CMU:DIY SESSIONS

The CMU:DIY Sessions

Talks and conversations for future music talent at events around the UK


CMU:DIY regularly teams up with music industry organisations and events to present educational sessions for future music talent. These sessions often combine elements of CMU:DIY workshops and lectures with lively panel discussions, each one focused on a different aspect of the business of music.

Details of future and past CMU:DIY sessions are given below. You can also download all the slides we presented at past sessions.



UPCOMING EVENTS

Building A Business Around Your Music with EMDA in Chelmsford
Friday 22 Feb 2019 | 12.00pm – 4.00pm
CMU:DIY teams up once again with the Essex Music Development Agency to present an afternoon of conversations about the business of music. CMU’s Chris Cooke will present three CMU:DIY guides plus get tips galore from a panel of music industry experts on music rights, streaming, gigging, fanbase building and an artist’s key business partners. Including…

12.30pm: Making Money From Your Songs And Recordings

1.30pm: Making Money From Your Shows / Building Your Fan Business

3.00pm: Choosing Your Business Partners

CLICK HERE for more information and tickets



Building A Business Around Your Music with EMDA in Colchester
Saturday 16 Mar 2019 | 12.00pm – 4.00pm
CMU:DIY teams up once again with the Essex Music Development Agency to present an afternoon of conversations about the business of music. CMU’s Chris Cooke will present three CMU:DIY guides plus get tips galore from a panel of music industry experts on music rights, streaming, gigging, fanbase building and an artist’s key business partners. Including…

12.30pm: Making Money From Your Songs And Recordings

1.30pm: Making Money From Your Shows / Building Your Fan Business

3.00pm: Choosing Your Business Partners

CLICK HERE for more information and tickets



Rights, Revenues & The Digital Market with Cultivator in Truro
Wednesday 27 Mar 2019 | 10.00pm – 2.00pm
CMU:DIY teams up with Cultivator to present a half-day session looking at music rights and the streaming business. This session will include a recap on the basics of music copyright, explain the ins and outs of collective licensing, and look at how the streaming business works – how do you get your music online and how do you get paid?



CMU:DIY at Wide Days in Edinburgh
Friday 12 Apr 2019
CMU:DIY will present sessions at Wide Days 2019 in Edinburgh. Look out for more details going live here soon.

CLICK HERE for more information and tickets



Getting Started & Getting Noticed with Cultivator in Truro
Wednesday 25 Apr 2019 | 10.00pm – 2.00pm
CMU:DIY teams up with Cultivator to present a half-day session on building a fanbase. Which social media matter, what kind of content should you create, what can you do with the analytics and when is the right time to reach out to media? And as your fanbase grows, what do you need to do to build a direct-to-fan business?



PAST EVENTS

Making Money From Music with Cultivator in Truro, February 2019
CMU:DIY teamed up with Cultivator to present a half-day session looking at how artists can make money from their music. CLICK HERE to download the slides from our CMU+Cultivator sessions here.



CMU:DIY at Wide Days in Edinburgh, April 2018
CMU:DIY presented three sessions at Wide Days in Edinburgh in April 2018. You can download the slides we presented at each session below.

01: Making Money From Streams | SLIDES

02: Growing Your Fanbase And Making Money Through Gigs | SLIDES

03: Where Labels & Publishers Fit In | SLIDES



MUSIC:DIY with EMDA in Chelmsford, February 2018
CMU:DIY teamed up with EMDA to present an afternoon of conversations about the business of music in Chelmsford in February 2018. You can download the slides we presented at each session below.

01: Making Money From Your Songs And Recordings | SLIDES

02: Building A Fanbase & Getting On Stage | SLIDES

03: Getting Your Artist Business Started | SLIDES