Metadata is all that information that identifies and describes your music. In some cases, metadata is text; composer and musician names, recording dates, genre. In other cases, it’s numeric data; UPC barcodes and ISRC codes. As the music landscape becomes increasingly digital and global – and where success is measured in streams and plays in addition to sales – proper metadata management is becoming an important part of every release workflow. read more
October 26, 2015 - 9:00am - October 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
Get full details including schedule and registration information at http://musicpolicysummit.org.
These are among the important issues facing musicians and composers in an evolving landscape for music. From local scenes to the global marketplace, from investment and innovation to policy and sustainability, there has never been a more important time for an open and honest discussion about the future of music.
The 2015 Future of Music Policy Summit is where it all happens. This isn’t your typical music industry conference: Summit 2015 offers the most comprehensive look at the entire music ecosystem, what’s happening, what’s next and how musicians can make a difference. read more
The Library of Congress’ Music Division and Science, Technology and Business Division present:
Technofiles: Exploring How Technology Influences the Way We Create, Perform and Experience Music
Technology & the Entrepreneur:
The Ever-Evolving Landscape of the Music Industry
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
7:30 pm | Montpelier Room, Madison Building (LM 619)
Attend a discussion and networking session presented for a very wide group of stakeholder - musicians, producers, managers, engineers, booking agents - working where culture, creativity and commerce overlap. read more
Drinks & Mingling 6:30 pm | Dinner & Performances 7:30 pm
Individual tickets to the 2014 Future of Music Honors evening are now sold out. Contact Hannah at hannah [at] futureofmusic [dot] org with any questions.read more
October 27, 2014 - 9:00am - October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm
Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, panelists, volunteers, staff and friends for making the 2014 Future of Music Policy Summit such a success! All of the mainstage panels and keynotes are now available on YouTube - check out the playlist below.
Thank you to all of our panelists and participants for an amazing weekend. Sign up for the FMC newsletter to get first word on upcoming events and workshops.
Future of Music Coalition (FMC) and the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) present a new workshop focused on the unique needs and challenges of working musicians.
It’s that time of year again! South by Southwest 2014 is just a few weeks away and FMC is ready to rock it. If you’re in Austin at SXSW anytime from March 8-16, be sure to track us down:
Michael Bracy mbracy [at] btbv [dot] com
Hannah Byam hannah [at] futureofmusic [dot] org
Jean Cook jean [at] futureofmusic [dot] org
Alex Maiolo alex [at] futureofmusic [dot] org
Casey Rae casey [at] futureofmusic [dot] org read more
Future of Music Coalition Honors
Reception & Dinner
Monday, October 28th, 2013
The Future of Music Coalition Honors celebrates pioneers who have made meaningful contributions to the music community—especially those working directly with artists on the issues that matter most to them.
This one-of-a-kind event highlights three categories of leaders who have demonstrated consistent commitment to music and social change. Help celebrate their service along with exciting music performances at the inaugural Future of Music Honors. read more