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Swift Sales Defy Streaming Critics

In our previous edition, The Gen questioned the wisdom of Taylor Swift’s team in withholding the star’s latest album ‘Reputation’ from streaming platforms. In our view, ‘windowing’ is short sighted and an invitation to access the album through piracy...

Sweden Shaken by Sexual Assaults

A few weeks ago, The Gen asked if the music industry has a Weinstein problem as sexual assault scandals began to engulf Hollywood. This week, almost 2,000 women working in the Swedish music industry have alleged that they have...

Top of the flops

The BBC’s new primetime music show ‘Sounds Like Friday Night’ has been met with mixed reactions from across the industry and the wider public. The six part series, conceived as a cross between Top of the Pops and Saturday Night...

BBC Swiftly Descends On Norwich

The BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend will take place at Earlham Park in Norwich this year from 23rd – 25th May. Taylor Swift (pictured) has been confirmed to be performing at the event as well as BBC Introducing-discovered-Norwich-based act...

Eos & BBC Now On The Rights Track

The BBC has reached an agreement with Eos, the collecting society for Welsh-language songwriters and publishers, signing a new licensing deal and ending a lengthy dispute. Essentially, when PRS made changes to the way that royalties were distributed to...

Vaccines For Sound City

The lineup announcements roll on, with Liverpool Sound City announcing that The Vaccines will close the first day of their event, joining previously announced headliners Belle & Sebastian and The Flaming Lips. Sound City CEO Dave Pichilingi said: “We...

Music Week Offer: In for a Pound

Generator has teamed up with all seeing industry oracle Music Week to offer Gen readers a stellar subscription deal where the first three months are only £1! That’s right, you get the first three months for a shiny round...

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