The festivalisation of Noord-Brabant

November 27th, 2018

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.

Read more

RASL publication

November 23rd, 2018

For the recent RASL essay publication, Pauwke wrote an article about the POPLIVE project and investigated the Rotterdam live music ecologies. Below you find the link for his article.

Read more

Tour de Machine 010

November 5th, 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.

Read more

Mohawks and band shirts

November 1st, 2018

During the KISMIF conference in Porto, Poplive PhD researcher Rick Everts presented his first results on the careers of beginning pop artists.  Below you find a blog about his experiences.

Read more

Presentation Music Business Research Days

September 27th, 2018

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.

Read more

ERMeCC researchers at Eurosonic Noorderslag festival

January 19th, 2018

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.

Read more