Swiss Music Export at the Waves Festival 29 September – 1 October 2016

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Swiss Music Export at the Waves Festival 29 September – 1 October 2016

Swiss Music Export has been an admirer of the bijou Waves Vienna Festival from the very beginning. Of course, we will be there again this year, presenting a Swiss Business Mixer complete with a live music showcase. The Waves Festival – even without its Slovakian twin event in Bratislava – is still a geographically perfect platform for musicians […]

Are you ready for MaMA? SME @ MaMA, Paris 12 – 14 October 2016

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Are you ready for MaMA? SME @ MaMA, Paris 12 – 14 October 2016

It is nearly time for the latest edition of the much-loved MaMA Festival & Conference in Paris. In fact, the deadline to apply for the special discount price delegate pass offered jointly by Swiss Music Export and Fondation Suisa is almost upon us. To profit from this fantastic offer – Euro 95, a saving of a […]

Swiss Music Export at the Reeperbahn Festival 21 – 24 September 2016, Hamburg

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Swiss Music Export at the Reeperbahn Festival 21 – 24 September 2016, Hamburg

The Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg is one of Swiss Music Export’s very favourite festivals – and we would like to share it with you! Setting the scene for an intense winter season of conferences and music business get-togethers, the Reeperbahn is the one we definitely would not want to miss. Always musically exciting, it is […]

OY’s ‚Space Diaspora‘ album out in September

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OY’s ‚Space Diaspora‘ album out in September

The duo of keyboarder/multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Joy Frempong and producer/percussionist Lleluja-Ha release their eagerly anticipated second album on the legendary Belgian label Crammed Discs on 23 September. OY are without a doubt one of the most original outfits to come out of Switzerland in the last few years. For their new album they composed a joyously danceable […]

New The Beauty of Gemina Album ‚Minor Sun‘

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New The Beauty of Gemina Album ‚Minor Sun‘

“Minor Sun” is the title of a new album by the dark rock outfit Beauty of Gemina, out on 2 September. The electronic dark wave group was formed in 2006 by the singer, songwriter and keyboarder Michael Sele. Inspired by the darkness of the mountains of Sele’s Eastern Swiss environment, Beauty of Gemina is one […]

Debut album from Disco Doom side-project J & L Defer

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Debut album from Disco Doom side-project J & L Defer

J & L Defer are Anita Rufer and Gabriele De Mario, otherwise known as the voices and a multitude of instruments of the evergreen and widely travelled post-wave guitar band Disco Doom. In their new guise as J & L Defer, the duo serve up an airy brew of psyched-up, laidback melodies heard through a […]

Album debut from True

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Album debut from True

After a handful of singles, True are ready to release their debut album. Daniela Sarda (vocals, keyboards) and Rico Baumann (keyboards, drums, drum machine, sound design) both come from a jazz background. Under the guise of True, however, they meld electronic beats with meticulously crafted poppy melodies, a hint of R&B and many hidden depths. […]

Crystal Ball and Shakra ready to rock Germany

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Crystal Ball and Shakra ready to rock Germany

Having recently toured with Krokus and The Poodles, the hard rocking and hardworking Crystal Ball are once again taking to the road, this time with another Swiss band, Shakra. The two crews will be touring Germany and Switzerland throughout the autumn. The quintet will be presenting songs from their new album, “Déja Voodoo”. Released on 2 […]

Label Suisse Festival Lausanne, 16 – 18 September, various venues

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Label Suisse Festival Lausanne, 16 – 18 September, various venues

Label Suisse is a free festival organised in corporation with Swiss Music Export, Fondation CMA and a number of other funding organisation with the aim to represent Swiss music in all its abundant stylistic and linguistic variety. Thanks to the involvement of Pro Helvetia, the festival is truly able to reflect all types of music, […]

Showcase Festivals 2016 – better and cheaper with SME!

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Showcase Festivals 2016 – better and cheaper with SME!

Showcase festivals, as we all know, offer the perfect opportunity to get to know music business professionals from all over Europe, to exchange ideas and contacts, and to discover new possibilities and creative avenues. Swiss Music Export is well aware of the importance of such get-togethers. We are more than happy, therefore, to be able […]

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