The Sync Up Conference

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April 24 through May 2, 2015
The Jazz & Heritage Center
1225 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
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Register now for the 2015 Sync Up conference. The full schedule of panel topics and presenters is coming soon. When you register, you'll get on our email list, so you'll be among the first to know when our schedule is announced.

Meanwhile, you can see what we programmed in 2014 here. And you can watch videos from all of the 2014 panel discussions and keynote interviews at our YouTube channel here.


Links & Downloads:

No. 1 As an Indie
Aaron Watson, a country artist who releases his own records, scored a No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.

What's Wrong With the Blurred Lines Decision
Great summary of how current copyright rules don't apply to the way music is made today. Note the bit on DJ Mustard. We just happen to have the CEO of Mustard's music publisher as a Sync Up keynoter this year!

Streaming Music Is Already Profitable
So stop saying that it isn't!

Soundcloud Monetizes
A free music sharing platform tries to find a revenue model.

The New Americana Movement in New Orleans
A UNO documentary on the rise of old-time country and bluegrass in the Crescent City. Sons (and Daughters) of Mumford?

BitTorrent Tries to Go Legit
After years of being associated with online piracy, BitTorrent is trying to establish itself as the fan-engagement platform of choice.

Pandora Tries to Mend Fences With Musicians
Making analytic data available to musicians, but not halting efforts to cut royalty payments.

Thirty Tigers Provides an Alternative to Major Labels - With Major Success
Thirty Tigers co-founder David Macias will keynote at this year's Sync Up.

The Sync Up Conference Festival Archive:
2014's Conference Details
2013's Conference Details
2012's Conference Details
2011's Conference Details
2010's Conference Details
2009's Conference Details
2008's Conference Details

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Sync Up gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors:

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.