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Musique Couture

Musique Couture is a music agency in Berlin, founded in 2012.
Our competences are music for films, brands, fashion shows, events, advertising and fashion companies. Musique Couture enriches campaigns with exciting, authentic music. We create music concepts, do research, clear the rights and prepare contracts that are ready to be signed.
Affiliated with the agency are a booking agency for DJs who will find the right sound for all occasions and events, a publisher for music for films, commercials, theater and shows, a division for music where we advise clients including Tiefschwarz, Apples in Space, Maike Rosa Vogel, Leander Haußmann, Doris Dörrie, Ralf Husmann and Arne Feldhusen.

Music Pool Berlin

Music Pool Berlin is the central contact point for music producers in Berlin. This advisory and qualification service provided by actors of the music scene aims to procure Berlin based music producers with information, continuing education and networking contacts, to help them establish successfully within the music industry. Music Pool Berlin is a cooperative project of all2gethernow, noisy Academy and the Clubcommission.

Mute Germany

Mute Records was founded in 1978 by Daniel Miller, who, under the pseudonym The Normal, created a determining synth-pop/new-wave/electro-classic (including a cover version by Grace Jones) with the single “Warm Leatherette”! Mute became world famous with signings like DAF, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Moby or Nick Cave and obtained cult status. Current highlights of recent years: Swans, Apparat, Laibach, Erasure, MG’s (Martin Gore) solo album and Plastikman – New Order is about to announce “Anne”!

Native Instruments

Native Instruments was founded in Berlin in 1996 and is the worlds leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based audio production and DJing. The company’s mission is to develop innovative and fully integrated solutions for all music styles and professions. This results in the creation of products, that regularly shift technological borders and open up new creative horizons for professionals as well as amateurs.

No Fear Of Pop: Notes on the Future of Music

NFOP is a website about music of whatever genre and of whatever origin that seeks to transcend the habitual preconceptions about the ‘modern’ in contemporary popular culture. The music covered is ‘pop’ in the broadest, most liberal sense of the term, rejecting accustomed dichotomies between the underground and the mainstream.

noisy Academy, a division of noisy Musicworld GmbH

The noisy Academy accompanies you on your musical way from amateur to pro. Learn from successful musicians, producers and DJs. With our support, turn your passion into your profession. Work on-site with the latest sequencing- and production tools, such as Ableton Live, Cubase or Logic Pro. Use our interconnected IT-classroom, learn how to record and master in the noisy Studios and be coached by our professionals. Purely individual.

The Quietus

The Quietus is the UK’s leading independent online magazine devoted to music and popular culture. Founded in 2008, it has gained a reputation for incisive, opinionated, informed journalism, and was a pioneer of the longform trend in online journalism. We do not believe in barriers between genre, but in a fractured musical climate want to celebrate the best in music from across the world, whether it be techno, metal, avant-garde, indie, dub, psychedelia, rock, noise, electronic music, house or disco. We believe that music does not exist in a vacuum, and have increasingly popular sections devoted to film and literature. We also run regular, well-read and respected, opinion pieces on music politics, social and gender issues in our Black Sky Thinking op-ed strand.

Research Center for Mobile Music Making

Part of the University of the Arts Berlin, located at the Berlin Career College.

The »Research Center for Mobile Music Making« (Forschungsstelle Appmusik) is part of the Berlin University of the Arts, located at the Berlin Career College. The aim of the research center is to explore and systematize forms of musical practices with apps, further to show connections with current trends in art and music, and to identify the social dimensions as well as implications for music education. According to the idea of Open Science, contents of research shall be communicated more broadly, to make scientific processes accessible and intelligible to all interested parties and to include both scientists and artists.

Reveller Records

Launched from Brooklyn & now based in Berlin, Reveller Records is an independent label revealing widely diverse musical talent and is committed to bringing important social messages through it’s events and music. Reveller was founded by Sky Deep and formed with a family of producers, performers and visual artists — we combine our skills and resources to bring organic sounds the way they’re meant to be heard. Our music is infused with off-kilter, futuristic sounds that include rhythmic variation beyond 4-to-the-floor.

Roskilde Festival

Thomas Jepsen is one of the music programmers for the biggest festival in North Europe, Roskilde Festival. It has been a Non Profit festival since 1971 with focus on environmental and cultural change, where their work with donations support theses changes. Since 1971 Roskilde Festival has generated approx. € 43 million (as of 2016) to Doctors without Borders, Amnesty International, Support the Victims in Iraq, Save the Children and The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and many more organisations. . The festival is run by a non-profit organisation consisting of about 50 full-time employees and thousands of volunteers.

