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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…

International industry meets global and local talent in Rotterdam

21 November 2011

The sophomore edition of Buma Rotterdam Beats included everything from a performance by the rapper currently topping the Dutch charts, to a workshop by the winner of the inaugural State Award for Best Producer. It also welcomed a significantly larger delegate list that included top European and American managers, bookers, industry pioneers and several widely…

Amsterdam Dance Event sold out success

24 October 2011

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) looks back on another very successful edition. The sixteenth edition of the most important conference and showcase for electronic music welcomed more than 3,000 conference and 140,000 festival visitors from 62 different countries. The event, that took place from 19 to 22 October, has significantly expanded with the addition of…

Buma/Stemra presents Buma Song Tracker App for iPhone

19 October 2011

During the 16th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event Buma/Stemra has presented the Buma Song Tracker App for iPhone. The App enables music authors to track airplay of their songs on national radio stations such as Radio 538, Sky Radio and 3FM. The fingerprinting software which is used by Buma/Stemra to monitor usage of songs…