At this free, all-ages festival, attendees can meet the people behind the labels, who put all of their energy into supporting and promoting independent music.
Aside from the international and national record fair, the activities that form part of the Independent Label Market at WIELS will include a programme of music with DJs and selectors, showcases and conferences!
Complementary programme of activities:
Signing: Nadah El Shazly
● 14:00 - 14:20
Showcase Mademoiselle Nineteen
(Belgium – Freaksville records)
Lecture: She.Said.So (EN)
A talk with European female founders of indie labels about the challenges they face and how they overcome them.
Signing: Yan Wagner
Lecture: Federation of francophone independent labels (FR)
DIY by Benjamin Schoos: how to set up an independent label
● 17:00 – 17:20
Showcase Jawhar + Signing
(Tunisia – Naff Rekordz/62TV Records)
● 14:00 – 14:20
Showcase The World of Dust
(Netherlands - Tiny Room Records)
Artist Talk: Pierre Beloüin (FR)
As producer of artists, musicians, works and products, multidisciplinary artist Pierre Beloüin and founder of the Glassbox Gallery and Optical Sound will talk about his artistic practice as a means of collaboration.
Lecture: Augustin Maurs (FR)
A talk about Augustin Maurs musical collaboration with Saâdane Afif.
● 16:50 – 17:10
Showcase Robert Rotifer
(UK - Gare du Nord Records)