9th ARP Conference

9th Art of Record Production Conference
Hosted by Stan Hawkins, Hans T. Zeiner-Henriksen and Anne Danielsen
University of Oslo
4-6 December 2014

A call for papers will be circulated early January 2014.

Confirmed industry keynote speaker is Stargate:

Stargate, composed of Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen, has worked with some of the most influential names in music over the past decade, including Rihanna, BeyoncĂ©, Katy Perry, Jay Z and many more. Their melodies and hooks are unmistakable and have produced some of the biggest songs of today, including 10 Billboard #1 hits, among them “Diamonds”, “Rude Boy”, “Only Girl (In The World)”, “Black&Yellow”, “What’s My Name” and “Firework”. The team has received two Grammy awards, ASCAP Songwriters of the Year, an Ivor Novello Award and Rolling Stone Hitmakers of the Year. They have lectured at University of Southern California, Museum of Modern Art in New York City and NYU.

A special session with sound engineer Jan Erik Kongshaug is also confirmed:

Kongshaug is one of the world’s most renowned studio engineers and the owner of Rainbow Studio in Oslo. He has recorded more than 700 albums for the label ECM in cooperation with producer Manfred Eicher and has worked with, among others, Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Dave Holland, Jan Garbarek, Ornette Coleman and Karlheinz Stockhausen.