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Dan Le Sac to host Open Artist Session

May 27, 2015 BY fac admin
Dan Le Sac to host Open Artist Session

We are very excited to announce that Dan Le Sac will be hosting our next Artist Open Session at The Water Rats in Kings Cross, London on Thursday 28th May. Dan Le Sac, formerly half of Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius … Read more

IAO Open Letter in response to IMMF regarding Record Label and Music Publisher deals in the Digital Market

IAO Open Letter in response to IMMF regarding Record Label and Music Publisher deals in the Digital Market

May 22, 2015 BY fac admin

Andrus AnsipVice-President, Digital Single Market Günther OettingerCommissioner for Digital Economy and Society Margrethe VestagerCommissioner for Competition   European CommissionRue de la Loi 2001049 BrusselsBelgium                                 … Read more

FAC Address Westminster Forum on Digital Strategy

April 17, 2015 BY fac admin

We keep hearing that the digital market is not the future, it is the present.   And that is true…Sort of.  In reality, we live in a multi-speed industry with different artists experiencing very different pathways – some have fans that … Read more

Sheridans: Trademarks, Image Rights and Branding

Sheridans: Trademarks, Image Rights and Branding

March 5, 2015 BY fac admin

Last night, Sheridans law firm hosted FAC members to discuss Trademarks, Image Rights and Branding. Tahir Basheer gave an excellent presentation detailing the law around Intellectual Property Rights. Your brand is your face to the outside world, it’s what entrusts … Read more

Facebook Refresher: Musicians Guide to Content Marketing in 2015

Facebook Refresher: Musicians Guide to Content Marketing in 2015

February 19, 2015 BY fac admin

Recently, FAC members gathered at Facebook’s HQ in London to learn the best insider knowledge on content and marketing. We learnt some key point, listed below. For further insights and information on Facebook’s best of practice, you can request to … Read more

Apples and Pears in the Music Industry

February 6, 2015 BY fac admin

Written by FAC CEO, Paul Pacifico The excerpts published from the report by SNEP, France’s equivalent of the BPI, which represents the ‘Major’ labels in conjunction with accountants Ernst & Young is received in large part with positivity by the artist community. … Read more

Put Fans First: Transparency in the Secondary Ticketing Market

Put Fans First: Transparency in the Secondary Ticketing Market

February 4, 2015 BY fac admin

ASK YOUR MP TO PUT FANS FIRST Over the last few years, there have been many discussions in Parliament about ‘Secondary Tickets’ or ‘Ticket Touts’.Efforts to curb the market, and for ticket exchanges to work in favour of fans, have … Read more

Artist & Manager Awards, Sponsored by DICE, Announce Tickets on Sale Now, Imogen Heap to Receive Pioneer Award

Artist & Manager Awards, Sponsored by DICE, Announce Tickets on Sale Now, Imogen Heap to Receive Pioneer Award

January 28, 2015 BY fac admin

The MMF and FAC are chuffed to announce that the Artist and Manager Awards will return for its fourth incarnation at the Troxy on Thursday 26th March 2015 and will be sponsored by DICE. The MMF and FAC are chuffed to … Read more

FAC Joins UK Music

FAC Joins UK Music

January 27, 2015 BY fac admin

The FAC will become UK Music’s 10th member joining industry trade-bodies BPI, AIM and MPA, the two collection societies PPL and PRS for Music and the creators’ representatives the Music Producers Guild, the Music Managers Forum, BASCA and the Musicians Union. UK Music … Read more

Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien to host the inaugural ‘Artist Drop-In Session’ for the Featured Artists’ Coalition

January 19, 2015 BY fac admin

Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien will be hosting the first of a series of monthly informal drop-in sessions for the next generation of young artists in central London next/this week. The events are run by the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) – … Read more