One Liners: Fyre Festival, MJ Cole, Suede, more
Other notable announcements and developments today… • Here’s the first trailer for upcoming Fyre Festival documentary ‘Fyre’, which will appearRead more.
Dean Martin’s daughter says Baby, It’s Cold Outside controversy is “outrageous”
This is turning out to be quite a controversial Christmas when it comes to your favourite festive songs, isn’t it?Read more.
Vocalist Farai Bukowski-Bouquet and producer Tone have just released their debut album as Farai – ‘Rebirth’ – a late contenderRead more.
Tencent Music says it will “vigorously” contest fraud allegations by early investor
Tencent Music has said that it intends to “vigorously” contest allegations of fraud made against its co-President by an earlyRead more.
British artists and music execs sign open letter on the Brexit shambles
As the Brexit debacle goes from a joke to a farce to a very black comedy, a plethora of UKRead more.
Fleetwood Mac settle with Lindsey Buckingham
Lindsey Buckingham has settled his legal dispute with former band Fleetwood Mac, telling CBS that he is happy with theRead more.
Neil Young angry at London show sponsorship
Neil Young has responded angrily to the announcement that he and Bob Dylan will co-headline one of next summer’s BarclaycardRead more.
Netflix unveils first trailer for Gerard Way’s Umbrella Academy
The first trailer for ‘The Umbrella Academy’, a new Netflix series based on comic books co-written by former My ChemicalRead more.
Lambchop announce lucky new album
Lampchop have announced their fourteenth album, ‘This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’. It’s actually their thirteenth album, ifRead more.
One Liners: Noonie Bao, Apple, Auddly, more
Other notable announcements and developments today… • Music publisher Sony/ATV has extended its deal with Swedish songwriter Noonie Bao. GoodRead more.
Formula for perfect Christmas number one found
Tech driven record label Ostereo has analysed every Christmas number one from the last 50 years and come up withRead more.
Approved: Kid Koala & Trixie Whitley
Kid Koala is preparing to release the second in his series of ‘Music To Draw To’ ambient albums, ‘Io’. WhileRead more.
Job ad: Royal Albert Hall – Head Of Programming (London)
The Royal Albert Hall is one of the world’s most iconic entertainment venues, with an unrivalled history of world-class artistsRead more.
Job ad: Juno – Music Buyer & Product Researcher (London)
Juno is one of the world’s largest online music and equipment stores. We are looking for a music buyer andRead more.
Setlist: Ticketmaster, WINTEL, Spice Girls
CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days,Read more.
Ticketmaster switches on price-capped resale on its primary site
Ticketmaster UK has put live the previously promised price-capped resale function within its main ticketing platform, with the Live NationRead more.
EU launches piracy watch list
The European Commission has published its first Counterfeit And Piracy Watch List, highlighting cyberlockers, stream-ripping sites, P2P services, unlicensed downloadRead more.
CISAC begins sanctions procedure over ongoing SGAE controversy
CISAC, the organisation that brings together the world’s song right collecting societies, has said it could kick out controversial SpanishRead more.
Approved: Ida Kudo
Ida Kudo released her eponymous debut EP in 2015, so the follow-up, ‘Gold’, which arrived last month, has been aRead more.
Sigrid announces debut album, Sucker Punch
Sigrid has announced that she will release her debut album, ‘Sucker Punch’, next spring. She’s also been announced as supportRead more.