FRIDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2014
TODAY'S TOP STORY: Hey, so while you were moaning about U2 devaluing music in your seventeenth opinion piece about their new album and the way they released it, Bono and the boys were hard at work proving you wrong. Because the band's relationship with Apple apparently doesn't stop at banking a fat cheque in return for a half-baked collection of songs. No, they're developing a new music download... [READ MORE]
 
TODAY'S APPROVED: Yousef tops off a second year of his Circus nights at Egg London with Catz & Dogz making their debut at the venue alongside Kölsch and Kydus. Polish duo Catz & Dogz provide tunes that vary from the tough to the more blissful and melodic, and Kölsch's versatility is also notable. Meanwhile, emerging Ibiza name Kydus finishes off the line-up, appearing just ahead of the release of his... [READ MORE]
   
BEEF OF THE WEEK: Miley Cyrus has angered Mexico. Why? Well, apparently some people in the country thought that having two dancers spank her with the country's flag while she twerked in a large prosthetic arse was in poor taste. Actually, there seems to be some dispute over whether it was a "spanking", "flossing" or "butt-flogging". Whatever, someone might now go to jail. Briefly. We'll get to that... [READ MORE]
TOP STORIES U2 and Apple developing 'unpirate-able' format the fans will LOVE to pay for
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LEGAL More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram case
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DEALS Ella Henderson signs to Sony/ATV
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LABELS & PUBLISHERS BMI announces record-breaking revenues for 2013/4
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DIGITAL & D2F SERVICES TuneCore users get access to Facebook audio recognition
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EDUCATION & EVENTS Music Futures line-up revealed
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ARTIST NEWS La Roux's not happy with her label
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RELEASES Angel Olsen announces album re-issue, tour dates
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GIGS & FESTIVALS Nitin Sawhney chats about new material ahead of Royal Albert Hall show
Team Me announce February 2015 UK shows
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ONE LINERS PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more
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AND FINALLY... CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico
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U2 and Apple developing 'unpirate-able' format the fans will LOVE to pay for
Hey, so while you were moaning about U2 devaluing music in your seventeenth opinion piece about their new album and the way they released it, Bono and the boys were hard at work proving you wrong. Because the band's relationship with Apple apparently doesn't stop at banking a fat cheque in return for a half-baked collection of songs. No, they're developing a new music download format so compelling that people will want to pay for it.

In a preview of an interview that appears in its new issue, Time magazine writes: "[Bono] hopes that a new digital music format in the works will prove so irresistibly exciting to music fans that it will tempt them again into buying music - whole albums as well as individual tracks. The point isn't just to help U2 but less well known artists and others in the industry who can't make money, as U2 does, from live performance".

"Songwriters aren't touring people", says Bonzo. "Cole Porter wouldn't have sold T-shirts. Cole Porter wasn't coming to a stadium near you".

According to Billboard, the singer adds that the format is "about eighteen months away", explaining: "I think it's going to get very exciting for the music business. [It will be] an audiovisual interactive format for music that can't be pirated and will bring back album artwork in the most powerful way, where you can play with the lyrics and get behind the songs when you're sitting on the subway with your iPad or on these big flat screens. You can see photography like you've never seen it before".

Oh, so it's like every other format that's going to 'save the music industry' then. Carry on, Bonbon.

More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram case
The dispute over the Michael Jackson 'hologram' that starred at the Billboard Music Awards earlier this year continues, with movie industry entrepreneur Alki David scoring a victory, albeit it on a side issue in the case.

As previously reported, David has accused the firm behind the Jackson routine at the Billboard event, Pulse Evolution, of utilising technologies in which he controls the patents. Pulse, for its part, denies the claim, alleging that the company David did a licensing deal with over the technology is defunct, and that the business man clearly doesn't know anything about how the software works, not least from his description of the effect as a hologram. Which it isn't.

In a sideshow to the main patent dispute, which is ongoing, Pulse accused David of false advertising for taking part in a CNN interview about the Billboard Awards Jackson routine that implied it had been staged by his company, or at least used his technology. But David's legal reps have successfully convinced a judge to throw out that aspect of the case, on the basis that David himself made no specific claims during the interview, and that any incorrect insinuation about his involvement came from CNN.

Though Pulse has been given the option to resubmit its case in amended form. The judge agreed that while David could not be liable for CNN's misleading remarks when the interview first aired, there might be a case to answer for the fact he subsequently uploaded the piece to his own digital channels, which arguably meant he was "adopting the false statements". Pulse's original lawsuit didn't say anything specific about this particular fact, so the company will have to re-file an amended brief if it wants to proceed with the case on those grounds.

