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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

20 years of CMU - The rise and fall of Grooveshark

6/10/2018
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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 rise and fall of Grooveshark, which had big plans to take on the streaming market by becoming "the YouTube of audio", but ended up being sued into oblivion by the major labels. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:28:30

Viagogo, Apple Music, Michael Jackson

6/6/2018
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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 Viagogo's failure to meet a deadline to respond to demands set by the Advertising Standards Agency, Apple’s non-move into music publishing, and the Michael Jackson estate’s lawsuit against Disney. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:36:32

EMI, Spotify, Nine Inch Nails

5/30/2018
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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 Sony's plans to become the majority shareholder in EMI Music Publishing, the official settlement of one of the big mechanical royalty lawsuits against Spotify, and how streaming is changing the definition of an album. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:43:44

20 years of CMU - The end of EMI

5/21/2018
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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 end of EMI, which began with Terra Firma’s acquisition of the British major music company in 2007\. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:27:17

Tidal, RIAA, Dr Dre

5/15/2018
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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 Tidal's denial that it fiddled the listening figures for its exclusive albums from Kanye West and Beyonce, the RIAA’s latest moves against US ISP Grande Communications, and the legal ruling that no one thinks of Dr Dre when they think of sexual health. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:37:26

Spotify, Canada, Kanye

5/7/2018
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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 Wall Street's panic at Spotify's first financial report as a publicly listed company, the USA’s copyright beef with Canada, and Kanye West’s attempts to alienate all of his fans. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:41:34

Viagogo, IFPI, royal vinyl

4/30/2018
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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 indication that the UK Competition & Markets Authority intends to take Viagogo to court, yet more exciting and/or depressing growth for the record industry, and the royal twelve-inch. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:47:34

Festival plastic, Hits Radio, Mariah Carey

4/23/2018
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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 over 60 independent festivals' commitment to ban single-use plastic, Bauer's brand new national/local radio station Hits Radio, and Mariah Carey’s ex-manager's threat to launch a “blockbuster expose lawsuit”. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:44:34

MMA, Spotify, BPI

4/16/2018
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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 the return of the Music Modernization Act, new double figure growth for the UK record business, and what it’s like being a shareholder in Spotify. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:39:55

Blurred Lines, The Loop, Guvera

3/31/2018
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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 appeal ruling in the 'Blurred Lines' song-theft case, The Loop's Night Lives report, and new revelations about the collapse of defunct streaming service Guvera. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:33:21

YouTube, Amazon, Fyre Festival

5/14/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Warner Music's new licensing deal with YouTube and the ongoing safe harbours debate, Amazon's latest moves in live music and its all new Echo device, plus an astonishing amount of Fyre Festival legal news. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:49:05

Fyre Festival, Eminem, The Great Escape

5/9/2017
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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the spectacular collapse of Ja Rule’s Fyre Festival and the many-layered fallout from it, Eminem’s song-theft lawsuit against New Zealand’s ruling National Party getting to court, and the launch of the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape programme. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:44:55

Record industry growth, Digital Economy Act

5/1/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the latest stats from the IFPI that reveal that global record industry revenues grew 5.9% in 2016 (despite flippin YouTube), and how new legislation to combat ticket touting just skated into UK law before Parliament broke up for a pointless election. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:24:16

BPI stats, Dailymotion, Kate Bush

4/14/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the latest stats from the BPI that reveal that UK record industry revenues grew 5.1% in 2016, the upcoming revamp of Dailymotion that will see it move away from UGC, and why Coachella didn't book Kate Bush in 2015, even though booking her was never actually an option. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:50

Spotify, US Radio, Google

4/9/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including what we know and what we think is in Spotify's new licensing deal with Universal Music, the latest attempts in Washington to try and get American radio stations to pay royalties to labels and artists for airplay, and Google’s cool funding of extremism. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:50:04

Viagogo, Spinrilla, Talking To The Media

3/27/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Viagogo's no-show at the latest parliamentary select committee hearing on secondary ticketing, Spinrilla’s irritable response to the major record labels’ lawsuit against the mixtape sharing platform, and how new acts should approach journalists. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:55

SXSW, Pandora, Deadmau5

3/18/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including US customs officials' refusal to allow a number of international acts into the country to perform at SXSW, the launch of Pandora's premium on-demand streaming service and what (apparently) makes it different, plus Deadmau5 being sued over the name of his cat. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:47:46

The Great Escape, Access v Ownership, Ed Sheeran

3/12/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the latest announcements about the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape conferences, ERA's new stats showing access overtook ownership in terms of revenue in 2016, and how Ed Sheeran is ruining the charts for everyone. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:43:07

SoundCloud, Transparency, Spinal Tap

3/5/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including SoundCloud's new mid-price streaming option, the music industry's failure to agree on transparency and Parliament's views on the matter, plus Vivendi's stern response to Spinal Tap's $400 million lawsuit. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:46:07

Transparency, Spinrilla, PRS

2/10/2017
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CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the parliamentary debate over Liberal Democrat lord Tim Clement-Jones' proposal for more transparency in the digital music domain and the RIAA's legal action against mixtape service Spinrilla, plus we answer the age-old question, does PRS need a PRS licence? The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Duration:00:51:54