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Thursday, April 19
 

9:30am PDT

Exhibits Open
Thursday April 19, 2012 9:30am - 5:30pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

9:45am PDT

ASCAP's General Annual Membership Meeting and EXPO Kick-Off

As the world's leading performing rights organization and strongest advocate for music creators, ASCAP is at the center of the sweeping changes affecting the music industry. You don't want to miss this opening session, in which ASCAP's President and Chairman Paul Williams, ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento and ASCAP Executive Vice President of Membership Randy Grimmett will provide an update on the "state of the union" of ASCAP, the choices you have for future career success and making the most of your EXPO experience. You’ll get a deeper understanding of what ASCAP is doing on your behalf, and how ASCAP’s role fits into the wider music industry climate.


Panelists
avatar for John LoFrumento (ASCAP)

John LoFrumento (ASCAP)

Chief Executive Officer - ASCAP
avatar for Randy Grimmett (ASCAP)

Randy Grimmett (ASCAP)

EVP, Membership - ASCAP
avatar for Paul Williams

Paul Williams

 Paul Williams is an Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winning Hall of Fame songwriter and President & Chairman of the Board of ASCAP. Williams' career in music really began in 1967 when his acting career stalled, proof once again that 'No' is often a gift. He began writing for his... Read More →


Thursday April 19, 2012 9:45am - 10:45am PDT
Grand Ballroom 5th Floor

10:45am PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Thursday April 19, 2012 10:45am - 11:30am PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

10:55am PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Take Your Virtual Studio Technologies Live
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for a comprehensive demonstration on performing your music live with reliable and powerful Dell series touch screen products using Music OS by Open Labs.


Thursday April 19, 2012 10:55am - 11:25am PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

10:55am PDT

Harry Fox Agency: Licensing for Cover Songs

Are you releasing a cover song? Wondering if you need a license? Confused as to how to get one? Getting a license means supporting your fellow artists and the music community at large! Join Harry Fox Agency's John Raso as he explains the how, what and why of obtaining a license for a cover song and shows how easy (and economical) it is to get one using Songfile, HFA's online licensing tool.



Thursday April 19, 2012 10:55am - 11:25am PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

10:55am PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Create Music on the Go

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.



Thursday April 19, 2012 10:55am - 11:25am PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

10:55am PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - Maor Appelbaum: Mastering the Next Generation

Maor Appelbaum: Mastering the Next Generation
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Thursday April 19, 2012 10:55am - 11:25am PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

10:55am PDT

West L.A. Presents: Fretlight Guitar Demonstration

The Fretlight is a real guitar with a built in learning system that places fingering information where you need it most, right at your fingertips. Use Fretlight Studio to audition and explore new scales, improvise over 100 different backing tracks in your choice of key and scale. Light up Tablature directly to the Fretlight guitar using industry standard GuitarPro 6 software. Create, edit and play back your own scores or download GP6 tablature from many online sources. The Fretlight is the ultimate learning and creativity tool for the guitar.



Thursday April 19, 2012 10:55am - 11:25am PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

12:55pm PDT

ClubCreate: A Remix Platform and Community

ClubCreate will demo its Remix Studio to artists and musicians to show how to monetize their content on the ClubCreate platform. ClubCreate will also provide free studios to any artist or band who signs up at the EXPO as well as partner with DJ's and Producers to sell loops and samples to the growing ClubCreate community of creators.


Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

12:55pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Meet Morris Hayes - Keyboardist/Musical Director for Prince
Meet longtime Open labs artist Morris Hayes for a discussion on Music OS by Open Labs, performing live with VSTs and music creation on Dell's touch screen products.

Panelists
avatar for Morris Hayes

Morris Hayes

Morris Hayes is a keyboardist, songwriter, producer and visual artist (drawing and painting). Morris has worked or performed with: Prince, Maceo Parker & The MPB, Larry Graham, Mazarati, Chaka Khan, Elton John, Babyface, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Shelia E., Carlos Santana, Lenny... Read More →



Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

12:55pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: A Whole New Kind of Synthesizer

The KDJ-ONE packs everything you need to produce music into a portable CD case sized 126x150x27mm unit, making it the world's first fully mobile DAW. Features include a powerful synthesizer, drum machine, and support for ACIDized WAV audio tracks. Control is unique and intuitive, involving a combination of buttons, a jog dial, and a multi-touch screen. The KDJ-ONE can also be used as a VST instrument, or as a controller for other DAW software.


Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

12:55pm PDT

Lunch Break & Sponsor Sessions
Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

12:55pm PDT

Steinberg: An In-Depth Look at System Solutions for Composing & Music Production

Learn how to maximize the composing and producing power of Cubase 6.5. Advanced multitrack editing tools, lush virtual instruments, an unrivaled take-comping system and a revolutionary approach to MIDI form the centerpiece of this next-generation production environment. Crucial to any System Solution is the perfect integration of software and hardware. Hear the pristine sonic quality of the UR Series audio interfaces that boast high-resolution analog and digital I/O, DSP FX alongside the widely acclaimed D-Pre mic preamps and experience the flexibility of the modular CMC Series USB controllers, six unique controllers designed to give you the fastest and most flexible way to control your session. System Solutions from Steinberg are unparalleled in the world of music and audio recording! Kevin Doucette (A.R. Rahman, Berklee College-Film Composing) and Brian McGovern (Steinberg NA Product Demonstrator) will conduct this informative session.



Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

12:55pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Composers Sessions - Trevor Morris: How to Become Immortal in Scoring

Trevor Morris: How to Become Immortal in Scoring
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Thursday April 19, 2012 12:55pm - 1:55pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:30pm PDT

The Digital Frontier: New Ways to Market Your Music and Engage Your Fans

In this “always online” world, the barriers to growing your career have been replaced with a host of new tools to reach fans all over the globe. With this great freedom comes a great responsibility: musicians now have to put down their instruments and put on their marketing and business hats to have success. These leaders from both the business and creative sides of music will provide practical advice on how to make the most of new marketing platforms, distribute your recordings, build loyal fans through social networks and monetize your music along the way.


Panelists
avatar for Jared Leto

Jared Leto

 Jared Leto enjoys long hikes and vegan ice cream. When he's not on tour, he's based nowhere, since he's always on tour. Besides being the front man of Thirty Seconds To Mars, he is also the founder of The Hive, The One + Only Golden Tickets, and VyRT.
avatar for Kendel Ratley

Kendel Ratley

Kendel Ratley is Kickstarter's Director of Marketing and Outreach. She focuses on implementing Kickstarter's mission in the real world via events, community relations, and helping artists conceptualize projects. Kendel has spent a decade marketing NYC music and tech start-ups. She... Read More →
avatar for Ian Rogers

Ian Rogers

 Ian Rogers has been helping artists make the most of the web since 1993. Until April 2008, he was VP and General Manager of Yahoo! Music and Yahoo! Video. Previously he was President and CTO of Mediacode (sold to Yahoo!), President of New Media at Grand Royal, Webmaster at Nullsoft... Read More →
avatar for D.A. Wallach

D.A. Wallach

D.A. Wallach is best known as one-half of Chester French, a critically-acclaimed duo discovered by Kanye West and Pharrell Williams. An ‘07 graduate of Harvard College, D.A. has been featured in GQ, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and numerous other publications. He has toured with Lady Gaga... Read More →

Moderator

Thursday April 19, 2012 3:30pm - 4:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom #2 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

4:55pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Hands on Music Creation
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for a comprehensive demonstration on performing your music live with reliable and powerful Dell series touch screen products using Music OS by Open Labs.


Thursday April 19, 2012 4:55pm - 5:25pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

4:55pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Music Production Goes Handheld

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.



Thursday April 19, 2012 4:55pm - 5:25pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

4:55pm PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Thursday April 19, 2012 4:55pm - 5:25pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

4:55pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - David Isaac: Producers Do’s and Don’ts

David Isaac: Producers Do’s and Don’ts
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Thursday April 19, 2012 4:55pm - 5:25pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

4:55pm PDT

Yamaha: DTX Showcase

What do top drummers Kenny Aronoff, John Blackwell, Carter Beauford, Thomas Pridgen, Ray Luzier and Alan White have in common? They each play different styles of music on different acoustic drums, but they all agree the Yamaha DTX-PADs come closer to the dynamic response and feel of a real drum than any other e-drum on the market. Come see and play the new DTX kits and talk to DTX artist relations manager and Hal Leonard author, Bob Terry, about the benefits of adding electric drum kits to your live show.


