Meet Pipe & Hat's Tim Jones, who will be joining us this Wednesday, September 24 for DIY Series' Getting Spins on Campus and Community Radio.
About Tim Jones
Jones is a co-founder of Canadian indie label and artist development firm, Pipe & Hat. Pipe & Hat has launched artists into a steady path of success, including SiriusXM Indies Awards and WCMA nominations, consistent Mediabase, CMJ, and !earshot charting, collaboration with Grammy nominated producers, and performances at SXSW, CMJ, Virgin Fest, CBGB, The Great Escape, Primavera Sound, Americana Music Fest, Reeperbahn, Sled Island, Liverpool Sound City, NXNE, CMW, Pop Montreal, Halifax Pop Explosion, Folk Alliance International, and countless others. As well, Jones is an in-demand speaker, having been on panels and hosted workshops at conferences in the US, UK, and Australia, and is a regular contributor to Canadian Musician.
Pipe & Hat bands can be heard in Vampire Diaries, Shameless, and Pretty Little Liars, among several other major network television shows and films. The company was recently nominated for two 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards – Manager of the Year and Independent Record Label of the Year – following a 2013 Manager of the Year nomination.
About the Workshop
How do emerging artists get their music to campus and community radio and get a shot at being added to rotation? From submitting materials and one-sheets, to follow-ups and tracking spins, this workshop will cover it all.
About DIY Series
Now in its second season, our MusicWorks DIY Series offers developing artists and industry, as well as veterans looking to update their skills, the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the music business. The series starts with the music business fundamentals that everyone needs to master – radio play, bio writing, mastering social media, touring, and understanding copyright -- and ends with planning a release, showing how each of these pieces fit together to create a cohesive strategy.
Members can register HERE in advance for all six workshops in The DIY Series for only $45 (a 25% discount).
To register or for more info, please contact:
Roland Deschambault, Training Coordinator