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Bas Grasmayer
Worked at Dream Industries
Attended University of Applied Sciences INHOLLAND Amsterdam/Diemen
Lives in Moscow, Russia
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New article published on the Midem blog. About breaking conventions as an artist. Don't let yourself be limited by the former gatekeepers. Be exciting!
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Ooh, been a while since I've been on Google+ (yes, Twitter is down). Looks much better now. Actually tempted to start using it more actively.
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Wrote a new article for the midem blog. About the rise of moombahton and what it means for the current and future state of music and the music industry. Expect new music genres to behave more like internet memes.
The rise of the new "moombahton" dance genre couldn't have happened without direct-to-fan tactics, says Zvooq's Grasmayer
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Trendwatching.com's trend briefings are always excellent.
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Made a new mix. Dedicated to the Global Bass revolution :)
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I've got a new article up. "So what is music, or any other type of content? It's what adds value to the CD in the box. It's what makes 2 covers separated by a stack of paper worth buying from the book shop. It's what brings hundreds of people to one place for a shared experience. But it's not a product."
Perhaps the biggest illusion in content-centric industries is the belief that the content itself is the main product. For the end-consumer, music is not a product or a service. End-consumers rarely pa...
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Midem is nearly upon us! Flying to Cannes on Friday. Here's my speaking schedule: http://bit.ly/basmidem - hope to see you there or elsewhere around Cannes.
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Trying out the Google+ app. Will drop my thoughts in a comment later.
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My music biz column on Ownership, Access and Availability. Up now.
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Any good OSX clients that have Twitter & Google+ integrated together?
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This was a great panel to be in, with +Eliot Van Buskirk, Will Sansom and James Martin.
The 2012 midem Bloggers' Wrap session featured (left to right) Eliot von Buskirk, editor of Evolver.fm; James Martin, midem's community manager & session moderator; Will Sansom, writer and...
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International Communication Management Student
Employment
  • Dream Industries
    Head of Information Strategy, 2011 - 2011
  • Piratenpartij
    Campaign Manager, 2010 - 2010
  • Bulgarian National Radio
    Internet Marketing, PR, Journalist/Editor, 2007 - 2008
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Currently
Moscow, Russia
Previously
Utrecht, The Netherlands - Utrecht, The Netherlands - Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Sofia, Bulgaria - Istanbul, Turkey
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Serial expat, music biz 2.0 consultant, communication advisor
Introduction
I am a music biz consultant, as well as a serial expat, blogger, activist, futurist and DJ.

I hold a degree in International Communication Management.

I blog @ BasBasBas.com
Education
  • University of Applied Sciences INHOLLAND Amsterdam/Diemen
    International Communication Management, 2011
  • Yeditepe University, Istanbul
    PR, Intercultural Communication, New Media
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