CMU's One Liners: IFF keynoter, Capitol promotions, Prince off streams and more
CMU's One Liners: IFF keynoter, Capitol promotions, Prince off streams and more

2 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Organisers of the International Festival Forum - the new event from the people behind ILMC - have...

CMU's One Liners: ASCAP and Universal promotions, Independent Label Market rarities, and some new tracks
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP and Universal promotions, Independent Label Market rarities, and some new tracks

1 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • US collecting society ASCAP has promoted Lauren Iossa to the job of Exec VP Chief Marketing &...

CMU's One Liners: Festival Congress returns, CD Baby conference, NWA reunion etc
CMU's One Liners: Festival Congress returns, CD Baby conference, NWA reunion etc

29 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Ben Ward, frontman of metallers Orange Goblin and formerly an exec at One Fifteen management, has joined...

Cassette Store Day is back
Cassette Store Day is back

17 June 2015

"But 'cassette stores' aren't even a thing", approximately seven people in your Twitter feed are currently complaining. Yeah? Well tough, that won't stop...

IFPI and Music Canada big up the power of music cities
IFPI and Music Canada big up the power of music cities

8 June 2015

Global record industry trade group the IFPI teamed up with Music Canada on Friday to launch a report called 'The Mastering Of A...

CMU Insights puts the spotlight on live, brands, D2F and merch
CMU Insights puts the spotlight on live, brands, D2F and merch

8 June 2015

CMU Insights will put the spotlight on both the live sector and the brand partnerships domain in its next evening seminar, which takes...

CMU's One Liners: Post-Midem bike ride, new appointments at Crown Talent and Insieme, and more
CMU's One Liners: Post-Midem bike ride, new appointments at Crown Talent and Insieme, and more

8 June 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Hey all you slackers moseying on back from the Midem festivities via train, plane or automobile, don't...

Tackling the Digital Pie Debate
Tackling the Digital Pie Debate

1 June 2015

Back to our post-event coverage of this year's CMU Insights @ The Great Escape, which will continue during this month, and in the...

Collective licensing, safe harbours, digital business models and freemium under the spotlight with CMU Insights
Collective licensing, safe harbours, digital business models and freemium under the spotlight with CMU Insights

26 May 2015

Bookings are now open for two upcoming CMU Insights evening seminars, both focused on the music rights side of the industry. 'How Music...

Sheffield Doc/Fest announces full music programme
Sheffield Doc/Fest announces full music programme

22 May 2015

Documentary film festival Sheffield Doc/Fest has announced its full programme of music-related screenings and events for its 2015 edition. Among the highlights are: the...

CMU's One Liners: Hey, people have noticed that 'singles' (ie single track record releases) and 'singles' (ie unattached human beings) sound similar and so now Tinder is a promotional platform for music. And some other stuff
CMU's One Liners: Hey, people have noticed that 'singles' (ie single track record releases) and 'singles' (ie unattached human beings) sound similar and so now Tinder is a promotional platform for music. And some other stuff

22 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Interscope-signed electro house purveyor Zedd is promoting his new album on Tinder, with those who 'swipe right'...

Sony to take down more music from SoundCloud, while Ultra boss says it’s years away from making money
Sony to take down more music from SoundCloud, while Ultra boss says it’s years away from making money

21 May 2015

Sony Music's previously reported campaign of removing its music from SoundCloud - as licensing negotiations with the audio-sharing platform continue to stall -...

The Great Escape's tenth anniversary goes out with a bang (and then lots of confetti)
The Great Escape's tenth anniversary goes out with a bang (and then lots of confetti)

18 May 2015

The Great Escape's tenth anniversary year reached its climax on Saturday night as confetti exploded across a packed house enjoying a special midnight...

Martin Elbourne on how government can support music at a local level
Martin Elbourne on how government can support music at a local level

18 May 2015

On Friday we shared two of the #VoteForMusic speeches that kickstarted the second day of proceedings at this year's CMU Insights @ The...

Martin Goldschmidt calls on government to provide tax breaks for music
Martin Goldschmidt calls on government to provide tax breaks for music

18 May 2015

In his #VoteForMusic keynote at CMU Insights @ The Great Escape Cooking Vinyl MD Martin Goldschmidt called on the music industry to lobby...