Ella Henderson signs to Sony/ATV
Pop singer and child-of-'The-X-Factor-2012' Ella Henderson, has signed an international publishing deal with Sony/ATV, this off the back of her mega-hit first single 'Ghost'. Her new track, 'Glow', is released on 5 Oct, with an LP titled 'Chapter One' following a week later.

Appraising the deal and her career in general, Henderson, who co-wrote 'Chapter One' with a team of high-charting hitmakers like Ryan Tedder, Salaam Remi and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds, says: "When I auditioned for 'The X-Factor' it was because I could sing an original song and I hoped it might get me a foot in the door. I'm so happy to have been given the freedom and creative control to write my debut album, working alongside other writers and producers I have looked up to and admire. To be able to call this my job is a dream come true!"

Agreeing, Sony/ATV's UK A&R Manager Jacqueline O'Leary adds: "Ella is one of the most successful artist breakthroughs of the year and she is quickly showing everyone that not only is she an incredible vocalist, but a gifted songwriter, too. We are thrilled at Sony/ATV to be part of this exciting new journey for her".

So that's all massively captivating, as is Ella's next single 'Glow'.

BMI announces record-breaking revenues for 2013/4
American collecting society BMI, which handles performing rights for songwriters and music publishers, has announced that in its financial year that ended 30 Jun it generated record revenues of $977 million, distributing $840 million to its members.

Confirming the latest record figures, BMI CEO Michael O'Neill told reporters: "We are extremely pleased with these results and are already hard at work trying to better them this year. BMI has a well-earned reputation as a trusted broker between the creative community and businesses that perform music to enhance their customer experience".

He went on: "In an ever-evolving marketplace for music rights, our leadership, operational expertise and ability to deliver value at so many different levels to our songwriters, composers, publishers and licensees, enables us to maximise royalties for the creative community".

As previously reported, the so called consent decrees that cover the operations of BMI and its rival ASCAP are currently being reviewed, with the big music publishers seeking more flexibility, so that they can use the societies to licence radio and live music, but start dealing with internet radio services like Pandora directly.

TuneCore users get access to Facebook audio recognition
TuneCore has added Facebook audio recognition to the list of services available to its artists that will enable acts using the independent distribution platform to tap into the social network's new Shazam-like audio identification feature, which is due to be rolled out on the Facebook iOS and Android apps in the coming months, initially in the US.

If Facebook users enable the new functionality, the app will automatically identify songs around them and their device, and then prompt the user to share status updates about any identified tracks. Independent artists will be able to make sure Facebook's system recognises their music via TuneCore's platform.

The company hasn't yet been able to do any testing, to see what sort of conversion rate, from identification to posted update, the feature is likely to get, TuneCore CEO Scott Ackerman told CMU.

However, he continued: "We know that Facebook is the social platform our artists feel is most important for them when connecting with fans. In a survey we recently conducted, 65.11% of respondents selected Facebook as either the first or second in importance out of six choices (other options were YouTube, Twitter, Personal Websites, Instagram and Bandcamp)".

He added: "The sheer significance of the platform for artists' promotional efforts leads us to the belief that implementations of audio recognition will help artists get their music heard by more fans".

As well as the new Facebook feature, TuneCore has also integrated TwitMusic into its dashboard. TwitMusic is a service whichh allows users to engage and incentivise followers on Twitter.

"Social media is an invaluable tool for independent musicians looking to find and grow audiences all over the world" said Ackerman. "That is the primary reason that we found TwitMusic to be a perfect fit for providing another means for bringing their social media interaction with fans to a new level".

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Music Futures line-up revealed
Details have been announced about this year's Music Futures conference, the annual music industry event run by music development agency Generator.

Leading the line-up of industry types speaking is Radio 1 Head Of Music George Ergatoudis, who has been particularly vocal this last year about the role of curation and playlists online, and what it may or may not mean for the album format. And those will be the topics the BBC man will be discussing at Music Futures on 6 Nov.

Also confirmed to speak are BT Head Of Music Chris Price, Domino Recordings Director John Dyer, Sony/ATV A&R Luke McGrellis and Big Scary Monsters founder Kevin Douch, amongst others. Check all the info about the Gateshead event here.

  Vigsy's Club Tip: Circus Birthday
Yousef tops off a second year of his Circus nights at Egg London with Catz & Dogz making their debut at the venue alongside Kölsch and Kydus.

Polish duo Catz & Dogz provide tunes that vary from the tough to the more blissful and melodic, and Kölsch's versatility is also notable. Meanwhile, emerging Ibiza name Kydus finishes off the line-up, appearing just ahead of the release of his forthcoming EP 'Free Spirit' via the Circus label. Do check out the lead track from it here.

Yousef's evergreen selection of house and techno names will certainly be packing them in for these birthday celebrations.

