Fabienne Schmuki

Episode 3 • Season 3 - Musicians in Conversation

In this episode Natalia speaks with CEO at Irascible Music & Irascible Records, Fabienne Schmuki.  We discuss the relationship between artist and label, when to invest in physical copies of your music and Fabienne shares how she was able to overcome self doubt to take on the role of CEO of Irascible. We also discuss why labels might see less FINTA folk in leadership roles and we ask what can be done to improve this.

About Fabienne Schmuki

Initially building her career in music journalism, Fabienne started working as a PR agent for Irascible Music in 2009. Since 2015, she’s co-directing the company which is operating as an independent distributor, a promotion agency and a record label out of Zurich and Lausanne, Switzerland. Additionally, she’s a founding & board member of Switzerland’s independent label association IndieSuisse and a member of the producer’s board at Swissperform. Fabienne has two children and lives in Zurich with her family. Privately, she loves music in most forms and shapes – preferably live!

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