- Dan Daley hosted and moderated a full day of panels and interviews
to a sold-out conference audience at Production Magic (www.musictank.co.uk/production_magic),
Europe's leading music producers' event. At the event, which took
place on Nov. 11 and was held at the Magic Circle Theater in London,
Dan moderated panels that covered topics including the role of the
producer in a changing music industry landcape, and new business
and revenue models for music production. Panelists included producers
Nile Rodgers (Chic), Hugh Padgham (The Bee Gees, David Bowie, Peter
Gabriel, Elton John, Paul McCartney, The Police), and Magnus Fiennes
(Bobby Womack, Bryan Ferry, Neneh Cherry, Seal, Daniel Lanois),
as well as entrepreneurs Safta Jaffery (Taste Music), Olly Barnes
(U-Myx) and Johan Vjosmeir (Sellaband.com). The centerpiece of the
day was Dan's one-on-one interview with renowned producer Phil Ramone
(Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon, Julian Lennon), which drew
a standing ovation.
is a co-venture between Music Tank and the University of Westminster.
performance at the event this year was outstanding,” states
Jonathan Robinson, Programme Director for Music Tank. “His
wide-ranging industry contacts and knowledge helped us secure several
of the major names at this year's event, and assured an excellent
exchange of information and perspectives for both the panelists
and the audience.”
a business development initiative of the University of Westminster's
Business Development Unit and Commercial Music Department. Part
of the University's business and industry knowledge transfer programme,
MusicTank has been developed as part of a unique collaboration with
a consortium of 14 music industry bodies including AIM, BPI, British
Music Rights, Music Managers Forum, Music Publishers Association,
Music Producers Guild, Musicians Union and National Music Council.
MusicTank is supported by the London Development Agency.