ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS WITH INDUSTRY HEAVYWEIGHTS GIVE UNFILTERED INSIGHTS INTO CHANGING INDUSTRY
Dec. 9, 2013, Torrance, Calif. – Scion Audio Visual’s fourth annual Scion Music(less) Music Conference, which was held at Los Angeles’ famed Mack Sennett Studios in October, will be made available online beginning with two of the conference’s most talked about panels debuting this week: Being a Rap Artist in 2013 (featuring Chase N. Cashe, Queen Michael and Chippy Nonstop) and Being a Rock Artist in 2013 (featuring High On Fire’s Matt Pike, Vektor’s Blake Anderson and Ides of Gemini’s J. Bennett).
“We are proud to present another round of meaningful discussions about the state of the music industry,” said Jeri Yoshizu, manager of sales promotions at Scion. “For Scion and Scion AV, our commitment to music doesn’t stop at sponsored tours, festivals and audio downloads; we feel equally as passionate about fostering dialogue about the business of music and helping in whatever way possible to educate the next wave of musicians and industry leaders.”
This year’s conference hosted sixteen diverse panels and workshops including The Rise of American Music Festivals featuring FYF Fest’s Sean Carlson and NXNE’s Christopher Roberts, The Roll of Radio DJs with Power 106’s DJ Reflex and Full Metal Jackie’s Jackie Kajzer, Merchandising Advancements with Season of Mist’s Gordon Conrad and Monetizing Your YouTube Presence with Jonathan Weilbaecher (The Collective Digital Studios).
Below is the full list of panels and workshops, which will be made available via ScionAV.com in coming weeks with a new segment every Monday and Thursday:
Being a Rap Artist in 2013
Being a Rock Artist in 2013
The Business of Rap
Merchandizing on A Budget
Monetizing Your YouTube Presence
Publicity in the Music World
The Rise of American Music Festivals
The Role of Radio DJs
The Role of Style in Developing an Artist’s Identity
The State of Record Stores
Studio Production on a Budget
Taking Responsibility for Ideas in Music
What Music Startups Are Offering
When The Marketing Becomes the Story of a Music Release
The conference also hosted in-depth conversations with Ministry’s Al Jourgensen, Missing Person’s Dale Bozzio and Prince Paul’s discussion with Cheech Marin.
About Scion Audio Visual:
Scion Audio Visual (or AV for short) is a creative enterprise of Scion devoted to the discovery, nurture, funding and distribution of compelling music and arts programming. Scion AV has created and championed projects for over 100 underground musical artists, supported tours and special events, created film documentaries, curated art installations, and produced a collection of ‘zines. In addition, Scion AV executes the annual Scion Music(less) Music Conference and operates 17 broadband radio stations via Scion Streaming Radio. For more information, visit ScionAV.com
Scion, from Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., was developed with a new generation of youthful buyers in mind. Scion’s mission is to provide distinctive products, the opportunity to personalize, and an innovative, consumer-driven process at the retail level. The brand features five groundbreaking models with a wide array of standard features: the xD urban subcompact five-door, the iconic xB urban utility vehicle, the tC sports coupe, the premium micro-subcompact iQ and the FR-S rear-wheel drive sports car. The Scion brand often applies new practices in all aspects of its business and pushes the creativity envelope with non-traditional advertising and marketing to engage young consumers. Scion also supports originality through its programs in the artistic community. For more information, visit Scion.com