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The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival and Byta, the platform for sending digital audio files and streams, are proud to announce three more events in our series of free, online conversations about the changing landscape of music called Tête-à-Têtes. The series continues May 4th at noon MDT with Kicking Against It: Ageism & Women In The Music Industry.
If "rock & roll is a young man's game," then where exactly does that leave women over the age of 25? Compounding the myriad of issues relating to sexism in the music industry, there is an added layer of ageism that, to this day, applies wrongfully and exponentially more to women looking to progress their artistic or professional practices than it does to men. The unfair race against time creates very real barriers to women picking up instruments for the first time, experiencing the long-term success and credibility that they could otherwise rightfully earn, and moving into positions of authority within the overall industry to enact change. As a result, we are all, quite simply, missing out.Read More >>
The Sled Island Music & Arts Festival and Byta, the platform for sending digital audio files and streams, are proud to announce the first in a regular series of free, online conversations about the changing landscape of music called Tête-à-Têtes. The series debuted December 1 at noon MST with Lockdown Radio: a conversation with Radio Alhara about new internet radio in a time of restricted movement.
In a time of unprecedented restricted movement, where the global community is isolated, but brought together by a universal concern, it is no surprise that internet radio is experiencing a modern day renaissance. With three of Radio Alhara's founders living in the occupied and landlocked West Bank, they are uniquely situated to understand and discuss the role and importance of internet radio, particularly in times of geographic isolation.Read More >>
Sled Island is proud to announce that we're partnering with Byta, the platform for sending digital audio files and streams, to present Tête-à-Têtes, a series of intimate conversations between emerging and established musicians and industry leaders alike. These free online, publicly accessible conversations will address the most vital questions relating to the creative, technical, financial and social sides of music-making in an industry that has seen unprecedented changes in recent times. They will range from artistic exchanges between trailblazing musicians working in different genres to innovative thinkers unpacking lessons that can be learned from investigating how we make and consume music across the globe.Read More >>