New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The penultimate 2018 issue of Music Week is out now and sees new BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show host Lauren Laverne grace the cover. Laverne and station bosses Paul Rodgers take us inside the music biz's favourite radio station, with a little help from Shaun Keaveny, Mary Anne Hobbs and Stuart Maconie.

In this week's Big Story, some of the industry's top names tackle the Brexit question as the government's transition deal with the EU hangs in the balance. Elsewhere in news, Scott Borchetta and John Varvatos reveal their ambitions to turn Welsh rockers Pretty Vicious into one of the biggest bands in the world and Columbia Records boss Ferdy Unger-Hamilton gives the lowdown on Mark Ronson's comeback.

We round up the biggest sync hits of the festive period while, in a special report, we look at the all-important accountancy sector. 

Finnish star Alma is featured on The Radar, while in the Rising Star slot is Penny Longstaff, product manager/head of song A&R for Involved Productions/Anjunabeats.

Caitlin Clark, music editor for The National Student is our latest Tastemaker and No Rome is Making Waves, while Sync Story examines the link-up between Amazon Echo Dot and the Faces' 1973 classic Ooh La La.

Blue Oyster Cult singer Buck Dharma remembers the band's classic 1976 cut (Don't Fear) The Reaper in Hitmakers and former Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham shares a few life lessons in The Aftershow. 

Alongside all of that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis.

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