Netlabel Workshops at Hipnotik Festival in Barcelona

From 13th to 14th of September the annual Hipnotik Festival will take place at the Centre de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB). The festival enlightens the Hip Hop Culture in Spain – as shown in the events Subtitle “The Block Party”.

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Within this national meeting there’s some netaudio activity from, the formation of Spanish netlabels. They’ve been setting up some workshops about theory and praxis of musical creation, expansion and distribution. As the organizors of the workshops explain, netlabels have been developing into a key field in between contemporay music, creativity and published works. The new type of licensing models provided by the creative commons framework plays an important role in serving the needs of the authors, composers and creators of music. The workshops also includes practical issues of electronic distribution via netlabels, internet platforms and other suitable channels.
The participants might release their – on the spot and during the workshop – produced track on the hipnotik netlabel!

Inscriptions are 40 Euro including 30 Euro festival ticket and 10 Euro for the workshop. Registration has to be done until Sept 8th, just send an email to The workshop will take place on both days from 13 to 15h at the aula of the CCCB.

Table of Content

Theoretical Part:
- General Introduction
- What is a netlabel?
- Digital formats / licences / legal aspects & rights

Practical Part:
- Setting up an edition / conversion / digital audio formats
- Platforms of releases
- Forms of distribution

See festival website for technical equipment you might have to bring! The festval language is Spanish!

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