UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice
UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice

20 November 2014

UK Music yesterday launched a new Internship Code Of Practice for the good old music industry, in partnership with action group Intern Aware. The...

Kobalt to support Berklee’s Rethink Music initiative
Kobalt to support Berklee’s Rethink Music initiative

19 November 2014

Music rights group Kobalt has announced an alliance with the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, which will see the former provide the...

Final CMU Insights course of the year upcoming
Final CMU Insights course of the year upcoming

17 November 2014

Two weeks today it will be December, which is scary, but it will also see the final of our CMU Insights evening seminar...

New breakfast event for music community kicks off on Sunday
New breakfast event for music community kicks off on Sunday

14 November 2014

A new industry event kicks off this weekend at The Jam Tree in Chelsea called the Sunday Girl Breakfast Club, which aims to...

Trends: How could we better communicate copyright?
Trends: How could we better communicate copyright?

12 November 2014

This trends piece appeared in the October 2014 edition of the CMU Digest Report. To receive a regular overview of key trends in the...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor fucking Swift, Liverpool Sound City, Mark Ronson, oh and probably some other stuff
CMU's One Liners: Taylor fucking Swift, Liverpool Sound City, Mark Ronson, oh and probably some other stuff

11 November 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • You didn't think we'd make it through a whole day without mentioning her, did you? Taylor Swift...

CMU's One Liners: Tom Odell, StubHub, MIDEM and even more than that
CMU's One Liners: Tom Odell, StubHub, MIDEM and even more than that

6 November 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • StubHub president Chris Tsakalakis has stepped down from the position, leaving the secondary ticketing firm with immediate...

Final CMU Insights course of the year announced, music rights fully explained
Final CMU Insights course of the year announced, music rights fully explained

3 November 2014

CMU Insights, the training and consultancy side of this here operation, has announced its final seminar series for 2014, a three session programme...

CMU's One Liners: Flashback Records, EDM conferences, Bob Dylan and more
CMU's One Liners: Flashback Records, EDM conferences, Bob Dylan and more

3 November 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • London based retail chain Flashback Records has opened a third shop, this one on Bethnal Green Road...

Music Venues Trust announces London conference
Music Venues Trust announces London conference

30 October 2014

The Music Venues Trust has announced Venues Day, an event due to take place at the Southbank Centre in London on 9 Dec. Aiming...

City Showcase finalises programme for Apple Store seminars
City Showcase finalises programme for Apple Store seminars

24 October 2014

The full programme has been confirmed for the previously reported 'Finding The Future', three days of talks and panels on all things music...

CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more
CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Son Lux, Slim Twig and more

23 October 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sony's music publishing house Sony/ATV has promoted one Rich Christina to the position of SVP, Head Of...

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 -...

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