Grooveshark dealt a blow in label lawsuit number two
Grooveshark dealt a blow in label lawsuit number two

Hot on the heels of the record industry pushing for a final summary judgement in...

Dave Lee Travis sentence reviewed for undue leniency following complaints
Dave Lee Travis sentence reviewed for undue leniency following complaints

The Attorney General's Office is considering complaints that Dave Lee Travis's three month suspended sentence...

Beats sues 'co-founder' for calling himself co-founder
Beats sues 'co-founder' for calling himself co-founder

When I write my opera about the history of the Beats company - which includes...

HMV scored profits of £16.7 million in year after administration
HMV scored profits of £16.7 million in year after administration

HMV's owner Hilco has shared a handful of boasts in recent months about how the...

eMusic announces return to indie label roots
eMusic announces return to indie label roots

So, a definite rewind here, though very possibly too little too late. Time to talk...

CMU's One Liners: Believe x AFEM, Queen x Adam Lambert, Nicole Scherzinger x Cats and more
CMU's One Liners: Believe x AFEM, Queen x Adam Lambert, Nicole Scherzinger x Cats and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Believe Digital is the first major distributor to join...

Universal pushes for summary judgement in Grooveshark pre-1972 case
Universal pushes for summary judgement in Grooveshark pre-1972 case

If all that talk last week about the complexities of American copyright law when applied...

Eddie Schwartz and Jean Michel Jarre ask IP lawmakers to stick up for the creators
Eddie Schwartz and Jean Michel Jarre ask IP lawmakers to stick up for the creators

I'm pretty sure we all agreed to stop equating streams for downloads, let alone record...

Universal in business with clever in-vid product placement technology
Universal in business with clever in-vid product placement technology

Universal Music is expected to announce a deal with MirriAd, the previously reported company that...

The Orchard buys Frenchkiss Records
The Orchard buys Frenchkiss Records

Indie label distributor The Orchard announced on Friday that it was acquiring the New York-based...

Arts Council chief moves to Radio 3
Arts Council chief moves to Radio 3

As expected, Arts Council big cheese Alan Davey is to become grand fromage at BBC...

Noel Gallagher to debate himself at Xfm charity event
Noel Gallagher to debate himself at Xfm charity event

Noel Gallagher will on 3 Nov lead a live, Xfm-presented Q&A event centring on... well,...

Black Sabbath to make one last LP, possibly with Rick Rubin
Black Sabbath to make one last LP, possibly with Rick Rubin

Ozzy Osbourne has broken the news that Black Sabbath will only make one other, final,...

Transgressive tenth anniversary celebrations hit The Barbican tonight
Transgressive tenth anniversary celebrations hit The Barbican tonight

As part of the company's ongoing tenth anniversary celebrations, tonight Transgressive Records host a sold...

Röyksopp nearing The Inevitable End
Röyksopp nearing The Inevitable End

Pride-of-Norway Röyksopp, aka long-time synth-pop kin Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland, have confirmed an 'Inevitable...

CMU's One Liners: Believe x AFEM, Queen x Adam Lambert, Nicole Scherzinger x Cats and more
CMU's One Liners: Believe x AFEM, Queen x Adam Lambert, Nicole Scherzinger x Cats and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Believe Digital is the first major distributor to join...

Michael Jackson's Thriller video coming back from the dead... in 3D!
Michael Jackson's Thriller video coming back from the dead... in 3D!

Director John Landis is working on a 3D version of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video. No,...

Mutya Buena is bankrupt. Or is she? Hmm
Mutya Buena is bankrupt. Or is she? Hmm

Popstar Mutya Buena has filed for bankruptcy, which is unfortunate. Buena - who was once...

Thom Yorke partners with BitTorrent on new solo album
Thom Yorke partners with BitTorrent on new solo album

Hey, all you self-elected gatekeepers, you'd better watch out. After a few days of pretty...

CMU's One Liners: Kobalt, Calvin Harris, The Who and more
CMU's One Liners: Kobalt, Calvin Harris, The Who and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Kobalt Label Services has confirmed the appointment of Tom...

Beyonce not about to start giving out her music for free
Beyonce not about to start giving out her music for free

Beyonce may have surprised fans with the previously unannounced release of her new album on...

Justin Bieber pap chase case back in court
Justin Bieber pap chase case back in court

A court has ordered that old charges against a paparazzo who chased Justin Bieber's car...

  • Grooveshark dealt a blow in label lawsuit number two
  • Beats sues ‘co-founder’ for calling himself co-founder
  • HMV scored profits of £16.7 million in year after administration
  • eMusic announces return to indie label roots
  • Michael Jackson’s Thriller video coming back from the dead… in 3D!
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