Industry

If you're heavily into the new trends, you'll have heard of NFT. What exactly is NFT? Also known as Non-fungible token, it is the latest trend for artists to sell one-off, limited edition merchandise in the form of artwork. Although they first hit the headlines in 2017, the explosion has been massive as of late. Platforms like Nifty Gateway, SuperRare, Foundation and

For this months edition of the We Rave You magazine, we investigated how 808 Festival was made to go ahead safely in December 2020 in Thailand, by speaking with those from Rave Culture, ALDA & Rare who were behind the events remarkable organisation. For many of us, music festivals are a concept of the distant past, with cancellations and postponements becoming a

Joy Mogensen, Denmark's minister for culture will propose the parliamentary parties a new and more inclusive compensation scheme for festival organisers. March is coming and there is still a lot of uncertainty about what the 2021 summer festivals season will be. Each country is at different stages of the pandemic, which is reflected in different phases of reopening and different levels

Barcelona venues will be trying out 100% covid-free tests to prove the safety of opening indoor nightlife. This system will not require social distancing neither mask-wearing and it could be the perfect solution for music festivals. Tourism is one of the most important industries for Spain. In fact, tourism alone represents up to 12% of the Spanish GDP. More specifically, music-related tourism,

The local Balearic government has forecasted that most of the Ibiza inhabitants will be vaccinated by early summer. This is what Juli Fuster, the Balearic General Director of Health Services has stated: 'If we receive the amount of vaccines we have been promised, we expect that 70% of the Balearic population will be vaccinated in June'. With the current vaccination process going

April 2020 will forever be remembered as the month in which the music industry changed its tune. In the wake of the Covid pandemic, recorded music revenues dropped, distributions delayed, and the collapse of live shows would be one of the industry's biggest casualties. However, one record label has fought back, changing what we thought was impossible, and demonstrated to

Slowly but surely it seems like the live music industry can arise from the ashes in certain countries, for example in Russia, where authorities gave permission for two regions to organize live music events at full capacity. Two regions in southwestern Siberia, the Kemerovo and the Novosibirsk oblasts (federal subjects of Russia) are the first to remove restrictions and allow events to take place

There are many ghost production websites out there, offering different services for producers, but enter Ghostifyed: the unique independent ghost production shop. Setting itself apart from all the other websites and businesses, this ghost production shop from Germany has everything that a producer may ever need with no hidden costs and 24/7 customer support. At Ghostifyed, fair price and top quality tracks

Many European governments realised how seriously the cultural sector has been affected by the impact of the ongoing pandemic. Norway is part of this group, where The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Culture secured more than NOK 120 million (€11.7 million) as a compensation for festival organisers and subcontractors. The amount is distributed by Norway’s cultural council (Kulturradet), which has so far paid

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