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Finnish acts present themselves at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013

19 October 2012

The focus on Finland during the 27th edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag will feature 16 Finnish acts. Each year, the European music conference and showcase festival highlights one European country with a flourishing musical climate. In previous editions focus countries have been France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, The Netherlands and Ireland. The Finnish acts are:…

The Amsterdam Dance Event cuts loose

19 October 2012

Just about everyone from the entire international dance scene has descended on the Dutch capital from Wednesday for the annual Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE). Buma/Stemra, the initiator, expects about 200,000 people to attend the world’s biggest club festival and more than 3,500 music experts from 65 countries at the world’s leading conference on electronic music.…

Economic value Dutch dance scene exploded worldwide

17 October 2012

The great economic success of the Dutch DJs and the Dutch dance scene has proved to be of great value to the Dutch economy; more than half a billion euros (587 million) each year. The results of the research were revealed during the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) in Amsterdam, followed by a presentation of the…

Pro-Music website re-launched – an essential global guide to getting digital music

15 October 2012

London, Thursday 11th October 2012 – Today sees the launch of the newly redesigned www.pro-music.org website – a simple information resource for anyone looking to find out more about legitimate digital music services across the world. First launched in 2003, Pro-Music is created by IFPI in partnership with a coalition of global music industry partners…

Eurosonic Noorderslag announces first acts 2013

11 October 2012

The first names of acts performing at Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013 are the following European acts selected by the Radio Members of the European Broadcasting Union*: Steaming Satellites (AT) Gaëtan Streel (BE) Netsky live (BE) SX (BE) Krista (BG) 77 Bombay Street (CH) Hathors (CH) Floex (CZ) Captain Capa (DE) Tonbandgerät (DE) The Good The Bad…

The international Dance industry assembles in Amsterdam next week

10 October 2012

From next week, Amsterdam will be the centre of the international Dance industry when for five days straight, the 17th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) takes place. For years, ADE has been the biggest international club festival and the world’s most important music conference for Dance and Electronic Music. This record-breaking edition, which…

Jolanda van de Kamer appointed Chief Operating Officer at Buma/Stemra

4 October 2012

As of 1 November 2012, Jolanda G.M. van de Kamer has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Buma/Stemra. Ms van de Kamer has a board-level role that involves managing the Buma/Stemra back office, with the focus primarily on optimisation of the processes and distribution of the payments. She will also be responsible for international operational…

The European Festival Awards return to Groningen, public voting begins

3 October 2012

Following last year’s sell-out success, the European Festival Awards will return to the Oosterpoort Congress Centre, Groningen, Holland for its fourth edition, crowning the opening night of the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference and festival on Wednesday 9th January 2013. The event, created as a platform to celebrate and recognise the colossal vision, creativity and hard work…

Amsterdam Dance Event completes festival program

25 September 2012

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) sees its biggest edition ever this year, hosting 800 artists at 75 venues. 2ManyDjs (BE), Benga (GB), David Guetta (FR), Headhunterz (NL), Chase & Status (GB), Munchi (NL), Jeff Mills (US) and Fedde le Grand (NL) are the latest addition to ADE 2012’s bill, finalizing the ADE Festival program. ADE…

Amsterdam Dance Event adds ADE Playground to its format

19 September 2012

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) 2012 expands its Conference/Festival format with the new ADE Playground, offering visitors to ADE Festival a wide selection of daytime activities, nearly all of which are free-entry and exclusive to ADE Card holders. ADE Playground will transform Amsterdam into the biggest pop-up store on the planet. A program of studio…