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Avert your eyes children! Yeah right

Avert your eyes children! Yeah right

There are few things harder to police than kids looking for something raunchy on the internet. And slapping an 18 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 26th 2015 at 6:03PM
Viewpoint: How music enhances the video gaming experience

Viewpoint: How music enhances the video gaming experience Gated Content

Clay Johnson, CEO of global B2B licensing company Music Dealers, shares a potted history of music in video games and ...


on Aug 24th 2015 at 2:06PM
Steel Panther

This one's dedicated to all you Gucci bag carriers out there...

Where do record label/company bosses park their taste? I don't mean their good taste or their bad taste, I mean ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Aug 13th 2015 at 12:22PM
The apps built to boost Spotify plays, and why they get slapped down

The apps built to boost Spotify plays, and why they get slapped down

The following is a Viewpoint from Hayley Devlin and Martin Ochs - associate media lawyers at Hamlins LLP


on Jul 31st 2015 at 3:47PM
Kill Your Friends

Don't kill your friends, count them

The music industry (secretly, when the government’s not looking) likes to think that Kill Your Friends, the imminent big screen ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on Jul 28th 2015 at 2:49PM
GED

Ged Doherty: 'We hope that no threat to BBC radio's music output will materialise"

The following viewpoint was written by BPI and BRIT Awards chairman Ged Doherty.


on Jul 27th 2015 at 1:36PM
Editorial: Like or loathe him, Cowell deserves congrats

Editorial: Like or loathe him, Cowell deserves congrats

With the likes of Michael Eavis, Annie Lennox, Gary Barlow and Jools Holland having graced the MITs stage in recent ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:44PM
Melvin

Melvin Benn reflects on Festival Republic partnership with Attitude Is Everything Gated Content

The following is a viewpoint written by Melvin Benn, which originally appeared in the June 5 issue of Music Week: ...


on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:53PM
Apple ad power will bear fruit

Apple ad power will bear fruit

In 2015, music is a fragmented mess. The answer? Apple’s ‘one complete thought’.

On Monday, Tim Cook, along with Jimmy ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 3:30PM
Russia's legislative changes could unlock significant added revenues

Russia's legislative changes could unlock significant added revenues Gated Content

Barely a week goes by without a headline applauding the closure of another handful of piracy sites, or a couple ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 1st 2015 at 3:12PM
Editorial: The gender tides are turning

Editorial: The gender tides are turning Gated Content

This year’s 30 Under 30 was a nightmare to finalise.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 20th 2015 at 2:00PM
Bobby Simms: The super fan is the future of our business

Bobby Simms: The super fan is the future of our business Gated Content

The following piece is written by Popshop founder and CEO Bobby Simms:


on Mar 19th 2015 at 12:17PM
Zane Lowe

Editorial: Feeling Lowe? Don't worry, I'm counting on Zane's return Gated Content

Got home on Thursday night to a pretty distraught girlfriend.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 13th 2015 at 12:36PM
Editorial: Is it time to set the NME free?

Editorial: Is it time to set the NME free? Gated Content

Well? How do we look? I hope you like our new guise. There’s no need to fret about the implications, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:03PM
Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days
for big data in music'

Jeremy Silver: 'These are early days for big data in music'

The following piece is written by digital media advisor & former executive chairman, Semetric (Musicmetric), Jeremy Silver:


on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:00PM
Editorial: Keeping up with consumers won't stop with audio streaming

Editorial: Keeping up with consumers won't stop with audio streaming Gated Content

The integration of streaming data into the Albums Chart is an important step in the industry’s bid to keep up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2015 at 11:30AM
Editorial: Lessons to be learned from Arvato's fall

Editorial: Lessons to be learned from Arvato's fall Gated Content

Ordinarily, you’d struggle to find a company that boasted a 42.7% share of the album market in 2014 before bowing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 12:35PM
Editorial: 'Music's political battle happens on many fronts'

Editorial: 'Music's political battle happens on many fronts' Gated Content

You might have noticed something in the air during Independent Venue Week 2015. The celebration of the country’s most understated ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 30th 2015 at 10:53AM
Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over'

Editorial: 'The race between global streaming services is far from over' Gated Content

We’ve all been guilty of distilling the streaming market down to one particular outfit with a careless slip of the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 10:56AM
Editorial: Talent trumps all

Editorial: Talent trumps all Gated Content

How are those new year’s resolutions going? Yeah, thought so.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:48PM
Artists deserve better than UK music industry's Uptown Funky mess

Artists deserve better than UK music industry's Uptown Funky mess

ANXIOUSLY CHEWING ON A TOOTHPICK, cloaked in a natty blazer, a white vest and with a silver chain dangling around ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 11th 2014 at 2:19PM
'The subscription model is evolving to become the source of the empowered artist 2.0'

'The subscription model is evolving to become the source of the empowered artist 2.0' Gated Content

I can’t wait for the day when my bank statement is just a string of subscriptions.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 4th 2014 at 1:58PM
Music Dealers: 'There's nothing left to do but crown John Lewis as king'

Music Dealers: 'There's nothing left to do but crown John Lewis as king' Gated Content

The following is written by Eric Sheinkop, CEO, Music Dealers:


on Dec 3rd 2014 at 12:24PM