Meet The ManagersHeld upstairs at The Bath House, 96 Dean Street, London W1 on 28-May-2008
A substantial research project carried out by the economic
geography department at Nottingham University examined the decline in
the studio recording business in the UK and USA. As with much
research, the findings were blindingly apparent – the studios need more
Technological changes have revolutionised and
democratised music production and the uncertainties of the historical
business model to which the record labels are so desperately clinging,
is creaking at the seams.
The APRS is undertaking a series
of informal get-togethers exploring new approaches on behalf of the
recording sector that offer fresh benefits to a broader range of
clients, providing revenue streams that reflect the true value of the
contributions made by artists, studios, producers, publishers and
managers unimpeded by a stagnated rights hierarchy.
were very pleased that the MMF agreed to participate in this first
‘bi-lateral’ discussion to seek-out common ground, hear the views of a
panel of experienced producers, studio owners and managers and open-up
a conversation about how we might work together more directly in the future.
APRS members can now hear our recording of this event