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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

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

20 years of CMU - The rise and fall of MySpace

9/28/2018
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the seventh in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. Here we discuss the rapid rise and protracted fall of MySpace, from king of social media to Justin Timberlake-fronted flop and (amazingly) on to the present day. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:41:27

20 years of CMU - Michael Jackson

9/18/2018
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the fifth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. Here we discuss the events that preceded and immediately followed the death of Michael Jackson and the resulting criminal and civil action, leading to the big legal battle between the Jackson family and AEG Live. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:31:58

Viagogo, BPI, Chris Evans

9/10/2018
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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 the very many things that Viagogo did (or didn't) do, the BPI’s latest stats on UK music exports, and Chris Evans’ departure from BBC Radio 2 for Virgin Radio. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:51:00

20 years of CMU - The digital royalty lawsuits

9/3/2018
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This week's episode of Setlist is another marking CMU’s 20th birthday, the fifth in a series of special editions reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. Here we discuss the debate around how digital royalties should be shared out and legal action by pre-internet artists who reckoned they were due a bigger cut of the pie. In particular the landmark litigation pursued by FBT Productions – aka the Bass Brothers – against Universal Music in relation to their...

Duration:00:26:59

Grande, Apple, The Eagles

8/29/2018
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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 Grande Communications accusing the record industry of trying to make internet service providers their "de facto copyright enforcement agents", how Spotify has given up on using Apple to sell subscriptions, and why Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is no longer the biggest-selling album of all time in the US. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:12

Ticketmaster, Frank Sinatra, Cliff Richard

8/21/2018
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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 Live Nation's Ticketmaster shutting down its ticket resale sites in Europe, Warner/Chappell going legal in a dispute over some Frank Sinatra songs, and the BBC’s decision not to appeal the court ruling over its coverage of a police raid on Cliff Richard’s home. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:31

YouTube, Viagogo, Guvera

8/14/2018
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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 the latest YouTube backlash from brands who’ve had their adverts placed next to controversial content, the doubt suddenly appearing over Ireland’s new anti-touting laws, and the private equity firm ordered to hand millions of dollars back to a Guvera investor. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:33:14

Universal, Brexit, The Beatles

8/6/2018
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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 Vivendi's plan to sell off up to 50% of Universal Music, fears for UK artists touring Europe after Brexit, and researchers’ claims that Paul McCartney is wrong about which Beatles songs he wrote. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:38:15

Mercury Prize, MMA, Taylor Swift

7/30/2018
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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 the Mercury Prize and National Album Day announcements, fears that last minute lobbying on the Music Modernization Act might kill it, and claims that noted protector of her own trademarks Taylor Swift might have infringed someone else’s. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:53:44

Cliff Richard, ICE, Ed Sheeran

7/23/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Cliff Richard's legal win against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid at his Berkshire home in 2014, more indie publishers direct licensing streaming services, and Ed Sheeran’s record breaking tour. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:44:29

Copyright Directive, Childish Gambino, Rage Against The Machine

7/16/2018
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business in recent weeks, including the European Parliament voting down the latest draft of the new copyright directive, Glassnote’s legal battle with Childish Gambino, and Rage Against The Machine against Nigel Farage. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:40:51

20 years of CMU – The evolution of NME

7/9/2018
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To celebrate CMU’s 20th birthday, over the next year we will present 20 special editions of Setlist, between them reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. This week, the evolution of the NME from a traditional newsstand publication to a freebie mag to an online-only media brand. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:31:31

20 years of CMU - The collapse of HMV

7/2/2018
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To celebrate CMU’s 20th birthday, over the next year we will present 20 special editions of Setlist, between them reviewing the 20 biggest stories CMU has covered over the last two decades. This week, the collapse of HMV in 2013 after several years of financial trouble on the high street and attempts to diversify into other areas of music and entertainment. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:34:16