Why music people should #VoteForMusic
Why music people should #VoteForMusic

17 April 2015

Three weeks today we'll be trying to work our what the new UK government will look like. And four weeks today we'll know...

MPA event to give publisher perspective on digital developments
MPA event to give publisher perspective on digital developments

16 April 2015

The Music Publishers Association has announced more details about a one-day seminar due to take place in London later this month called 'The...

MD of Universal's Globe to keynote brands strand at The Great Escape
MD of Universal's Globe to keynote brands strand at The Great Escape

15 April 2015

With less than a month to go until The Great Escape 2015, today we're revealing the line-up for another of the CMU Insights...

New season of CMU Insights courses announced
New season of CMU Insights courses announced

13 April 2015

The team at CMU Insights - our training and consultancy unit - have announced a new series of evening seminars kicking off in...

ILMC announces new festival-focussed conference
ILMC announces new festival-focussed conference

10 April 2015

Organisers of annual live music conference ILMC have announced a new event, called The International Festival Forum, which will take place in London...

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...

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