CMU's One Liners: BPI AGM, Vevo sponsor, Foals tapes and two more
CMU's One Liners: BPI AGM, Vevo sponsor, Foals tapes and two more

27 August 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Record industry trade group the BPI has confirmed the...

Una to stage monthly Twitter chats on live music issues
Una to stage monthly Twitter chats on live music issues

26 August 2015

Previously reported on new ticketing service Una, a sort of Oyster card for ticketing, has...

Liverpool Sound City allies with South Korea showcase event
Liverpool Sound City allies with South Korea showcase event

14 August 2015

Sound City – as in the team behind Liverpool Sound City – has announced another...

CMU Publisher to present free speech on free speech at the Edinburgh Fringe, inspired by the Blurred Lines debate
CMU Publisher to present free speech on free speech at the Edinburgh Fringe, inspired by the Blurred Lines debate

3 August 2015

CMU Publisher and Business Editor Chris Cooke will this month debut a show at the...

CMU's One Liners: Bond theme betting, Game Music Connect keynote, new Kate Boy, and more
CMU's One Liners: Bond theme betting, Game Music Connect keynote, new Kate Boy, and more

29 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • William Hill has suspended bets on who will perform...

Young Guns Network announces Buzz Jam musical instrument hack day
Young Guns Network announces Buzz Jam musical instrument hack day

16 July 2015

The Young Guns Network has announced a new event - Buzz Jam - in partnership...

Agencies appointed for Content Creative UK education campaign
Agencies appointed for Content Creative UK education campaign

15 July 2015

Who's up for some copyright education? Come on, it'll be fun. Restricted acts, mechanical rights,...

CMU's One Liners: Scooter Braun managing Black Eyed Peas, TIMM dates, new Krept & Konan single, and more
CMU's One Liners: Scooter Braun managing Black Eyed Peas, TIMM dates, new Krept & Konan single, and more

10 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Black Eyed Peas are now listed as a...

CMU's One Liners: AIM AGM date set, Sophie does McDonald's ad, some of Sigur Rós record together, and more
CMU's One Liners: AIM AGM date set, Sophie does McDonald's ad, some of Sigur Rós record together, and more

8 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The Association Of Independent Music's AGM will take place...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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