MusicTank paper puts the spotlight on the private copy levy
MusicTank paper puts the spotlight on the private copy levy

31 March 2015

MusicTank has published a white paper called 'Private Copying Of Music: A New Model For Artist Compensation', part of the think tank's new...

CMU Business Editor shares the background to music licensing strand at The Great Escape
CMU Business Editor shares the background to music licensing strand at The Great Escape

30 March 2015

CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke has expanded on the CMU Insights conference strand Music Licensing: Explained At Last!, which will take place during...

Digital pie debate in the spotlight at this year's Great Escape
Digital pie debate in the spotlight at this year's Great Escape

25 March 2015

The spotlight will fall at The Great Escape this year (metaphorically speaking, no hard hats required) on one of the biggest music industry...

Dave Rowntree to inspire future music talent at The Great Escape
Dave Rowntree to inspire future music talent at The Great Escape

25 March 2015

Saturday at The Great Escape this year will be all about future talent once again, with a full day CMU:DIY programme for aspiring...

CMU's One Liners: Tidal countdown, Bloc Party a bassist down, Stewart Lee gets down, and more
CMU's One Liners: Tidal countdown, Bloc Party a bassist down, Stewart Lee gets down, and more

25 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you were wondering what that countdown on the Tidal website is all about, and I'm sure...

CMU's One Liners: Pharrell, Johnny Borrell, Laura Moody, Bjork, more
CMU's One Liners: Pharrell, Johnny Borrell, Laura Moody, Bjork, more

20 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Pharrell Williams will today turn the Empire State Building yellow at 2pm New York time to help...

New research provides insights into what UK consumers think about music
New research provides insights into what UK consumers think about music

18 March 2015

Media Insight Consulting, the consultancy business set up last year by former Universal Music Global Insight Director Chris Carey, has released some top-line...

CMU's One Liners: Snoop Dogg speaks, Mumfords debut, Alexisonfire reunite, and other verbs
CMU's One Liners: Snoop Dogg speaks, Mumfords debut, Alexisonfire reunite, and other verbs

11 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today......

CMU Business Editor shares the background to music marketing strand at The Great Escape
CMU Business Editor shares the background to music marketing strand at The Great Escape

6 March 2015

CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke has expanded on the topics set to be explored at The Great Escape this May as part of...

CMU's One Liners: Kylie, Aphex Twin, Shamir, more
CMU's One Liners: Kylie, Aphex Twin, Shamir, more

6 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The dance music focused Brighton Music Conference has announced some details about its programme this year, which...

Spotify's Will Hope to lead re-evaluation of music marketing with CMU Insights at The Great Escape
Spotify's Will Hope to lead re-evaluation of music marketing with CMU Insights at The Great Escape

4 March 2015

Spotify's Director Of Label Relations Will Hope will reveal what factors are driving streams in 2015 at the top of a CMU Insights...

The Great Escape confirms BIMM alliance for 2015
The Great Escape confirms BIMM alliance for 2015

4 March 2015

In addition to the schedule for the CMU Insights strand on music marketing, The Great Escape has also just announced that BIMM will...

CMU's One Liners: Independent Label Week? Yes, Independent Label Week. And some other things that don't come in weeks.
CMU's One Liners: Independent Label Week? Yes, Independent Label Week. And some other things that don't come in weeks.

3 March 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • So, who had James Steven in the sweepstake for "next person to be promoted to the role...

New Music Cities convention to launch
New Music Cities convention to launch

26 February 2015

A new conference event will launch in Brighton this May, just before The Great Escape festivities kick off, focused on how vibrant local...

CMU:DIY to lead digital developments debate at Roundhouse Rising
CMU:DIY to lead digital developments debate at Roundhouse Rising

20 February 2015

The Roundhouse Rising festival has been taking place at the popular Camden venue all week this week, and tomorrow the proceedings will include...

CMU's One Liners: Next BRIT Thing, Taylor Swift, Estelle, Marky Ramone and some more Monday morning marvels
CMU's One Liners: Next BRIT Thing, Taylor Swift, Estelle, Marky Ramone and some more Monday morning marvels

16 February 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Remember the lottery-funded Big Music Project? You know, with those big career events and the internship funding...

Full ILMC schedule announced
Full ILMC schedule announced

12 February 2015

Live music industry conference ILMC returns for its 27th edition on 5-8 Mar, taking place at the Royal Garden Hotel in London as...

Rock N Roll Summer School For Girls to launch in Glasgow
Rock N Roll Summer School For Girls to launch in Glasgow

6 February 2015

Glasgow School Of Art Students' Association has announced that it will launch a scheme to encourage girls aged been eight and sixteen to...

Eddy Temple-Morris and CALM call for help to kill January
Eddy Temple-Morris and CALM call for help to kill January

27 January 2015

After an extended break, Eddy Temple-Morris returns to CMU today with an Eddy Says column announcing a Campaign Against Living Miserably initiative which...

Sony Music's Doug Morris to deliver Midem keynote
Sony Music's Doug Morris to deliver Midem keynote

27 January 2015

Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris will deliver a keynote speech at this year's Midem. It will be titled 'Lessons Learned' and will...

MusicTank to put focus on big data and A&R
MusicTank to put focus on big data and A&R

23 January 2015

MusicTank have announced details of their next Think Tank event, which will take the title 'Moneyballing Music: Big Data, Consumers And A&R'. The...

UK announced as featured country at Great Escape 2015, plus topics of core convention strands revealed
UK announced as featured country at Great Escape 2015, plus topics of core convention strands revealed

22 January 2015

The Great Escape returns this May for its tenth anniversary edition, showcasing over 400 new bands across the city of Brighton, with over...

FAC announces new drop-in night for young artists
FAC announces new drop-in night for young artists

20 January 2015

The Featured Artists Coalition has announced that it will host the first of a series of monthly informal drop-in sessions for young artists...

Eurosonic kicks off today with Iceland the featured country
Eurosonic kicks off today with Iceland the featured country

14 January 2015

The Eurosonic showcase festival and music convention kicks off in Gronigen in the Netherlands later today with Iceland this year's featured country. Amongst...

Sound Women announces regional events
Sound Women announces regional events

8 January 2015

Sound Women, the previously reported collective for women working (or wishing to work) in the radio and audio biz, has announced details of...

CMU's One Liners: The Overflow, Duff McKagan, Akon and other good times
CMU's One Liners: The Overflow, Duff McKagan, Akon and other good times

6 January 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • 7digital yesterday announced it is powering a new app for Christian music consumers in the US called...

CMU:DIY to return to The Roundhouse this weekend
CMU:DIY to return to The Roundhouse this weekend

5 December 2014

The CMU:DIY team will return to The Roundhouse in Camden this Sunday to host the venue's Artist Toolkit Day for the second year...

CMU's One Liners: Ed Sheeran, MIDEM, Camp Bestival and really quite a lot more
CMU's One Liners: Ed Sheeran, MIDEM, Camp Bestival and really quite a lot more

28 November 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Martin Varsavsky, CEO of WiFi network Fon, is to give a 'Living Room Of The 21st Century'-themed...

UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice
UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice

20 November 2014

UK Music yesterday launched a new Internship Code Of Practice for the good old music industry, in partnership with action group Intern Aware. The...

Kobalt to support Berklee’s Rethink Music initiative
Kobalt to support Berklee’s Rethink Music initiative

19 November 2014

Music rights group Kobalt has announced an alliance with the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, which will see the former provide the...

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