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Mixcloud Curates 2016


On 17th March
we will be curating a series of talks at the Ace Hotel in Shoreditch, London – a collaboration with Convergence London.

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Here’s how the day will look:



12.00 – 13.45 CMU Insights
: Making Money From Media? You Won’t Believe What Happens Next!

Whether you’re a legacy title, an upstart or a start-up, how can media make money in 2016? And what does that mean for the content they create, and the role of journalism in monitoring, analysing and informing the world?

Chris Cooke, Business Editor of music industry news service CMU, leads the debate with publishers, editors and journalists from leading news, culture and music media.

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In Conversation:

BALTIMORE - Musician Dan Deacon photographed in his studio November 17, 2014

14:00 – 14:45 Dan Deacon in Conversation with Mary Anne Hobbs + Q&A

Convergence artist-in-residence Dan Deacon is renowned for his exhilarating live shows and mind-blowing, electronic compositions.

In this intimate conversation and Q&A with music journalist, DJ and BBC 6 Music presenter Mary Anne Hobbs, Dan Deacon will discuss his use of technology, how it has informed his creative decisions and influenced his music-making.

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15:00 – 15:45 The Gaslamp Killer In Conversation with Mary Anne Hobbs + Q&A

Alternative hip hop DJ and producer William Benjamin Bensussen, better known as Gaslamp Killer, has produced a swathe of productions on Flying Lotus’ seminal Brainfeeder imprint and co-founded LA’s legendary weekly club night Low End Theory.

In this intimate conversation and Q&A with music journalist, DJ and BBC 6 Music presenter Mary Anne Hobbs, he’ll discuss his favourite software, production techniques and the music that has influenced and inspired his creative process to date.

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Radio Renaissance:


There has never been a more exciting time to tune in to the radio.  An underground online radio movement is happening in all corners of the world and spanning all genres and styles of music. In parallel the world’s biggest brand, Apple, have recognised the medium with the launch of global radio station Beats 1.

On Mixcloud, listeners can tune into some of the best and most diverse curation talent on the Internet – from local to global.

We are excited to host an afternoon of conversations on this Radio Renaissance, with each show hosted by one of the many UK based online radio stations currently uploading their content to the platform.

16.00 – 16.45
Radar Radio
Radar Radio is fast becoming the place to hear the freshest radio talent and most exciting new music. Presenters Alia Loren, Jade Avia, Gabriel Szatan and station manager Ben Fairclough run through some of the standout moments from the station’s output so far, with music to underpin their stories.

17.00 – 17.45 Soho Radio
Broadcasting from the heart of Soho, the station’s story is inherently linked with the history of London music scenes. Presenters Rob da Bank and Eddy Temple-Morris plus station co-founder Dan Gray chat about the scenes they have been involved with and select tunes from those eras.

18.00 – 18.45 Mi-Soul Radio
The rich heritage of UK black music radio is part of the makeup of Mi-Soul Radio. Presenters Ronnie Herel, Gordon Mac, Jumpin Jack Frost, George Kay and Lindsay Wesker share their versions of this history, punctuating their tales with the tunes connected to those moments.

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