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La Roux's not happy with her label
So La Roux's Elly Jackson has joined the likes of Lily Allen and MIA on the naughty back row of the 'acts displeased with their labels' bus, mainly by stating that she's displeased with her label, Universal's Polydor, on the basis that at its topmost, bosses are lacking in passion, and motivated mostly by chart sales and corporate avarice, and that. No kidding.

Jackson also said that she had no interest in writing another 'Bulletproof', and blamed the situation with her label partly on the fact that she's in a "transitional" phase as an artist, and so is hard to "place" in the pop world.

Asked by Digital Spy earlier this week if she felt happy with her new top ten LP, 'Trouble In Paradise', Jackson said that whilst yeah, she was happy, she wasn't as best pleased with the "overall performance of my record label".

Jackson added: "I'm not the only one who's noticed it. It's really frustrating when your label kind of expects certain things to happen, and then they don't happen, and then they just stop bothering. It seems to me that maybe they wanted number ones and if they don't get them, they're not really bothered".

She went on: "I think that's a real shame considering the critical acclaim and the love the record received. I think it's something that's obvious to everybody who likes the record; that the backing it wants - and I feel deserves - wasn't quite there. I think it depends on the team behind it. It's always difficult to say because I can't say there aren't people who have got a lot of passion behind this record, because there are. But I think it comes down to the people at the top who you never see that are kind of going, 'Pull the budget on that'".

Ah, gotta love the dispassionate label fat cats. Continuing on that topic, Jackson pondered: "It's so difficult as an artist because you never get to meet those people, confront them and ask 'Why?' You never really get an explanation, you just realise something is not quite right and there's nothing you can really do about it. We're not rich enough nowadays to challenge labels - I mean, when have we ever really been?"

When indeed? Still thinking things over, Jackson said finally: "I think partly it's also because I'm in a transitional period as an artist. I think there has definitely been an issue with where to place me. If I'm being really honest, I think that's definitely been the thing, because I'm not the same person who wrote 'Bulletproof', but nobody really knows what I am going to be yet. This is very much a transitional record, and we always knew it would be when we made it. I knew I was doing something I wanted to do for me and that's what I will continue to do. Maybe it has just taken a record to explain it".

A record, and a lengthy explanation. Read the interview, which is actually very interesting and brings up lots of points for debate, in its entirety here.

Angel Olsen announced album re-issue, tour dates
As well as having her 'choppy bangs' game on lock, CMU approved singer-songwriter Angel Olsen has also cultivated a deluxe reissue of 'Burn Your Fire For No Witness', her highly reissue-able latest LP.

Following on from its initial release earlier this year, 'Burn Your Fire...' will again be available via Olsen's label family at Jagjaguwar, but this time with five added tracks made and laid to tape at the same time as those on the original release.

Of those, only softly-softly fireside song titled 'All Right Now' is online so far. Listen to it here.

'Burn Your Fire For No Witness' - the reissued edition - is out on 18 Nov. Angel is headlining a small score of UK shows in the meantime (next week in fact) wrapping with a sold-out date at London's Electric Ballroom on 25 Sep. The non-sold-out listings are as follows:

22 Sep: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
23 Sep: Manchester, The Cluny
24 Sep: Newcastle, The Cluny

Nitin Sawhney chats about new material ahead of Royal Albert Hall show
Nitin Sawhney will showcase some of his much anticipated new album 'Dystopian Dream' at a show at the Royal Albert Hall this weekend, though the record itself isn't quite finished yet.

Speaking to CMU's sister magazine ThisWeek London, Sawhney said of the new long player: "The album is still in the works. It feels a lot darker than previous albums. I have been very influenced by events in my personal life and changes in the global political landscape over the past couple of years. Some of the lyrics and music reflect that. I am very happy with the musicians I have been able to bring in and some of them will be appearing on the show on Sunday".

Going on to chat about his previously reported direct-to-disk live recording session that took place last year, Sawhney continues: "It was wonderful to record direct to disc. I think the whole band responded well to the pressure of doing everything in one take and it was great to have Joss Stone as our special guest. I am a huge fan of vinyl and this was a great way to commemorate our back catalogue and the evolution of the band over all these years".

But was he happy with the recording that resulted from the venture? "I felt the album sounded really warm and spontaneous. Since the whole idea was to capture an authentic performance from the band, I am really happy with what came out".

You can read the full interview here. The Royal Albert Hall show is this Sunday.

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Team Me announce February 2015 UK shows
Team Me have announced that they will kick off a European tour next February with two UK shows. This will follow the release of their second album in January, via Propeller Recordings.

The follow-up to 2011's 'To The Treetops!', the band's Uno Møller told CMU of the new album: "I would say this album is darker, more band orientated and maybe a tiny bit more over-the-top, if that's possible".

