TRENCH: 20 Years of Grime
17:00 – 18:00
Exploring 20 years of grime, from RWD to TRENCH… ‘This Is Grime’ author and former RWD editor, Hattie Collins, leads this expert panel with our media partner, TRENCH, dedicated to the past, present and future of Black music culture. We explore the sound and scene that gave London a new global identity, from the early 00’s to now, we’ll also be taking a look to the future of one the UK’s most recognisable DIY sub-cultures.
PPL: Get Played, Get Paid
15:30 – 14:30
UK music licensing company PPL are supporting this year’s Industry Takeover All Dayer. PPL licenses recorded music in the UK when it’s played in public (shops, bars, nightclubs, offices) or broadcast (BBC, commercial radio, commercial TV), and ensures that revenue flows back to its members. These include both indie and major record labels, together with performers ranging from grassroots artists through to established session musicians and globally recognised talent. In 2020 PPL collected £225.7 million. At Industry Takeover, PPL alongside a panel of experts, will share their knowledge and experience around getting paid in the music industry. We’ll also be exploring the creative elements of developing a radio-worthy song.
J2K Presents… THE MAVERICKS – CARVING YOUR OWN PATH THROUGH THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
14:30 – 15:30
Curated by Jason Black aka J2K, The Mavericks features some of the top names in the industry who will be focusing on how to carve your own path through the music industry.
J2K is himself a foundation grime artist turned successful entrepreneur, self-made marketer, consultant and all-round ideas man. Quietly becoming one of Britain’s most prolific business minds over the last five years, it’s no surprise that J2K appears on the Powerlist 100 of the most 100 influential Black people in the UK in 2021.
How To Steal My Job
12:00 – 13:00
This discussion will not only equip you with a deeper understanding of the music industry, its structures, and how it relates to an artist, you will also get to hear from an exclusive lineup of Music professionals and brightest insiders.Expects an insightful discussion with our illustrious panel, finding out what role each of them play in an artist’s career, their career path and tips for anyone looking for a similar industry job.
One-to-one Meet the Expert Surgeries
13:00 – 18:00
A staple when it comes to Industry Takeover panels, we revisit the classic ‘How To Steal My Job’ theme for 2021. With all-round music and media go-to Jasmine Dotiwala at the helm, we’ll look at the panelists’ career journeys; the highs and lows, exclusive insights and ultimately, provide you with the information you need to get THAT job and make your mark in the business of music.
In Conversation with Rich Castillo
13:00 – 14:00
A true legend in A&R circles, Rich Castillo has been making moves since starting his career with Shalit Global, where he helped to launch and develop the group N Dubz. Having worked for UMTV and All Around The World, Sony/ ATV, Universal Music Canada and Polydor Records, Rich is now A&R Director at Atlantic Records. In conversation with broadcaster Jasmine Dotiwala, will be exploring Rich Costillo’s career journey, being a black executive and his future plans within the music industry.
Hardy Caprio in Conversation with SCULLY
18:00 – 19:00
A true meeting of minds, Keynote 2 will hear No Signal co-founder Scully in conversation with Hardy Caprio.
A figurehead of the afro-swing movement, Croydon’s own Hardy Caprio had his breakthrough moment in 2017 and has today amassed millions of streams. Also boasting a first class degree in Finance & Accounting, expect to learn about his journey to date, the highs and lows of being a successful recording artist, along with an exclusive look at what’s to come.