Speed datingfor musicians
Microsessions, the creation of producer Paul Schomer, are designed to expose fans to new live music in an efficient and time-conscious way.Each event features five acts playing five sets simultaneously (but in different rooms or areas of one location).
The workshop is structured as a speed dating session, which allows participants to get acquainted, listen to one another’s music, form collaborative partnerships and obtain instant feedback, all in a limited amount of time.
The BMI Los Angeles speed dating workshops will be held on a bi-monthly basis.
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Audiences are divided into "pods" which move from room to room until they've experienced a short set from each of the featured musicians.
He likes to refer to it as "speed dating for new music." Schomer was inspired to create Microsessions after attending a house concert with an ever-expanding bill.