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The music business podcast from CMU, sponsored by 7digital CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business.

The music business podcast from CMU, sponsored by 7digital CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business.
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London, United Kingdom

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The music business podcast from CMU, sponsored by 7digital CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business.

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@cmu

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English

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+442080999050


Episodes

CRB Appeal, Closing Venues, Kanye West

3/18/2019
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Spotify's appeal of the US Copyright Royalty Board's new mechanical royalties rate, ongoing challenges for grass roots music venues in the UK and EMI's counter-suit in its contract battle with Kanye West. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:32

Spotify, Michael Jackson, Universal Music

3/15/2019
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Spotify’s big legal spat with Warner in India, the reaction to the new Michael Jackson documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ and the favourite bidders to buy half of Universal Music. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:52:06

Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The business of talking about artists

3/8/2019
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This week’s episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the thirteenth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. This time we discuss how CMU has always covered the big artist news stories as well as reporting on the business side of things. We then review three artists stories we followed particularly closely, including the Phil Spector murder trial, the tragically short career of Amy Winehouse and the many...

Duration:00:31:18

20 years of CMU – The battle against secondary ticketing

2/28/2019
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This week’s episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the twelfth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. In this edition we look at the rise of and debate over online ticket touting and the various efforts over the years to regulate the secondary ticketing market. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:49:47

HMV, Spotify, Terminators

2/13/2019
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the deal to rescue HMV in the UK, Spotify becoming briefly profitable and then buying a couple of podcast companies, and new moves to make labels give back old artists their recording rights in the US. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:54:24

20 years of CMU – Spotify and streaming revolution

2/10/2019
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This week’s episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the eleventh in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. In this edition we look at the history of Spotify, from plucky young upstart to the thing propping up the entire recorded music industry. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:01:02:54

Pitchfork, Viagogo, Spotify

1/29/2019
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the paywall about to go up around Pitchfork, the Competition And Markets Authority’s “serious concerns” over Viagogo’s lack of compliance with UK law and Spotify’s new artist blocking feature. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:50:36

R Kelly, HMV, Rihanna

1/21/2019
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last couple of weeks, including reactions to the latest documentary on abuse allegations against R Kelly and the pressure on Sony to drop him (which they subsequently did), plus HMV going into administration for a second time and Rihanna suing her dad for fraudulently exploiting her brand. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:41:32

20 years of CMU – The music industry v YouTube

1/14/2019
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the tenth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. In this edition we look back at the rapid rise and subsequent evolution of YouTube and the music industry's love hate love hate relationship with it. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:43:32

Tencent, Kraftwerk, Neil Young

12/23/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last couple of weeks, including Tencent Music's IPO and legal woes, what the EU Advocate General has to say about the copyright implications of uncleared sampling and Neil Young's bid to stop Barclaycard sponsoring his London show. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:43:50

Ticketmaster, WINTEL, Spice Girls

12/11/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Ticketmaster's plan to kill a class action lawsuit by employing a ts+cs technicality, the World Independent Network's latest report on indie label market share, and the very slight possibility of the Spice Girls headlining Glastonbury. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:02

20 years of CMU - iTunes and the download boom

12/1/2018
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU's 20th birthday, the ninth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. Here we tell the story of the iTunes Store and how it kickstarted the digital music revolution, dominating the market for a number of years and posing all sorts of questions about how the industry sold, marketed and charted its recordings. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:48:23

Ed Sheeran, NetEase, Spotify

11/21/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Kilimanjaro Live chief Stuart Galbraith's claim that the touts have got the message and aren't hoovering up tickets for Ed Sheeran's next tour, Tencent rival NetEase raising $600 million of funding to boost its streaming music service, and Spotify's new analytics for publishers. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:52:34

Anti-piracy, indie festivals, social prescribing

11/16/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Google's latest anti-piracy bragging, new figures about the independent festival market and the argument that NHS doctors should be prescribing gig tickets instead of drugs. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:43:07

UK Music, Sony, SoundCloud

11/9/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including recent growth of the UK music industry and how the government could ruin it all, Sony's EMI Music Publishing deal getting waved through in Europe, and SoundCloud taking some heat for the wording of its agreement with DIY artists looking to monetise their music. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:49:21

YouTube, Wireless, BBC

11/2/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki's latest intervention on the article thirteen debate, new licensing restrictions on the Wireless festival and high profile departures from BBC Radio. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:56

Business streaming, Distrokid, Fender

10/26/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including new research on how much money the music industry is losing to businesses illegally using personal streaming services, Spotify buddying up with digital distribution set-up Distrokid, and new research that shows that half of new guitar players are women. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:39:29

20 years of CMU - A brief history of Napster

10/19/2018
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU's 20th birthday, the eighth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. Here we discuss how Napster turned the music industry upside down, and how both the service and the legal battle it sparked set the agenda for the next decade as the music industry struggled to adapt to the digital era. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:41:16

NAFTA, BASCA, Live music industry stress

10/9/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including why the RIAA is not happy about Donald Trump's replacement for NAFTA, BASCA's opposition to Sony's proposed acquisition of EMI Music Publishing, and the worrying levels of stress in the live music industry. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:40:28

Ticketmaster, Bestival, Spotify

10/1/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Ticketmaster's push back against an exposé surrounding secondary ticketing in the US, Bestival’s financial troubles, and Spotify’s new option for artists to upload their music direct. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:45:14