Business Masterclasses

From Labels to Agents, learn about the Industry with some of the best professionals in their domain.

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Talk with Circus Records - How the Digital Reshaped the Music Industry

Circus Records is one of the very few labels that defined an era and yet keeps reinventing itself. We had a long discussion with Andrew Neil, General Manager about their operations and how the digital completely reshaped the industry. Discussing the involvement of a label in the Artist Career, as well as establishing yourself in today's market.


Talk with Roche Musique - How to Sign with a Record Label

Thibault Dury, founder and label manager of the French renowned Roche Musique takes us through the journey, discovering and signing some of the biggest electronic acts of the 2010's with FKJ, Darius, Dabeull, Zimmer, Kartell, Cezaire, Crayon and many more.


Talk with Paul Sandilands - How to Get Spotted by a Talent Agent?

Paul Sandilands aka Krafty MC is one of the legendary agents of the Bass Music scene who has seen the digitalization of the industry, and the expansion of Dubstep worldwide. Touring with names such as Doctor P, Cookie Monsta, or Flux Pavilion he became an agent out of necessity for the Maximum Boost / Circus Records team. He grew into one of the strongest agents in the market representing the likes of Funtcase, Doctor P, Phaseone, Barely Alive, Virtual Riot, Ivory, Samplifire, Leotrix, Chime, and many more...


Talk with RELENTLESS BEATS - Building a Foundation in Music

Jason looks back on his career and gives artistic and business advices to grow as an artist.
He will discuss how the music industry works and how each player communicates with each other. He will discuss the role of a manager, how they advocate for their artist and what their goals are. He will also explore strategies to grow your profile, as well as stressing the importance of promotion and how to turn this growth into bookings.


Talk with Thomas PONT NEUF RECORDS

Thomas Prunier talks about his different jobs within Pont Neuf Records: Label Manager and Artist Manager. How are these roles defined, how and what does he do, what are the new challenges of the modern #musicindustry, how to set up a coherent strategy according to your positioning and your universe.

He gives you all the advice you need to build your career according to your profile and your ambitions.

Discover also a mini-dossier on Club Culture, its history, and our role in its survival.



In this Masterclass, KASRA will give you the keys to develop your career and your artistic projects, understand the music industry and more specifically the drum and bass industry, a niche with its own codes.

You will learn more about: • Critical Music Label history • Development Artists Career • A&R work • Some tips to success in Drum and Bass


Talk with Electric Rescue | 30 Years of Techno

Antoine Husson aka Electric Rescue is a pioneer of the French Techno scene, organizing his first Rave in 1992, resident at the legendary Rex Club, label owner of Skryptöm, and now director at the promising Nexus Paris.


Talk with Allo Floride

Allo Floride discuss their experience as Booking Agents & Artist Managers, representing names including: Bon Entendeur, Dirtyphonics, Synapson, UZ, La Fine Equipe, Feder ...