AES New York 2009
Special Event

Friday, October 9, 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Producing Across Generations: New Challenges, New Solutions—Making Records for Next to Nothing in the 21st Century

Jesse Lauter
Nicholas Sansano, New York University - New York, NY, USA
Carter Matschullat
Bob Power
Mark Ronson
Jeff Silverman
Tony Visconti

Budgets are small, retail is dying, studios are closing, fed up audiences are taking music at will … yet devoted music professionals continue to make records for a living. How are they doing it? How are they getting paid? What type of contracts are they commanding? In a world where the “record” has become an artists’ business card, how will the producer and mixer derive participatory income? Are studio professionals being left out of the so-called 360 deals? Let’s get a quality bunch of young rising producers and a handful of seasoned vets in a room and finally open the discussion about empowerment and controlling our own destiny.