Live music great Neil Warnock takes centre stage in the new issue of Music Week.
The legendary agent reflects on his 50 years in the business and looks forward to the future in an in-depth interview. Additionally, we speak to the crop of emerging agents at United Talent Agency who have flourished under Warnock's watch.
In news, we tackle the two biggest music industry stories of the week (and possibly the year) - as leading executives weigh in on the ramifications of Spotify's IPO and what the biz can learn from the gender pay gap controversy, while BPI chief Geoff Taylor talks us through the Q1 numbers.
Elsewhere, we speak to The Damned frontman Dave Vanian about the punk legends' first album in 10 years and their new deal with Search And Destroy Records.
In Hitmakers, Macklemore talks us through the creation of Thrift Shop, his 2012 breakthrough hit with Ryan Lewis. Top promoter and AEG Presents co-CEO Toby-Leighton Pope, meanwhile, is the subject of The Aftershow.
Baltimore-based indie newcomer Snail Mail is showcased On The Radar and Melbourne rockers Amyl And The Sniffers are featured in Making Waves. Captain Morgan team up with Lady Leshurr for Sync Story, while this week's Tastemaker is BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Chris Hawkins.
Plus, there’s all our usual enhanced charts, news, new music, analysis and market share statistics.
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