BBC Introducing Live was a success yet again. The Rattle played host to some of the best new and exciting music acts, as well as music industry wave makers, who provided incredibly insightful conversations. This paired with our super cosy and inviting space and a load of people getting involved made for an amazing (and busy) three days.
Let’s go through some of the mega things that we had going on, so that you can get some serious FOMO if you didn’t make it down, or just feel a little bit smug if you did.
Finding Your Gang with Saint Agnes
Our panels started strong with an ‘in conversation’ with Jon Tufnell, guitarist and front man in the ferocious 4-piece rock band, Saint Agnes. Hosted by Aylen Genero, Founder of Poxy Productions, they discussed how Saint Agnes turned a small fan base into a strong and engaged audience over 12 months. Sharing insights and some gems on how an artist can kick start their career and grow a fan base.
What I Learnt On The Path To Funding
Our panel of strong female badass bosses discussed their successful and unsuccessful funding tales, providing a fantastic and insightful look into arts, music and tech funding.
Panel above from left to right: Lydia Gregory (Co-founder, Feed Forward AI), Bishi (Artist & Founder of WITCiH), Calista Kazuko (Artist, Co-founder, Voice of Aiko) and moderator Rekha Mehr MBE (Entrepreneur, Founder-Champion).
How to Be An Artist-Entrepreneur with Too Many T’s
Our Man In The Field
When Music Meets Tech
Moderated by Jon Eades, co founder and COO of The Rattle, the panel discussed current and future opportunities for artists within emerging technologies. Exploring how music creators can find new opportunities within the tech world. This was a super interesting panel as Jon stirred the pot, resulting in some heated debate. Our forward thinking, innovative and diverse panel consisted of Adiba Maduegbuna (ANIM Sessions), Cecilie Dreyer (Banders), Ali Reza (Gramrphone) and George Wright (Vochlea).
Doing Well vs Being Well
“Daaang. Just saw this explained on a panel at @therattlespace and I did not know this was possible” – @HrefnaHelga, about Vochela
We closed the mad successful 3 days with a performance from alternative rock band, Big Peyote. Mixing desert rock vibes with some classic British songwriting, and sweet vocal harmonies, Big Peyote were not only great to listen to, but they delivered a show that made the audience dance.
Team Rattle x