Global management group joins call for more transparency in digital dealing
Global management group joins call for more transparency in digital dealing

Following the indie label community's recent Fair Digital Deals Declaration, which saw hundreds of independent...

US copying levy collector sues car makers
US copying levy collector sues car makers

So, America's Alliance Of Artists And Recording Companies. Remember them right? No, me neither. But...

Three Six Zero partners with Warner on recordings and publishing
Three Six Zero partners with Warner on recordings and publishing

The Three Six Zero Group has announced a new partnership with Warner Music on publishing...

Rhapsody claims two million paying users
Rhapsody claims two million paying users

Rhapsody International, the digital music company that operates both the Rhapsody and Napster streaming services,...

New PIPCU initiative aims to invade the piracy ad spots
New PIPCU initiative aims to invade the piracy ad spots

The City Of London Police's IP Crime unit has announced a new initiative which aims...

CMU goes live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT
CMU goes live at The Roundhouse TONIGHT

If you're free tonight and looking for some music industry chat, then look no further...

Merlin reduces admin fees for second year running
Merlin reduces admin fees for second year running

Indie label digital rights rep Merlin has announced it is lowering its administration fees on...

Eventbrite hires former Twitter exec as new VP of Product
Eventbrite hires former Twitter exec as new VP of Product

Ticketing firm Eventbrite has announced Laurent Sellier as its new Vice President Of Product. Sellier...

Apple buys
Apple buys "Pandora-for-talk-radio"

It's all about the curation, isn't it? Apple has reportedly made another purchase to ramp...

MPG founder Bob Hine dies
MPG founder Bob Hine dies

Music Producers Guild founder Bob Hine has died, the trade body announced yesterday. He had...

US official suggests providing unlicensed streams become a felony
US official suggests providing unlicensed streams become a felony

An official from the US Department Of Justice last week told Congress that the penalty...

Join CMU live at The Roundhouse tomorrow night
Join CMU live at The Roundhouse tomorrow night

The biggest news stories in the music industry month just gone will be discussed live...

Peter Sunde says prison bosses must let him speak to file-sharing priest
Peter Sunde says prison bosses must let him speak to file-sharing priest

So, Peter Sunde, one time spokesman for The Pirate Bay, which he co-founded, has found...

Sony proposes settlement to PSN hack litigation
Sony proposes settlement to PSN hack litigation

Remember that time when Sony's PlayStation Network was hacked in a major way? Remember? Go...

Kanye West wins Coinye West case by default
Kanye West wins Coinye West case by default

So, a postscript to the short-lived Coinye West story from the start of the year,...

Ryan Tedder and Pharrell sign to Azoff's new performing rights agency
Ryan Tedder and Pharrell sign to Azoff's new performing rights agency

So, let's throw this into the ongoing US collective licensing debate shall we? It's emerged...

New bosses for Universal's UK catalogue division
New bosses for Universal's UK catalogue division

"When is Universal UK going to get round to promoting Richard Hinkley and David Rowe...

TV On The Radio sign to Harvest, plant new LP details
TV On The Radio sign to Harvest, plant new LP details

TV On The Radio have pointed to the release later this year of their new...

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett preview jazz LP
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett preview jazz LP

Young Lady Gaga and her showbiz granddad Tony Bennett have released a sheet of details...

Rare Roni Size Reprazent show confirmed
Rare Roni Size Reprazent show confirmed

Having recently detailed his new solo LP 'Take Kontrol' dnb demigod Roni Size has confirmed...

Marianne Faithfull books London show
Marianne Faithfull books London show

Rock n roll grand dame Marianne Faithfull is going to grace the capital's Royal Festival...

Shabazz Palaces, Melt Yourself Down, James Chance and Séb Tellier to play LDN's Illuminations
Shabazz Palaces, Melt Yourself Down, James Chance and Séb Tellier to play LDN's Illuminations

Cosmic rappers Shabazz Palaces, Franco-pop-o-naut S├ębastien Tellier and Melt Yourself Down (featuring a rare PA...

Rizzle Kicks love bees, hate wasps
Rizzle Kicks love bees, hate wasps

Your mum's favourite rapping pop duo and also mine, Rizzle Kicks, hate wasps, accusing them...

Unlocking The Truth to star in new documentary
Unlocking The Truth to star in new documentary

New kids on the tender-aged metal block Unlocking The Truth have added a new film,...

Van Morrison to publish lyrics in new book
Van Morrison to publish lyrics in new book

The first ever collection of lyrics by Mr Van 'the man' Morrison is hitting book...

Pulled Apart By Horses draw blood
Pulled Apart By Horses draw blood

Pulled Apart By Horses will release their third album, an album that is called 'Blood',...

Azealia Banks releases new Broke With Expensive taste track
Azealia Banks releases new Broke With Expensive taste track

At long, long, long, long, long last, it looks like Azealia 'free at last' Banks'...

Julia Holter to get orchestral at the Barbican
Julia Holter to get orchestral at the Barbican

Avant-garde pop lady Mlle Julia Holter is popping over to the Barbican in London for...

Marmozets and Lonely The Brave to co-headline Big Cheese Tour
Marmozets and Lonely The Brave to co-headline Big Cheese Tour

Punk/metal/rock magazine Big Cheese is laying on a totally grate (soz) triad of bands on...

Damon Albarn performs for robots
Damon Albarn performs for robots

Damon Albarn played to an audience of 50 at Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science...

Ozzy Osbourne releasing mad solo compilation
Ozzy Osbourne releasing mad solo compilation

The Dark Lord Ozzy Osbourne is to cap off a life in rock with a...

Light In The Attic releasing 'lost' Lewis LP
Light In The Attic releasing 'lost' Lewis LP

Light In The Attic, a label specialising in 'Sugarman'-style subradar or 'lost' vinyl, has named...

Franz Ferdinand tell Late Night Tales via new mix LP
Franz Ferdinand tell Late Night Tales via new mix LP

Oh look, it's art-rock Archdukes Franz Ferdinand, back after a slight gap, and bearing news...

Against Me! to headline winter shows
Against Me! to headline winter shows

Rock nonconformists Against Me! have confirmed the listings for a big ol live trip they're...

Stop the N-Dubz reunion rumours, says Fazer
Stop the N-Dubz reunion rumours, says Fazer

So, you may have seen reports lately that made claims about an N-Dubz reunion. It...

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