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Could bitesize strategy suit the album's future?

Could bitesize strategy suit the album's future? Gated Content

One of the entertainment industry stories of the decade is happening at an independent video games company from San Rafael, ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 27th 2014 at 2:25PM
A Swift lesson in the dangers of music biz egotism

A Swift lesson in the dangers of music biz egotism

So here's a loose theory about why the sort of megastar that makes the public crack their neck muscles in ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 30th 2014 at 4:07PM
UK Music: 'Music's value is resonating in Parliament'

UK Music: 'Music's value is resonating in Parliament'

The following is written by Jo Dipple, CEO at UK Music:


on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:40PM
It's grim up North... when no-one's listening

It's grim up North... when no-one's listening

“In Japanese myth, the rabbits on my old costume - which Kate’s wearing today - live on the moon. Kate ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 25th 2014 at 4:52PM
Creative Content UK: Will carrots succeed where sticks have failed?'

Creative Content UK: Will carrots succeed where sticks have failed?' Gated Content

The following is written by Mark Owen, partner at Taylor Wessing.


on Sep 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM
'Albums and data are worth more than nothing'

'Albums and data are worth more than nothing' Gated Content

With just 1.18 million units sold across the UK last week, the album is one again looking in a precarious state. ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2014 at 2:06PM
Nick Lawrence

'Crowd-funding has become one of the biggest sources of alternative finance for music'

The following is written by music accountant Nick Lawrence, CEO of Blue Squared. Pick up the latest issue of Music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:15AM
British rock music is back. No, really, it is.

British rock music is back. No, really, it is.

There is little more tedious than hearing some hoary old industry sage tell you that ‘rock music is dead’.

Then, ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:53PM
Is Apple about to take streaming music to the masses?

Is Apple about to take streaming music to the masses?

Apple is keen remind us that Kate Bush isn’t the only pop icon taking up a full month’s residency at ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 11:50AM
Sunny Side Up: 'Iconic song lyrics have just as much potential to become High Street brands in their own right'

Sunny Side Up: 'Iconic song lyrics have just as much potential to become High Street brands in their own right' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Michael Gottlieb, managing partner at Sunny Side Up:


on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:26PM
Music biz A&R problem needs a woman's touch

Music biz A&R problem needs a woman's touch

A landmark moment in music industry history took place the other week. No exaggeration: it’s finally dragged this business kicking ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 14th 2014 at 1:06PM
7digital: 'We're on the verge of a golden age for digital'

7digital: 'We're on the verge of a golden age for digital' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gunnar Larsén, VP product at 7digital:


on Aug 8th 2014 at 1:21PM
Will somebody please throw a TV out of a window?

Will somebody please throw a TV out of a window? Gated Content

Shep Gordon knew how to make someone famous.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:33PM
Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men'

Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Andy Saunders, founder of Velocity Communications.

by MusicWeek Staff
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:30AM
Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely Gated Content

The BPI will receive £3 million from UK record companies and performers to fight piracy in 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:14PM
'Cannes Lions is actively redefining the role music plays in the creative process'

'Cannes Lions is actively redefining the role music plays in the creative process' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Jack Horner, founder of Frukt.


on Jul 24th 2014 at 3:46PM
Why do you all have to be so complicated?

Why do you all have to be so complicated? Gated Content

Have you heard the way some of you people speak? 

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:43PM
AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts'

AEI Media: 'YouTube must be included in the charts' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Luke Hood, director of AEI Media and founder of YouTube music channel UKF ...


on Jul 16th 2014 at 3:27PM
Hey Johnny, hey Dee Dee, Little Tom and Joey - Just wanted to say thanks

Hey Johnny, hey Dee Dee, Little Tom and Joey - Just wanted to say thanks

Tommy Ramone died aged 65 last Friday, July 11. Music Week publisher Dave Roberts pays tribute to a man - ...


on Jul 16th 2014 at 12:20PM
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
Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing'

Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gregor Pryor, head of media and technology practice at Reed Smith law firm.


on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:37PM
'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?'

'Will the mainstream adoption of streaming sound the death knell for the LP?' Gated Content

Is the hallowed album stumbling towards obsolescence? Fellow England fans, if you don’t want to know the result, look away ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 27th 2014 at 3:28PM
Deezer: 'Streaming platforms have a duty to promote emerging acts'

Deezer: 'Streaming platforms have a duty to promote emerging acts' Gated Content

The following is a piece by James Foley, head of editorial for Deezer UK & Ireland.


on Jun 26th 2014 at 11:39AM
Amazon

Could Amazon be one of the cleverest entrances to streaming music yet? Gated Content

How much is just enough? That’s the question being posed this week by two giants of modern entertainment media - ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 19th 2014 at 3:39PM