Exclusive Interview with Fatoumata Diawara

Since the release of Fatou, her solo album back in 2011, Fatoumata Diawara has been rather busy as one of the most celebrated voices in African music today. But the Ivorian-born singer, gigging nonstop and gracing world music lovers with a soulful blend of Wassoulou folk and spiritually-infused Afropop, can finally breathe and let things sink in,…

Re: How Venues Turn Into Revenues

After a night out on the town, we decided to do some research on how music identification systems used at venues might have an impact on the revenue generated in the indie music scene. Results show that music played at venues increase the industry’s long-tail and provide a significant source of income for non-mainstream artists….

Songs From the City

Elvis sings “home is where the heart is” and we may be Barcelona born but formed by twenty nationalities and set in twelve cities, our home is everywhere. This along with our chart addiction made us wonder which cities everyone is singing about and how we could measure it. We have the curiosity, the tools…

How We Built Our Brand – Part 2: Our Colours Are a Soundtrack

Our web, our catalogues, our blog and our newsletter, they all shine at certain light frequencies, the colours of BMAT. In our first How we built our brand we explained the story behind our logo, here we want to explain the story behind our brand palette. Etymologically, the term music refers to the arts of muses….

A Tribe Called BMAT

Are You Experienced? Stassy is experienced at BMAT. She’s been working with us for longer than what Rudolf Steiner calls a cycle of life, which means she masters all our folklore. Here she explains some. It’s been more than 7 years now that I’ve been part of BMAT. After your initial rite, you are not…

How We Built Our Brand – Part 1: Our Logo is a Gig

Everyone, everything, every brand, has its own personality. Personality builds on values and beliefs and maps out through everything you do, everything you say and everything you show. BMAT was founded on the strong belief that our technology and passion as innovators could help artists get the recognition they deserve. This is the story of…

Hello Blog

We have finally decided to start our own blog. We are turning 12 years old at the end of 2017 and we consider this the right moment to get ready for our teenage years. We have been introvert for long enough. Look: This was 2 years before we spun off BMAT from the Music Technology Group audio…