Meet jazzahead! at ESNS 2023

27 december, 2022|Conferentie Expertmeeting, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

Trade fair, conference and festival jazzahead! is world’s biggest gathering of the jazz industry with a strong European focus. It is held annually in April in Bremen, northwest Germany. jazzahead! increasingly and specifically addresses participants from areas that move on the musical fringes of jazz. What goals jazzahead! is pursuing in this regard, what possibilities of involvement it has for future development, is the topic of a lunch event to which jazzahead! cordially invites you. Do you feel addressed? Great, here below you will find all the information you need to participate... Invitation jazzahead! Networking Lunch in an exclusive setting with a limited number of participants Friday 20th Jan, 13:00 By [...]

BABEL MUSIC XP 2023 – Save the date: stands & accreditations booking

8 december, 2022|Babel Music, Dutch World, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

BABEL MUSIC XP IS BACK ! Marseille - France     Following the successful digital, interactive BEFORE highlights, then two years disrupted by the pandemic, BABEL MUSIC XP is finally coming back to life! From 23 – 25 March 2023 in Marseille, the forum devoted to contemporary world music will relaunch its atypical format again – combining an international professional trade fair and a festival open to the public. Over three days, 2 000 music industry professionals will attend a trade fair, establish business, cultural and social links with major players in the field. At a time when the music industry is undergoing significant change, BABEL MUSIC XP [...]

CHIME: New meetings and initiatives on Chinese music ahead!

5 december, 2022|Conferentie Expertmeeting, English, Internationaal, Nieuws, Oproepen|

There are two upcoming CHIME meetings in 2023, to be held in Lisbon (Portugal) in Spring, and in Heidelberg (Germany) in Autumn! Detailed announcements will follow, but for the first meeting, in Lisbon, see further down below. Upcoming CHIME meetings: Lisbon and Heidelberg  The two upcoming conferences in Lisbon and in Heidelberg will address very different topics, and will work with different programme committees. Acceptance of any paper proposal by you in the Lisbon conference will not in diminish your chances for acceptance (with a different abstract) in the Heidelberg one. For details, check out our full announcements. The Lisbon meeting will focus on ‘Chinese musical instruments’, the [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – December

1 december, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

1. Souad Massi · Sequana · Backingtrack Production [3] 2. Gaye Su Akyol · Anadolu Ejderi · Glitterbeat [-] 3. Antonis Antoniou · Throisma · Ajabu! [1] 4. Liraz · Roya · Glitterbeat [4] 5. Constantinople, Kiya Tabassian & Ghalia Benali · In the Footsteps of Rumi · Glossa [11] 6. Al-Qasar · Who Are We · Glitterbeat [2] 7. Eliades Ochoa · Vamos a Bailar un Son (Special Edition) · World Circuit / BMG [8] 8. Angélique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf · Queen of Sheba · Mister Ibé [7] 9. Wesli · Tradisyon · Cumbancha [5] 10. Baul Meets Saz · Banjara · Uren Production [-] 11. Eneida Marta · Family · Azziz Music [17] 12. Majid Bekkas · Joudour · Igloo [25] 13. Purbayan [...]

ESNS Conference: ESNS Tech & keynote by Andrew Melchior

25 november, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

As new technology is one of the most important factors that decides the future of the music industry, several panels labelled ESNS Tech will zoom in on the most notable developments during the ESNS Conference. Andrew Melchior will give a keynote on engaging audiences in the new era of deglobalization and reduced emission lifestyles. The planet is racing to deliver a solution to the environmental degradation caused by climate change. In this age, how can artists effectively create, distribute and promote their work to modern audiences? Conversely, how can audiences engage with music and the arts in a sustainable fashion? Melchior has worked in collaboration alongside artists as [...]

A New Wave of Support ? Introducing UPBEAT, the European Showcase Platform for World Music

25 november, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws, Oproepen|

(bron: upbeat-platform) The mission of UPBEAT, the first ever European platform for world music, supported by Creative Europe, is to provide a lifeline for emerging world music artists, showcase festivals, and to foster a European expert hub around the world music genre. The genre of the showcase festival is the foundation of the music industry: showcase festivals offer a platform for emerging artists and bands who are often extraordinarily talented and renowned in their home country, and ready to conquer the world. Upbeat Presskit Discover and Be Discovered Showcase festivals select the best performers and offer short performance slots, between 30–60 minutes. In this short time the performers [...]

ESNS Conference: keynote by Scott Cohen announced

10 november, 2022|Conferentie Expertmeeting, English, Nieuws|

On Friday, January 20th, 2023, Scott Cohen will give a keynote at the ESNS Conference. Cohen is a well established name in the music industry, as he co-founded the music distribution company The Orchard (now owned by Sony) and was the first ever Chief Innovation Officer at Warner Music Group. Recently, Scott Cohen announced his departure from Warner to start a new venture around the fractionalized ownership of music royalties. While the details around this new company remain unknown for the time being, you can expect a cutting edge keynote from one of the pioneers in the music industry.   ESNS Conference: Overview   THURSDAY, January 19th - [...]

In the Spotlight 2022 – 2023

14 oktober, 2022|Dutch World, English|

World Music forum NL presenteert  jaarlijks een aantal onderscheidende, talentvolle in Nederland gevestigde world-acts. Dit keer geselecteerd door juryleden: Loubna El Boujoufi (TivoliVredenburg) Francis de Souza (Podium de X/ Houtfestival), en Danka van Dodewaard (Amsterdam Roots Festival). Dareyn Ensemble, SonCe Trio en FakRuTu Dakar Edition spelen op 1 november 2022 in TivoliVredenburg - tijdens het Jubileum van World Music Forum NL, met Expertmeeting en concerten. Voor tickets en meer info ga naar WMF NL 15 jaar- Oog op de Toekomst  World Music forum NL annually presents a number of distinctive, talented world acts based in the Netherlands. This time selected by jurors: Loubna El Boujoufi (TivoliVredenburg) Francis de Souza (Podium [...]

Call for submissions: Grammy Awards’ Best Song for Social Change

6 oktober, 2022|Call, English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

(bron: Music in Africa) Grammy oversight body the Recording Academy is accepting entries for the Best Song for Social Change category at the 65th annual Grammy Awards slated for 6 February 2023. The special merit award will honour songwriters and is one of five new categories to be awarded at the 2023 Grammys. It will recognise creators of “message-driven music that responds to the social issues of our time and has the potential for positive global impact.” Eligibility criteria The award recognises a song that has had profound social influence and impact. Submissions should contain lyrical content that: a) addresses a timely social issue, b) explores a subject [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – Oktober

3 oktober, 2022|English, Internationaal, Nieuws|

1. Al-Qasar · Who Are We? · Glitterbeat [-] 2. Maya Youssef · Finding Home · Seven Gates [1] 3. Antonis Antoniou · Throisma · Ajabu! [-] 4. Angélique Kidjo & Ibrahim Maalouf · Queen of Sheba · Mister Ibé [29] 5. Oumou Sangaré · Timbuktu · World Circuit / BMG [4] 6. Solju · Uvjamuohta / Powder Snow · Bafe’s Factory [-] 7. Lass · Bumayé · Chapter Two / Wagram Music [7] 8. Cimarrón · La Recia · Cimarrón Music [3] 9. BKO · Djine Bora · Les Disques Bongo Joe [5] 10. Minyeshu · Netsa · ARC Music [9] 11. Vieux Farka Touré · Les [...]