CMU's One Liners: IMS, Sankeys, Mykki Blanco and more
CMU's One Liners: IMS, Sankeys, Mykki Blanco and more

15 October 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Don your sailors' caps, everyone, the International Music Summit is shipping out to Singapore. Pete Tong will...

Iggy Pop delivers his John Peel Lecture
Iggy Pop delivers his John Peel Lecture

14 October 2014

So Iggy Pop - you know, the Iggy with the Pop - gave his John Peel Lecture at the Radio Festival yesterday. It's...

Copyright education should begin with the rights owners, says CMU Business Editor
Copyright education should begin with the rights owners, says CMU Business Editor

13 October 2014

Hot on the heels of Mike Weatherley MP's report on copyright education, published on Friday, CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke has penned a...

CMU's One Liners: Manimal Label Group, StubHub, MOBOs, Mercury and more
CMU's One Liners: Manimal Label Group, StubHub, MOBOs, Mercury and more

13 October 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • A new collective of US indie labels, Manimal Label Group, which includes Manimal Vinyl Records and Buddyhead,...

Mike Weatherley launches copyright education report
Mike Weatherley launches copyright education report

10 October 2014

Mike Weatherley MP, Intellectual Property Advisor to David Cameron, has published the third of his copyright reports this morning, this one called 'Copyright...

Royal hoax DJ to speak at Radio Festival
Royal hoax DJ to speak at Radio Festival

7 October 2014

Former presenter on Australia's 2Day FM, Mel Grieg will appear as a speaker at this year's Radio Festival next week. Grieg was one...

Brian Cox to science the shit out of music and make it all perfect
Brian Cox to science the shit out of music and make it all perfect

7 October 2014

Everyone's favourite physicist (except in the unlikely event that you can name another one) Brian Cox is to host an event at the...

CMU's One Liners: Benicassim, Deezer, Skrillex and more
CMU's One Liners: Benicassim, Deezer, Skrillex and more

2 October 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today… • Grime innovators Mumdance and Logos, aka Jack Adams and James Parker, are now the co-directors of their...

Noel Gallagher to debate himself at Xfm charity event
Noel Gallagher to debate himself at Xfm charity event

30 September 2014

Noel Gallagher will on 3 Nov lead a live, Xfm-presented Q&A event centring on... well, himself, a topic on which he, if anyone,...

Documentary about proto-punk band Death receives London premiere
Documentary about proto-punk band Death receives London premiere

26 September 2014

The very first Doc N Roll music documentary film festival opened last night with the London premiere of 'A Band Called Death' -...

CMU's One Liners: Amazon, MIDEM, Neil Young and more
CMU's One Liners: Amazon, MIDEM, Neil Young and more

26 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Urban Outfitters is the "number one seller" of vinyl in the world according to... well, Urban Outfitters...

London's first ever music documentary festival starts tonight
London's first ever music documentary festival starts tonight

25 September 2014

London's first ever music documentary festival kicks off at the Hackney Picturehouse this evening, with a four day programme of films - both...

Iggy to deliver John Peel Lecture
Iggy to deliver John Peel Lecture

23 September 2014

On 13 Oct, the pop world's favourite Iggy - so, that's Azalea, right? - is going to give the John Peel Lecture at...

Grants available to fund music business internships
Grants available to fund music business internships

22 September 2014

UK music companies are being encouraged to offer paid internships to young people considering a career in the industry. The call is being...

Music Futures line-up revealed
Music Futures line-up revealed

19 September 2014

Details have been announced about this year's Music Futures conference, the annual music industry event run by music development agency Generator. Leading the...

FAC announces partnership with Youth Music
FAC announces partnership with Youth Music

18 September 2014

The Featured Artists Coalition has announced an alliance with music education charity Youth Music which will see the former promote the latter's Give...

Young Guns and BBC Introducing to co-host management event
Young Guns and BBC Introducing to co-host management event

18 September 2014

The Young Guns Network, that scheme linking the bright music execs of the future, is to buddy up with BBC Introducing for its...

CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more

18 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has given digital man Andrew Chang (pictured) - a staffer at UMG since 2009 -...

CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more
CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more

17 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • It's transpired that Mr Frank Ocean signed a management deal with Calvin Harris/Deadmau5's reps Three Six...

CMU's One Liners: BASCA badges, Sound Women, Paul McCartney, Tālā, Daft Punk and more
CMU's One Liners: BASCA badges, Sound Women, Paul McCartney, Tālā, Daft Punk and more

10 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers And Authors has announced it will present this year's Gold...

CMU's One Liners: Britney Spears, The Veronicas, Willow Smith and more
CMU's One Liners: Britney Spears, The Veronicas, Willow Smith and more

8 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • thehub will host a 'one dayer' as part of its Joining The Dots initiative this Friday at...

AIF announces more details about its Festival Congress
AIF announces more details about its Festival Congress

3 September 2014

The Association Of Independent Festivals has announced more details about its Festival Congress, which will take place in Cardiff on 17 and 18...

New CMU Insights programme incoming
New CMU Insights programme incoming

1 September 2014

A new programme of evening seminars from CMU Insights kicks off in a fortnight, with eight two-hour sessions providing an overview of the...

Reeperbahn conference expands speaker line-up
Reeperbahn conference expands speaker line-up

15 August 2014

Hamburg's Reeperbahn music industry conference has added more speakers to the line-up for this year's event, which will take place from 17-20 Sep. Amongst...

The Mansun Convention is a thing that is happening
The Mansun Convention is a thing that is happening

15 August 2014

The Mansun Convention - a convention celebrating the band Mansun and only the band Mansun - will take place at The Live Rooms...

City Showcase confirms 'Finding The Future' seminars
City Showcase confirms 'Finding The Future' seminars

13 August 2014

City Showcase, the new talent programme perhaps best known for its central London festivals, is to host 'Finding The Future', a series of...

Kate Bush photo expo opening soon in London
Kate Bush photo expo opening soon in London

12 August 2014

So good news, people; while all of the world's aristocracy are popping bottles at Kate Bush's extravagantly-priced headline shows in London this month,...

Hackney Picturehouse hosting inaugural music film showcase, Doc N Roll
Hackney Picturehouse hosting inaugural music film showcase, Doc N Roll

6 August 2014

The first ever Doc N Roll Festival, a slideshow of rock-themed film screenings of a documentary-like ilk, is taking place at London's Hackney...

CMU goes live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT
CMU goes live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT

29 July 2014

If you're free tonight and looking for some music industry chat, then look no further than CMU's live podcast recording at The Roundhouse. Dan...

Join CMU live at The Roundhouse tomorrow night
Join CMU live at The Roundhouse tomorrow night

28 July 2014

The biggest news stories in the music industry month just gone will be discussed live by CMU Editor Andy Malt and a panel...

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