news category created 31 July 2014 written by Mick Glossop
Upwards of 70 people assembled at The Seven Dials Club in London’s Covent Garden on a sweltering evening in July to listen to, and debate with, a distinguished panel of enthusiastic and experienced industry pro’s, chaired as usual by BBC 6 Music presenter, Tom Robinson.
• Kerry Harvey-Piper (manager, owner of Red Grape Music) • Jon Webster (CEO of The Music Managers Forum) • Laura Kidd (musician, artist: “She Makes War”) • Tommy D (producer; KT Tunstall, Corinne Bailey Rae, Catatonia, Right Said Fred) • Ed O’Brien (musician: Radiohead, and founding director of the Featured Artists Coalition)
• Is the album format dead? If not, should it be put out if it’s misery?