Mondo.NYC Virtual Conversations

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Management Strategy Shifts in the Time of Covid-19

Managers discuss strategies and solutions built with their artists to address the multitude of issues brought on by the global pandemic. We'll hear from those who looked to financing companies to maximize their assets to those who utilized innovative tech platforms to track and monetize virtual live streams and even those who utilized the drive-in movie theater to as a substitute for cancelled tours.  Learn, listen, and strategize.

Fair Use & Sampling for Artists:
A Legal Roadmap

Have you ever wanted to sample a track, or play a clip on your podcast, but worried you might be infringing copyright law? This panel will give you the basics of copyright as it applies to fair use and sampling: what you can do, what you shouldn’t do, and how to make sure your creative endeavors are legally protected.

International Marketing, Promotion & Artist Management: Tips for Ubiquity Now

Mondo International Development Series: Be Present Everywhere While Staying Home — Thursday, July 30, 4 pm ET

Playlists, Publicity, Radio, Online Concerts, Conferences & More

Join leading experts Peter Astedt, Ariel Hyatt and Adam Lewis, with Robert Singerman moderating. Panelists discus ways for artists and businesses to be more recognized throughout the world now, going beyond the limitations on travel, touring and reduced or canceled physical gatherings. Gain valuable digital marketing insight and tips to build omnipresence and ubiquity. Plus a special live performance from We Bless This Mess (solo) and Nelson Graf Reis (from Portugal, now living in the UK).

The panel features two firsts for Mondo panels:

- post-panel Zoom breakout rooms to meet, network and expand your community
- a collaboration with Global Toronto with their audience joining

The Producer in the New Normal

We bring together an extraordinary group of producers who offer insight on how their craft — and their lives — have been impacted by the pandemic. Moderator Daniel Rowland welcomes Kosine, T.I. Jakke and Harmony Samuels for what will be an amazing hour of conversation, inspiration and storytelling. With dozens of superstar artists among their collective credits, it is not a stretch to say that our speakers have a continuing material impact on music and popular culture.

Building Virtual Music Communities and Engaging Platforms

Building communities online that promote shared discovery and music exploration is key to the music industry’s continuing development and success. In this discussion, we’ll explore the role artists, community managers, music fans, and curators play in creating successful digital communities.

Our panelists – founders, creators and managers of these platforms – will share stories of what happens when communities come together to create change, and how artists can leverage these ecosystems to launch new music, sell tickets to shows, and much more.

Mondo Conversations in Partnership with Music Managers Forum-US Addressing Systemic Racism in the Music Business

Join Binta Niambi Brown (Nice Work, Chance the Rapper), Paris Cole (Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye), Prophet (Layton Greene) and Ty Stiklorius (John Legend, Charlie Puth) for this important discussion. Chissy Nkemere (Concord, Women in Music) moderates and Neeta Ragoowansi, President of MMF-US, delivers opening remarks.

Mondo International Development Series How to Get Your Music Played on Foreign Radio Stations while Staying at Home

Our esteemed panel of programming experts from around the world share insight into what you need to know about international radio outlets and how best to interact with them as part of an overall awareness-building strategy.

Where Law and Music Meet: A Practical Introduction to Music Law for Emerging Artists and their Representatives

An introduction to the legal Issues at the heart of how musicians interact, make music, and earn a living. With students from Harvard Law School leading the workshop, we will discuss topics including split sheets, copyrights, sampling, and performance rights. Additionally, we will discuss the availability of employment benefits for freelance musicians in light of COVID-19.

Mondo International Development Series Export, Monetize, Global Virtual Music Conferences & More

The first in our monthly series of panels focusing on the rapidly changing international music landscape, “Be Present Everywhere While Staying at Home.” Plus a special performance by French artist Arnaud Nano Methivier.

Navigating the Future of the Independent Venue

Independent Venues are common places that breed and support artists, community, and cultural identity, led by their workers, staff and bookers. When independent live music comes to a screeching halt, what happens to everyone? We talk to venue owners, bookers and promoters who open up about their challenges to maintain a social business, what it looks like for their future and the kind of support needed well beyond their reopen.

How Music Supervisors in Advertising are Experiencing COVID-19

We take a deep dive into how the pandemic has impacted the advertising music supervision community, as we look at some of the campaigns they're working on and discuss related changes in production, work schedules, tone, messaging, collaboration and creativity.

The Songwriter and the New Normal

How will the songwriting process change after COVID-19? Will topics and themes be more vulnerable or triumphant? How will writing be impacted if we still need to collaborate virtually? Who knows? Songwriters are a resilient bunch - maybe we'll jump right back into the water. Join our incredible group of award-winning songwriters for a spirited discussion about how we will emerge from Zoom and get back into the room where it all happens. Plus, perhaps a performance or two from their homes.

GMS Mondo Weekly Online Educational Series: How Music Supervisors Work with Showrunners & Producers

This panel discuss the relationship between showrunners, producers and supervisors, and how they work together to create the musical palate for their shows. Plus a surprise performance by Bre-Z.

GMS Mondo Weekly Online Educational Series: How Music Supervisors & Composers Collaborate

Two of the top music supervisors in Hollywood join three of the top composers in the business as they discuss their collaborative processes to best meet the needs of their film or TV projects.

Sustainable Wellness Strategies for the Music Industry

Hear from experts in the field of well-being — mind, body and spirit. Learn how to better manage your every day life during this most challenging of times.

GMS Mondo Weekly Online Educational Series: Staying Creative: Creating Music for Film/TV/Visual Media

Top music supervisors & musicians talk about how they ply their craft. What do supervisors look for in artists creating music for their projects? Our panelists discuss how they interact and share stories about their favorite experiences & challenges in the creative process.

Mondo Zoom Conversation: What Now & What's Next?

As so many of us are dealing with the physical, emotional and financial effects of COVID-19, we invited music business leaders — from the live music world, law, musictech and more — to join us for an hour-long conversations and viewer Q&A with the goal of offering guidance, information and support.