Brighton Music Conference (BMC18) has confirmed Irvine Welsh, Eats Everything, Friction, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, and Sam Divine as speakers for its 2018 event, which runs from April 25-28 at Brighton Dome.
Representatives at the annual electronic music conference will include key figures from PRS For Music, BPI, AIM, Association For Electronic Music (AFEM), Help Musicians, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, Fabric, SoundCloud, Virgin/EMI, Believe, SW4, Defected, Toolroom, Hospital Records, Ram Records, Tru Thoughts, Beatport, Women Produce Music, BIMM and DJ Mag.
Author, playwright and musician Welsh, will be interviewed about his love of music and its inspiration on his writing. BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat will host a panel on drug testing and Brexit for broadcast, with speakers from AFEM and Fabric tol join Newsbeat’s Jimmy Blake and BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard.
Hospital Records’ Sonic Surgery takes place on Friday, April 28 including a ‘demo drop’ for A&R feedback and ‘meet the team’ with talks and production master classes and a networking event.
BMC has announced Eats Everything will be headlining the annual official BMC after party with Take at The Arch on Thursday, April 26.