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Vorschaubild - On the trail of Swiss-French rap
Dossier
EN | FR
In its French-speaking part, Switzerland has a rich and plentiful rap culture. The following dossier covers its journey from past to present.
Dossier
EN | FR
Dans sa partie francophone (la Romandie), la Suisse est riche d’une culture rap foisonnante. Panorama d’hier à aujourd’hui.
Vorschaubild - When rap became Swiss-French
2019-03-29
EN | FR
Prior to its current mainstream success, Rap spread across continents through hip-hop culture. French-speaking Switzerland did not escape the phenomen
Pop
Sophia Bischoff
2019-03-29
EN | FR
Le rap s’est diffusé au fil des continents à travers la culture hip-hop. La Suisse francophone n’a pas échappé au phénomène. En voici un historique.
Pop
Sophia Bischoff
Vorschaubild - Colors Records: 10 years of independence
2019-03-29
EN | FR
In Switzerland, where hip-hop labels struggle to stay alive, Colors Records is the exception. A 10 year overview charting the trials, errors and wins.
Pop
José "Geos" Tippenhauer
2019-03-29
EN | FR
Les labels hip-hop suisses peinent à perdurer, Colors Records est une exception. Revue de 10 ans de travail, des actes manqués aux essais transformés
Pop
José "Geos" Tippenhauer

News

2019-03-11

A new editorial feature for swissmusic.ch

Under the READ header, you can discover everything from film scores to independent record labels and effervescent rap scene. All sorts of thematic Dossiers on the Swiss musical landscape.

2019-02-14

Swiss Music Day on the public radio stations - 15th February

Option Musique, SRF1, RTR, Swiss Classic and some others radio stations introduce you to the swiss music with an exclusive programme. Listen to the selection of Option Musique below.

2019-01-20

SWISS MUSIC @IKF

For the first time, the Swiss stand SWISS MUSIC will be present at the Internationale Kulturbörse (IKF) in Freiburg i.B. from 20 to 23 January 2019.

2019-01-17

Many Swiss artists to perform at Eurosonic from 16th to 19th January

This festival, highly reputed for pop music, plans to host Swiss artists : Flèche Love, Crimer, Long Tall Jefferson, Hyperculte etc. Don't miss them!

2018-10-22

Switzerland’s at WOMEX 2018!

From 24 to 28 October, Switzerland is presenting itself in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Also programmed: Swiss conference session and Showcase!

2018-10-16

SWISS MUSIC at MaMA Festival & Convention

The Swiss delegation is gathering at the Swiss Business Mixer in Paris Pigalle on Friday, 18 October.

2018-09-25

SWISS MUSIC at Waves Vienna: Friday, 28 September, 16:30

The Swiss Business Mixer on 28 September is the opportunity for Swiss professionals to catch up with the international music business at the Viennese showcase Festival.

2018-09-18

21 September is the SWISS DAY at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg (19-22.09)

On Friday 21 September, the Swiss delegates at the Reeperbahn Festival will be given the opportunities the get in touch with the international music business at 3 different events. Raclette included.

2018-06-04

From 5 to 8 June, the Swiss music scene is at MIDEM.

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Cannes! Get connected with Switzerland at the umbrella stand, the information central for Swiss Music and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2018-05-16

Switzerland @Classical:NEXT 2018 - 16 to 19 May in Rotterdam

Get connected with Switzerland at umbrella stand, the information central for Swiss classical and contemporary music and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2018-05-08

Swiss Grand Award for Music 2018 goes to Irène Schweizer

The Swiss Grand Award for Music goes to Irène Schweizer, one of the most important contemporary jazz pianists. Thirteen musicians and one ensemble receive a Swiss Music Prize.

2018-04-17

Switzerland @jazzahead!2018 / 19 to 22 April in Bremen

The Swiss delegation is looking forward to seeing you in Bremen! Get connected with Switzerland at umbrella stand 6 C10, the information central for Swiss jazz and platform for its co-exhibitors.

2017-10-13

Welcome to the swissmusic platform!

swissmusic.ch is a window onto Swiss music and news.

Vorschaubild - The Diagonals of Improvisation
2019-03-07
EN | FR
Within just two decades, Suisse Diagonales Jazz has established itself as the showcase and spokesperson for a young, rich and diverse musical scene.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
2019-03-07
EN | FR
En deux décennies, Suisse Diagonales Jazz s’est imposée comme la vitrine et le porte-parole d’une jeune scène musicale aussi riche que diversifiée.
Jazz
Christian Steulet
Vorschaubild - Musical treasures from Romandie 4 : Bongo Joe
2018-09-04
EN | FR
This summer, swissmusic.ch takes you to unusual musical places in French-speaking Switzerland. Fourth stop: Bongo Joe's record shop, label and cafe.
Pop, World music
Julie Henoch
2018-09-04
EN | FR
Cet été, swissmusic.ch part à la rencontre de lieux musicaux inhabituels de de Suisse romande. Quatrième et dernière étape: Bongo Joe.
Pop, World music
Julie Henoch

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Research

Swiss Music Magazine

A journal about Swiss music life, music societies and musical politics.

Gateway to Swiss folk music

Archives of Swiss folk music of yesterday and today.

Petzi Clubs & Festivals

Guide and Agenda to the main Swiss clubs and Festivals of world music and pop.

Jazz Biographies

Biographical collection of Swiss Jazz.

RISM Switzerland

Archives of scores and sheet music from Swiss libraries.

culturalpromotion.ch

Directory of public and private Swiss institutions supporting cultural organizations and projects.

Mx3 - popular music

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists and performers from the folk music scene.

Mx3

Platform dedicated to the presentation of Swiss artists from the world of pop, jazz and world music.

Musinfo

Directory of Swiss composers, performers, improvisers, ensembles and authors on the contemporary music scene.

Swiss National Sound Archives

Swiss sound archives.

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