Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot
Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot

If it gets to court, the legal battle between 19 Entertainment and Sony Music could...

Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan
Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan

Sony-affiliated EDM label Ultra Records is suing YouTube star Michelle Phan for using tracks owned...

Former Sony man joins Baboom
Former Sony man joins Baboom

Perhaps in a move to convince potential investors that Kim Dotcom's past and current squabbles...

Spotify boss says IPO not imminent
Spotify boss says IPO not imminent

Spotify boss guy Daniel Ek last week played down speculation that an IPO at the...

Creative industries and ISPs announce copyright alert and education alliance
Creative industries and ISPs announce copyright alert and education alliance

The major internet service providers, trade body reps for various content industries and the government...

Facebook launches Mentions app for celebs
Facebook launches Mentions app for celebs

Facebook has launched a new app, called Mentions, aimed at public figures. It apparently allows...

MixRadio to spin off from Microsoft/Nokia
MixRadio to spin off from Microsoft/Nokia

Following the news last week that IT giant Microsoft planned to shed a mere 18,000...

September dates announced for CMU Insights courses
September dates announced for CMU Insights courses

The autumn dates for the CMU Insights evening seminars have been announced, once again offering...

Spanish court overturns web-blocks, as Pirate Bay says userbase has doubled since blockades began
Spanish court overturns web-blocks, as Pirate Bay says userbase has doubled since blockades began

While Spain was one of the first countries to seriously consider web-blocking as a tactic...

Distributor STHoldings to close
Distributor STHoldings to close

Electronic music distribution company STHoldings will cease trading at the end of this month, according...

FatCat launches publishing arm
FatCat launches publishing arm

Brighton record label FatCat has announced the launch of a new music publishing arm, FatCat...

BIMM founders behind new Detroit-based music school with global online courses
BIMM founders behind new Detroit-based music school with global online courses

The founders of music education institution BIMM, Kevin Nixon, Sarah Clayman and Bruce Dickinson, have...

Featured Artists Coalition backs indie community's Digital Deals Declaration
Featured Artists Coalition backs indie community's Digital Deals Declaration

The UK's Featured Artists Coalition last night welcomed the indie label community's Fair Digital Deals...

Sony/ATV publishes its complete catalogue online
Sony/ATV publishes its complete catalogue online

It's all about DIY in the music business in 2014, we all know that, and...

Night & Day called to licensing meeting in ongoing noise level dispute
Night & Day called to licensing meeting in ongoing noise level dispute

Popular Manchester music venue Night & Day has been called to what the Manchester Evening...

Pacha London nightclub to close
Pacha London nightclub to close

The London branch of the Pacha nightclub chain is to close in September, it has...

Ibiza Rocks to withdraw from Mallorca
Ibiza Rocks to withdraw from Mallorca

The Ibiza Rocks people have announced they'll end their operations in Mallorca later this year...

Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to
Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to "serious misconduct" by Sun's 'fake sheikh'

Tulisa Contostavlos's trial on drugs charges dramatically collapsed yesterday, after the judge called into question...

Controversial US Aaliyah TV movie gets new star
Controversial US Aaliyah TV movie gets new star

So, the controversial Aaliyah biopic being made by Lifetime in the States is back on....

Kanye may release new music soon, is a blowfish
Kanye may release new music soon, is a blowfish

Kanye West has done his first magazine interview for, oh ages, with GQ. And amongst...

Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates
Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates

Johnny Marr has announced that he'll be releasing a new solo album this year, following...

Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP
Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP

Having signed to Ninja Tune back in April, Evy Jane have announced their first EP...

Duologue to release second album in September
Duologue to release second album in September

Duologue have announced that they will release their second album, 'Never Get Lost', on 8...

Jessie Ware announces big church shows
Jessie Ware announces big church shows

Jessie Ware has announced what she's calling her 'Tough Love' tour. It's named after the...

Ella Eyre announces October tour
Ella Eyre announces October tour

Ella Eyre is going to be touring in October, taking advantage of all the popularity...

Banks announces November UK tour
Banks announces November UK tour

Everyone! Banks is coming back to the UK! Imagine! No, don't imagine! Just buy tickets!...

iTunes Festival to return to The Roundhouse
iTunes Festival to return to The Roundhouse

The iTunes Festival, eh? That's back again. Lots of big name artists, all playing at...

George Harrison tree killed by beetles
George Harrison tree killed by beetles

A tree planted in an LA park in memory of the late George Harrison has...

Former Lady Gaga PA to write tell-all book
Former Lady Gaga PA to write tell-all book

Lady Gaga's former PA Jennifer O'Neill, who sued the musician last year, is to write...

Teen metal band Unlocking The Truth to write book
Teen metal band Unlocking The Truth to write book

The first signing to Sony's new Cherry Party imprint, the rather youthful metal band Unlocking...

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson's
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson's "gutted" after football team takeover deal falls through

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson has said he's "gutted" after his takeover of Doncaster Rovers Football...

Scott Weiland hoping for
Scott Weiland hoping for "easy money" reunion with Velvet Revolver

Currently working on his third solo album, Scott Weiland is keen for a Velvet Revolver...

Mike Patton hasn't ruled out working with Dillinger Escape Plan again
Mike Patton hasn't ruled out working with Dillinger Escape Plan again

Mike Patton has said that he might work with The Dillinger Escape Plan again in...

Sparks announce second show with Heritage Orchestra
Sparks announce second show with Heritage Orchestra

Sparks have added a second performance of their 'Kimono My House' album with the Heritage...

Ali Campbell The Legendary Voice Of UB40 Reunited With Astro & Mickey announce album and tour
Ali Campbell The Legendary Voice Of UB40 Reunited With Astro & Mickey announce album and tour

Former UB40 members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue have presumably lost or given up...

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