Friday, April 14, 2017

CMU Podcast: BPI stats, Dailymotion, Kate Bush | UNLIMITED | CMU


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.

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Stories discussed this week:

• UK record industry saw 5.1% growth in 2016
• Dailymotion to relaunch down-playing UGC
• Kate Bush doesn’t even want to play stupid Coachella
• The mastermind behind Coachella (The New Yorker)

In brief…

Harry Styles announces debut solo album (official announcement)
Troy Carter to advise the Prince estate
Jay-Z pulls catalogue from Spotify
Kendrick Lamar artwork designer responds to criticism

Also mentioned…

The Beatles Vinyl Collection
CMU Insights @ Canadian Music Week


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