Shane MacGowan breaks pelvis in dancing-related accident
Shane MacGowan breaks pelvis in dancing-related accident

1 September 2015

Shane MacGowan was admitted to hospital last week after breaking his pelvis attempting "a complicated...

Evian Christ denies being drunk and incoherent at Leeds festival, after being caged by security staff
Evian Christ denies being drunk and incoherent at Leeds festival, after being caged by security staff

1 September 2015

Evian Christ has denied claims that he was drunk and incoherent at this weekend's Leeds...

VMA winners
VMA winners

1 September 2015

So, it was the MTV VMAs this weekend. Kanye West waffled at length, Miley Cyrus...

CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Grimes, Miley, Xfm
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Grimes, Miley, Xfm

1 September 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • US collecting society ASCAP has announced two promotions in...

Kanye West to run for president (possibly)
Kanye West to run for president (possibly)

1 September 2015

Kanye West has said that he plans to run as a candidate for the US...

CMU's One Liners: Tegan And Sara, Tidal, Alt-J and other stuff
CMU's One Liners: Tegan And Sara, Tidal, Alt-J and other stuff

28 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Booking agency WME has nabbed Tegan And Sara for...

CMU Beef Of The Week #267: Theresa May v Tyler, The Creator
CMU Beef Of The Week #267: Theresa May v Tyler, The Creator

28 August 2015

So, if there's one thing we learned this week, it's that having Tyler, The Creator...

CMU Podcast: PRS v SoundCloud, MegaUpload, Tyler The Creator, One Direction
CMU Podcast: PRS v SoundCloud, MegaUpload, Tyler The Creator, One Direction

28 August 2015

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business,...

Tyler, The Creator says UK gig cancellations were down to visa issues
Tyler, The Creator says UK gig cancellations were down to visa issues

27 August 2015

So, the "circumstances" that have prevented Tyler, The Creator from playing the Reading and Leeds...

Eazy-E's son makes bold allegations about his father's death
Eazy-E's son makes bold allegations about his father's death

27 August 2015

Following the mini controversy around NWA biopic 'Straight Outta Compton's failure to portray the young...

CMU's One Liners: BPI AGM, Vevo sponsor, Foals tapes and two more
CMU's One Liners: BPI AGM, Vevo sponsor, Foals tapes and two more

27 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Record industry trade group the BPI has confirmed the...

Fat Whites demand Mac Demarco withdraw from music, otherwise, well, ISIS
Fat Whites demand Mac Demarco withdraw from music, otherwise, well, ISIS

27 August 2015

Fat White Family have declared that if Mac Demarco doesn't stop with his music making...

Video director says The Weeknd promo rips off his work
Video director says The Weeknd promo rips off his work

26 August 2015

A video director called Mitch Moore reckons that the promo for The Weeknd's most recent...

Bruce Dickinson to upgrade his plane for next Iron Maiden tour
Bruce Dickinson to upgrade his plane for next Iron Maiden tour

26 August 2015

Lots of bands will say that their next tour is going to be bigger and...

CMU's One Liners: Universal Canada, Ole, Velvet Underground and two more
CMU's One Liners: Universal Canada, Ole, Velvet Underground and two more

26 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has a new top man in Canada...

New Daft Punk action figures incoming
New Daft Punk action figures incoming

26 August 2015

Desperately seeking a way to waste a hundred quid next spring? Well, worry not, a solution...

Women assaulted by the young Dr Dre respond to his apology
Women assaulted by the young Dr Dre respond to his apology

25 August 2015

Two of the women assaulted by a younger Dr Dre have responded to an apology...

Raekwon on a possible Wu Tang movie:
Raekwon on a possible Wu Tang movie: "Bet your ass its gonna be serious"

25 August 2015

If NWA can have a fucking movie, why the fuck can't Wu Tang have a...

Tyler cancels UK and Ireland shows
Tyler cancels UK and Ireland shows

25 August 2015

Tyler, the Creator has cancelled his upcoming mini tour of the UK and Ireland, including...

CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Rock Band, The Libertines and two more
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Rock Band, The Libertines and two more

25 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • US collecting society ASCAP has a brand new SVP...

Bon Jovi depart label with song dissing label
Bon Jovi depart label with song dissing label

25 August 2015

Bon Jovi have fulfilled their contractual commitments to Mercury Records with a song dissing, well,...

One Direction hiatus in the diary, apparently
One Direction hiatus in the diary, apparently

24 August 2015

You know One Direction right? You know... they have that song that goes "na, na,...

Basement Jaxx announce special show for World Peace Day
Basement Jaxx announce special show for World Peace Day

24 August 2015

Basement Jaxx have announced a special live show in Koko in London on 21 Sep...

Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church
Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church

24 August 2015

That crazy Westboro Baptist Church bunch set themselves up outside a Foo Fighters gig on...

Eight new compositions to emerge in just one week via Bigo & Twigetti collaborative project
Eight new compositions to emerge in just one week via Bigo & Twigetti collaborative project

21 August 2015

Next week the Bigo & Twigetti label will be bringing together a stack of artists...

CMU's One Liners: Universal Music, NME.com, PRS For Music Foundation, and some cover versions
CMU's One Liners: Universal Music, NME.com, PRS For Music Foundation, and some cover versions

21 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has announced it will be getting lots...

Dr Dre and Ice Cube request removal from lawsuit relating to Suge Knight homicide case
Dr Dre and Ice Cube request removal from lawsuit relating to Suge Knight homicide case

20 August 2015

Dr Dre and Ice Cube have demanded they be removed from a civil lawsuit that...

Morrissey chats more about illness and airport fracas
Morrissey chats more about illness and airport fracas

20 August 2015

Morrissey has been talking in slightly more detail about recent developments in his life in...

Lacklustre Coldplay performance inspired Interpol's Carlos D to quit music
Lacklustre Coldplay performance inspired Interpol's Carlos D to quit music

20 August 2015

Former Interpol member Carlos D has revealed that it was watching a particularly uninspiring Coldplay...

Extra security needed next to provocative Nicki Minaj waxwork after saucy photos go viral
Extra security needed next to provocative Nicki Minaj waxwork after saucy photos go viral

20 August 2015

The Las Vegas branch of Madame Tussauds has instigated extra security to stop punters taking...

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