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From the 9 – 18 February 2012, you can see an explosion of new music courtesy of the famous Roundhouse in Camden. Focused on new music, this year will see Mz Bratt and others perform at the groundbreaking festival.

As well as live music, Roundhouse Rising will be putting together a whole array of projects, panels, talks and workshops to inspire and motivate the attendees. The workshops will be for 14 – 25 year olds who are looking for experience in the music industry.

See the line up for the epic week here:

Rising Showcase – Thursday 9 Feb

Featuring: Mz Bratt, YGLU, Azekel, Lovelle, Dizzietron – 7.30pm / £6

Sonic – Friday 10 Feb

Beaty Heart + Roundhouse Choir, CLOUT! Sarah Leo, The Waylayers –  7.30pm / £6

Bass Culture – Saturday 11 Feb

Natty, Lady Leshurr, RasItes – 8pm / £6

Wicked Tongue – Wednesday 15 Feb @ Old Blue Last

Labyrinth Ear, Jewellers, Hourglass Sea, Fragments – 7.30pm / Free entry

Roundhouse:Remixed – Friday 17 Feb @ Rich Mix

Krar Collective in collaboration with Roundhouse Experimental Choir, Tres B, Rubix Poetry Collective, Tempting Rosie, Dizzietron (DJ set) – 7.30pm / £5

Incidentally Nordic – Friday 17 Feb

Sandra Kolstad, Bloodgroup + more to be announced – 7.30pm / £6

EKO presents Through the Glass Ceiling – Saturday 18 Feb

EKO will host the closing day of Rising, with a focus on women in music. Expect a workshop on music production with Hannah Holland (co-founder of Batty Bass), a podcast masterclass with BBC 6Music’s Ruth Barnes, a panel hosted by Wears the Trousers magazine, as well as an evening of live music from some of the best female-fronted bands in the UK. Artists to be announced shortly – 7.30pm / £6

Un-Convention: ‘Voices’ – Saturday 11 Feb

John Robb, Jon McClure, Chantelle Fiddy, RoxXxan, Cassetteboy – 10.30am-6pm / £10 (all day ticket)

Bass Culture: The Influence of Reggae on British Music – Wednesday 15 Feb

Following on from their showcase night, British Underground present a high profile panel discussion looking at the massive influence reggae has had on the current UK music scene from dubstep and grime to folk and electronic – 7-9pm / £2

Wears the Trousers Panel discussion – Saturday 18 Feb

Wears the Trousers are hosting a music industry panel discussion that will give participants the chance to get up close and personal with the music industry. They are also holding one-to-one Clinic Sessions to listen to your demos – Panel: 4-6pm, Session 6-7pm / £2

REMIX: Rising – 13-15 Feb

On this special project you will get the opportunity to remix tracks by artists performing at Roundhouse Rising 2012. Working alongside professional producers, this intensive project will focus on song structure, creative interpretations and how to make the most out of a remix using the latest music software – 11am-4pm / £15

Rising: Rewind with Jagz Kooner and Bless Beats – Thursday 16 Feb

Over the course of the day you will work alongside legendary producers Jagz Kooner (Oasis, Kasabian, Primal Scream) and Bless Beats (Wiley, Chipmunk) to look at what makes a song great, deconstructing tracks and building them up as a group – 11am-4pm / £5

International Album In A Week – 13-17 Feb

To celebrate the international flavour of Roundhouse Rising, we will be partnering with our international colleagues to help create an international album in a week. You’ll work alongside other musicians in our state of the art studio to create a series of new tracks inspired by the festival. Please note: you must have some experience of playing and writing your own music to take part – 10am-4pm / £20

Music Production and Promotion Masterclass – Saturday 16 Feb

This workshop will provide an insight into the different aspects of working in dance music. Learn about DJing, music production, club promotion and starting a record label – and how all these skills can help you promote your own work – from Hannah Holland and the Batty Bass team – 10am-4pm / £5

The Penniless Podcaster Masterclass – Saturday 18 Feb

BBC 6Music’s Ruth Barnes is hosting a masterclass on how to make your own podcast, post it online, promote it and make it unique. This includes a chance to interview artists appearing as part of Roundhouse Rising and is also a good opportunity for those who are already podcasting, but who are keen to fine tune their methods and make the finished product slick and professional – 1pm-5pm / £5

Roundhouse Rising blog project – 13-17 Feb

Learn about video and photography or web and radio journalism as you work on the daily Other Side of the World music project blog. Work with professionals to create work for your showreel, cover gigs at Roundhouse Rising 2012, write for the festival site and spread the word using social media – 11am-4.30pm (+ some festival gigs) / £10

Find out more about Roundhouse Rising here.

 

 

 

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