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Setlist: Business streaming, Distrokid, Fender

By and | Published on Friday 26 October 2018

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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including new research on how much money the music industry is losing to businesses illegally using personal streaming services, Spotify buddying up with digital distribution set-up Distrokid, and new research that shows that half of new guitar players are women. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• The music industry is losing $2.65 billion as businesses fail to stream properly, study finds
Spotify partners with DistroKid on direct upload, takes stake in the company
• Half of new guitar players in the UK and US are women

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