nxtB:now: Overlooked & Underestimated? – On the situation of solo self-employed in the music industry

The self-employed make up an ever-increasing proportion of those active in the music industry. They have enormous potential and unprecedented dynamism, as they are constantly connecting on a project-by-project basis and gaining a great deal of expertise. As the Corona crisis has shown in a drastic way, the financing and support structures for solo self-employed […]

BMC Backstage: Music meets Friends – allein zu Haus Edition

In December, Alexanderplatz and Gendarmenmarkt are usually full of gingerbread tourists, the stocks have been filled with enough speculoos and stollen for three months and there is hardly any room left in the calendar for Christmas parties. Since none of this can take place in 2020, we thought of something special to bring this difficult […]

Consultation: Future plans – How and when to approach industry pros

The Music Industry Consultation Hour is an open network format for exchange, advice and problem analysis. With the support of experts, support and know-how for concrete questions and topics are offered to a small group of participants at regular events. In the music industry consultation on 8th of December 2020 on the topic of “Future […]

listen to berlin: Awards 2020: These are the winners!

At least in Berlin Election night ensured clear results and only brought up winners: For the fifth time, the listen to berlin: Awards were presented on Tuesday evening in the Alte Münze honouring the most courageous ideas and most innovative players in nine categories. The Berlin Senate and the Musicboard Berlin received a special award […]

Most Wanted: Music 2020 to take place virtually

The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for our industry. The past weeks and months have shown just how important personal meetings and exchanges between people are. Thankfully, in times of social distancing, digital tools make it possible to keep up this dialogue. Now, it is of even greater importance to encourage people to connect, to […]

MW:M20 – THE CONFERENCE PROGRAMME IS ONLINE!

MW:M20 programme: #Togetherness – Uniting for a new chapter of the music industry The music industry has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic – but how can it recover? This year’s MW:M will focus on this central question. To help shape a viable future, the focus is on sustainability, gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Further topics at MW:M20 are social video […]

The AG BerVA becomes the new specialist group of the event industry in the BMC

On the occasion of the founding of the new professional group, 20 companies from all areas of the live industry will join the Berlin Music Commission.

“Unexpected Sounds” – listen to berlin Compilation Special Edition with 16 Bonus Tracks

If someone had told us a year ago: Streaming will be the new live, Germany the most popular summer travel destination and the mask the most important accessory – we would certainly have had our doubts. “Unexpected” seems to be an appropriate description for this turbulent year, which presents our industry with incredible challenges. What […]

listen to berlin: Awards 2020: These are the nominees

Check out who made it into the top 3 per award category.

MW:M Live presents 24 newcomers

Just like the conference, Berlin’s music showcase event MW:M Live is embracing hybridity. It will take place on Thursday, 5th November 2020, both online on the net, and offline in the historic venue Alte Münze Berlin. The event is open to selected industry guests and additionally, fans will be able to watch the concerts online. Via our virtual event platform, […]