DICE are partnering up with RAK Studios to offer aspiring young female musicians, producers, and professionals a window into the music industry. Hear stories and advice from women already succeeding in their sector, meet your future contemporaries, and get an insight into what it’s really like to be a woman in music.
The Saturday will cover all topics from writing and performing to management and A&R, while the Sunday is a focused engineering and production workshop.
You must be 16 to 24 years old and identify as female to attend.
The Saturday programme will include speakers from a wide range of disciplines across the music industry, offering career insights, guidance, and explanation. They include musician Rosie Lowe, METHOD MUSIC’s Katie Ray, Head of Press at 4AD Annette Lee, and BBC 1Xtra’s Sian Anderson.
The Sunday programme will include hands on workshops and panels covering studio assisting, engineering, and record production. Taught by engineers/producers with credits that include: Laura Marling, Stormzy, Radiohead, Adele and The Prodigy. The day is intended for aspiring engineers and producers at the university or apprentice level.
JOB FAIR LUNCH
Between 1 and 2pm over lunch on the Saturday we will be running a Job Fair in the common room of RAK Studios, London. This will also be open to young girls/women who are not attending the full day of talks. It will be your opportunity to meet a collection of companies who may have work experience and internships available, including Moshi Moshi, DICE, Because Music, and METHOD MUSIC.
RAK Studios was founded in 1976 by English Record Producer Mickie Most, over the years RAK has hosted some of the best-loved names in music including Radiohead, Robert Plant, Laura Marling, Sam Smith, Arctic Monkeys to name but a few. Three time winner of the MPG award for studio of the year RAK continues to be the go to studio for today's generation of recording artists and producers.