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United Development’s Industry Takeover All Dayer returns

United Development (UD) is the UK-based music organisation formerly known as Urban Development, with an emphasis on Black music and artists, including supporting emerging musicians and industry workers alike. It has announced...
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Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova talks NFTs at Sandbox Summit

Pussy Riot released their ‘Panic Attack’ music video as a series of NFTs in March. Now founder Nadya Tolokonnikova will be joining Crypto·com’s Joe Conyers III for the keynote discussion on NFTs at our...
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Midem cancels physical conference for November digital event

Will physical industry conferences be a thing this year? As more events get cancelled or pushed back, it’s looking like 2021 may be another year of online panels and networking. Midem organiser Reed Midem has announced...
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AIM Sync conference to go virtual for its 30 March event

UK indie body AIM was due to hold its annual AIM Sync conference on 30 March, but for understandable reasons, it’s not going ahead as a physical event. However, it will still happen digitally: “a live and interactive...
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SXSW and Ultra Music Festival both have ‘no refunds’ policies

We gasped the other day when it emerged that SXSW didn’t have an insurance policy that would cover cancellation due to “communicable diseases, viruses and pandemics” – like the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). If that...
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Music to meet real-estate as MIPIM conference moves to June

Events firm Reed Midem has postponed its Cannes-based MIPIM real-estate conference from this month to 2-5 June, due to growing concerns related to the Coronavirus. Notice anything about that new date? It’s when the same...
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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...
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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...
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Keychange initiative reveals its 2020 participants

The Keychange initiative – led by Reeperbahn Festival, PRS Foundation and Musikcentrum Öst – is about getting companies and events in and around music to sign up to a 50/50 gender balance pledge by 2022. As part of this...