up of virtual talks, workshops and masterclasses hosted by a selection of esteemed artists industry experts.
The 7 Days of Sound workshops are open to female-identifying and non-binary people of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of experience. Find out more and book your place here.
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We’re excited to add @weareshura, @AFRODEUTSCHE_AD, @Marta_Salogni, @KatieTavini and @EkiSholaArtist to our lineup of workshop hosts, running sessions on mixing, mastering, scoring and more.
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From internationally-renowned artist Afrodeutsche to Bristol-based DJs Daisy Moon and Em Williams, 7 Days of Sound will see an array of guest hosts delivering some unmissable sessions on production, mixing, performing and much more.
In line with Saffron's ethos of addressing the drastic gender imbalance in music tech, the event will be run by and for women and non-binary people. The event will be taking place online via Zoom amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Browse the full 7 Days of Sound programme below:
Sat 23 Jan: CREATIVE PRODUCTION
4pm - Starting From Scratch: How to turn your idea into a track // Hosted by Bishi
7pm - Refine & Define: Producing and building a track in Ableton Live // Hosted by Anna Lakatos
Sun 24 Jan: MIXING & MASTERING
4pm - Mixing Masterclass: Marta Salogni and Shura go through the mixing session of her track BKLYNLDN // Hosted by Marta Salogni & Shura
7pm - De-mystifying Mastering // Hosted by Katie Tavini
Mon 25 Jan: BUSINESS MATTERS
3pm - Rights & Responsibilities: A 101 of music contracts, rights and negotiation techniques // Hosted by Giselle Allier, Jen O’Neill, Richard Hoare
7.30pm - Money Bag: A look at current UK music grants and funding pots and how you can make the most of these opportunities // Hosted by Maxie Gedge
Tue 26 Jan: EXPERIMENTALISM
4pm - Emotional Landscapes: Experimental production approaches // Hosted by Alev Lenz
7pm - The Evolution of Suzi Analogue: A Multimedia Retrospective on Her Creative Journey // Hosted by Suzi Analogue & Mia
Wed 27 Jan: WELLBEING
4pm - Sustainability: Analysing and improving the social and environmental impact of the music industry // Hosted by Pauline Bourdon
7.30pm - Resilience: Finding creativity and community for musicians in times of struggle // Hosted by Eki Shola
Thu 28 Jan: MUSIC FOR MEDIA
3pm - Frameworks: Producing, scoring and performing // Hosted by Henrietta Smith-Rolla (Afrodeutsche) & Harriet Pittard
6pm - Score Dissect: Mercury Prize-nominated Anna Meredith (MBE) will be dissecting one of her recent scores // Hosted by Anna Meredith & Homay Schmitz
Fri 29 Jan: DJING & RADIO
3.30pm - DJ 101: An intro to digital DJing and mixing // Hosted by Daisy Moon & Em Williams
7.30pm - In Conversation with Sherelle: Building resilience, capturing energy, supporting your crew and elevation through radio // Hosted by Sherelle & Lizzy Ellis
Tickets for 7 Days of Sound are available to purchase individually or as one full week pass. Free and donated tickets are also available for those who are unable to pay - applications are open here.
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