London Electronic Music Event to Be Spearheaded by Theo Parrish & Mr Beatnik


The Young Academic Festival Guide has been somewhat quiet of late, but we are excited to bring news of the London Electronic Music Event. Some huge names and sessions have been added to this year’s event including the likes of Theo Parrish, Kirk Degiorgio, Red D (FCL) and Mr Beatnik.

Saturday 12 – Sunday 13 April 2014//Rich Mix, London//

What’s more, all of these artists will be taking part in in-depth discussions, workshops and seminars about the electronic music industry and its future. There will also be live performances from Legowelt, Danny Wolfers and more in the evenings and we are really excited for what is going to be a truly memorable music event.


Other industry speakers that have been added to the bill including Beatport, Juno Records, Electric Minds/The Hydra and United Agency.

Leading electronic music names have been added to the third annual LEME at Rich Mix, Shoreditch. The immersive, one-stop resource for electronic music will culminate in a rare and exciting keynote by house pioneer and legendary DJ, Theo Parrish. Further artists include techno stalwart Kirk Degiorgio, who has been releasing music for nearly two decades under various monikers as well as founding his own label ART.

New industry speakers include the likes of leading online music retailers Beatport and Juno Records who will be giving their perspective on the industry as well as award-winnung United Agency and boutique record store If Music.

The two-day event gives an unparalleled insight into the world of electronic music, featuring over 30 production workshops, industry panel discussions, artist keynotes, networking sessions and live performances. LEME takes place 12 – 13 April. For the full programme and ticket information visit the LEME website.

Early bird and super saver tickets sold out in record time and anticipation is really hotting up for London’s original electronic music conference. Covering all of the bases of the industry, today’s announcement raises the bar on an already impressive programme. Attendees, artists and speakers will discuss topics that matter to the industry and those that will shape its future, from music making, producing and performing to consumption, piracy and promotion.

Amongst the highlights of the weekend, industry experts from across the event come together to discuss their hopes and fears for the future of the industry in the The Sound Of Things To Come debate. There’s also a host of networking opportunities, including the Meet The Managers session, where delegates can seek advice from leading artists managers, including Grant Heinrich from X Agency and Ben Start from Secretsundaze’s Secret Agency.

Producers and DJs will be imparting their wisdom across the weekend, Red D of red-hot house duo FCL joins Neville Watson to discuss What is Underground And Does It Matter?; techno legend Kirk Degiorgio hosts an ‘In The Studio’ masterclass, whilst sample fiends Greymatter and Mr Beatnick compare and contrast production techniques in The Art of Sampling session – giving delegates  unparalleled insight into their music making processes.

LEME takes place in the heart of London, a city that has always been a thriving hub for electronic music and responsible for spawning some of the world’s most talented artists and industry figures. Taking attendees on a journey of discovery, no other event offers such in-depth programming or provides as much insight into the electronic music industry as LEME 2014. Weekend tickets are now on sale for £60 and day/night tickets starting at just £15. Tickets can be booked exclusively at



Acoustics in the house studio

Classic House Masterclass

In The Studio With:

– Kirk Degiorgio

– Neville Watson

Live Lunchtime Jams

Low-end Theory: Making Bigger Basslines

Mastering Alchemy: Understanding Mastering

Mastering In The Box

Petrichor: Deconstructing the live set

Sweeps, Bombs And Builds: Dancefloor Fx Creation

Techno Masterclass: Beat Production

The Art Of Djing – Vinyl, Cdjs, Ableton And Beyond

The Art Of Sampling

Understanding Compression

What Goes Where: The Frequency Masterclass


Club nights: How to survive and thrive

Crate digging and the resurgence of vinyl

Hypercolour: Running a record label

Life on the road: Making a living as a DJ/producer

Making waves: The role of radio in dance music culture

Meet The Managers

Networking Sessions

New forms: The future of music journalism

Selling, syncing, streaming: new business models for the digital age

Smart money: Tax, cash flow and invoice-chasing

Social media: Does it matter?

The hype machine: Build your own online buzz

The role of the record label today

The sound of things to come: Where next for our industry?

What is ‘underground’ and does it matter?



– Legowelt, Danny Wolfers & DJs

LEME / CDR Closing Party


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