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Hip Hop, Soul, Reggae and Bass’ Vanguard at Buma Rotterdam Beats

18 September 2012

With the confirmation of headliner 2 Chainz, currently thé hit rapper in the US, the 17-year old super talent Joey Bada$$ from NYC, breaking Electronic Soul artist Syron from London, and the long-awaited sophomore album release ‘Papierwerk’ of Dutch rapper Hef, the line-up of Buma Rotterdam Beats’ third edition is complete. On the 15th, 16th…

Reggae superstar Shaggy honorary guest at Buma Rotterdam Beats

13 September 2012

With Reggae superstar Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell added to the line-up of Buma Rotterdam Beats’ third edition, the day program of this year’s international business platform and showcase festival for Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Reggae, Dubstep and Bass is almost complete. In two special keynotes, Grammy winner Shaggy will talk about all the ins and outs…

Composer Andys Skordis wins Buma Toonzetters Prijs 2012

23 June 2012

The Buma Toonzetters Prijs 2012 goes to Andys Skordis (1983) for his work The deeper you go…the deeper you go…the deeper you go…deeper you go…you go…you? On Saturday night 23 June the Dutch based and Cyprus born composer received the prize of € 10.000 from Buma Cultuur director Frank Helmink. The international professional jury, chaired…

Sixth edition Jazz Day stresses international character

22 June 2012

Today the sixth edition of the Jazz Day took place at LantarenVenster, Hotel New York and Kantine Walhalla, marking the start of two weeks of jazz in Rotterdam. The Jazz Day was well attended by both Dutch and foreign professionals, including a delegation from focus country Denmark. Internationalization of the Jazz Day “Last year we…

Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013 focuses on Finland

2 May 2012

The 27th edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag highlights music from Finland. Each year, Eurosonic Noorderslag highlights one European country with a flourishing musical climate. Previous editions of Eurosonic Noorderslag focused on France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, The Netherlands and Ireland. Quotes Tuomo Tähtinen, Executive Director Music Finland “Eurosonic Noorderslag has become a prominent showcase platform…

Eurosonic Noorderslag: Conference registration and act submission now open

1 May 2012

From today on music professionals and artists can register and submit for Eurosonic Noorderslag 2013. The 27th edition of The European Music Conference and Showcase festival will take place from Wednesday the 9th to Saturday the 12th of January 2013 in Groningen. Registration now open To attend Eurosonic Noorderslag as a conference delegate you need…

Toonzetters 2012 presents the best new compositions at the Holland Festival

21 March 2012

Toonzetters, the leading event for Dutch contemporary composed music, celebrates its fifth anniversary on Saturday 23 June 2012 at Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ as part of the Holland Festival. Two concerts will feature the best new compositions from the previous season. During the evening concert the € 10.000 Buma Toonzetters Prijs will be awarded to…

Buma Rotterdam Beats continues to grow

7 February 2012

The third edition of Buma Rotterdam Beats will take place on 15, 16 and 17 November. The organisers of the international business platform and showcase festival for hip hop, r&b, soul, reggae and dubstep, expect this edition to show real growth for an event that is already firmly established as a central meeting point for…

European music professionals are enthusiastic about high-quality European and Dutch talent

15 January 2012

On the night of Saturday the 14th to Sunday the 15th of January 2012, the 26th edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag came to an end. During four days, 293 promising European acts and bands presented themselves to an audience of 33,000 music lovers and professionals in Groningen. Europe’s leading conference and showcase festival could be followed…

Mobile Roadie and Only Seven Left winners of the Interactive Awards 2012

13 January 2012

Mobile Roadie and Only Seven left have won the Interactive Awards 2012. Only Seven Left won the Artist Award, the award for the band with the most innovative online marketing concept. The Company Award, the award for the most exceptional and renewing way of offering music, was awarded to Mobile Roadie. The Interactive Awards are…