DUP was recently part of a workshop organized by the Danish arts council debating DR's role in the Danish music industry.
We're happy to hear that on last Thurday our government decided that DR must play at least 39% Danish music in the future.
The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the organisation that represents the interests of the global independent music community has responded to news that YouTube intends to block the content of members who do not sign a new music streaming agreement describing it as ‘unnecessary and indefensible’
WIN was formed in 2006 to represent the global independent industry, which boasts the second largest global market share after Universal.
We're proud to announce that we're presenting the following acts in collaboration with SPOT Festival on this year's festival
Our friends at IFPI Denmark have recently published their annual analysis on the revenue streams of Danish music companies. The results show a staggering 5.2% rise in revenue compared to 2012.
Here's the full report (in Danish): http://www.ifpi.dk/publikationer/Musikselskaber2013.pdf
Keep in mind while reading this that a lot of the sales of smaller record labels isn't a part of the statistics presented by IFPI.
Following its successful launch three years ago, the IMPALA European Independent Album of the Year Award is back for its fourth edition.
This European Mercury-style award celebrates the musical talent and diversity of releases by independent European labels. It promotes exceptional artists and the independent sector alike.
Voting is now taking place on the 24-album shortlist to decide who will succeed “Coexist” by The xx. The best album will be selected by a jury of IMPALA Board members, with the winner announced next month.
The independent Danish music scene is thriving these days. We are happy and proud welcome the following new members to our collective: Infinite Waves, Escho, Clang & Idiotsikker Records.
Head over to our labels page to see who else is a part of DUP here: http://dup.nu/labels
For the first time since 2009 the blues release of the year is being awarded with a Danish Music Award. And no less than three DUP labels is behind some of the nominees.
The nominees are: