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Save the Date: TuneRegistry presents Music Business for Producers & Engineers

Save the Date 11-9-16

You are invited to attend:
TuneRegistry presents Music Business for Producers & Engineers

Join us as we peel back the veil on the world of music business as it relates specifically to music producers and sound engineers. We will explore the unique issues, challenges, and business dealings of P&E from a panel of award-winning music creators and music business experts.

When: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 7pm to 9pm (7pm – Welcome; 7:05pm to 8:15pm – Panel; 8:15pm to 8:30pm – TuneRegistry Demo; 8:30pm – 8:50pm Mingle)
Location: SAE Institute Los Angeles, 6700 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA , 90038

Panelists:
Bruce Waynne (Producer, The MIDI Mafia) – GRAMMY Award Winner, ASCAP Award Winner
Tat Tong (Producer/Songwriter, The Swaggernautz) – 200 original music placements, 17 platinum records, over 40 Top 20 hits, and 14 Number 1 hits around the world.
Jovany Javier (Singer/Songwriter, The Swaggernautz) – American Idol Sesaon 10 Top 12 Male Finalist, Multiple Major Song Placements
Yonni (Producer/Songwirter) – 2x GRAMMY Nominated
Dennis Dreith (Executive Director, AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund)
Moderator: Dae Bogan (Co-founder & CEO, TuneRegistry)

The panel will discuss a number of music business topics from the perspective of producers and engineers including: What rights do producers and engineers have? How do P&E protect and enforce their rights? How does P&E make money? What backend royalties can P&E receive? Key terms of various P&E contracts. Music for media (film, television shows, commercials, video games, etc.). Global perspective (rights, money, and piracy). Working with artists; etiquette and standing your ground.

The panel will be followed by a live demo of the TuneRegistry platform and networking.

DETAILS & RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuneregistry-presents-music-business-for-producers-engineers-tickets-28738821589

Dae Bogan moderates panel “Networking & Brand Building” featuring GRAMMY Award Winning Producers The Midi Mafia at iStandard Producers’ Beat Camp

Dae Bogan will moderate the “Networking & Building Your Brand” w/ The Midi Mafia panel at iStandard Producers Beat Camp at SAE Institute Los Angeles on Saturday, September 14th.

This event is open to the public. To view the full schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit www.beatcampla.com

The Midi Mafia Bio:

Consisting of Brooklyn native Bruce Waynne and Canadian transplant Dirty Swift, this unlikely production duo shot to prominence during the summer of 2003 as their megasmash single “21 Questions” by 50 Cent was getting radio spins across the country. Sitting on top of the Billboard charts for weeks on end with their first placement as a duo offered Bruce and Swift a unique perspective on the benefits of teamwork and also validated their individual struggles in the cutthroat world of music and entertainment. Prior to having met inside a tiny attic studio in a Brooklyn neighborhood while working with the same artist, former indie rapper Bruce Waynne and ex-Canadian Champion DJ Dirty Swift were on seemingly parallel paths to success but both looking for the missing ingredient that would become their tipping point. Says Swift of their partnership, “we both do the same thing but we approach it from different perspectives and it allows us to focus on our strengths.” As the single “21 Questions” shot up the charts in the summer of 2003, it was clear they had found the magic formula they had both been striving to create and The MIDI Mafia was born.  Read More…

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