Music Industry Governance

This research is a preliminary study of the situation of digital music copyright in Indonesia. For this research supported by UNESCO and KFIT, Koalisi Seni combines literature reviews, interviews, and group discussion.

Check out results of the research in the book “A Quiet Damage: The State of Digital Music Copyright in Indonesia”.

Commenced in: 2018

To foster the development of Indonesian music ecosystem


Kami Musik Indonesia, Koalisi Nasional Tolak RUU Permusikan, Commission X of the House of Representatives


Monitoring of latest issues in the music industry

To learn more about the digital music industry and copyright policy in Indonesia, download the book here (currently available in Bahasa Indonesia only).

Situation Analysis –  “A Quiet Damage: The State of Digital Music Copyright in Indonesia”.

Are you a newbie and want to learn about the digital music industry? Download the manual book here (currently available in Bahasa Indonesia only).

Manual Book – “Everything Musician Need to Know About the Digital Music Copyright”

As an effort to improve the Indonesian arts ecosystem, the Art Coalition is involved in the movement to improve the quality of music industry governance. This process began when Koalisi Seni facilitated a Music Talk session at the Indonesian Music Conference in 2018, which became a room for discussion about conditions and aspirations around the music ecosystem.

In early 2019, Koalisi Seni also advocated for the rejection of the Draft Bill on Music compiled by the DPR. This is because the draft is repressive because it contains a rubber article, requires standardization for musicians, and overlaps with various other laws and regulations. Collaborating with other movements such as Kami Musik Indonesia (KAMI) and the National Coalition to Reject the Music Bill, this advocacy was successful with the withdrawal of the Draft Bill from the list of National Legislation Programs (Prolegnas) on 17 June 2019.Koalisi Seni with KAMI is also working together to prepare the 2019 Indonesian Music Conference in November 2019. The results of this event can be seen at


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