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BBC Introducing Masterclass 2012 - Watch online on January 19th

The 2011 Masterclass was such a success that we're back again at Abbey Road and Maida Vale on Thursday 19th January.

Just like last year some of the biggest names in the industry will be on hand to share advice and their experiences with an audience of musicians taking their first steps in the business.

You'll be able to watch the best sessions live on the day at www.bbc.co.uk/introducing and you will also be able to chat LIVE with some of our guests so get thinking about your questions!

Plus, all the sessions that are happening throughout the day will be available to watch online afterwards. You'll get advice and insights from Jamie Cullum, Trent Reznor, Wretch 32, Magnetic Man, Maverick Sabre, Friendly Fires, Frank Turner, James Zabiela, Newton Faulkner, Lethal B, Sam Carter, Aziz Ibrahim and many more.

For a taste of what's to come, here's a short film about the 2011 Masterclass.

Here's what you'll be able to watch live on January 19th:

Channel One

11:00 - Mistajam in Conversation with Magnetic Man, Ms Dynamite and Wretch 32
What does it take to move from the underground to the mainstream?
12:45 - Steve Lamacq in Conversation with Friendly Fires
The band talk to Steve about their start in the industry.
14:30 - Jo Whiley in Conversation with Jamie Cullum
Watch advice and a performance from Jamie in Abbey Road studio 1.
16:00 - Zane Lowe in Conversation with Trent Reznor and Richard Russell
Zane presents a pre-recorded interview with Trent and hosts the XL Records boss live at Abbey Road.
17:15 - The Dregs
Dev and Greg from Radio 1 try their hands at forming a band.
17:30 - Question Time hosted by Huw Stephens
Put your questions to Melvin Benn (Festival Republic), George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio 1), Steve Strange (Xray Touring), Daniel Miller (Mute) and entertainment lawyer Paul Lennon.

Channel Two

10:45 - The Gig
Tom Robinson lead this session about getting the most from your live show, with performance and advice from Frank Turner.
12:45 - Songwriting
Brian Higgins from Xenomania shares tips about writing hit songs.
14:45 - The Gig
Maverick Sabre and Rob Da Bank talk about getting booked and preparing for the show.
16:30 - Getting Your Music Out There
Jen Long hosts a session about how to get yourself heard in a digital world, with David Haynes (Soundcloud), Mike Duce (Lower Than Atlantis), Paul Smernicki (Universal) and entertainment lawyer Cliff Fluet.

Channel Three

11:15 - Guitars
Jen Long is joined by Newton Faulkner, Aziz Ibrahim and Chantel McGregor look at what guitarists can do to improve their performances.
12:45 - DJ Techniques
Pete Tong and Jamies Zabiela host a session about transforming your set into a performance.
14:30 - Mike Pickering
Bobby Friction talks to the Hacienda veteran and M-People founder.
15:45 - Recording
BBC engineers and our house band walk you through a complete recording session.

Channel Four

11:15 - Getting Your Music Out There
Twin B hosts a session about how to get attention in the digital world with Charlie Sloth, Saint Saviour and John Rostron (SWN Festival).
12:45 - MC Masterclass
Tim Westwood hosts a session with JME, Lady Leshurr, Dot Rotten and Adam Deacon.
14:45 - Songwriting
Tom Robinson offers inspiration for songwriters, lyricists and MCs in any genre.
15:45 - Guitars
Ally McCrae and Dan P Carter are joined by Young Guns and Aziz Ibrahim to look at what guitarists can do to improve their performances.
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