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Music industry talks to take place at former EMI vinyl factory

By | Published on Monday 11 February 2013

Table Talks

This Sunday, creative hub The Old Vinyl Factory – EMI’s former vinyl pressing factory in Hayes, West London – will host the first of three music industry-related talks, debating whether or not music has lost its cutting edge. The following two nights will see talks on access v ownership and the live industry.

The full schedule and line-up of speakers is as follows:

Sunday 17 Feb: This house believes music has lost its cutting edge
Panel: Alexis Petridis (The Guardian), Twin B (1Xtra), Eddy Temple Morris (Xfm), David Westlake (Brunel University)

Monday 18 Feb: This house believes in 2013 that music cannot be owned
Panel: Kim De Ruieter (Cheil), Riad Nawa (Spotify), Kuljit Bamhra (composer and musician), David Emery (Beggars Group)

Tuesday 19 Feb: This house believes we are a ‘live nation’
Panel: Huw Stephens (Radio 1), Paul Latham (Live Nation), Melvin Benn (Festival Republic)

The events are invite-only Рcontact for details. For further information on the events themselves, go here.