Policy, Research & Politics

Holanda lidera la identificación de música y pago de regalías de DJ Sets

El proceso de recaudar regalías por actuaciones públicas de los sets de DJ ha sido complicado durante mucho tiempo en los Estados Unidos, con procesos de recopilación de datos desiguales que a menudo oscurecen qué canciones se tocan en los festivales, lo que dificulta que los artistas con los derechos de la música reciban el pago que les corresponde.

Industria Músical

Unions at ILO: Securing decent work in arts & entertainment

After a week of negotiations at the International Labour Organization (ILO), unions, employers and governments have agreed to a set of conclusions that recognize and seek to redress the long hours, low pay, lack of social protection and inequalities that are creating ‘decent work deficits’ in the arts and entertainment industries.


US report finds women remain underrepresented and stereotyped in music

The Annenberg study shows the biggest discrepancies are in production and sound engineering and artists are failing commitments to redress the balance.

The Guardian

EU Commission publishes report on health and wellbeing of musicians

The report highlights the main risks for the physical and mental health of professional musicians and music creators. It shows examples of successful policies and practices from several EU Member States to address these risks.

EU Commission

Music Across Genres: A Black History Month Playlist

One of the most important aspects of Black history is music. For a long time, Black musicians were shut out of the music industry, whether it was not being allowed to play at big venues, receiving unfair contracts or through many other avenues of discrimination.

Carnegie Library

Spain will strengthen its regulation of copyright and related rights

On 27 December 2022, the Council of Ministers approved the Bill for the creation of the Copyright and Related Rights Office. This office, created in the image and likeness of the institutional architecture of other neighbouring countries -such as France or Portugal- is one of the measures included in Spain’s Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan within the framework of the deployment of the European Next Generation EU recovery funds.


Universal abandonne un groupe allemand affilié à des néonazis

Universal a abandonné le groupe Weimar, un groupe de hard rock allemand dont les membres ont notamment nié l’Holocauste.

Rolling Stone

Concierto de Roger Waters en Fráncfort es cancelado por “Antisemitismo”

“Es uno de los antisemitas más populares del mundo", argumenta un comunicado emitido por la ciudad alemana.

Rolling Stones

The history of Turkish Arabesque Music

How a state-imposed musical ban led to a new Turkish musical genre, Arabesque, now enjoyed by millions worldwide.

Al Jazeera

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