Ditto X 2023: The Feedback Sessions

January 31, 2024

The Feedback Sessions return for another round at Ditto X: Meet the Music Industry 2023!

We've teamed up with Amplead to offer independent artists the chance to receive personalised feedback from our panel of expert professionals. These sessions are an absolute must for artists wanting to unlock industry secrets and elevate their music careers.

Featuring a legendary lineup of guests from BBC Radio 1, BBC Sounds and Amazing Radio, you won’t want to miss out.

Apply through Amplead below to get honest & insightful advice to help you maximise your music’s success.

How to apply

Ditto X 23 ticket holders will be able to apply for a spot at this year’s The Feedback Sessions by filling out the track submissions form here.

Make sure to include all required information for your chance to receive feedback on your latest track from our panel of experts at Ditto X 2023’s The Feedback Sessions.

Grab your Ditto X 23 ticket now and submit your track while you still can.

We’ll also be handing out exclusive prizes and awards to our favourite submissions live on the day. Don’t miss out.

2023 Panel Guests

Track submitted. Let’s learn a bit more about this year’s guests.

Huw Stephens (BBC 6Music)

Leading the 2023 The Feedback Sessions lineup is none other than BBC Radio’s Huw Stephens.

Huw is a popular radio presenter and host who presents a nightly new music show (Mon-Wed) on BBC Radio 1 and 6Music. Before this, Huw presented a regular weekend show for the station and was heavily involved in the One Music new music strand. 

Huw can also be found fronting BBC2's Glastonbury coverage and broadcasts a monthly show on BBC World Service. He runs monthly live music nights in London and curates the Lake Stage at Latitude, with his BBC shows being broadcast all across the globe.

Apply now for your chance to get Huw’s thoughts on your latest track.

Shell Zenner (Amazing Radio)

Joining Huw on the panel is Amazing Radio and XS Manchester’s Shell Zenner. 

Shell curates a weekly show on Amazing Radio, also presenting weekend breakfast on XS Manchester as well as regularly hosting live shows on BBC Radio Manchester. 

An integral part of the team over at BBC Introducing for the last five years, Shell has also worked alongside the Lancashire, West Yorkshire and Manchester teams.

You won’t want to miss hearing Shell’s wealth of industry insights.

Alyx Holcombe (BBC Radio 1)

Alyx Holcombe is a London-based presenter, DJ, producer and bassist. Known for amplifying the voices of the under-represented, Alyx now hosts her own BBC Radio 1 show - BBC Introducing Rock - as well as being a go-to cover for Daniel P Carter and the Radio 1 Indie Show. She can also still be heard presenting her weekday show on Kerrang! Monday to Friday 6-9 pm and has even hosted last year’s BBC Introducing Stage at Reading & Leeds Festival.

On top of this, Alyx has created her own format, ‘ALYX PLAYS PUNK’ which helps undiscovered bands transition from the underground into the spotlight and is listened to in over 60 countries. 

We’re thrilled to have Alyx join the 2023 feedback team!

Ollie Winiberg (BBC Sounds / The Heavy Hooks Show Podcast)

Rounding off 2023’s The Feedback Sessions lineup is podcaster, drummer and host, Ollie Winiberg. 

Ollie brings over 13 years experience at the BBC to the panel, appearing regularly on BBC Music Introducing, BBC Radio One, 6 Music, 1Xtra, and the renowned BBC World Service. 

Ollie departed the BBC in 2021 to focus on creating  “The Heavy Hooks Show,” an immersive weekly rock & metal podcast which finds itself in the top 10% of most globally shared podcasts. 

Rock and metal heads, this one’s for you.

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