It’s CMJ Music Marathon: Of course you’re going to be running around till 3 a.m catching all the great sounds! But make sure to buy that extra-tall espresso the next morning because the panels equal the shows in making CMJ Music Marathon such a unique event. Learn from real music world experts, from the office idea men to the dudes matching patch chords at the clubs. There’s knowledge and often just hilarious stories to be gleaned. And here are some particular panels that piqued our interest today.
 
See the full daytime schedule here.


Quality Sound: How To Do It Better In the Bedroom

We are living in a DIY era. Musicians, producers and engineers worldwide are creating entire musical bodies of work from their laptops. This convenience is the ultimate luxury and keeps additional outside costs to a minimum, but how can you take your music to the next level in terms of sound quality, production and exposure? A team of highly distinguished, Grammy-winning producers and engineers will openly share their knowledge on programs like ProTools and Ableton, discuss their insights and ideas on how to turn your bedroom mixes into professional releases, and explain that this is entirely possible without breaking the bank.
 
Quality Sound: How To Do It Better In the Bedroom happens in Shorin Studio, room 802 at 12:30 p.m.
 


Broadcasted: The Reign Of The Music Video

MTV changed music consumption, and YouTube has done it all over again. It’s a brave new world of video-based music. What does this mean to artists trying to make the the all important visual statement? We’ll also identify and discuss channels on the outer frontier of digital music aggregation and curation.
 
Broadcasted: The Reign Of The Music Video happens in Rosenthal Pavilion (10th floor) at 2:00 p.m.
 


Jam Packed: The Explosion Of Music Festivals

While the European festival market has been healthy for years, music festivals are now experiencing a huge surge in popularity in the US. Despite their lack of purchasing, music fans remain committed to the live music experience, and festivals are offering something for everyone. We’ll go behind the scenes with festival insiders to discover how festivals are expanding their audience, engaging their communities, marketing to multiple audience groups and creating new business models for sustainability.
 
Jam Packed: The Explosion Of Music Festivals happens in Rosenthal Pavilion (10th floor) at 3:30 p.m.