East London's Vibe Bar closing over licensing issues
East London's Vibe Bar closing over licensing issues

East London's Vibe Bar is to close after a run in between the venue's owners...

MN2S recruits two more agents
MN2S recruits two more agents

The MN2S booking agency has added to its team by recruiting two new agents in...

Pandora launches data service for artists
Pandora launches data service for artists

Pandora continues in its bid to convince the music community it's not evil by offering...

RAJAR Round Up: Good quarter for 6, less so for Radio 1 and Heart
RAJAR Round Up: Good quarter for 6, less so for Radio 1 and Heart

What five things do you need to know about the latest round of radio listening...

Japan Night steps up music export plans with international concert announcement
Japan Night steps up music export plans with international concert announcement

A collaboration between the Federation Of Music Producers Japan and ad agency Dentsu, music export...

CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more
CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sony's music publishing house Sony/ATV has promoted one Rich...

Vocal Sony Corp investor sells stake
Vocal Sony Corp investor sells stake

Noisy Sony Corp shareholder Daniel Loeb has divested his stock in the electronics and entertainment...

Recent case provides insight into the costs of web-blocking
Recent case provides insight into the costs of web-blocking

Torrentfreak has published some information on the costs of instigating web-blocks based on information provided...

New Chair for PRS For Music Foundation
New Chair for PRS For Music Foundation

Music community funder the PRS For Music Foundation, the charity allied to the UK music...

O2 hires FRUKT to lead next phase of its music sponsorship programme
O2 hires FRUKT to lead next phase of its music sponsorship programme

Music/brand partnership specialist FRUKT has been appointed by oft-useless phone firm O2 to work on...

Revamp of Google streaming service incorporates Songza curation
Revamp of Google streaming service incorporates Songza curation

Google is stepping up the curated playlist functionality within its streaming platform this week, in...

TuneCore to offer YouTube's Content ID to artists
TuneCore to offer YouTube's Content ID to artists

Digital distributor TuneCore has launched a new service called YouTube Money, which basically opens up...

Gambaccini back on BBC
Gambaccini back on BBC

A now-in-the-clear Paul Gambaccini will pick up again as a BBC Radio host next month,...

Kesha claims about Dr Luke contradicted in earlier deposition
Kesha claims about Dr Luke contradicted in earlier deposition

There were developments earlier this week in the high profile and emotive legal battle between...

Wilko Johnson free of cancer and feeling iconic
Wilko Johnson free of cancer and feeling iconic

More from Wilko Johnson's pretty extraordinary recovery story now, as the one-time Dr Feelgood guitarist...

Ain't no party like a televised, charity-motivated S Club mega-party
Ain't no party like a televised, charity-motivated S Club mega-party

So. 4:3 girl:boy ratio pop superband S Club 7, aka the S Club Seniors, are...

Kate Bush takes stock 'After The Dawn'
Kate Bush takes stock 'After The Dawn'

Dear everyone who went to one of Kate Bush's 22 back-to-back 'Before The Dawn' shows...

Q Awards dished out
Q Awards dished out

What's this, an awards show just for music people, oh my Lord what did we...

MOBOs dished out
MOBOs dished out

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, after a long, long, long, long wait of, oh,...

CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more
CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sony's music publishing house Sony/ATV has promoted one Rich...

Taylor Swift makes fans pay for white noise
Taylor Swift makes fans pay for white noise

In phase II of Taylor Swift's deeply evil and slightly deranged experiment testing her fans'...

Justin Timberlake settles with Heat
Justin Timberlake settles with Heat

In not exactly earth-shakingly shocking news, the Irish Times reports that Justin Timberlake has reached...

Baker Street sax player Raphael Ravenscroft dies
Baker Street sax player Raphael Ravenscroft dies

Saxophonist Raphael Ravenscroft, who famously plays the sax solo on Gerry Rafferty's 'Baker Street', has...

Orbital 'stops working', Paul Hartnoll goes on solo
Orbital 'stops working', Paul Hartnoll goes on solo

Brit dance machine Orbital has "stopped working" for its co-creators Phil and Paul Hartnoll, who've...

CMU's One Liners: Zane Lowe x Drive, Lorde x Mockingjay, Todd Terje and more...
CMU's One Liners: Zane Lowe x Drive, Lorde x Mockingjay, Todd Terje and more...

Other notable announcements and developments today... • High-end DJ Steve Angello has terminated his contract with...

Serge Kasabian wants more carnage
Serge Kasabian wants more carnage

Hey bands, stop being all laid back and clued up and sensible will you, let's...

  • Kesha claims about Dr Luke contradicted in earlier deposition
  • Pandora launches data service for artists
  • RAJAR Round Up: Good quarter for 6, less so for Radio 1 and Heart
  • Wilko Johnson free of cancer and feeling iconic
  • Kate Bush takes stock ‘After The Dawn’
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