Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The AKG Scholarship of Sound is Proud to Announce...

The Scholarship of Sound marks its second year with a heavyweight expert lineup led by some of electronic music’s leading artists and professionals.

The AKG Scholarship of Sound is proud to announce a heavyweight lineup of expert support for the initiative in its second year. The stellar lineup includes:

    * Carl Craig - DJ, producer, electronic music icon, creative visionary and Detroit legend
    * Ewan Pearson - leading British electronic music producer, remixer, academic and lecturer
    * Stefan Betke, aka Pole – mastering engineer, music producer and founder of ‘scape’ record label
    * Adam Marshall - DJ, electronic music producer and label manager
    * Scott Monteith aka Deadbeat - dub, minimal and tech artist
    * Philip Sherburn - acclaimed music journalist, DJ, producer and writer
    * Rene Rennefeld - Sony BMG’s former A&R man, producer, entrepreneur, songwriter
    * Dominik Biba - AKG sound engineer and acoustic expert
    * Schneiders Buro - the most renowned store internationally for synthesizers

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AKG headphone makers have announced today that Carl Craig and Ewan Pearson are the industry experts leading this year’s AKG Scholarship of Sound Programme. Both Carl and Ewan are industry professionals with many years worth of expertise in the electronic music industry.

AKG’s Scholarship of Sound offers 10 highly sought after places on a week of intense music production workshops in Berlin. The Scholarship is open to young people who are either budding electronic music producers or students studying sound at University.

Carl Craig has come over from Detroit especially to mentor the lucky students. He will be using his mentoring expertise from when he first launched The Carl Craig Foundation (non-profit organisation) over 20 years ago, to help underprivileged children in music scholarships.

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