BMG acquires Infectious Music
BMG acquires Infectious Music

The still rather acquisitive BMG has announced it has acquired Infectious, which will bring the...

Government's culture man talks tough on copyright at BPI AGM
Government's culture man talks tough on copyright at BPI AGM

The government's culture man, former city boy Sajid Javid, talked tough about copyright enforcement at...

Tony Wadsworth departs BPI with rally call for labels
Tony Wadsworth departs BPI with rally call for labels

Speaking for the final time as Chairman of the UK's record industry trade body the...

New Director General at CISAC
New Director General at CISAC

CISAC, the organisation that brings together music publishing collecting societies from around the world, has...

New Camden bar run by The Old Blue Last and Birthdays team to open
New Camden bar run by The Old Blue Last and Birthdays team to open

The team that runs The Old Blue Last and Birthdays have announced that they are...

8tracks raises more finance
8tracks raises more finance

Having shunned Google's acquisition approach - and they did shun it, they shunned Google right...

YouTube begins to roll out crowdfunding features
YouTube begins to roll out crowdfunding features

YouTube's crowdfunding features have gone live in Australia, Japan, Mexico and the US, Android Police...

New editor at Gigwise
New editor at Gigwise

Gigwise has a brand new editor, in the form of Andy Morris, who joins the...

CMU's One Liners - 2 Sep 2014
CMU's One Liners - 2 Sep 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Nominations are open for the 2015 Music Producers...

ATP's dispute with Dash continues, Paypal issuing refunds instead
ATP's dispute with Dash continues, Paypal issuing refunds instead

ATP remains in dispute with Dash Tickets over responsibility for issuing refunds to Jabberwocky ticketholders....

Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to drugs charges, deletes Twitter account
Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to drugs charges, deletes Twitter account

Cee Lo Green last week pleaded no contest to charges of "furnishing" a woman with...

What's next for Royal Blood? Touring, of course!
What's next for Royal Blood? Touring, of course!

Having gone to number one in the album chart on Sunday, scoring the fastest selling...

CMU's One Liners - 2 Sep 2014
CMU's One Liners - 2 Sep 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Nominations are open for the 2015 Music Producers...

New Radiohead material (well, very nearly) in updated app
New Radiohead material (well, very nearly) in updated app

You remember that app-accompaniment to Radiohead's 2011 album 'The King Of Limbs' which came out...

Bristol venue denies encouraging Fat White Family boycott
Bristol venue denies encouraging Fat White Family boycott

Bristol venue The Fleece has denied that it has attempted to convince other venues not...

Kate Bush comeback pushes eight of her albums into the Top 40
Kate Bush comeback pushes eight of her albums into the Top 40

So, popstars, here's a simple strategy for you all to adopt in the future. Be...

Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks
Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks

Faber & Faber has announced that it will publish a new collection of Joy Division...

CMU's One Liners - 1 Sep 2014
CMU's One Liners - 1 Sep 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sarah Henderson has been promoted to the role of...

David Lynch's Kanye West collaboration abandoned due to lack of ideas
David Lynch's Kanye West collaboration abandoned due to lack of ideas

David Lynch has revealed that he was lined up to direct a video for 'Blood...

Dame Dash sorry for behaving badly in Big Pimpin vid
Dame Dash sorry for behaving badly in Big Pimpin vid

Hi. You know in Jay-Z's 'Big Pimpin' video circa 2000, right, when hip hop kingpin...

  • BMG acquires Infectious Music
  • Government’s culture man talks tough on copyright at BPI AGM
  • Cee Lo Green pleads no contest to drugs charges, deletes Twitter account
  • Tony Wadsworth departs BPI with rally call for labels
  • 8tracks raises more finance
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