AFEM presents Get Played Get Paid panel featuring Richie Hawtin and more

31 March 2015

WHO: Mark Lawrence (AFEM) Richie Hawtin (DJ) Wayne (Zouk) Ralf Kollman (Mobilee) Hideki (Pioneer) Frank (APRA)

WHAT: The announcement at ADE of the new Pioneer Kuvo technology has set the Performing Rights Organization world alight with the promise of providing a tech solution to the age old problem of allocating the income generated by track plays in clubs, festivals, independent radio and DJ sets to the correct source.

The panel discuss the early response from PRO’s, who was first to take it up and the overall response so far. We hear how to get what you’re due as an artist, the importance of total transparency, and where will all the money go in the end?


Ralf Kollman (Director, Mobilee Records, Germany) “There is an urgent need to change the revenue stream in order to continue to be creative.”

Wayne Lee (Head of Entertainment, Zouk, Singapore) “Many local artists don’t know how to get what they are due.”

Richie Hawtin (Artist, M-nus / Plastikman, Canada) “Its an ecosystem and we need to take care of each other.”