Find out more about the people who drive the sector and the work that goes on behind the scenes.

20MinutesWith is a series of bite-sized and informative episodes, curated and hosted in London by Juliana Koranteng business journalist focusing on the international media and entertainment businesses. Editing and production is done in Brussels by Romuald Dagry. 

In the time it takes you to to back up your computer or take your dog for a walk, get a closer look at what moves those who shape the landscape of independent music in Europe today. 


20MinutesWith
#4

 

Gee Davy, the first COO of AIM UK on live streaming opportunities and challenges, AIM’s place in Europe, her own career path, and of course what’s on her playlist. Livestreaming is booming to connect artists and fans during the coronavirus pandemic – get practical tips and hear how being a scientist impacts Gee’s view of technology and embracing change.

 


20MinutesWith
#3

 

Jörg Heidemann from German indie association VUT on Covid-19 – how music has been affected, crisis responses from governments, the EU and IMPALA, as well as the positives we can take away and what he’s been listening to in 2020.

 

20MinutesWith#2

 
Jason Rackham, Co-founder of #LoveRecordStores and MD of [PIAS] UK, talks about how the campaign #LoveRecordStores got started, the highlights so far, what it felt like winning IMPALA’s Outstanding Contribution Award, his vision for more collective action in the sector, as well as tips for focussing on artists, whatever type of work you do in the music sector.
 

20MinutesWith#1 

The first episode features Helen Smith, IMPALA’s Executive Chair. Smith takes us on a personal journey…. what brought her to Brussels, her experience at IMPALA, views on hot topics like Brexit, Covid-19, the copyright directive, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, as well as her tips for anyone wanting to work in the music sector.

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