ICON’s instructors will share their specialized music industry knowledge across a variety of topics. Stream with us Live from ICON’s Instagram (@iconcollective).
Presenting ICON Live Season 2!
A core part of ICON’s philosophy is supporting the music community. We support creatives worldwide student or not. Empowering like-minded creatives with the skills to support each other connect through our network.
With live events and group gatherings still on hold, ICON is bringing the community to you with ICON Live!|
This new live stream series brings ICON’s intuitive curriculum to our Instagram (@iconcollective). This season’s roster is loaded with some fan-favorite alumni and our professional teaching staff.
We are thrilled to bring you the second season of ICON Live! Check out what you can learn about music production, the music industry, and ICON’s ethos in the schedule below:
ICON Live 011 | Art of Flow w/ Nya Bloom – 10/4/20 @ 2PM PDT
Aaron Perez is an indispensable part of ICON. After graduating from the Online Program, he served as Admissions Director for seven years. He also helped curate the culture among our students that makes ICON special.
Now, Aaron continues to push the school forward as its Marketing Director and instructor for ICON’s foundation course: Art of Flow. Given his earnest connection to ICON, there’s no one better to bring the Art of Flow to the world.
Connect with Nya Bloom
ICON Live 012 | Producing Live Instruments w/ Wake The Wild – 10/22 @ 3PM PDT
Chase Jackson of Wake The Wild is an instrumental Jedi Master. He’s spent years performing all over the world playing vibraphone, guitar, keys, bass, and more. Tune in to this stream to learn techniques on integrating these various tools into your productions and give your music some authentic human quality.
Connect with Wake The Wild
ICON Live 013 | Yoga For Artists w/ Brooke Ferguson – 10/29/20 @ 3PM PDT
Yoga, like creativity is all about flow. By understanding the flow of your body you can better understand the flow of your music. ICON’s Director of Admissions, Brooke Ferguson, is also a certified yoga instructor and during her stream she will guide you through simple exercises that will put you in the best possible mindset to create.
Connect with Brooke Ferguson
ICON Live 014 | Running a Label w/ Wenzday – 11/18 @ 2PM PST
Other than carving out a career for herself in the house music circuit, ICON Grad Wenzday has taken running the label operations for 40oz. Cult, the artist collective she helped to found with her brother Dack Janiels. The 40oz. catalog includes a wide variety of genres from dubstep to bass house to experimental and more. Wenzday will go over the specifics of operating a record label in addition to the more in-depth aspects like building a community around your label and attracting new talent.
Connect with Wenzday
ICON Live 016 | Bass Sound Design w/ Sully – 11/25 @ 2PM PST
“Good music will be heard” is quote from Chris Sullivant known commonly by his artist name, Sully. This philosophy has guided Sully on all his production efforts and lo and behold his grueling bass caught the ears of none other than Liquid Stranger, prolific bass wizard and head of Wakaan. From there Sully’s had several releases on Wakaan and has traveled the country on their tours. Tune in to his stream to get tips on how to make bass music that will get heard.
Connect with Sully
ICON Live 016 | Vinyl Culture w/ Vito Finamore – 12/2 @ 3PM PST
Before making a name for himself as mastering engineer with his company Punching Dolphins, Vito Finamore was true music head through and through. With a vinyl collection with thousands of different records from across every genre imaginable, Vito understands the culture that format at the deepest level. Not just the music itself, but the process of finding and preserving vinyl that may never be pressed ever again.
Connect with Vito Finamore
ICON Live 017 | Visual Branding w/ Sumthin Sumthin – 12/4 @ 2PM PST
In the internet age, having a visual brand that pairs with your music is essential. If your look is locked in, you can create consistency among your album artwork, touring show, merch, and any other visual elements to your artistry. ICON Grad Sumthin Sumthin has developed a bespoke visual style that is unmistakable wherever you see it.
Connect with Sumthin Sumthin
ICON Live 018 |Q&A w/ Petey Clicks – 12/11 @ 11AM PST
As a part of the legendary Night Bass crew, Petey Clicks has toured all over the world. He has also served as A&R on Night Bass Records since the label’s launch and been an instructor at ICON for years. Simply put, Petey knows the music business inside and out. Come prepared with questions and he imparts his well-earned knowledge onto you!
Connect with Petey Clicks