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A New ERA For Entertainment?

A turn up for not only the books but the CDs and DVDs – Just as Kanye West forsakes the CD format completely, the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has published figures revealing that the number of physical stores selling...
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Music Futures 2015: Registration Open

Registration is now open for this year’s Music Futures Conference taking place on Thursday 12th November at the Sage Gateshead overlooking the Tyne. This well-established event, brought to you by the UK’s leading music development agency Generator, is set to be...
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Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Copyright

The High Court has ruled against the UK Government in a judicial review case about its decision to introduce a private copying exemption into copyright law. The review was initiated by the Musicians Union (MU), the British Academy of...
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The BPI: Yes we Cannes

The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) launched a new Copyright Protection Portal at Midem in Cannes this weekend. At a press conference on Saturday 6th June, the trade body unveiled the new service, which aims to help labels, musicians and...
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Whittingdale in as Culture Secretary

Former Chair of the Commons Culture Committee John Whittingdale OBE (pictured) has been appointed as the new Culture Secretary as part of the Cabinet reshuffle that forms the new Conservative Government. As David Cameron revealed the first all-Tory Cabinet...
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Month of May Momentum

PRS for Music Foundation has announced its next round of recipients for the Momentum Music Fund, with a total of 13 artists including Oh Wonder, Hawk Eyes and Chelou all set to benefit. The Gen hasn’t reported much on...
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Festival Fever: £1bn into Economy

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), which represents 50 of the UK’s independent music festivals, has released new figures revealing that its member festivals have contributed an estimated £1 billion to the UK economy in audience spend over a...
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Up All Night

The music industry certainly isn’t short of trade bodies and another has just sprung up- The actually pretty fun sounding Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) is a new organisation that aims to be “the voice of the night time...
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BPI, MPA Toronto Trade Mission

Music trade bodies the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and the Music Publishers Association (MPA) have announced their first ever trade mission to Toronto in association with Canadian Music Week. The one-day event will take place on Wednesday, 6th May...


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