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October 1st - 31st.

We're supporting 

Nordoff Robbins.


The Takeover is the first music conference designed specifically to support the challenges faced by unsigned artists.

Join live presentations, workshops and demonstrations with experts via Zoom call.

The Takeover Conference and Festival is owned and operated by Right Chord Music. We are a family of brands created to support incredible independent and unsigned artists.

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At The Takeover Conference you'll learn practical skills including:

How to

  • get your music on blogs without paying PR

  • create compelling social content

  • grow a fan base without buying Likes

  • create a compelling story around your music

  • grow your following on Spotify

  • use Facebook promoted posts and advertising

  • distribute your music effectively

  • get more from TikTok

  • build a website with Wix

  • design cover art and posters

  • record music at home

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Between now and The Conference we'll be using our website to showcase incredible new music. Want your music video seen and heard by fans and industry speakers?  


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Win A Free Conference Pass & Bose Noise Cancelling 700 Headphones
Thu, Oct 01
Online Conference
Oct 01, 8:00 PM GMT+1 – Oct 31, 8:00 PM GMT
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We have 5 conference passes (giving you access to every speaker session) and 5 pairs of Bose Noise Cancelling 700 Headphones to giveaway. For your chance to win just buy a £5 raffle ticket. All proceeds to Nordoff Robbins music therapy.
Growing An Online Audience & Follower Base
Thu, Oct 01
Online Conference
Oct 01, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
Online Conference
Nick Edwards and Joshua Jankowski explain how to use Feed to automate your social media promotion to grow your fanbase, engagement and listeners.
How To Generate Press Without PR
Fri, Oct 02
Online Conference
Oct 02, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
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Mark Knight from music blog Right Chord Music in conversation with Chris Sharpe from Musosoup discussing how musicians can get music blog support without paying thousands of pounds on music PR.
How To Plan To Promote Music
Sat, Oct 03
Online Conference
Oct 03, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+1
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Major Labl founder Mark Knight shows you how to plan to promote your music more effectively using a four step framework called 'The Cycle'
Everything You Need to Know About Streaming Services
Mon, Oct 05
Online Conference
Oct 05, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
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Toni Malyn, Head of Artist Relations & Marketing at EmuBands will teach you everything you need to know about streaming services. From profile management, playlisting, editorial opportunities, best practices for digital campaigns and utilising smart links, pre-saves & pre-orders effectively.
How To Make Music Videos
Tue, Oct 06
Online Conference
Oct 06, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
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Jake Hawkins, founder of The RedRed Video on how to make killer music videos that people want to watch. During the session Jake will discuss the importance of: Concept, location, performance, visuals and style.
How To Befriend A Music Blog
Wed, Oct 07
Online Conference
Oct 07, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
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Mark Knight, Founder of Right Chord Music a top ten ranked indie music blog explains how to befriend a music blog, and the quickest way to be ignored.
How To Create A Brand For Your Band
Thu, Oct 08
Online Conference
Oct 08, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+1
Online Conference
Naomi Veres will show you how to use Bannersnack to create a distinctive and compelling brand for your band or musical project.

The Takeover Conference takes place throughout October, with daily speakers and presentations. New speakers will be added soon. Click the links below to buy your tickets and receive a link to join a Zoom video call.



Thanks to all our partners and speaker for helping to make The Takeover Conference a reality.

EmuBands at The Takeover Conference
The Red Red Video at The Takeover Confer

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