Crazy P, Mala and Commodo are among the first acts revealed for the Brighton Music Conference 2016.
Mute Records will present Mala, Commodo and Foamplate at local venue Patterns on 15 April, while English Disco Lovers and BMC will host Crazy P Soundsystem at Komedia on the same night.
Newly announced speakers for the event, which takes place at Brighton Dome on 14 and 15 April, also include execs from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Kobalt.
They will join previously announced highlights, including a label Q&A with drum and bass label Shogun Audio, featuring Tobin plus Keir Tyrer (managing director), Friction (DJ/owner) and Richard Snow (label manager).
Together, they’ll be discussing how they look for new artists and help them develop their talent.
Also confirmed is the Beatport Label Summit, hosted by Terry Weerasinghe (vice president of music services) and Jack Bridges (Beatport European account manager), who will discuss the latest developments and trends affecting the key online music sales portal.
Other companies involved in this year’s event are PRS for Music, Association For Electronic Music, Toolroom, Hospital Records, NTIA, DJ Magazine, Shogun Audio, BIMM, Mobilee Records, Skint Records, Believe Digital, Crazy P, Prok & Fitch, Yousef and Safehouse Management.
BMC launched its new website last week and tickets are now on sale for the April event. For more info, please see http://www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk