Alright, here we are… It is the beginning of a new year. The fresh start and the new, better you! You feel more motivated than ever. Your new year’s resolutions are so awesome that they glow in the dark and you have never felt more ready to change your life and go for what you … Continue reading ESNS17, DAY 1: HOW I ALMOST DIED AT EUROSONIC NOORDERSLAG 2017
I started the second conference day feeling surprisingly fresh (spoil alert: this was only a one time thing). “Music Moves Europe” panel was up first, hosting some of the leading voices of the industry expressing their views on the new initiative that is bringing together more than 50 music organizations around the European Commission to … Continue reading ESNS17, DAY 2: THIS IS WHY IT IS CALLED THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS
Good morning, peeps! It’s day 3 of Eurosonic Noorderslag 2017! How much of the previous days do you remember? Most of it? Good, because we are moving on right away by starting up a startup with the lovely Virginie Berger, the Dutch Gijs Bekenkamp (sorry, this is by no means meant in a offensive way, … Continue reading ESNS17, DAY 3: STARTING UP WITH STARTING UP A STARTUP. LET’S START!
Friday night has turned into Saturday morning and I haven’t had any sleep. Therefore, Future of Media, a special programme launched by Eurosonic Noorderslag in co-operation with VPRO Medialab, didn’t look so bright through my sleepy eyes. I crashed in during BBC Radio 1’s keynote speech about digital music, but I couldn’t understand a lot … Continue reading ESNS17, DAY 4: THE DAY I DIE
At the beginning of my Music Minor we had to conceptualize our own music festival and write a business plan for it. One of the first steps was brainstorming crazy ideas, which made room for suggesting scenarios that complete your perfect image of a music festival. As the concept was getting more structured and visualization … Continue reading LE GUESS WHO? 2016
I guess we all have our “darker”, rebellious period when going through adolescence. Thankfully, I did not stay in my infamous wanna-be emo phase for too long. Some might say that something even worse happened to me: when I was 13, I got introduced to metal music. I fell in love with a death metal … Continue reading ADE UNIVERSITY 2016, INNOVATION DAY