India Music Week 2012

13 November 2012

The second edition of Seagram's 100 Pipers India Music week is about to commence. Initiated by the late Amit Saigal, founder of Rock Street Journal, his legacy continues with a series of gigs around the country alongside a 2 day conference. Taking place between 22-25 November, the gigs will take place in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore with the 2 day music conference hosted in Delhi.

Artists from India, Norway, UK, Germany, Australia, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh will be performing in venues across the partner cities with the festival aiming to showcase a variety of genres that represent a contemporary Indian music experience. Artists performing include BLOT, Fardikot, Nucleya, Pearl, Frame/Frame, Schizophonic, Sandunes, Shrilektric, Lord K.I.M.O, Mother Perera (Jahcoozi), Soulmate, Sulk Station, Vinayaka, Teddy Boy Kill, Dub Inc and Vasuda Sharma. A full lineup can be found here. All events are also listed on our events page here.

The 2 day conference is supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy and is made up of a series of practical presentations and workshops around the theme of 'empowering the artist'. The conference also aims to create a platform for musicians in India, providing networking opportunities, workshops, supporting structures and the opportunity to engage in conversation with a variety of guest speakers from India and across the world.

To take part in the conference, simply email or call 011-46101674 for further information.

Conference Details: blueFROG Delhi

Wednesday 21 November

Panel Discussions
11:00am - 12:00pm - Gigging and Touring
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - The growth of festivals in India
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - What to expect from foreign institutions in India?
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Media & Music

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Music photography & film: capturing the pulse of a movement
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Copyright in India: How do we protect our rights better?
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Hands & spontaneous! A collection of synthesizers and the advantages of using them LIVE!
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - DIY Production

Thursday, 22nd November

Panel Discussions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Dead Room: The aesthetics of production
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Shaping the artist career
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Music sales & distribution
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - New initiatives in the music industry in India

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Metal music: a Movement in its Nascent Stages
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Presentation of 2 music schools - SAM and The Media Tribe
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Get that guitar sound!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Jingles and producing music for commercials

India Music Week Website


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