Full Great Escape Convention Schedule now live
Full Great Escape Convention Schedule now live

17 April 2014

A full session-by-session guide to the CMU Insights-programmed Great Escape Convention is now online, as this year's conversations programme also goes live. And in...

Bauer Media launches national academy
Bauer Media launches national academy

17 April 2014

Having piloted it first, since 2012, via the Scottish Media Academy, Bauer Media is now rolling out a national Bauer Academy, which will...

Sheffield Doc/Fest to show Pulp film
Sheffield Doc/Fest to show Pulp film

16 April 2014

A film titled 'Pulp', about the band Pulp, and in particular Jarvis and co's comeback-come-homecoming 2012 show at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena, is going...

WhoSampled to present first ever Samplethon at The Great Escape
WhoSampled to present first ever Samplethon at The Great Escape

15 April 2014

More details are now available about an exciting event taking place next month as part of Blueprint, the new mini-conference within The Great...

IMS Engage announces more speakers
IMS Engage announces more speakers

11 April 2014

Two more of the six celebrity conversations that will make up part of this year's IMS Engage, the US offshoot of Ibiza's International...

Full Great Escape festival schedule now live
Full Great Escape festival schedule now live

10 April 2014

The full festival schedule for this year's Great Escape - which is now less than a month away - has gone live on...

Chilly Gonzales announces book, masterclass to aid
Chilly Gonzales announces book, masterclass to aid "lapsed amateur pianists"

10 April 2014

Chilly Gonzales has announced a new book of 24 piano pieces, designed to bring people who gave up learning piano as children back...

New tech-focused day to launch at The Great Escape next month
New tech-focused day to launch at The Great Escape next month

9 April 2014

Organisers of The Great Escape today announce details of an exciting new event that will take place alongside this year's festival called Blueprint,...

DIY programme confirmed for The Great Escape
DIY programme confirmed for The Great Escape

8 April 2014

Details of The Great Escape's convention programme for the grass roots music community and music business execs of the future is revealed today,...

Annie, Tinie and Metronomy give clothing to Rumble In The Jumble sale
Annie, Tinie and Metronomy give clothing to Rumble In The Jumble sale

7 April 2014

Annie Lennox, Arcade Fire, Suede, Tinie Tempah, Florence Welch, Pro Green and lots of other too-rich pop/rock artists and bands have donated clothing...

Application deadline for BPI US Sync Mission approaches
Application deadline for BPI US Sync Mission approaches

3 April 2014

If you fancy a jolly to LA under the guise of signing sync deals for your artists, then be aware that you only...

Edinburgh music industry convention Wide Days returns next week
Edinburgh music industry convention Wide Days returns next week

3 April 2014

The Wide Days music industry convention returns to Edinburgh next week for its fifth edition since launching in 2010. Taking place on 9-10 Apr,...

The direct-to-fan model under the spotlight at The Great Escape
The direct-to-fan model under the spotlight at The Great Escape

3 April 2014

Amongst the six half-day insight strands that will be presented by CMU Insights as part of The Great Escape this May are two...

CMU Insights to present results of three new surveys at The Great Escape
CMU Insights to present results of three new surveys at The Great Escape

2 April 2014

The CMU Insights team are currently undertaking three pieces of research ahead of The Great Escape in May, with the findings of each...

Ten questions about music rights in 2014, all to be answered at The Great Escape this May
Ten questions about music rights in 2014, all to be answered at The Great Escape this May

1 April 2014

One of the insight strands being presented by CMU Insights at The Great Escape this year is Maximising Music Rights, supported by PPL...

MPG to host training event on new industry-standard broadcast WAV format
MPG to host training event on new industry-standard broadcast WAV format

31 March 2014

The Music Producers Guild has announced an event next week to provide information on the new Broadcast WAV file format. As previously reported, the...

The Blurred Lines debate to go under the spotlight as more Great Escape convention strands confirmed
The Blurred Lines debate to go under the spotlight as more Great Escape convention strands confirmed

28 March 2014

With just six weeks to go until The Great Escape 2014 in Brighton, today we announce details of four more of the CMU...

David Lynch, Moby, Hans Zimmer to speak at IMS Engage
David Lynch, Moby, Hans Zimmer to speak at IMS Engage

28 March 2014

Organisers of Ibiza music conference the International Music Summit have announced the return of their spin-off event, IMS Engage, which will take place...

2014 dates set for Nouvelle Prague
2014 dates set for Nouvelle Prague

21 March 2014

Organisers of Nouvelle Prague, one of Europe's newest showcase festivals and music conventions, have confirmed that the event will return for a second...

The Metadata Academy announces next training event
The Metadata Academy announces next training event

21 March 2014

Launched last year, the Metadata Academy has announced its latest training session to help labels and artists get their metadata in order. And...

Watch Lady Gaga's SXSW keynote
Watch Lady Gaga's SXSW keynote

17 March 2014

Having performed the previous evening on the Doritos #BoldStage, with a show that certainly was bold, Lady Gaga sat down with Fuse's John...

Full line-up confirmed for MusicTank digital royalties debate
Full line-up confirmed for MusicTank digital royalties debate

14 March 2014

The full line-up for the upcoming and previously reported MusicTank think tank event on 'The Artist Economics Of Streaming' has been confirmed, with...

Pledge plots open evening event
Pledge plots open evening event

14 March 2014

Following its recent and previously reported platform relaunch, direct-to-fan company PledgeMusic has announced it is planning an open evening at its Covent Garden...

First speakers announced for International Music Summit
First speakers announced for International Music Summit

14 March 2014

Organisers of Ibiza's annual EDM (or possibly now EMC) music business conference the International Music Summit have announced some details about this year's...

London to host all-Oasis exhibition
London to host all-Oasis exhibition

14 March 2014

Liam Gallagher doesn't want you to buy any of Oasis's previously reported 'Chasing The Sun' album reissues, but fuck him, because 2014 marks...

British Library to discuss 21st century music archiving
British Library to discuss 21st century music archiving

10 March 2014

The British Library Sound Archive is to hold a one day symposium looking at music archiving in the digital age, called 'Keeping Tracks',...

Next CMU Insights course announced
Next CMU Insights course announced

10 March 2014

The next season of CMU Insights evening courses will kick off in two weeks time, it's been confirmed. 'The Music Business In 2014'...

UK Music announces apprenticeship scheme meeting
UK Music announces apprenticeship scheme meeting

25 February 2014

UK Music is inviting music industry employers to attend a breakfast meeting next week, to find out more about its apprenticeship scheme and...

Crime At Major UK Music Festivals conference this week
Crime At Major UK Music Festivals conference this week

24 February 2014

The Crime At Major UK Music Festivals conference is to return for its sixth year, this week. The annual event provides a platform for...

Global Digital Markets strand added to The Great Escape, Dan Le Sac and CMU to survey artist community on all things digital
Global Digital Markets strand added to The Great Escape, Dan Le Sac and CMU to survey artist community on all things digital

21 February 2014

Following this week's stats from the BPI confirming that half of the UK music industry's recorded music income now pretty much comes from...

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