Shoot it Yourself

with her 10 principles how to be happy with low budget, steph gives workshops how to shoot music videos yourself.

Shoplifter Records

Gordon Raphael’s fabled and historic record label, the first to release Regina Spektor’s Soviet Kitsch!


SPRINGSTOFF is a Berlin based record label, which cares about supporting musicians and artists that have a message. SPRINGSTOFF provides a stage for politically aware people and supports DJ*s, Bands and MCs, to whom not only music but also content is important, and that in all diversity are united in their credo: No applause for shit!


SoundTrack_Cologne is the leading European forum for sound and music in film and media. Regular offshoots and co-operations of the congress, bring their makers e.g. to the Berlinale, Cannes and Munich. One of its founders and program managers is the Pop-Kultur Nachwuchs speaker Matthias Hornschuh.


staatsakt is an independent music label, based in berlin since 2012.

Stars & Heroes

Providing independent selections of quality artists and music

Electrifying music and artistic live performance infect us.

Stars & Heroes support, consult and promote international artists, labels and performances with attitude worldwide. We are specialized in electronic music in all facettes. We belief in longterm relations: Transdisciplinary, integrated networks is what makes it move … and we hate spam.

Media trust us for tasty pre-selection, serious recommendation and suggestions without marketing budgets for a free and autonomous discovery. We feel our cultural responsibilty. Quality, substance and independence counts.

Within the last 10 years our clients include the following (beside many other):

Heroines Of Sound Festival, Perspectives Festival, Apparat, DJ Rush, Raz Ohara, Otto Von Schirach, Whitest Boy Alive and Labels like Shitkatapult, Ghostly int., Monkeytown, Monika Enterprise, m-nus, City Slang and more.


Torstraßenfestival is a Berlin local music festival going into it’s 8th year. TSF takes a current look into the local and international music scenes and encourages: community, discovery, and diversity. Throughout the year our curating team is out feeling the pulse of what is undiscovered and finding artists going to new levels via our own networks and the promoting of shows with our individual live series and other events (M:Soundtrack, Never Work, Shameless/Limitless, Loop Summit, Steirischer Herbst, Music Pool Berlin..). A platform for artists from Berlin and beyond who we feel hit the nerve of the times and with TSF we are able to offer a forum for current development within the various music scenes, via encouraging community networks, promoting and supporting the current festival roster as well as our Alumni from previous years. We promote a mix of old and new structures in our neighborhood and rally the neighbors to participate and add their own spark to the festival. We keep ticket prices as affordable as possible so that as many fans, neighbors and music lovers find it easy to make new discoveries and we stand for music as an integral part of urban life.


Viertausendhertz ist ein Label für AutorInnenpodcasts. Die Gründer Marie Dippold, Hendrik Efert, Nicolas Semak und Christian Conradi verbinden Spannung, Information und Unterhaltung mit inspirierendem Sound. Die Leidenschaft für die weite Welt des Hörbaren und das Erzählen von Geschichten sind ihr Antrieb. Übrigens: Töne mit einer Frequenz von 4000 Hertz nimmt das menschliche Ohr besonders intensiv wahr.

von Oertzen

Management consultation on all levels of leadership including economic, organisational and personal development.

Focus on creative industries media, music, publishing. Our key topics are leadership, strategy development, conflict management, change management.

VUT – Verband unabhängiger Musikunternehmen e.V.

The Association of Independent Music Companies (VUT) represents the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the German music industry. Its members include around 1,300 labels, publishers, distributors, producers, and artists who market themselves. As a federation, the VUT is committed to the interests of the independent music industry at the German, European and international levels, the core of which is formed by the musicians. As a service provider, VUT offers its members a wide range of consulting, information, and services. These include, among other things, membership and legal advice, training and further training events, the conclusion of framework agreements, and regular industry updates. In addition, through its practice-oriented advice, the VUT contributes to accompanying and supporting young musicians on their paths into the world of music.


YO! SISSY is the premier Berlin festival for international queer music bringing performers and audience members from all over the world together to join in a celebration of music, dance and performance. YO! SISSY aims to bridge the gap between burgeoning local artists with established international acts, while focusing on showcasing female and trans-identified performers. YO! SISSY’s continuing mission is to promote the energy, diversity, and lifestyle that is so unique to queer Berlin and share that with people from across the globe.