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Rumer Speaks Out On Music Education

December 10, 2014 BY fac admin
Rumer Speaks Out On Music Education

On Tuesday, FAC board member and Atlantic Recording Artist, Rumer​, made a speech about the development of Music Education at Westminster’s Education Forum. Her keynote, entitled “Music as a career: supporting the next generation of musicians​”,​addressed the very real need … Read more

Artists Gather Across The USA To Discuss Streaming

Artists Gather Across The USA To Discuss Streaming

October 14, 2014 BY fac admin

Streaming is becoming an increasingly important part of the music industry landscape and yet its business model and operations remain little understood within the artist community. Artists hear of big money being paid into the industry but express concern when they see apparently high … Read more

Youth Music and FAC Announce Charity Partnership

Youth Music and FAC Announce Charity Partnership

September 17, 2014 BY fac admin

The national music charity Youth Music and the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) are delighted to announce a charity partnership between the two organisations. The FAC will be working alongside Youth Music, publicly acknowledging its support for the charity through online … Read more

FAC Discount on MMF Management training

FAC Discount on MMF Management training

July 10, 2014 BY fac admin

ARTIST / MUSIC MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2014Presented by the MMF, MPA & MMF TRAININGSupported by PRS for Music CPD ACCREDITED  The Music Managers Forum, Music Publishers Association & MMF Training are pleased to announce that their joint Artist / Music … Read more

Building on D2F Relationships with PledgeMusic – 8th July

Building on D2F Relationships with PledgeMusic – 8th July

June 20, 2014 BY fac admin

The FAC will be welcoming PledgeMusic on 8th July at Tileyard Studios at 6pm.   PledgeMusic is a Direct-to-fan site that has completed thousands of music projects in the 5 years of its existence and has 500,000 registered music fans. They enable targeted campaigns which bring the artist … Read more

The Digital Age and the Myth of Free Content

The Digital Age and the Myth of Free Content

May 23, 2014 BY fac admin

Written by Paul Pacifico, FAC board member There is a seductive myth in the online world that some content is free.  There are large commercial interests in perpetuating this myth and much misunderstanding stems from it. The contrasting and passionate … Read more

FAC Joins Forces With Fellow Organisations Overseas To Form Global Artist Alliance

FAC Joins Forces With Fellow Organisations Overseas To Form Global Artist Alliance

May 6, 2014 BY fac admin

FAC HELPS CREATE FIRST EVER VOICE FOR INTERNATIONAL MUSIC INDUSTRY ARTISTS IN THE DIGITAL AGE The Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) – the organisation which campaigns for the protection of UK performers, fronted by a group of iconic British music artists – … Read more

Crispin Hunt’s letter for Directorship at PRS

Crispin Hunt’s letter for Directorship at PRS

April 30, 2014 BY fac admin

To vote you should have received two security codes from PRS by post or email, if you have not received them or lost them, please call the Electoral Reform Society with your PRS Membership number to hand on 0208 889 … Read more

Crispin Hunt’s speech at BPI’s AGM

Crispin Hunt’s speech at BPI’s AGM

April 24, 2014 BY fac admin

“Good Afternoon, and thanks very much to Geoff, Tony and the BPI for inviting me to speak today. It’s an honour.My names Crispin Hunt, I’m Co-Ceo of the Featured Artists Coalition. I’m a songwriter and a producer and I used to be in a … Read more

FAC EU Copyright Consultation Submission summary

FAC EU Copyright Consultation Submission summary

March 6, 2014 BY fac admin

The European Commission has called for evidence from all stakeholders in order to review EU Copyright rules. To read about the consultation click here. We are responding as the Featured Artists Coalition and the Music Managers Forum representing 3000 featured … Read more