Meanwhile, on their impending return to the UK, he added: "A few of our most dedicated fans are from the UK, so it's always nice to meet them again. We've had a few great experiences in the UK, so hopefully we will have some more".

However, he seemed a little bit concerned about the Norwegian band being booked into a a Hackney venue called Oslo: "Hopefully there will be some English people there as well. We've never played there before, so I'm not sure if it's a place for Norwegians in London to go or not. Hopefully it'll be a fun night! Hope to see some new faces and familiar faces. Looking forward to it!"

It's OK, it's not a Norwegian social club. Well, not primarily. Here are the two UK dates:

18 Feb: Manchester, Deaf Institute
19 Feb: London, Oslo

And here's new double A-side single, 'Blind As Night/All Time High', which came out last month.

PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more

Other notable announcements and developments today...

• The PRS For Music Foundation earlier this week confirmed a pair of new 'hires'. Former Generator man Joe Frankland will oversee the Arts Council-backed Momentum Music Fund, amongst other things, while Flora Ward joins as an administrator.

• WiMP spin-off company Tidal, which is set to bring high quality audio streaming to the UK and US, announced earlier this week that it had hired former Viacom exec Daniel Green to oversee global marketing strategy ahead of the new service's planned roll out.

• Aretha Franklin is to release an LP of cover songs. It will, apparently - or so says industry vet Clive Davis, who's overseeing the release - be lead be a spin on Adele's 'Rolling In The Deep', and will be available at large on 29 Sep.

• It's likely Kendrick Lamar is primed to release a single titled 'i', his first official and solo-type mark on the world since his 'Good Kid, MAAD City' era. The new track is set to air next week, on 23 Sep.

• 'Hyper pop' escapists Korallreven will, on 4 Nov, release their sophomore LP, 'Second Comin'. Why not stream its lead single 'Death Is Not For Us' now via this link.

• The most post of all post-hardcore bands, Fugazi, are releasing an eleven-track demo tape dating back to 1988, when the band first became a thing. The fittingly-titled 'First Demo' will go on sale via Dischord Records on 18 Nov.

CMU approved Brazil rap trio Pearls Negras have chipped a new mixtape off the old block, titled 'Nossa Gang'. A bolt-on to the band's first song set, 'Biggie Apple', it can be digi-streamed here.

• Someone told E! News the other day that Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger's year old marriage might be 'on the rocks'. Maybe the couple need to go back and read their own stupid, stupid, dumb and stupid list of guidelines for a happy wedded life. That, or think of the children.

CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico
Miley Cyrus has angered Mexico. Why? Well, apparently some people in the country thought that having two dancers spank her with the country's flag while she twerked in a large prosthetic arse was in poor taste.

Actually, there seems to be some dispute over whether it was a "spanking", "flossing" or "butt-flogging". Whatever, someone might now go to jail. Briefly. We'll get to that.

Cyrus was performing the first of two shows in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon on Tuesday night. During the show, she (and a parade of other female dancers) donned big rubber butts and got a-twerkin. Miley, front of stage, offered her behind to two male dancers who used the Mexican flag to violently clean the prop before grinding against it.

Spanking people with the country's flag is strictly prohibited under Mexican law. So bad luck her. And those angered by the stunt were doubly so because it happened to be Mexican Independence Day. And whether planned or not, an American wiping their behind on a Mexican flag on that particular day does come across a bit like an insult.

Nuevo Leon state representative Francisco Treviño told CNN: "I felt truly offended and annoyed by the fact that a foreign artist feels like she can come here and make fun of and mock our national flag on Independence Day, 16 Sep. She brazenly made fun of our flag".

He added: "It's important to notice that in her second concert Wednesday (also in Monterrey) she didn't desecrate the flag. There were several flags on display at the concert venue, but their use was appropriate. I hope this incident serves to get the message out that we Mexicans don't like it when our flag is made fun of".

Nuevo Leon's state congress then met to discuss the matter - a debate I would quite like to see - and unanimously voted for sanctions. A representative told Reuters that a warrant had been approved for the Interior Ministry to fully enforce criminal charges over the matter. This could mean a fine of $1200 or even a jail sentence (of up to 36 hours).

Woah! What? Miley might (very briefly) go to prison over this? Well, no. A spokesperson for Nuevo State told AFP that it would actually be the promoter of the show who would be punished, because they should have agreed the full content of the show prior to it going ahead. I'm not sure how that would work, but that's apparently what's been decided.

The company behind the Cyrus's Mexican tour, Zignia Live, has not yet offered any statement on the matter. The next show on said tour is due to take place tonight in Mexico City.

 
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