Thursday, August 21st
Registration and coffee
Opening speech by (Olof Lavesson, Riksdagen)
The Swedish thing (Scott Cohen)
Scott Cohen is the co-founder and artist manager of the Orchard. But he is a man of many interests and talents. It is less known that he is also the manager of a couple of bands, including the Danish band the Raveonettes, and the Swedish b...
The Swedish Thing Panel
The panel's task is to tap into the "Swedish Music Export" phenomenon and to uncover what makes many Swedish artists so successful internationally.
Is is pure talent? Good international PR work? Do "Swedes" already have such a good reput...
Leg stretcher (Small break)
Keynote by STIM (Åsa Carild)
Keynote Speech by Samuel Valenti IV
Samuel Valenti IV is the founder of Ghostly International, the label releasing the likes of Tycho and Mathew Dear. But there is more to Ghostly empire. The Drip.fm service built and owned by Sam enables dedicated fans to subscribe to all th...
The Lunch is on us. There are vegetarian and vegan alternatives available.
Solander, on how to crowdfund a US tour
Solander is a pop/folk/indie band from the south of Sweden.
In winter and spring 2014 they get fed up with not getting a proper US booking deal and decided to crowdsource their US tour all by themselves. They raised over $2000 that took...
Panel Discussion on "How to book / How to get booked"
Moderator: Alexandra Lindblad (Backroom Entertainment). On the panel: Solander, Anna Tenfält (Summit Management), Lena Vive Kristoffersson (Vega), Panelist TBC
Sync, old and new models (Oscar Höglund)
Oscar Höglund is the founder and CEO of Epidemic Sound. Oscar will be explaining how Sync works, the do's and don't's in Sync, and also explain how Epidemic Sound differs from traditional Sync and how they are trying to revolutionize this ...
Panel Discussion on Sync
Moderator: Connie Farr (Thinksync Music)
On the Panel: Dan Garbor (Record Play), Jenny Ring (Forsman & Bodenfors), Oscar Höglund (Epidemic Sound), Jonas Nilsson (Bad Taste / Feeble Music)
The panel discussion will be open for int...
End of Day 1
Night Time Activities
There is no official party on Thusday for the Music Conference. But the Malmöfestivalen is on, the whole city of Malmö is one big party, with lots of free concerts, shows and culture. We especially recommend you to check out: