The Bedroom Music Producer Takeover

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“Bedroom producer" is now a ubiquitous term — you don’t need a fancy studio and expensive gear to make a radio hit. Finneas produced Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" in his home on Logic Pro. Steve Lacy produced EP "Steve Lacy’s Demo" on his iPhone.

Music-making tools are easier and cheaper to access than ever before. But how are these tools shaping the next generation of musicians? Is it actually easier to go from the bedroom to the main stage? Are traditional music industry power dynamics changing? In this discussion, get deeper insights into the current stage of the music industry and what is fueling the rise of bedroom producers.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner