Middlemist Red featured in Ray Donovan

Last year we invited music supervisor Nora Felder to do a listening sessions with  synch agent Noush Mostaghimi. We made an open call for bands who could submit their songs. Later at the conference, selected songs and their writers were invited to get feedbacks on their tracks. Both Middlemist Red and Skeemers were present and […]

The must knows before going to BUSH

CONFERENCE VENUE – Brody Studios / Vörösmarty u. 38, 1064 Conference entry (pro pass, including showcase): – There’s no need to print your ticket confirmation – You have to prove your identity with an official document – You can collect them at Brody Studios from 9:00 to 18:00 CONCERT VENUES – Instant, Larm, Frame, Robot […]

Grantourismo applications are open

Dear all! Here you can find the application forms for both Grantourismo events (GT & GT Germany): GT 1ST BLOCK (15th) GT 2ND BLOCK (15th) GT GERMANY (16th) More info: CONF SCHEDULE

No Escape - Roasting Reeperbahn

Borrowing from the old-school Hungarian Tv show style, we’re inviting 3 musicians to ask anything they want from the man who might be one of their biggest gatekeeper: Björn Pfarr – Head of Music Programme / Reeperbahn The roasters: Laci Kelemen – Dope Calypso Vera Jónás – Jonas Vera Experiment Pista Kralovic – FVLCRVM The […]

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Anca Lupes is one of the most experienced professionals in Romanian music business.
Currently she is partner and CEO of Star Management, a 360° company specialised in services for artists and the music industry. Also board member of Star Education, an NGO having as main objective to support Romanian artists. She is the pioneer of music business education in Romania and the founder of the leading music business conference – Mastering The Music Business.

Carina Sava is an artist manager at Agentia de Vise, a Bucharest based artist management and booking company where she is in charge of established artists such as Vama, a top Romanian pop rock band, Tudor Chirila, actor, musician and talented emerging acts such as Ligia Hojda and Larisa. Carina has an Artist Management Master Degree from Berklee College of Music and she is one of the organizers of Mastering the Music Business, the leading music conference and showcase festival of Romania.

Karpov not Kasparov began making music based on the rules and strategies of chess. It might seem complicated but the output is always a very danceable tune.
There are some classical allusions and plenty of oriental flavours (because chess is an oriental game) but always there is this powerful dance-floor bass-driven sound that makes you jump and shout.

Golan is a three piece band based in Bucharest, Romania. Alex, Mihai and Ernesto’s different backgrounds and skills combine in a unique blend of eclectic harmonies.
Using live instruments, sampling and DJing, the trio brings a much needed human touch to today’s electronic music. Their sound is melodic and dreamy while at the same time making you dance your shoes off. Get ready for the Golan experience!

Romania’s nr.1 electronic live band selling out 5000 capacity Arenale Romane in Bucharest twice and all the biggest venues across the country.
You can catch them at our closing party as one of the main acts of the festival!