Philip Pullman to address PPL AGM
Philip Pullman to address PPL AGM

14 May 2015

Author Philip Pullman is to appear as the keynote speaker at this year's PPL AGM next month, it has been announced. Announcing the...

Indie Label Cup charity five-a-side to take place this month
Indie Label Cup charity five-a-side to take place this month

14 May 2015

A new five-a-side football tournament involving those rather decent indie label sorts, called The Indie Label Cup no less, will take place on...

A few networking slots still available at Great Escape Convention
A few networking slots still available at Great Escape Convention

12 May 2015

In addition to our obviously magnificent CMU Insights programme taking place at The Great Escape later this week, there's also a new look...

Great Escape sells out: Paul Weller secret gig, Ghetts and Mike Skinner films, CMU Insights programme and microsite
Great Escape sells out: Paul Weller secret gig, Ghetts and Mike Skinner films, CMU Insights programme and microsite

11 May 2015

Both festival and delegate tickets for this year's Great Escape - the tenth anniversary edition - have now sold out, as the music...

CMU's music rights evening course returns
CMU's music rights evening course returns

11 May 2015

The latest season of CMU Insights evening seminars kicks off tonight, and that means the three part course 'Understanding Music Rights - A...

Line up revealed for MusicTank’s private copy debate
Line up revealed for MusicTank’s private copy debate

8 May 2015

MusicTank has announced the line up for its previously reported event ‘Who Pays For The Right To Copy?’, exploring the private copy right...

CMU Insights seminar explains the music business in just two hours
CMU Insights seminar explains the music business in just two hours

6 May 2015

If you've ever wondered how your slice of the music industry fits in with the wider business, then we can tell you in...

Full CMU @ The Great Escape programme now live
Full CMU @ The Great Escape programme now live

5 May 2015

The full programme is now online for all of the CMU activity at this year's Great Escape, and you can jump inside, browse,...

Creative entrepreneurs invited to digital health + care innovation conference
Creative entrepreneurs invited to digital health + care innovation conference

1 May 2015

Entrepreneurs from the music and creative industries are being invited to join an event later this month exploring how digital platforms and technologies...

CMU's One Liners: Bon Jovi's Azoff deal, Bristol's Independent Label Market, Justin Bieber's Zoolander cameo, and so much more
CMU's One Liners: Bon Jovi's Azoff deal, Bristol's Independent Label Market, Justin Bieber's Zoolander cameo, and so much more

1 May 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Billboard sources say that Irving Azoff has signed a management deal with Jon Bon Jovi and also...

Line-up for final CMU Insights @ The Great Escape strand announced
Line-up for final CMU Insights @ The Great Escape strand announced

30 April 2015

With just two weeks to go until this year's Great Escape, today we announce the line-up for the final of our CMU Insights...

Full schedules now live for three of the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape strands
Full schedules now live for three of the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape strands

24 April 2015

The full schedules are now live for three of the conference strands set to be presented by CMU Insights at The Great Escape...

Line-up announced for CMU:DIY at The Great Escape
Line-up announced for CMU:DIY at The Great Escape

23 April 2015

The line-up has been announced for CMU:DIY @ The Great Escape, a full day of talks, interviews and discussions aimed at future music...

CMU reveals brands to share partnership case studies at The Great Escape
CMU reveals brands to share partnership case studies at The Great Escape

22 April 2015

As we continue to finalise line-ups for the CMU Insights conference strands taking place at The Great Escape this May, today we can...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures
CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift museum exhibit extended, Rihanna arrives appropriately late for weed smoking celebration, Killer Mike posts wrestling video, and further adventures

22 April 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you were worried that you were running out of time to catch the 'Taylor Swift Experience'...

  • CMU Podcast: 19 v Sony, Taylor Swift v photographers, Sirius v the past, remembering Amy Winehouse
  • PRS campaign puts the spotlight back on safe harbours in wake of GEMA ruling
  • Taylor Swift label Big Machine not for sale, revisits alliance with Universal
  • Michael Robertson adds FreeBeats1 to his 6 Seconds app
  • CMU Beef Of The Week 260: Photographers v Pop
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