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Roundhouse Head Of Music departs to launch new bookings and events business

Roundhouse Head Of Music departs to launch new bookings and events business

The head of music at London's Roundhouse is moving on to launch his own bookings and events business, GOAT Music.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:58PM
Winners announced for Reading & Leeds festival competitions

Winners announced for Reading & Leeds festival competitions

Festival Republic, Centre Stage and Futuresounds have announced the winners of this year’s contests for slots on the bill at the 2015 Leeds and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 4th 2015 at 2:28PM
Kobalt's AMRA inks deal with Apple Music

Kobalt's AMRA inks deal with Apple Music

In mid-July, Kobalt's newly-launched digital collections society, AMRA, said it "will have major publishing clients within 12 months," and just ...

by MURRAY STASSEN
on Aug 4th 2015 at 2:00PM
Louis Walsh: 'A lot of people just go to The X Factor to be famous - that's the problem'

Louis Walsh: 'A lot of people just go to The X Factor to be famous - that's the problem' Gated Content

Louis Walsh has done most things in his 40-year career in the music business.

by Mark Sutherland
on Aug 4th 2015 at 12:07PM

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'There's little doubt that graduate skills are important in the music industry'

'There's little doubt that graduate skills are important in the music industry' Gated Content

For most young people, breaking into the music industry is not an easy feat. Gaining experience in order to get ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 4th 2015 at 11:47AM
Wise Buddah

Wise Buddah sells Talent roster chunk to Sam Gregory for new agency

Wise Buddah’s senior talent manager Sam Gregory is leaving the company to start a new agency, Big Red Talent, and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 11:29AM
Live Nation completes MAMA & Company acquisition

Live Nation completes MAMA & Company acquisition

LN-Gaiety Holdings Ltd – a joint venture between Live Nation and Gaiety Investments – has completed the acquisition of venue ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 4th 2015 at 11:15AM
Novas

Hallett on his first Robomagic release Gated Content

Rob Hallett has unveiled the first act to release music via his recently founded 360 company, Robomagic.

The exec has ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 11:03AM

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Music Migrations theme for Liverpool International Music Festival

Music Migrations theme for Liverpool International Music Festival

This month’s Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) will be divided into four strands, based on the theme of Music Migrations.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 4th 2015 at 10:49AM
Apple Music

Australian mobile operator Telstra offers 12 months free Apple Music

Apple Music has made its first leap into the world of telecommunications bundles, according to a report by MBW.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 4th 2015 at 9:54AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 4th 2015 at 7:41AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Monday, August 3

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Monday, August 3 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 5:45PM

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RA Guide

RA Guide: 'The need for a dedicated dance music listings app was clear'

Online electronic music magazine Resident Advisor launched their first app, RA Guide, at the beginning of July, which acts as ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:48PM
Live Nation continues international expansion with Germany move

Live Nation continues international expansion with Germany move

Live Nation and leading German promoter Marek Lieberberg have joined forces to form Live Nation Concerts Germany. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:46PM
One Direction's Drag Me Down sets new streaming records

One Direction's Drag Me Down sets new streaming records

One Direction's new single Drag Me Down smashed a number of streaming records upon its release last week, Spotify has ...
James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:43PM
Hollywood

10 top tips to get ahead in sync

As music synchronisation becomes and increasing important part of today’s music industry, understanding how the system works, especially in the ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 3:42PM

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Vevo announces Little Simz as next LIFT act

Vevo announces Little Simz as next LIFT act

London's Little Simz has become the fourth act to feature in Vevo's 2015 LIFT series. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 12:00PM
Sound City celebrates first crowd-funding campaign with PledgeMusic

Sound City celebrates first crowd-funding campaign with PledgeMusic

After partnering with PledgeMusic and local campaign consultants JUXDIT, Sound City has celebrated a successful first direct-to-fan crowd-funding campaign for ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 11:59AM
Sunset Strip Music Festival is no more - report

Sunset Strip Music Festival is no more - report

LA's Sunset Strip Music Festival is apparently over after posting losses of more than $1 million from last year’s event, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 11:57AM
BitTorrent founder granted live streaming patent

BitTorrent founder granted live streaming patent

BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen has been granted a patent for his BitTorrent-based peer-to-peer live streaming technology.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 11:13AM
Jill Scott

Jill Scott's Woman tops BuzzAngle US Albums Chart

Jill Scott's Woman topped the BuzzAngle US Album Chart on Friday, with OMI's Cheerleader being the top track of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:46AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, BASCA demands that songwriters are credited on streaming services ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:20AM
Staff departures at Tidal and Roc Nation - report

Staff departures at Tidal and Roc Nation - report

Tidal is facing a wave of staff departures, according to sources.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:16AM
Storm brings Lollapalooza to an early finish

Storm brings Lollapalooza to an early finish

The final day of the Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago was cut short due to a severe storm.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:02AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

on Aug 3rd 2015 at 7:53AM