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Thursday, 12. March 2020

Distribution Rules: Decision of the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property

The Federal Institute for Intellectual Property has approved the following amendment to SUISA's Distribution Rules:To notice

SUISAblog
Tuesday, 10. March 2020

Collective management is a service for music creators and music users alike

Whether it’s background music in businesses or the new blanket license deal covering videos with music on the internet for small businesses: In both cases, a lot of music by a lot of rightsholders (composers, lyricists, music publishers) is used by a large number of companies. SUISA acts as a point of contact for these companies as well as for the beneficiaries, simplifying the authorisation for the use of works and processing the due copyright royalties. (Photo: one photo / Shutterstock.com)To notice

SUISAblog
Sunday, 08. March 2020

Penny-pinching in digital music distribution

Business in the online sector has been subject to constant change - not only for copyright societies. In the second part of the interview, SUISA CEO Andreas Wegelin reports on the status quo and provides an outlook on the scenarios that are being discussed. (Photo: LikeBerry)To notice

SUISAblog
Saturday, 07. March 2020

Brave new world

There is hardly any other technical development that has turned the music business upside down as much as the success of platforms such as YouTube. And hardly any technical development has been as remiss in the treatment of authors’ rights as the internet. In this interview, SUISA CEO Andreas Wegelin explores opportunities and difficulties of this rather young business sector. (Photo: Günter Bolzern)To notice

SUISAblog
Friday, 06. March 2020

Helvetiarockt: SUISA supports the voice of female musicians in Switzerland | plus video

Women are still underrepresented in music, on stage and as producers. For this reason, the association Helvetiarockt has been standing up for women in Pop, Jazz and Rock in Switzerland. Since 2019, SUISA is a partner to and supports Helvetiarockt and participated in the “Female* Songwriting Camp” at the Fri-Son, Fribourg, last August. (Photo: Sibylle Roth)To notice

SUISAblog
Thursday, 05. March 2020

The Artist’s Agreement compared with the Publishing Agreement

The economic producer (a label, for example) finances the production of sound recordings containing performances by p artists with the intent to subsequently promote and exploit the recordings commercially. The artist’s agreement regulates the resulting rights between the performer and the producer. The artist’s agreement is often confused with the publishing agreement. An overview of the differences between the two contracts. (Photo: Tabea Hüberli)To notice

SUISAblog
Wednesday, 04. March 2020

“Répondez-Moi”: Third Swiss ESC song from the SUISA Songwriting Camp

With “Répondez-Moi”, Switzerland is sending a French-language entry to the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time since 2010. The song was written by Gjon Muharremaj (Gjon’s Tears) and SUISA members Alizé Oswald and Xavier Michel of the Duo Aliose together with Belgian producer Jeroen Swinnen at the SUISA Songwriting Camp. (Photo: Tabea Hüberli)To notice

SUISAblog
Thursday, 27. February 2020

Swiss Music Awards: Songwriters are awarded with the “Best Hit” award

This year, the Swiss Music Awards will honour the Swiss “Best Hit” of the previous year once again. But the award does not only go to the performers of the best hit: Thanks to SUISA, the songwriters of the winning song will also be honoured for the fifth time. Performing artists and songwriters talked about the development of the songs in interviews. (Photos: Nina Müller)To notice

SUISAblog
Tuesday, 25. February 2020

How do you write a streaming success?

Tips and reflections on modern song structures by successful songwriters as well as other music industry representatives at the SUISA panel “How streaming is changing songwriting” in the course of the M4music festival on Saturday, 21 March 2020, at Moods. (Photo: Ennio Leanza / M4music)To notice

SUISAblog
Friday, 24. January 2020

Outlooks and insights

In its meetings on 10 and 11 December 2019, the Board focussed on the budget for 2020 and SUISA’s strategy for the next five years. (Photo: Olivier Le Moal / Shutterstock.com)To notice

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