The Analogue to Digital Music Expo is a unique annual music industry event for all musicians and music enthusiasts alike, taking place in the cultural heart of the Southwest. Whether you are a professional musician, DJ, producer or an aspiring artist looking to kickstart your career, this event will give you the chance to experience cutting-edge music technology demos, music industry seminars and masterclasses delivered by high profile musicians, producers and product experts.
Confirmed exhibitors include Yamaha Music, Native Instruments, Time+Space, dBs Music, Sontronics, Quested, Academy of Music and Sound and more. This year’s keynote speakers include Richard Barbieri (ex Japan) who has been the keyboard/synthesizer player for the last 12 years with Porcupine Tree, that has now developed into a successful touring band with major label releases and a worldwide profile. The panel will welcome back Ville Leppanen from Animal Farm and will be chaired by Nick Tarbitt from indie record label Integrity Records. The panel will be joined by legendary guitarist Steve Cradock (Paul Weller/Ocean Colour Scene), Sally Cradock and ex-Seahorses drummer and singer-songwriter Andy Watts!
SOS author and forum moderator Martin Walker will also be floating around the event throughout the day.
The Analogue to Digital after-show gig will host artrock band GRICE who will close the show with a live performance playing tracks from the acclaimed album 'Propeller' as well as some bonus tracks from the forthcoming album 'Alexandrine'. The band incorporate in their performance Ableton Live, Stutter edit, loops, soundscapes and electronica production elements accompanied by visualisations and short films.
‘Acoustic rock diamonds’ - The Musician.‘
Grice has created a genuinely extraordinary slice of experimental rock’ - Classic Rock present Prog.
Full programme A2D website: http://www.analogue-to-digital.com
Highlights from last year's event, featuring interviews, demos and masterclasses:
A2D Film Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/user/soundgallerystudios
Date: Saturday 22 March 2014 Time: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS
Tickets: £10 standard/£8 student or concession
(both available in advance or on the door)
Bookings: 01392-495301 or online: http://www.sound-gallery.net/shop
A2D after show gig tickets for GRICE: £8/£6 (both available in advance or on the door)
After show gig venue: Exeter Phoenix/Voodoo Lounge - Time: 8-10pm Bookings: 01392-495301 or online: http://www.sound-gallery.net/shop
Sound On Sound is proud to be an offical media sponsor of the A2D event.