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Friday, 31. May 2019

Adapting federal copyright law to digital usage

On 26 March 2019, after months of protest on the streets and in the Internet community, the European Parliament approved the proposal for a new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Revision of copyright law in Switzerland and the EU: where are the similarities, where are the differences? (Photo: Emmanuele Contini / NurPhoto via Getty Images)To notice

Monday, 27. May 2019

“Get Going!” goes into its second round: “We definitely have our fingers on the pulse of our age”

Last year, FONDATION SUISA awarded four innovation grants under the title “Get Going!” for the first time in order to promote groundbreaking creative concepts outside the usual boxes. The positive reactions that were received were overwhelming. At the end of June 2019, the call for contributions enters its second round. (Photos: Anna Katharina Scheidegger; Andrea Ebener; Zak van Biljon; Rui Pinheiro)To notice

Friday, 24. May 2019

KT Gorique, conquering the East side

SUISA member KT Gorique had been invited to the panel organised by SUISA, “Hit the World” at the M4music Festival 2019, in her capacity as an expert for songwriting in the Rap genre. Shortly afterwards, it became known that she is one of the price winners of the Swiss Music Awards 2019. An interview with the rapper who lives in the Valais, and who carries her music into the whole of Switzerland. (Photo: Jérémie Carron)To notice

Thursday, 23. May 2019

SUISA General Assembly: Our members’ opinion counts

SUISA’s General Assembly takes place in the Kongresszentrum Biel (concert hall) on 21 June 2019. For the first time, two financial statements will be presented to the General Assembly; a novelty in SUISA’s history. Furthermore, there are elections on the agenda: The entire Board needs to be newly elected, as does the Distribution and Works Committee; there are also by-elections for the Complaints Committee. (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)To notice

Wednesday, 22. May 2019

The first year of SUISA Digital Licensing AG

A little more than one and a half years ago, SUISA founded its subsidiary company, SUISA Digital Licensing AG. The subsidiary company has now completed its first business year. A year which was under the auspices of development and brought about a multitude of new findings. It is time for retrospection and a first interim summary. (Photo: MichaelJayBerlin / Shutterstock.com)To notice

Tuesday, 21. May 2019

Sound space surveyor and ambient sound explorer

Saxophonist Bertrand Denzler is always working on new opportunities to express himself in the delicate balance that lies between improvisation and composition. The 55-year-old musician from Geneva, who is now resident in Paris, now intends to extend the frontiers of his artistic dialogue with others even further using “roaming residencies”. FONDATION SUISA is supporting this project financially with Get Going! funding. (Photo: Dmitry Shubin)To notice

Monday, 20. May 2019

Enroll now!

From 26-29 January 2020 the Swiss music scene will benefit from the umbrella stand SWISS MUSIC at the Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg (IKF).To notice

Tuesday, 07. May 2019

Independent Labels: A tentative overview

A series of articles written by Julie Henoch aiming to highlight a musical culture that is as dynamic as it is complex. Now on swissmusic.chTo notice

Thursday, 25. April 2019

A career as a producer of electronic music?

In cooperation with SUISA and the association “Cultures électroniques”, the Electron Festival, music festival for electronic music in Geneva, is going to organise a discussion panel on Saturday, 04 May 2019. It is the objective of the panel to show composers which means and ways they have available in order to support them for their professional career. (Photo: Electron Festival)To notice

Thursday, 25. April 2019

The Swiss umbrella stand is waiting for your registration

4-7 June, Cannes (FR) The “Marché international de l'édition musicale”, Midem for short, has been taking place since 1966. Midem still is an important trade fair in the music industry. Besides trade fair booths, it also offers lectures, seminars and concerts.To notice

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