First speakers and sponsors announced for NY:LON Connect
We’re delighted to announce some initial keynote speakers and sponsors for NY:LON Connect 2021 which takes place from 25-28 January. Confirmed keynote speakers include Warner Music Group chief digital officer Oana Ruxandra...
November 19, 2020
Capitol Royale returns with Infinity Festival Hollywood
Capitol Music Group is bringing back its Capitol Royale tech event, although in a different form to last year’s two-day conference. The label has partnered with an online event called Infinity Festival Hollywood, which...
October 26, 2020
MUdaL – Digital Transformation in Latin America – event summary
The first edition of MUdaL was a great success – fostering new thinking, initiatives and connections for the region during these difficult times. (Translated from Spanish: Spanish language version) MUdaL managed to...
July 24, 2020
Grid app aims to help events return with social distancing
Concerts are returning in some countries as Covid-19 lockdown measures ease, but with a variety of social distancing measures. Grid is a new app that’s positioning itself as helping: not just music concerts, but other...
June 24, 2020
London set to get ‘first socially distanced immersive event’
Livestreams are plugging some of the gap left by the shutdown of live concerts, but people are already looking ahead to what those physical gigs might be like as the lockdown eases. One Night Records is the latest idea....
June 4, 2020
Tools. Lockdown Livestreaming
When lockdown started, artists around the world swiftly jumped onto platforms like Instagram and Twitch, in order to livestream from their homes. But, with social distancing restrictions in place for the foreseeable future,...
May 28, 2020
Music Tectonics to hold ‘Isolate or Innovate’ online event
Music Tectonics is one of our favourite music industry podcasts (and not just because they’ve had us on), and it’s also held well-regarded conferences. Like everyone else in the conference industry, it’s...
May 6, 2020
AIM takes Great Escape conference day online for virtual event
The UK’s The Great Escape conference and A&R cattle run was due to take place in Brighton on 13-16 May but that, obviously, has been cancelled. UK indie trade body AIM is instead taking the planned running order for...
May 1, 2020
Tools. Audience Republic: Sell more tickets for your event
Audience Republic was established in 2016, three years after founder and CEO Jared Kristensen had lost $20k at a low-selling event he had put on. After three more years of organising various events, he realised that he was...
March 19, 2020
Music Tectonics conference returns to Los Angeles this October
The Music Tectonics Conference is returning for its second year in Los Angeles this October. Organised by music/tech PR firm Rock Paper Scissors, the event will take place on 27-28 October, with a focus on the innovations...
February 18, 2020
Deezer is turning its playlists into live music events
Deezer is taking three of its biggest genre-based playlist brands – Rocket, Popstar and Certified – and turning them into a series of invitation-only live events in small venues. The series kicks off in Paris tomorrow...
February 18, 2020
Artist Akon confirmed for a keynote slot at Midem 2020
Reed Midem has announced the latest keynoter for its Midem conference in Cannes this June. Artist Akon will be talking about his career so far, his collaborations with a host of artists, and how he sees the globalisation...
February 3, 2020