The editor and publisher of Bearded magazine, Gareth Main, will be doing a talk for CMCI at King’s College London on the topic ‘Music Magazines, and How To Start One Up: The Importance of Tastemakers in a Free Digital Music Universe’.
The talk will take place at 4pm on Tuesday 31 March, in Room K3.11, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London. All are welcome.
Bearded is a magazine specialising in independent popular music, and is available at newsagents across the UK. Gareth Main will speak about the uses and importance of media in promoting artists in a culture where almost any kind of music can be obtained for free. Can the media — especially magazines — still act as tastemakers in this environment? How do great musical artists with limited financial resources become known in the internet age?
For further information, please contact Dr Harvey G. Cohen at harvey.cohen @ kcl.ac.uk.