What is the Künstlersozialkasse?

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June 13, 2018

What is the Künstlersozialkasse and why is it compulsory when booking artists? Many clients of us have sought advice in the context of licensing, usage right and künstlersozialkasse charges. We have been involved in a recent recording for this matter and would like to share it. Watch DATEV’s informative video to be enlightened.

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GROVES at the Entrepreneur Inside – “alte Hasen und junge Füchse”

April 24, 2018
GROVES at the Entrepreneur Inside – “alte Hasen und junge Füchse”

John Groves was invited to speak throughout generations about entrepreneurship and the music industry. DIE JUNGEN UNTERNEHMER and DIE FAMILIENUNTERNEHMER are the strong voice of entrepreneurship and represent the economic policy interests of 180,000 family entrepreneurs in Germany employing eight million employees subject to social security contributions. One of the distinguishing features of DIE JUNGEN…

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Video: “ADChill Thank You Note”

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April 19, 2018
Video: “ADChill Thank You Note”

GROVES went to the GAGA Club for the ADChill Event We would like to thank all our ADClers and friends for showing up and creating this special night with us. As part of the annual ADC Award Event in Hamburg, GROVES organised an evening “meet & greet” event at the GAGA Club. #ADChill

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Video: “The Neglected Potential of Music and Sound in Branding, Communications and Healthcare”

March 12, 2018
Video: “The Neglected Potential of Music and Sound in Branding, Communications and Healthcare”

John Groves spoke as a thought leader at the DIA – the biggest global conference on digital insurance presenting innovative new technology that is set to disrupt the insurance industry. Watch the video of his talk about the impact of disruptive technologies in the music making process and the neglected potential of sound in preventive…

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Will Artificial Intelligence change the future of music?

January 9, 2018
Will Artificial Intelligence change the future of music?

With the latest software and programs that use artificial intelligence, musicians could also compose computers. Will original artists become superfluous in the future? Answers from music experts. In August of this year, YouTube star Taryn Southern celebrated the commercial launch of their debut album “I AM AI”, which they produced using artificial intelligence (AI) software…

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John Groves will be speaking at the „Filmmusiktage“ event from the International Academy of Media and Arts Hall e.V.

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October 26, 2017
John Groves will be speaking at the „Filmmusiktage“ event from the International Academy of Media and Arts Hall e.V.

John will be at the Filmmusiktage (in Sachsen-Anhalt) to speak about new opportunities for composers in his talk “Composer 4.0 – The New Cheese”. “New Cheese” referrers to a book about “change” by Spencer Johnson. It reiterates the Darwinian survival idea and John Groves claims it changed his life! (Watch the video below)

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Welcome to the DATEV Development-Lab

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October 24, 2017
Welcome to the DATEV Development-Lab

For those who have always wondered what DATEV actually does, we present the “DATEV Development-Lab“. The campaign will be running in cinemas in the south of Germany and online. We´re proud to have delivered everything you can „hear”, from slapstick music to SFX to Dolby 5.1 mix. Enjoy!

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How do Cyber Attacks sound?

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October 20, 2017
How do Cyber Attacks sound?

How do Cyber Attacks sound? And what can sound tell us? An EKG can tell us when a heart has stopped beating just via our sense of hearing. A Geiger counter can tell us if we should be elsewhere by the sound it makes. So, yes, the sonification of data can provide an additional channel…

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GROVES received a Better Sound Award for their auditory e-Health Application SonicTonic

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September 26, 2017
GROVES received a Better Sound Award for their auditory e-Health Application SonicTonic

The International Sound Awards 2017 took place at Gruenspan in Hamburg. An exhibition of selected projects was followed by an award show honouring projects with the “Better Sound Award” and the “ISAbell”. More informations about the Case: Case: SonicTonic More Information about the International Sound Award 2017: www.audio-branding-academy.org SonicTonic Homepage: www.sonictonic.io

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SoundTrack_Cologne: John Groves gives Welcoming Speech and Co-Hosts Music Politics Panel ASCAP & GEMA

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September 5, 2017
SoundTrack_Cologne: John Groves gives Welcoming Speech and Co-Hosts Music Politics Panel ASCAP & GEMA

GROVES made an appearance at the annual Sound Track Event in Cologne this August. Hereby, the Founder and Managing Director John Groves was invited to represent the Composer Club e.V. with a welcoming speech on the 23rd and co-hosted the music politics panel ASCAP & GEMA: The Rules of the Game at SoundTrack Cologne on…

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GROVES is finalist in the Verbund Innovation Challenge 2017

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July 25, 2017
GROVES is finalist in the Verbund Innovation Challenge 2017

Our concept for a sonic interface (Sonification) for monitoring a power plant has been nominated as finalist in the Austrian VERBUND Innovation Challenge! Stay tuned! More information about the Challenge More information about Sonification. An Excerpt—- Challenge 2: Sonification of data from the grid The Company Austrian Power Grid AG (APG), as the control area…

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