Possible setback for the labels in ongoing dispute with Sirius over pre-1972 recordings
Possible setback for the labels in ongoing dispute with Sirius over pre-1972 recordings

The American record industry isn't going to get a speedy resolution to the grand debate...

Abbey Road extends alliance with Chandler Limited
Abbey Road extends alliance with Chandler Limited

Universal's Abbey Road Studios has extended its partnership with audio kit maker Chandler Limited, which...

Asian streaming service scores $104 million in investment, hopes for further expansion
Asian streaming service scores $104 million in investment, hopes for further expansion

Asian streaming service KKBOX announced yesterday that it had raised a neat $104 million in...

Universal invests into B2B streaming start-up
Universal invests into B2B streaming start-up

A US-based virtual jukebox service has scored a "strategic investment" from Universal Music, according to...

Kim Dotcom fights to keep finances a secret
Kim Dotcom fights to keep finances a secret

Kim Dotcom's finances have been discussed in a New Zealand court once again, as the...

A2IM backs .music TLD bid
A2IM backs .music TLD bid

The trade body for indie labels in the US, A2IM, has added its support to...

Company named in Universal's Smirnoff DJ contest lawsuit denies involvement
Company named in Universal's Smirnoff DJ contest lawsuit denies involvement

An Atlanta-based company has expressed surprise after being named on a lawsuit filed by Universal...

New legal man for Merlin
New legal man for Merlin

The agency that represents many of the indie labels in the digital domain, Merlin, has...

Early Drake associate sues Cash Money over profit share
Early Drake associate sues Cash Money over profit share

Hip hop producer Jas Prince is suing Cash Money Records, claiming that the label cut...

Universal sues maker of VH1/Smirnoff DJ contest
Universal sues maker of VH1/Smirnoff DJ contest

Universal Music has sued the makers of a DJ competition that airs on VH1 in...

Dame Dash sorry for behaving badly in Big Pimpin vid
Dame Dash sorry for behaving badly in Big Pimpin vid

Hi. You know in Jay-Z's 'Big Pimpin' video circa 2000, right, when hip hop kingpin...

The Body and Sandworm announce split LP
The Body and Sandworm announce split LP

Metal duos The Body and Sandworm have announced that they will release a split LP...

Jamie Cullum releasing another covers LP
Jamie Cullum releasing another covers LP

BBC Radio 2's most played man-child Jamie Cullum has a new LP waiting in the...

Hookworms announce next LP
Hookworms announce next LP

Having made the world a richer and stranger place to live in via their really...

Pearls Negras announce UK shows
Pearls Negras announce UK shows

Brazilian rap trio Pearls Negras have announced that they will play their first European shows...

Amber Run and Fyfe playing Communion's New Faces tour
Amber Run and Fyfe playing Communion's New Faces tour

Promotions co/label/state of mind Communion has listed the acts that'll be playing a series of...

CMU Beef Of The Week #221: B*Witched v Supergrass
CMU Beef Of The Week #221: B*Witched v Supergrass

"Gotta let me in", sang B*Witched on their enduring 1998 hit 'C'est La Vie'. "Let...

Emile Haynie reveals 'solo' single feat Sampha, Dev Hynes and Charl Gainsbourg
Emile Haynie reveals 'solo' single feat Sampha, Dev Hynes and Charl Gainsbourg

Hit US producer Emile Haynie, the Grammy-winning co-creator of Eminem's 'Recovery' (and also most of...

John Digweed and Nick Muir make off-grid LP with sci-fi writer Hawks
John Digweed and Nick Muir make off-grid LP with sci-fi writer Hawks

John Digweed and Nick Muir, aka production house Bedrock, have made an LP based on...

ZZ Top postpone shows after Hill falls
ZZ Top postpone shows after Hill falls

ZZ Top have had to cancel two weeks of live dates in the US after...

  • Possible setback for the labels in ongoing dispute with Sirius over pre-1972 recordings
  • Asian streaming service scores $104 million in investment, hopes for further expansion
  • Universal invests into B2B streaming start-up
  • Dame Dash sorry for behaving badly in Big Pimpin vid
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