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KEA reports on the Creatis Talk with PIAS Belgium Director Damien Wasselle and Benjamin Schoos

Photo credit: Andri Søren Haflidason http://stokkstudio.com / www.andri.haflidason.com The residence for cultural entrepreneurs in Brussels, Creatis, held its third “Creatis Talk” on Wednesday, 21 November on the current situation of the music industry. Invited to this panel were the musician and label owner Benjamin Schoos (alias Miam Monster Miam), director of PIAS Belgium, Damien Wasselle, … Continued

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The proposed Universal/EMI merger: why should we care?

The proposed Universal/EMI merger in recorded music not only raises serious issues from an anti-trust perspective, policy makers and citizens, including music lovers, are not sufficiently alerted to the issues raised by such a mega concentration in the arts and entertainment sector, and the consequences for Europe’s identity and heritage, access to culture, creation and … Continued