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CMU Podcast: Tidal, Piracy, Madonna

By and | Published on Friday 27 January 2017

Tidal

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Tidal’s bid to boost subscriber numbers by selling out to US tel co Sprint, a bid to answer all of your questions about piracy, and why Madonna’s thoughts about the White House could (definitely won’t) land her in prison. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• Sprint takes 33% stake in Tidal
• Tidal user figures questioned
• Piracy FAQs site launched as ISPs prepare to send out ‘educational emails’ to infringers
• Calls for Madonna to be arrested for her views on yellow purple bananas
• Texas radio station bans Madonna over White House comments

In brief…

• Jean Michel Jarre talks “value transfer”
• Prince heirs accuse former estate administrators of mismanagement
• UK Music welcomes government’s new review of the creative industries
• Team Glastonbury are planning a Variety Bazaar, but not to replace Glastonbury
• BBC unveils UK Eurovision hopefuls



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