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xvth annual conference on copyright and related rights

The Zagreb Museum of contemporary art (MSU) will host this year's Annual conference on copyright and related rights that is taking place on November 21, for the 15th time. Two days earlier the same location will host the 2nd International author creative conference MAKK that will take place from 19th to 21st of November.

Both conferences will consist of lectures, presentations, panels and discussions by numerous regional and international experts. You can check both timetables on the links:

http://hdap-alai.hr/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/HDAP-XV-savjetovanje.pdf
http://www.ihg.hr/files/File/makk/MAKK_2014/MAKK_2014_programska_knjizica.pdf

We would particulary like to highlight the round table on the theme: "Paradigm of copyright - do we need a change?" on which IDM's CEO Tomo in der Muhlen will participate with dr. sc. Igor Gliha, Nenad Marčec, Ivo Spiegel and Mladen Vukmir.

You can sign up for the conference on the site: http://hdap–alai.hr/on–line–prijava/

All the lectures will have a simultaneous translation.

 

FLYING LOTUS SAMPLED ENNIO MORRICONE

The famous experimental producer, musician and rapper Flying Lotus released a new killer album entitled “You’re Dead!” on Warp Records. His 5th studio album debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200 chart and instantly received praises from the hip-hop community and critics.
One of the songs on the album, "Turtles", uses a sample from the known Bixio theme “"L’Uccello Dalle Piume Di Cristallo" (a/k/a "Theme From The Bird With The Crystal Plumage") by Maestro Ennio Morricone, showing once again how Bixio catalogue is still an inexhaustible source of inspiration for hip-hop producers.

Listen the album below and don't forget to enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ5x_khRyM4

 

RIP FELIX HINES

With great sadness and shock we share with you the news about the early unfortunate passing of our dear colleague and friend Felix Hines. Felix died at the age of 41 on Saturday, October 18, while attending the Amsterdam Dance Event. He spent 17 fruitful years in the music publishing work, notably at Westbury Music after which he became a head of publishing at Phoenix Music International.
With his impeccable taste for discovering great new talents and signing hit artists, and passionate love for music, he will be very missed in the music industry and even further.

 

TOMO IN DER MUHLEN in "YOUR FACE SOUNDS FAMILIAR"

3 weeks ago the worldwide known show “Your Face Sounds Familiar” got its Croatian edition and IDM Music is very proud to be the part of the show's music production team. The show entitled “Tvoje lice zvuči poznato” instantly became one of the most viewed shows in Croatia, with over 50% of viewers in the country. The celebrity contestants that make funny and amusing transformations of the iconic musicians week after week are: Giuliano, Jasna Palić Picukarić, Mario Petreković, Andrea Andrassy, Baby Dooks, Minea, Ronald Braus and Vanda Winter, while IDM’s CEO Tomo in der Muhlen is invited to be one of the 3 judges that vote for the best performance every week.

Check out the show “Tvoje lice zvuči poznato” every Sunday from 20h CET on Nova TV.

 

FIL TILEN's PROVOCATIVE VIDEO FOR THE SONG "ŽIGOLO"

Only few days after it's YouTube release, the new single "Žigolo" by the Croatian hip-hop musician Fil Tilen became a true internet sensation with rapidly growing numbers of YouTube clicks. The proof that the entire world loves half-naked Croatian with the lizard eyes lies in the fact that the video has been viewed over 127 counties and over 200 thousand times in only 4 days.

The song "Žigolo" has been released by Croatia Records and the co-author of the song, besides Tilen himself, is the IDM's composer and producer Rei Noel. The guest star of the video that has been written and directed by the musician, is known Croatian journalist Rea Matas, who willingly accepted the role of a female gigolo, Tilen's alter-ego in the video.

One of the most popular Croatian composers, Tonči Huljić, also shows up in the video, playing the role of the main villain who tampers the young musicians to sign a contract for him.

Click here to watch the video for the song "Žigolo":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3albOiScM94

 

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