DMLab Online – 2nd November

The next DMLab Online event, taking place on 2nd November, is developed and co-hosted by Visually Impaired music producer Jason Dasent, with special guests from Roland and Echo Town accessible studio.

It looks set to be a fascinating evening, with conversations about accessibility in recording and producing music taking centre stage.

Everyone with an interest in music and accessibility is invited to join us. No experience or knowledge is needed, just your curiosity and interest!

The line up

    • Jason wears a grey shirt and smiles at the camera. He has short black hair and his eyes are closed.Jason Dasent – Producer working at the forefront of access for Visually Impaired musicians
      Jason will share two short presentations on the screen reader tech developments in ProTools and Logic, looking at how this technology can be used by a wide range of musicians in making producing more accessible.
      Jason Dasent is the owner and operator of Studio Jay Recording Ltd. He has over 25 years experience in all aspects of recording and music production. As a visually impaired person he has been at the forefront of the industry employing the latest technology and shaping the development of new Caribbean talent.


    • Jamie FranklinArtist Relations Manager, Roland Europe Group
      Jamie will be in conversation with Jason chatting about Roland, his interest in accessibility and music tech in general.Jamie says:
      “I have been working for Roland Artist Relations for 12 years, after being a tour manager. I’m obsessed with new music, and trying to make a positive change in the music world 🙂 “


  • Echotown Studio  – A new state-of-the-art fully accessible recording studio in Dorset
    Nick and Grace Capaldi will give us a tour of their new purpose-built accessible studio, including their outboard equipment and ProTools set up. Echotown Studio is a purpose-built commercial recording studio tucked away in Dorset. One of their main objectives is to ensure the studio is fully inclusive and accommodates everyon,e regardless of differing needs and access requirements. They say; “Music is universally accessible so making it should be too.” 

A single story building with a sign saying Echotown Studio. There are trees around, a wide driveway and the sunset behind.

Info & Booking

  • Date: 2nd November
  • Time: 6-7.30pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Access info: The event will be captioned. It will be a relaxed evening and we aim to pace it comfortably with a 15 min break halfway through.
  • Tickets: The event is free to attend and all are welcome.
    We ask that you book your ticket via Eventbrite, so we can send you the Zoom details in the week before.






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