Musician / Author
Musician/author Craig Anderton is an internationally recognized authority on music and technology. His onstage career spans from the 60s with the group Mandrake, through the 2000s with electronic groups Air Liquide and Rei$$dorf Force, to the “power duo” EV2 with Public Enemy’s Brian Hardgroove, and EDM-oriented solo performances. He has played on, produced, or mastered over 20 major label recordings and hundreds of tracks, authored over 50 books, toured extensively, played Carnegie Hall, worked as a studio musician in the 70s, and written over a thousand articles. He is a former President of The MIDI Assocation, and holds two patents related to audio technology.
Known for his ability to de-mystify complex technical topics, Craig has lectured on technology and the arts in 38 states, 10 countries, and three languages. He maintains an active career doing mastering, writing, video production, and mixing. His craiganderton.org educational site is devoted to helping musicians realize their musical dreams with today’s technological tools, and has free access to over 200 articles. His Sound, Studio, and Stage forum (now hosted on Musicplayer.com) has been in continuous operation since 1995; for music and instructional videos, please visit youtube.com/thecraiganderton.
Session: Getting the Best from Music Journalists
Panel members include: Steve Fortner (Keyboard Magazine), Craig Anderton (Author, Electronic Musician), David Bryce (Music Player Network), Mike Metlay (Recording Magazine), Thomas Mikusz (White Bear PR) and Barry Rudolph (Mix Magazine and Music Connection). The panel discussion will tell you as a musician, how to interface with music journalists to promote your career in the changing face of the music business.