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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, creative industries take anti-piracy leters into their own hands ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 24th 2014 at 9:47AM
Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

Spanish record revenues up for first time in 13 years

The Spanish record business has seen a rise in physical, digital and streaming revenue in the first half of 2014 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:56AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, HMV CEO Paul McGowan reports on the company's amazing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 9:50AM
Geek Wave crowdfunding raises $1.3m for music player

Geek Wave crowdfunding raises $1.3m for music player

LH Labs, a part of Light Harmonic, has successfully completed an Indiegogo campaign to fund Geek Wave, a ‘high performance ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:41AM

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Music can't give up on finding its Frozen moment

Music can't give up on finding its Frozen moment Gated Content

The UK music industry can sheepishly applaud itself today for the dominance of home-sourced artists in the first half of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 14th 2014 at 3:52PM
Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police have raided what may be Europe’s largest underground pressing plant for CDs, DVDs and vinyl records in Germany.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:05PM
Proper Music Distribution undergoes major restructure

Proper Music Distribution undergoes major restructure Gated Content

Proper Music Distribution has promoted a number of key staff to heads of department as part of a major internal ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 10th 2014 at 2:31PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the latest issue of Music Week, British artists dominate the first half of 2014 in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:34AM

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Hilco claims HMV 'very profitable' in Q2

Hilco claims HMV 'very profitable' in Q2

Hilco chief executive Paul McGowan has called HMV “very profitable”, following the release of select financial figures for the second ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:34AM
Sister Ray Records to open store at Ace Hotel

Sister Ray Records to open store at Ace Hotel Gated Content

Sister Ray Records will open a new vinyl-only record shop on July 29 based at the Ace Hotel in London’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:32PM
Rough Trade buys stake in Rise, expands into Nottingham

Rough Trade buys stake in Rise, expands into Nottingham

British retailer Rough Trade will open its first UK store outside of London this Autumn - after buying a controlling ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 4:11PM
Pixies

Richer Sounds launches initiatives to promote new music Gated Content

Richer Sounds has launched a number of initiatives to help promote new music, as it draws closer to the industry.
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Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 26th 2014 at 3:20PM

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Tesco Mobile

Tesco launches Blinkbox Music deal for mobile customers

A section of Tesco Mobile customers will be given three months free access to the supermarket’s streaming music service Blinkbox ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:11AM
Police IP Crime Unit

PIPCU assists in suspending 188 websites selling counterfeit products

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has assisted in the siezure of 188 domain names that were illegally selling ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:15AM
Bravado launches Marley Apparel

Bravado launches Marley Apparel

Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising company Bravado has launched Marley Apparel, a men’s clothing line that pays tribute from ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:20AM
Beats drops yearly subscription price after Apple acquisition

Beats drops yearly subscription price after Apple acquisition

Less than 24 hours after its acquisition by Apple was formally announced, music streaming service Beats Music has lowered its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 29th 2014 at 10:56AM

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Songkick hits 10 million users and $100 million in revenue

Songkick hits 10 million users and $100 million in revenue

Concert-tracking website Songkick has reached 10 million monthly users, and has generated $100 million in revenue through ticketing partnerships since ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 28th 2014 at 11:19AM
Online retailers take one in every three pounds spent on CDs, DVDs, videogames - study

Online retailers take one in every three pounds spent on CDs, DVDs, videogames - study

Kantar Worldpanel’s quarterly retail barometer has found that online retailers dominate sales in the entertainment category. High Street stores have ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 27th 2014 at 3:03PM
Festival organisers urged to reduce campsite waste

Festival organisers urged to reduce campsite waste

Buckinghamshire New University is working with Love Your Tent to lobby festival organisers and retailers over wasteland culture at festivals.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 21st 2014 at 3:11PM
Xtra Mile

Xtra Mile Recordings launches new online shop with Sunshine HQ

UK independent label Xtra Mile Recordings has announced a continued worldwide partnership with Sunshine HQ, provider of direct to consumer ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 7th 2014 at 1:55PM
HMV

HMV's flagship Scotland store set to relocate

HMV’s flagship store in Scotland is set to close within the next week.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 6th 2014 at 11:42AM
Sony DADC

Schertiger named Sony DADC Sales and Marketing SVP for Europe

Sony DADC has appointed Jesper Schertiger as SVP European sales and marketing.
 
Schertiger will assume responsibility for the entire ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 29th 2014 at 1:30PM
Paul Weller

Paul Weller turns back on Record Store Day

Paul Weller has shunned future Record Store Days due to "anger and disappointment" over touts re-selling limited edition releases on ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 9:30AM
Pono

Neil Young's Pono third most-funded project on Kickstarter at $6.2m

Neil Young has the third most-funded project in the history of crowd-funding platform Kickstarter with his high-end audio device Pono.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Apr 16th 2014 at 3:58PM
Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon.co.uk today announced it will takeover the stage at Brighthelm during The Great Escape and will host an exclusive gig ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:28PM