Roundhouse To Host Uk Bass Culture Panel Discussion

Art & Culture

Camden's Roundhouse venue is preparing for a mini festival of bass culture. Alongside an international line up of acts influenced by reggae and it's offshoots, including performances from upcoming rapper Lil Sims, Bahian reggae star Soraia Drummond, Brazilian dub pioneers Ministereo Público, and the Trinidad via Bristol soca/rave fusion of Jus Now , there are a series of panel talks and workshops scheduled to run on the 3rd of May.

Entrance to the workshops/ talk is a  fairly reasonable fiver- the timetable is as follows:

DJ Clash – Saturday 3rd May  – 10am-4pm

Spend two days working with Bass Culture professional DJs, learning about the Bass Culture genre, sharing tunes and techniques with other DJs and perform at the Bass Culture showcase event at the Roundhouse. (Ages 16-25)

Demo Surgery – Saturday 3rd May – 10am-4pm

On this all-day intensive you will work with top name Bass Culture producers to develop your existing tracks. You will get tips in song structure, recording techniques and production and get expert advice to take your music to the next level. To take part in this project please send 2 examples of your music to by Friday 18th April. (Ages 16-25)

Bass Is the Place Industry Panel – Saturday 3rd May – 4.30pm-6pm

This panel will discuss the growing infrastructure that has developed around bass music – festivals, touring, labels and media platforms. It will also take a look at the challenges and international horizons of a vibrant underground scene that has gone global and offer expert advice about taking the next step with your music. Panel: Jack Robinson (Outlook Festival) Ben Ryan (Blue Lotus), Tej Adeleye (journalist). Chair: Crispin Parry, British Underground.

More information and tickets are available on the Roundhouse website