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...

Culture Minister to address BPI AGM in September
Culture Minister to address BPI AGM in September

24 July 2014

One for fans of annual general meetings now, and the next AGM extravaganza for members of record label trade group the BPI is...

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...

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