Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong
Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong

Kim Dotcom's hit back on all things MegaUpload shifted over to Hong Kong earlier this...

Music Venues Trust announces London conference
Music Venues Trust announces London conference

The Music Venues Trust has announced Venues Day, an event due to take place at...

Universal chief comments on SoundCloud talks (a bit)
Universal chief comments on SoundCloud talks (a bit)

Ah, SoundCloud. What are we to do about SoundCloud? Well, actually, it's nothing to do...

Tim Ingham resigning as Music Week editor, plus new hires
Tim Ingham resigning as Music Week editor, plus new hires

Tim Ingham is to leave his three year old post as Editor of Music Week...

RIAA updates list of rogue piracy sites
RIAA updates list of rogue piracy sites

The Recording Industry Association Of America has submitted its updated list of 'rogue' websites to...

Sony/ATV signs Tegan & Sara
Sony/ATV signs Tegan & Sara

Sister-sister pop types Tegan and Sara Quin, aka Tegan & Sara, have signed to Sony/ATV...

Madison Square Garden Company may split
Madison Square Garden Company may split

The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that it may spin off its music and...

YouTube CEO says music service coming soon, hopefully
YouTube CEO says music service coming soon, hopefully

YouTube's long-awaited much-anticipated and sure-to-be-swell audio streaming service, code name evil.fm (well, that's what the...

Tidal launches streaming service for men
Tidal launches streaming service for men

High quality streaming service Tidal has gone live, banking on the assumption that men (and...

Media delivery service Fluence launches
Media delivery service Fluence launches

After several months in beta, new content submission service Fluence has gone live. Set up...

CMU's One Liners: Pandora, Slayer, Jose Gonzalez and some other fine treats too
CMU's One Liners: Pandora, Slayer, Jose Gonzalez and some other fine treats too

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Chris Phillips has been announced as Pandora's new Chief...

Music creator group CIAM calls for balancing of streaming royalty split between rights holders
Music creator group CIAM calls for balancing of streaming royalty split between rights holders

A new report launched last week at a congress organised by the International Council Of...

CIAM calls for more money and more transparency
CIAM calls for more money and more transparency

As well as calling for a more balanced streaming royalty split between rights holders a...

Former U2 bassist PA loses appeal against theft conviction
Former U2 bassist PA loses appeal against theft conviction

The former PA to U2 bassist Adam Clayton has lost her appeal against a conviction...

Japanese rock band Vamps discuss the challenges of making it abroad
Japanese rock band Vamps discuss the challenges of making it abroad

At last week's Tokyo International Music Market, the Japan Night organisation held a previously reported...

Sharon Van Etten confirms 2015 shows, screens new video
Sharon Van Etten confirms 2015 shows, screens new video

American folk lady Sharon 'Shaz' Van Etten has confirmed a good lot of shows in...

 Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize
Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize

So, the ever masterful CMU Editor Andy Malt let me leave early yesterday to attend...

Ant & Dec to host the BRITs (yes, in 2015)
Ant & Dec to host the BRITs (yes, in 2015)

Hey, hey, what? No? Yes! Ant & Dec are only bloody well hosting the 2015...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift, The Death Weather, Tulisa and more
CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift, The Death Weather, Tulisa and more

Other notable announcements and developments today… • Taylor Swift, aka the only artist OF ALL TIME...

Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.
Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.

Times have changed, big time, for one-time gangsta rap man Ice Cube since he first...

Bye bye Dirty Beaches
Bye bye Dirty Beaches

Taiwan-born and now Canada-based artist Alex Zhang Hungtai is casting off his nine year-old Dirty...

Official Charts Company announces
Official Charts Company announces "real winners" of Mercury Prize

The Official Charts Company has this morning announced what it's calling the "real winners" of...

Eric Clapton shares Jack Bruce tribute track
Eric Clapton shares Jack Bruce tribute track

Eric Clapton has shared a song dedicated to his late Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, who...

Tune-Yards confirms 2015 shows, WoW fest appearance
Tune-Yards confirms 2015 shows, WoW fest appearance

The indescribable Tune-Yards, aka Merrill Garbus and friends, are flying in with the spring next...

CMU's One Liners: Pandora, Slayer, Jose Gonzalez and some other fine treats too
CMU's One Liners: Pandora, Slayer, Jose Gonzalez and some other fine treats too

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Chris Phillips has been announced as Pandora's new Chief...

Harry Potter can rap
Harry Potter can rap

The number of child stars who manage to go on to become legitimate actors post-puberty...

  • Kim Dotcom’s battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong
  • Japanese rock band Vamps discuss the challenges of making it abroad
  • Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize
  • Ant & Dec to host the BRITs (yes, in 2015)
  • Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.
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