So, you have written and produced your music, now what?
With a staggering figure of over 250 000 CD releases coming out in 2011 (this equates to over 850 new releases a day and 35 million new mp3 tracks added to the already 27 trillion different releases on the internet currently). How do you stand out of the crowd?
Hilton “Roach” Roth came through to the Modern Music Producer’s course to shed some light on this difficult subject.
Hilton has been involved in many aspects of the South African music industry: he co-founded Krushed and Sorted and the African Dope record Label Read more »
The first day of the CTEMF (Cape Town Electronic Music Festival), workshop held at Red Bull studios, was primarily focused on the music industry. First on the coach was Hilton “Roach” Roth (African Dope / Gigham), Hagar Graiser (Jump Media / Cape MIC) and Maximillian Kaizen (Creative Commons South Africa). Having the opportunity to have 3 such knowledgeable and open speakers covering topic’s from publishing, performance rights, music copy right and creative commons opened up great debates and dialogue. With a close spotlight on SAMRO which is South Africa’s only music royalties collection agency, the artists and students had their say, with some negative and positive results beings discussed and analyzed by the 3 experts. Read more »