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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…

Eurosonic Noorderslag Conference sold out

12 January 2012

The Conference of the 26th edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag, Europe’s leading music conference and showcase festival, has just sold out. Today at 10 am, all 3,000 registrations were sold. This edition of Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival broke a record earlier by selling all festival tickets within 10 minutes. Follow Eurosonic Noorderslag in the media Also this…

European Border Breakers Awards celebrating top new talents in European music

11 January 2012

The European Border Breakers Awards honour the best new music acts in Europe. The award ceremony took place this evening at the Eurosonic Noorderslag music festival in Groningen (NL). Selah Sue won the Public Choice Award. The winners of the European Border Breakers Awards 2012 are: Elektro Guzzi (Austria) Selah Sue (Belgium) Agnes Obel (Denmark)…

Amsterdam Dance Event announces 2012 dates, adds fifth day

10 January 2012

The seventeenth edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the international conference and festival for electronic music, will take place from the 17th to the 21st of October, 2012. After selling out for the last five years, the ADE is regarded as one of the highlights of the annual international dance and electronic music calendar.…

Vote for the nominees of the Interactive Awards 2012

28 December 2011

The nominees for the Interactive Awards 2012 are announced. The jury has carefully evaluated all entries and came to the following six nominees. Artist Award: Lorrainville, Only Seven Left, The Black Atlantic. Company Award: Shuffler.fm, Mobile Roadie, Repudo. Until the 10th of January the audience can vote for their favorite nominated artist. Voting can be…

Eurosonic Noorderslag program online

22 December 2011

The Eurosonic Noorderslag program can now be viewed online as a timetable. The program of the festivals Eurosonic and Noorderslag as well the conference program can be viewed at: www.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl. Last additions festival program With the following Dutch acts the Eurosonic program has been completed: Audio Adam, A Silent Express, Tommy Ebben & the Small…

IMPALA and BUMA/STEMRA create first ever European portal for mechanical rights licensing

28 November 2011

IMPALA and BUMA/STEMRA – the Dutch Collecting Society for Mechanical Music Rights – have concluded a unique breakthrough agreement which creates the first ever European portal for “off-line” mechanical rights licensing. Physical sales accounted for over 70% of the market in 2010* and the objective is to achieve efficiencies in the licensing and administration of…

Noorderslag conference presents extensive Interactive program

21 November 2011

Eurosonic Noorderslag presents a complete two day interactive program with leading speakers and companies: the Interactive program. The Interactive program is part of the music conference of Eurosonic Noorderslag, which takes places from the 11th to the 14th of January 2012 in the city of Groningen, the Netherlands. The music industry is under constant influence…