Thursday April 19, 2012 4:55pm - 5:25pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

5:30pm PDT

All the World’s a Stage: Breaking Into International Markets

Tired of playing the same ol’ live circuit? Think your melodies might fit better with lyrics in a different language? Sail into the uncharted waters of foreign markets with our panel of internationally successful songwriters and industry experts from outside the US. These folks know what it takes to make it in other countries, and they’ll share it all – everything from collaborating with a foreigner to how live audiences respond differently in other parts of the globe.


Panelists
avatar for Victor Finn

Victor Finn

 Victor Finn was appointed CEO of IMRO (the Irish performing rights organisation) in 2008. A Chartered Management Accountant with a degree in Marketing from the University of Limerick, Finn previously spent seven years as the Managing Director of MCPS Ireland (the Irish mechanical... Read More →
avatar for Alex Kassner

Alex Kassner

 Alex Kassner has been responsible for international business affairs at the Kassner Music group since June 2009, with particular focus on the company’s relationship with US companies and writers. His key achievements to date include completing a reciprocal administration deal... Read More →
avatar for Myles Keller

Myles Keller

Membership Development Director – PRS for Music   Myles Keller started sweeping studio floors and hauling sound equipment at the age of 17. Three months on the road with Pink Floyd in 1987 prompted him to set up his own concert merchandising company in London, England which he... Read More →
avatar for Kai Robøle

Kai Robøle

 Kai Robøle is the founder and MD of Waterfall Music, a music publishing company based in Norway that’s oriented toward the international market. Waterfall's main objectives are to find and nurture songwriting talent and to help develop international songwriter careers. Lately... Read More →

Moderator

Thursday April 19, 2012 5:30pm - 6:45pm PDT
Silver Lake 3rd Floor
 
Friday, April 20
 

9:30am PDT

Exhibits Open
Friday April 20, 2012 9:30am - 4:30pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

11:10am PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Open Floor / Laptop Bar Demos
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge and get hands on with Music OS at the laptop bar featuring an amazing line of touch screen laptops, including Latitude and Spider.


Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

11:10am PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: A Whole New Kind of Synthesizer

The KDJ-ONE packs everything you need to produce music into a portable CD case sized 126x150x27mm unit, making it the world's first fully mobile DAW. Features include a powerful synthesizer, drum machine, and support for ACIDized WAV audio tracks. Control is unique and intuitive, involving a combination of buttons, a jog dial, and a multi-touch screen. The KDJ-ONE can also be used as a VST instrument, or as a controller for other DAW software.



Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:10am PDT

Line 6: Stage - A Revolution

Line 6 is proud to present a powerful new ecosystem of innovative live sound solutions—from the world’s first smart mixing system and most versatile speakers, to the fourth generation of the acclaimed Line 6 digital wireless platform. Designed to work together as an integrated system, the new StageScape™ M20d digital mixer, StageSource™ series loudspeakers and XD-V digital wireless microphone family represent the future of live sound.


Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:10am PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

11:10am PDT

Steinberg: Advanced Integration System Solutions for Composing & Music Production

Learn how to maximize the composing and producing power of Cubase 6.5. Advanced multitrack editing tools, lush virtual instruments, an unrivaled take-comping system and a revolutionary approach to MIDI form the centerpiece of this next-generation production environment.  Crucial to any System Solution is the perfect integration of software and hardware. Hear the pristine sonic quality of the UR Series audio interfaces that boast high-resolution analog and digital I/O, DSP FX alongside the widely acclaimed D-Pre mic preamps and experience the flexibility of the modular CMC Series USB controllers, six unique controllers designed to give you the fastest and most flexible way to control your session. System Solutions from Steinberg are unparalleled in the world of music and audio recording! Special guest Allen Morgan, a remix engineer and producer who has worked with Taylor Swift, N.I.N, Sony Records and MCA Nashville, will join the session.



Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:10am PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - David Miles Huber: Composing/Producing IDM in 5.1

David Miles Huber: Composing/Producing IDM in 5.1
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Friday April 20, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Meet Morris Hayes; Keyboardist/Musical Director for Prince
Meet longtime Open labs artist Morris Hayes for a discussion on Music OS by Open Labs, performing live with VSTs and music creation on Dell's touch screen products.

Panelists
avatar for Morris Hayes

Morris Hayes

Morris Hayes is a keyboardist, songwriter, producer and visual artist (drawing and painting). Morris has worked or performed with: Prince, Maceo Parker & The MPB, Larry Graham, Mazarati, Chaka Khan, Elton John, Babyface, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Shelia E., Carlos Santana, Lenny... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

1:10pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Create Music on the Go

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.


Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

Lunch Break & Sponsor Sessions
Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

1:10pm PDT

Propellerhead: Come See What's New in Reason and Line 6

Propellerhead Software shows you the newest features in their songwriting and music production software, Reason. You can also check out their award winning audio interface, Balance. Balance's sleek design is a perfect representation of its easy-to-use, artist-friendly capabilities. Line 6 will also be on hand showcasing their latest gear! LA-based band Standing Shadows will be dropping by to demo how they use Reason and Balance to create and record their sound!


Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: Ray Williams - Advanced Audio Editing and Vocal Tuning with Melodyne

Ray Williams - Advanced Audio Editing and Vocal Tuning with Melodyne
Learn the art of vocal and instrument tuning with this Grammy award-winning software. With Melodyne, you can edit audio, and vocals in particular, to the exact degree of perfection you want to.  With Melodyne DNA, you can edit audio from a musical point of view, like changing a minor chord on a guitar track to major.


Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

Yamaha: Motif XF 10th Anniversary Showcase

Since its 2001 introduction, the Motif synth/workstation has found wide use in a variety of applications ranging from music production to live performance. To celebrate the Motif 10th anniversary, we are offering a special Anniversary Pack with the purchase of a Motif XF. The Anniversary Pack includes over $800 worth of software and hardware including the Mark V Chick Corea library, developed by Chick himself. Come hear special demos created by Chick and play the same sound he used in the Return to Forever tour. Product specialists will be on hand to explain all the power in the top selling workstation in the US.


Friday April 20, 2012 1:10pm - 2:25pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

2:30pm PDT

Songwriter, Artist…Recording Engineer? How to Record Like a Pro (Presented by Sennheiser)

The tools you need to deliver a professional quality recording have become increasingly affordable. But which ones do you need, and what basic techniques should you know to get moving? This panel will address these questions and more, all aimed at helping you establish a solid foundation for recording your music.


Panelists
avatar for Brett Blanden

Brett Blanden

 Brett 'Scoop' Blanden is the front of house engineer for Lady Antebellum. Born in Tampa, FL, he graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Production & Engineering with an emphasis on Music Business. He was studio manager for OceanWay Nashville and house engineer... Read More →
avatar for Angelo Caputo

Angelo Caputo

Engineer, Mixer - NightBird Recording Studios
avatar for Ben Escobedo

Ben Escobedo

 For decades, Ben Escobedo has engrossed himself in both technology and music – two of his greatest passions. A certified Sennheiser “RF Expert,” he has spent the last six years at Sennheiser honing his skills. Prior to joining Sennheiser, Escobedo worked in audio production... Read More →
avatar for Mark Needham

Mark Needham

Mixer, Producer, Engineer Owner - MAN Entertainment Inc. Mark Needham is a mix engineer, music producer, recording engineer, and music publisher with over 40 years experience in the business. His credits include Platinum selling and Grammy nominated artists: The Killers, Shakira... Read More →

Moderator
avatar for Ben Escobedo

Ben Escobedo

 For decades, Ben Escobedo has engrossed himself in both technology and music – two of his greatest passions. A certified Sennheiser “RF Expert,” he has spent the last six years at Sennheiser honing his skills. Prior to joining Sennheiser, Escobedo worked in audio production... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2012 2:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom 1 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:55pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Control Your DAW / VSTs with Touch-Edit
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for a demonstration of how you can control your Digital Audio Workstation with Open Labs' Music OS Live controls on Dell's touch screen products.


Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

3:55pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Music Production Goes Handheld

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.


Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:55pm PDT

Propellerhead: Come See What's New in Reason and Line 6

Propellerhead Software shows you the newest features in their songwriting and music production software, Reason. You can also check out their award winning audio interface, Balance. Balance's sleek design is a perfect representation of its easy-to-use, artist-friendly capabilities. Line 6 will also be on hand showcasing their latest gear! LA-based band Standing Shadows will be dropping by to demo how they use Reason and Balance to create and record their sound!



Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:55pm PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

3:55pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - Darius “Deezle” Harrison: The Value of Pre-Production

Darius “Deezle” Harrison: The Value of Pre-Production
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.



Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:55pm PDT

West L.A. Presents: Fretlight Guitar Demonstration

The Fretlight is a real guitar with a built in learning system that places fingering information where you need it most, right at your fingertips. Use Fretlight Studio to audition and explore new scales, improvise over 100 different backing tracks in your choice of key and scale. Light up Tablature directly to the Fretlight guitar using industry standard GuitarPro 6 software. Create, edit and play back your own scores or download GP6 tablature from many online sources. The Fretlight is the ultimate learning and creativity tool for the guitar.



Friday April 20, 2012 3:55pm - 4:25pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)
 
Saturday, April 21
 

9:30am PDT

Win Gear and Prizes from Our EXPO Sponsors!

We’re raffling off gear, products and services from our generous EXPO sponsors! To enter the drawing, just drop your business card into the box at the ASCAP EXPO Boutique or The ASCAP Room. Remember, you must be in the Grand Ballroom when we call your name if you want to win - don’t miss your chance to walk away with some great prizes!


Saturday April 21, 2012 9:30am - 9:45am PDT
Grand Ballroom 5th Floor

9:30am PDT

Exhibits Open
Saturday April 21, 2012 9:30am - 4:15pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

11:10am PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Music Creation in Music OS
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for an inspiring demo on how easy music creation can be on Dell's touch screen laptop and all-in-one computers with Music OS.

Saturday April 21, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

11:10am PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: A Whole New Kind of Synthesizer

The KDJ-ONE packs everything you need to produce music into a portable CD case sized 126x150x27mm unit, making it the world's first fully mobile DAW. Features include a powerful synthesizer, drum machine, and support for ACIDized WAV audio tracks. Control is unique and intuitive, involving a combination of buttons, a jog dial, and a multi-touch screen. The KDJ-ONE can also be used as a VST instrument, or as a controller for other DAW software.



Saturday April 21, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:10am PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Saturday April 21, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

11:10am PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - Darius “Deezle” Harrison: The Value of Pre-Production

Darius “Deezle” Harrison: The Value of Pre-Production
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Saturday April 21, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

11:10am PDT

Yamaha: A Series Guitars Including the Guitalele

Yamaha created the A Series to be the ultimate performance-level, bang-for-your-buck guitars, built with our legendary excellence. Come see why for both stage and studio the A Series acoustic electric guitar is going to make recording and performing easier. You can also demo the new revolutionary THR amps and the Yamaha GL1 Guitalele, now officially available for the first time in the USA! Half guitar / half ukelele - 100% FUN!



Saturday April 21, 2012 11:10am - 11:40am PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Music OS Overview
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for an inspiring demo of all the unique features of Music OS on Dell's touch screen laptops and all-in-one workstations. Music creation and performance has never been easier.

Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

1:10pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Music Production Goes Handheld

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.



Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

Lunch Break & Sponsor Sessions
Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

1:10pm PDT

SoundExchange: What It Is, Why It Pays, and How to Get Your Share

SoundExchange will explain how registering (for free!) with them can earn you royalties for plays on satellite radio, Internet radio, cable TV music channels and other services that stream sound recordings. SoundExchange is a non-profit, and an important source of revenue for all artists (big and small) and labels (indie and major): they've distributed over $900 million to artists and labels so far. But thousands of artist and labels don't know they need to register, and millions in royalties haven't yet been claimed. Interactive and question-driven, this workshop will also cover need-to-know info on copyright, licensing, metadata, and legislation that will affect your career.


Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
Runyon 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - Michael Bearden: A Career In and Beyond the Music Industry

Michael Bearden: A Career In and Beyond the Music Industry
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.



Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

1:10pm PDT

West L.A. Presents: Fretlight Guitar Demonstration

The Fretlight is a real guitar with a built in learning system that places fingering information where you need it most, right at your fingertips. Use Fretlight Studio to audition and explore new scales, improvise over 100 different backing tracks in your choice of key and scale. Light up Tablature directly to the Fretlight guitar using industry standard GuitarPro 6 software. Create, edit and play back your own scores or download GP6 tablature from many online sources. The Fretlight is the ultimate learning and creativity tool for the guitar.


Saturday April 21, 2012 1:10pm - 2:10pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:40pm PDT

Dell, Intel® and Open Labs: Take Your Virtual Studio Technologies Live
Join us in the Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge for a comprehensive demonstration on performing your music live with reliable and powerful Dell series touch screen products using Music OS by Open Labs.

Saturday April 21, 2012 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
Dell, Intel® and Open Labs Lounge Grand Ballroom Terrace (5th Floor)

3:40pm PDT

KDJ-One by CyberStep: Create Music on the Go

The new KDJ-ONE packs all the functionality of a modern DAW into a compact, multi-touch screen smartbook. Features include an advanced synthesizer, sequencer, multitrack audio editing, and high precision rhythmic force feedback. ACIDized WAV support and remote VST control ensure that your on-the-go KDJ-ONE creations will mesh perfectly with your existing production setup back home.


Saturday April 21, 2012 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
Laurel 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:40pm PDT

Sponsor Sessions
Saturday April 21, 2012 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
2nd & 3rd Floor 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) & 3rd Floor

3:40pm PDT

Steinberg: An In-Depth Look at System Solutions for Composing & Music Production

Learn how to maximize the composing and producing power of Cubase 6.5. Advanced multitrack editing tools, lush virtual instruments, an unrivaled take-comping system and a revolutionary approach to MIDI form the centerpiece of this next-generation production environment. Crucial to any System Solution is the perfect integration of software and hardware. Hear the pristine sonic quality of the UR Series audio interfaces that boast high-resolution analog and digital I/O, DSP FX alongside the widely acclaimed D-Pre mic preamps and experience the flexibility of the modular CMC Series USB controllers, six unique controllers designed to give you the fastest and most flexible way to control your session. System Solutions from Steinberg are unparalleled in the world of music and audio recording! Kevin Doucette (A.R. Rahman, Berklee College-Film Composing) and Brian McGovern (Steinberg NA Product Demonstrator) will conduct this informative session.


Saturday April 21, 2012 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
Solano 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

3:40pm PDT

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC), Prism Sound, Maselec and Melodyne: The Producers Sessions - Tommy Vicari: Mixing an Italian Superstar

Tommy Vicari: Mixing an Italian Superstar
Following last year's hugely successful program, our sessions will entertain and educate the EXPO audience with the most impressive selection of producers/engineers in the industry, ranging from pop, rock, indie, urban, hip-hop and metal music. They will share their knowledge and experience with lots of opportunities for Q&A.


Saturday April 21, 2012 3:40pm - 4:10pm PDT
Nichols 2nd Floor (Mezzanine)

4:10pm PDT

Win Gear and Prizes from Our EXPO Sponsors!

We’re raffling off gear, products and services from our generous EXPO sponsors! To enter the drawing, just drop your business card into the box at the ASCAP EXPO Boutique or The ASCAP Room. Remember, you must be in the Grand Ballroom when we call your name if you want to win - don’t miss your chance to walk away with some great prizes!


Saturday April 21, 2012 4:10pm - 4:15pm PDT
Grand Ballroom 5th Floor
 
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