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LIVE GRAPHIC RECORDING AT NARM

I recently attended Music Biz 2013. Four days of back-to-back-to-back panels. Thus when one is ending … another one is starting. This is both awesome and horrible.

Ok … in truth, I suspect it really only sucks for people like me, who want to stay late and talk to each of the panelist. It generally means that when I leave each panel, I’m going to be late for the next. At conferences like this, I usually try to slip in to the back of the room; generally there are a lot of people standing and very few seats. However, I can always spot the super awkward seats nobody is brave enough to sit in. Often times they are located in front of the room … and on the other side of a a lot of people. Although an awkward situation, based on not being unable to stand and draw … I generally go boldly to the open seat. I sit quickly and start drawing.

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58 TOP REPRESENTATIVES OF NARM

This last week NARM collected together the top representatives of the retail music industry to participate in a 4-day conference about the current state of the music industry and where it’s going.

In my opinion a lot of valuable information was shared at this NARM conference. However … I am also aware that a lot of you were unable to attend. Thus I have collected together a list of the music industry influencers who had panels that I was able to attend. After reading this blog post, I highly recommend you research each presenter and their company. I suspect you’ll find an app, site or project that you are passionate about as well.

SF MUSICTECH SUMMIT IX: Photos

QUOTE FROM BOING BOING:
Long time friend of Boing Boing Brian Zisk throws the SF MusicTech Summit, the conference at the convergence of Internet Music and Technology. SF Intercom Creator Stefan Aronsen creates awesome live sketches of the panels he attends, and finally created a video of how he does it. – Cory Doctorow