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

21 July 2014

The autumn dates for the CMU Insights evening seminars have been announced, once again offering eight two-hour sessions taking place in London each...

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

18 July 2014

The founders of music education institution BIMM, Kevin Nixon, Sarah Clayman and Bruce Dickinson, have confirmed that they are launching a new educational...

Leeds College Of Music appoints new Principal
Leeds College Of Music appoints new Principal

17 July 2014

The Leeds College Of Music has announced its new Principal and Managing Director as Gerry Godley. Currently Director of the Improvised Music Company,...

Line-up for the July edition of The CMU Podcast: Live announced
Line-up for the July edition of The CMU Podcast: Live announced

14 July 2014

Following the success of its first edition in June, the CMU Podcast will be back for another live recording at The Roundhouse in...

MusicTank puts the focus on new music technologies
MusicTank puts the focus on new music technologies

11 July 2014

The next MusicTank panel event will take place on 16 Sep in London, with the aim of shedding light on "what new technology...

Indie Label Market happening this weekend
Indie Label Market happening this weekend

10 July 2014

What are you doing this coming Saturday? Mmmhmm. Mmmhmm. Mmmhmm. Yeah, that sounds cool and all, but what say you instead swing by this year's...

CMU Podcast: Live goes live - hear it now
CMU Podcast: Live goes live - hear it now

27 June 2014

As pan-European indie label trade body IMPALA confirms it has filed a complaint with the European Commission over YouTube's negotiating tactics for its...

CMU's new music business talk show live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT
CMU's new music business talk show live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT

24 June 2014

This evening CMU and Roundhouse Rising will present the first edition of a new music business news-related chat show, live in the Roundhouse's...

YouTube dispute under the spotlight at CMU Podcast: Live
YouTube dispute under the spotlight at CMU Podcast: Live

20 June 2014

The topics up for debate at the first ever edition of the CMU Podcast: Live have been confirmed, with the indie sector's ongoing...

Super early bird tickets on sale for The Great Escape 2015
Super early bird tickets on sale for The Great Escape 2015

19 June 2014

So, assuming you've just about recovered from this year's Great Escape festivities, how about we do it all again next May? 14-16 May...

Come and watch England v Costa Rica with CMU
Come and watch England v Costa Rica with CMU

18 June 2014

Next Tuesday, England are due to play Costa Rica in their final group stage game of the World Cup. We thought it would...

BBC announces new music strategy, confirms annual awards and classical outreach programme for schools
BBC announces new music strategy, confirms annual awards and classical outreach programme for schools

17 June 2014

The big bad belligerent but basically brilliant BBC has lifted the lid on its new 'wide-ranging music strategy'. So that's exciting. Not to...

V&A to house Glastonbury archive
V&A to house Glastonbury archive

16 June 2014

Ahead of the 2014 edition of Glastonbury next week, the V&A has announced that it is the new home of the festival’s archive....

You’ll find Everything (Everything!) in a library
You’ll find Everything (Everything!) in a library

13 June 2014

Glitch-pop geeks Everything Everything will ‘do it’ for lending on 10-15 Nov via an artist residency at Manchester Central Library, which will be...

Panel announced for first live CMU Podcast recording
Panel announced for first live CMU Podcast recording

9 June 2014

CMU has this morning announced the guest panellists for the first edition of 'The CMU Podcast: Live', which will take place at The...

Second Cassette Store Day announced
Second Cassette Store Day announced

9 June 2014

Following the, erm, universally positive reception for the event across all social media last year, the date for the second annual Cassette Store...

Sound Women to host classes on music production and voiceover work
Sound Women to host classes on music production and voiceover work

9 June 2014

Sound Women, a network and development collective for women working (or wishing to work) in the radio and audio biz, is launching a...

MIDEM moves to June, adds new strands
MIDEM moves to June, adds new strands

5 June 2014

Bad news for fans of Cannes in the rain, the music industry's big annual shindig in the French city, MIDEM, is moving from...

Ticketmaster announces scholarship on Henley's music MBA
Ticketmaster announces scholarship on Henley's music MBA

4 June 2014

Ticketmaster UK has announced the launch of a new scholarship with the Henley Business School on its MBA in Music & Creative Industries....

Tickets on sale for user-friendly three-part music rights course
Tickets on sale for user-friendly three-part music rights course

2 June 2014

The latest season of CMU Insights evening courses kicks off tonight in Shoreditch, and a single ticket is now on sale to attend...

Watch footage of WhoSampled's Samplethon at The Great Escape 2014
Watch footage of WhoSampled's Samplethon at The Great Escape 2014

29 May 2014

Earlier this month at The Great Escape in Brighton, WhoSampled hosted its first ever Samplethon. Run as part of tech mini-conference Blueprint, the sampling...

Festival PR tips shared at The Great Escape, and now in the CMU Digest Report
Festival PR tips shared at The Great Escape, and now in the CMU Digest Report

27 May 2014

The conclusions of CMU's recent survey of music media about the ways festivals PR themselves are shared in the latest edition of the...

New CMU Insights season kicks off next week
New CMU Insights season kicks off next week

27 May 2014

The latest season of CMU Insights training courses kicks off next week, with eight evening seminars over eight weeks providing a concise overview...

Big Music Project Competition to hunt down new musical talent
Big Music Project Competition to hunt down new musical talent

27 May 2014

The BPI's Lottery-funded Big Music Project has announced a talent contest to seek out young musicians from around the UK and get their...

Andrew WK to speak to Oxford Union
Andrew WK to speak to Oxford Union

22 May 2014

Now, obviously it won't have any of the prestige or glamour of that time he spoke to the My Little Pony fan convention...

New series of CMU Insights evening seminars kick off next month
New series of CMU Insights evening seminars kick off next month

20 May 2014

Full details are now online about the series of eight CMU Insights evening seminars that kick off on 2 Jun and which together...

More clarity is the biggest demand when artists debate the streaming sector
More clarity is the biggest demand when artists debate the streaming sector

16 May 2014

The artist community is more frustrated about a lack of information than an immediate lack of money when it comes to the booming...

Should Blurred Lines have been banned on British radio? The Great Escape debates
Should Blurred Lines have been banned on British radio? The Great Escape debates

16 May 2014

For the final part of the 'Blurred Lines: Does Pop Have A Misogyny Problem?' strand at The Great Escape last weekend, talk turned...

Pusha T, Rustie, Fabio & Grooverider for London's Converse CONS Project
Pusha T, Rustie, Fabio & Grooverider for London's Converse CONS Project

16 May 2014

Converse is financing a series of London-based arts workshops, talks, shows (and even a skate park, for God's sake) designed to foster creativity,...

Pop misogyny debate turns to music videos, empowerment and porn at The Great Escape
Pop misogyny debate turns to music videos, empowerment and porn at The Great Escape

15 May 2014

Having asked what steps could be taken to improve equality in the UK music industry, and what can be done about misogyny in...

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