This week, POPLIVE teammember Arno van der Hoeven was interviewed for the Nieuwspeper about the relationship between live music and the city. Read his interview (in Dutch) here.
What are the consequences of the superstar economy on the live music industry? On Friday January 15th the POPLIVE team hosted a panel on this topic at the conference of Eurosonic Noorderslag. Moderated by Erik Hitters and with a presentation of Martijn Mulder, the panel talked about the lessons from scientific research for the music sector. Read here a blog about the event.
The Dutch province of Noord-Brabant has a relatively high festival density and the number of festivals is still increasing. Can this growth continue or is there a limit? And how does the province manage a sustainable growth? These and other questions were debated at the knowledge café Festivalisation that was organized by Brabant Kennis in the city of Tilburg on 22 November 2018.
On Friday November 2nd Rotterdam welcomed Atze de Vrieze and Niels Aalberts from the VPRO 3voor12 Podcast De Machine for an afternoon about the Dutch music industry. Together with other colleagues of the Erasmus University, the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and Codarts, the POPLIVE team organized one leg of their college tour for students interested in the backstage machinery of the world of pop music, which resulted in a fruitful conversation about an incredible wide range topics: from the Maassilo to Armoo and from the long tail economy to the rise of K-Pop. Read here a blog about this event.
This summer the researchers of the POPLIVE team presented the plans and preliminary outcomes of the project at various conferences around the world. Below you find a presentation showing the initial ideas and results of the project.
Erik Hitters, Martijn Mulder, Rick Everts (Media and Communication), Pauwke Berkers and Alina Pavlova (Arts and Culture Studies) will present their research at music industry conference Eurosonic Noorderslag in Groningen on Saturday 20 January, together with partners the Popcoalitie, POPnl, MOJO concerts, and VNPF.