Berlin Music Week 2012

Berlin Music Week is back. In a press release BMW announced that from September 5. – 9. 2012 there will be a festival / conference / b2b events – even though Popkomm was cancelled for 2012. ??? Popkomm was cancelled? Yes, there is no press release confirming this and their site is still online, but…

Berlin Music Week aftermath

I was a little lazy posting the last few week, but visiting Berlin Music Week kind of speeded up my pulse enough to get going again. Have you been there? No? You missed something. The proof that the Berlin senate still has money to burn. Berlin Music Week was a desaster – not only that…

Berlin Music Week – second issue

Next issue of Berlin Music Week (BMW) will take place 7-11. September 2011. Again, according it’s latest press release, it will cluster various events and partners like the Berlin Music Commission, all2gethernow (DIY conference), Berlin Club Commission, Popkomm and the Berlin Festival (open air at Tempelhof airfield). First proof of a common momentum is the…

I’m lost and sold to the hype

Let’s meet up! When you’ve been on any major music event the last couple of weeks, you must have ran into someone representing Midem, SxSW, Womex, Popkomm, Berlin Music Week, Eurosonic, Amsterdam Dance Event, Sonar, Reeperbahn Festival, CMJ, Canadian Music Week, North by Northeast, Musexpo, The Great Escape, Winter Music Conference, Music Matters, In the…

Berlin Music Week – aftermath

It’s done. First edition of Berlin Music Week happened last week, time for a first resume. The last days I received the usual constant stream of news ‘organizers see it a great success’, ‘organizers receive overwhelming positive feedback’, ‘sold out’, and so on. The actual outcome for the music industry will be visible in a…