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Wonderfruit Festival

Wilderness founder launches Wonderfruit Festival

The firm behind Wilderness Festival Scratch & Secret Productions have launched a new live event in Thailand, Wonderfruit Festival, due ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:31AM
Piracy

74 pirate sites targeted by Police ad hijacks

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has implemented ad banner hijacks on 74 suspected pirate sites to date.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:29AM
Jabberwocky

ATP's Jabberwocky Festival cancelled

Newly launched event Jabberwocky Festival, organised by All Tomorrow's Parties, has been cancelled three days before it was due to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:07AM
Music Week Presents: Tom Figgins

Music Week Presents: Tom Figgins

Tom is the first in his family of non-musicians to enter into the tough world of music; all thanks to ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:00AM

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The Agency Group

The Agency Group acquires Nashville's Bobby Roberts Company

Live music booking agency The Agency Group has acquired Nashville talent booking operation The Bobby Roberts Company.

The Bobby Roberts ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 3:47PM
Peermusic

Peermusic promotes duo at Latin Division

Indie publisher Peermusic has promoted both Yvonne Drazan and Julio Bagué at its Latin Division.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:24PM

Sync Manager

UK - London

Music Sales is looking for candidates for the position of Synch Manager at its Central London office.
The successful applicant will work closely with the Head of Synch, promoting and licensing the large and varied
catalogues and composers of the Music Sales Group. Knowledge of and interest in a broad range of music
is essential. Salary according to experience. Please send application with CVs and covering letter
(marked Synch Manager) 




Producer Daniel Lanois named Creative Director of streaming startup Uprise.FM

Producer Daniel Lanois named Creative Director of streaming startup Uprise.FM

Producer Daniel Lanois has been named creative director and chief music curator of Canadian music streaming startup Uprise.FM.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:19AM

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Music service Muzooka raises $3 million in latest financing round

Music service Muzooka raises $3 million in latest financing round

San Francisco-based social music discovery platform Muzooka has raised $3 million in its latest financing round, bringing the startup's ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:10AM
VK

Labels start legal proceedings against Vkontakte

Russian social networking site Vkontakte (VK) is back in court, embroiled in its second lawsuit over alleged copyright infringement from ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:09AM
Music Week Presents: She Made Me Do It

Music Week Presents: She Made Me Do It

London based band She Made Me Do It are an electronic duo on the verge of releasing their second EP ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:00AM
Rhapsody

Rhapsody revenues up in Q2 but net loss widens

Rhapsody saw its revenues grow 22.3% in the second quarter to $42.4 million but its net loss stood at $4.7 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 3:56PM

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Music Week ChartPack

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 3:31PM
First BitTorrent app approved for Apple's App Store

First BitTorrent app approved for Apple's App Store

A native, self-censoring BitTorrent client has been approved for sale on Apple's App Store.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:43AM
Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google tests 'Listen Now' ads directing search users to legitimate services

Google is testing advertisements that give consumers the option to listen to tracks instantly via Spotify, Rhapsody, Google Play or ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:38AM
Saavn

Saavn signs licensing deals for Warner and EMI catalogues

Indian music streaming service Saavn has signed licensing deals for Warner Music and EMI catalogues after securing an undisclosed amount ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:22AM

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Christopher Hart

WiMP CFO Hart steps up to take parent company role

Current CFO of WiMP Music, Christopher Hart, has been appointed CFO for the music platform’s parent company Aspiro AB.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:01AM
Music Week Presents: Nina Schofield

Music Week Presents: Nina Schofield

London-based singer/songwriter Nina Schofield is due to release her latest single entitled 'Over It Under It' next Monday 18 ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 11th 2014 at 10:00AM
Rebekah Alperin

Kobalt's Rebekah Alperin joins Universal Music Publishing Group

Kobalt's senior vice president of communications and marketing Rebekah Alperin has left the company to join Universal Music Publishing Group ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:48AM
Nico and Vinz Am I Wrong

Nico & Vinz's Am I Wrong sells over 100k to top singles chart Gated Content

ALBUMS
Already the biggest selling artist album of 2014, Ed Sheeran's X extends its stay atop the album chart while ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:41AM
The Playlist, August 8th 2014

The Playlist, August 8th 2014

This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.

10 tracks featuring Mysteries / Mason Feat. Rouge Mary / Ben Howard / Laura Welsh / Salt Cathedral / Octave Minds / We Are Shining /
Sam Jones

Bauer hires former Warner man as Digital MD

Bauer Media UK has appointed ex-Perform Group, Warner Group and LoveLive executive Sam Jones as digital MD.

Jones will take ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 8th 2014 at 3:36PM
16 artists to share £250K funding from Music Export Growth Scheme

16 artists to share £250K funding from Music Export Growth Scheme

The artists set to benefit from £250,000 worth of Government funding to promote British music around the world have been ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 8th 2014 at 2:54PM
Empress AD partner with BitTorrent for release

Empress AD partner with BitTorrent for release

Empress AD have partnered with BitTorrent, releasing material through the platform's BitTorrent Bundles.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 8th 2014 at 2:22PM
Shoot Music:

Shoot Music: "Sport is tribal, which is something music has lost" Gated Content

The past couple of years alone have affirmed just how effective sport can be in bringing people together on ...

on Aug 8th 2014 at 2:20PM