UK Music

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Name: UK Music
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Amazon's music shakeup might not happening

Hilco is a specialist financial services company that has a history in restructuring distressed assets in the U.K and picked up HMV for £50 million ($82.7 million). The company has since closed poorly performing stores, stripped back on staff numbers ... [Published CNBC - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Move over Amazon, HMV is getting people back in stores

HMV: live in-store performances are pulling in punters. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPAIt's one of the biggest musical comebacks of all time and no I'm not talking about Kate Bush. High-street music retailer HMV says it is close to wresting the title of UK's ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

HMV is Set to Overtake Amazon for UK DVD and Music Sales

It's been just 18 months since HMV almost fell foul of the administrators and closed for good, but it's enjoying a Lazarus-like resurrection of fortunes at the moment. It's currently pulling in increased record and DVD sales thanks to a greater number ... [Published Gizmodo UK - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

UK Culture Secretary: “Copyright infringement is theft”

By Colin MannCulture Secretary Said Javid has told the UK music industry that copyright infringement is theft, pure and simple, and confirmed the government’s continued support for initiatives to combat its threat.Speaking at the British Phonographic ... [Published Advanced Television - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Professor Green to play MTV concert

Chart-topping rap star Professor Green is to headline a massive music concert in Londonderry.The Hackney-born rapper will take to the stage alongside Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter MNEK for the MTV Crashes Derry-Londonderry event at Ebrington Square ... [Published Portadown Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

A SMARTer approach to social enterprise in Tang Hall

A FORMER school is being brought back into use with the launch of a new social enterprise in York.Tang Hall SMART is a new venture set up to provide clubs, classes and events for children, teenagers and adults.Set up by former Burnholme Community College ... [Published York Press - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: UK Music, Gaala, Coffee
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Will age classifications for music videos work? | Music

According to the powers that be, music videos are now so subversive that they require film-style age certificates. From 1 October, UK-based internet users will be subject to a three-month pilot scheme that will see UK-produced music videos (and attendant ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Acts Confirmed For 'MTV Crashes Derry'

Professor Green and MNEK have been confirmed as the first two acts to appear at the 'MTV Crashes Derry - Londonderry' next month.10,000 people are expected to turn up at Ebrington Square on 19 September for the event, which will be broadcast MTV's flagship ... [Published 4NI - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

UK music videos to get age ratings

ONLINE music videos are to get age ratings to help protect children from highly sexual and violent content, ONLINE music videos are to get age ratings to help protect children from highly sexual and violent content, British Prime Minister David Cameron ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

British music hits the high notes with government funding

British music companies behind some of the UK’s most hotly-tipped artists will receive Government funding to support the promotion of the nation’s music around the world.Liverpool band The Wombats are amongst the artists signed to independent labels who ... [Published En the Web - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Liverpool band set to benefit from UKTI investment

The music industry is set to benefit from financial support courtesy of a scheme set up by UK Trade & Investment to fund the global promotion of some of the most hotly-tipped British artists, including a band from Liverpool.More than £250,000 will be ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 5 reports

Newcastle band set to benefit from UKTI investment

The music industry is set to benefit from financial support courtesy of a scheme set up by UK Trade & Investment to fund the global promotion of some of the most hotly-tipped British artists, including one from Newcastle.More than £250,000 will be provided ... [Published Insider Media Limited - Aug 07 2014]

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...has great advantages in making a full range available to everyone, so in many respects online is a superior retail format," he told CNBC via email. "For all retailers online should be complementary to in-store so if HMV is to have a sustainable future it needs to have a strong online offer as well."
...Its chairman Paul McGowan says the commonly held view that that digital music) was killing the physical "was never true". "Only 30% [of music buyers] switched to digital – 70% of the market is still physical." It's only a "matter of time", he adds, before HMV reclaims the top spot from Amazon, which banks 20% of UK music and DVD sales versus HMV's 19%...
'I am just excited to get out on that stage," said Professor Green, whose real name is Stephen Paul Manderson. "I love performing, that's what it's all about for me, so I'm looking forward to sharing my tracks with this Derry audience and seeing their reaction at MTV Crashes."
Ms Williamson, who also leads SMART'S centre-piece activity Tang Hall Rock School, said: "Social Enterprises are becoming more popular. For me, what appeals, is the chance to put into practice everything I have ever believed in, rather than being constrained by needless bureaucracy."

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Professor confirmed for MTV Crashes gig [Published NewsLetter - Aug 28 2014]
Professor Green to play MTV concert [Published Portadown Times - Aug 28 2014]
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Is laughing gas acceptable at festivals? Securi... [Published Metro.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
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Music Industry Seminar to kick off IOM GuitarFe... [Published Isleofman.com - Aug 26 2014]
Events in the South of Scotland attract biggest... [Published Galloway Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
Cash-rich Vivendi must avoid repeating past mis... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 25 2014]
Joan is going solo for her final major tour [Published Matlock Mercury - Aug 24 2014]
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The Voice's Vince homes in on city date [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 21 2014]
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MPG Awards 2015 nominations open on 1 Sept [Published Pro Sound News Europe - Aug 20 2014]
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POTENT WHISPER - JUST WONDERING: THE DISCUSSION [Published St George West - Aug 15 2014]
"If we don't speak up, the blood is on our hands." GlobalFaction : London Rapper Produces New Anti-War Documentary . Following on from collaborations with UK music legends Rebel MC and Alabama3; BRIT School graduate Potent Whisper continues ...
Performance Rights Organizations Again 'Protect... [Published Techdirt - Aug 12 2014]
While attempting to do nothing more "infringing" than listen to (fully licensed) music, I ran into the sort of bizarre, pointless restrictions I thought only German citizens had to deal with. Alec Empire , founder of Digital Hardcore Recordings and ...
UK Finally Changes Copyright Law To Allow Priva... [Published Techdirt - Aug 07 2014]
Three years ago, the UK government published the Hargreaves review of copyright laws in the digital age. As Mike wrote at the time, one of the key recommendations was the introduction of an exception to UK copyright law to allow people to make private ...
Once a month Hipsters don’t Dance will bless us... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 25 2014]
Africa is a Country is proud to present a new partnership with London-based DJ crew  Hipster’s Don’t Dance . The British DJ duo with Trinidadian and Nigerian origins are doing an amazing job representing the Atlantic music world to the London massive ...
Fake Cows Bring Wi-Fi To UK Music Festival [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jun 25 2014]
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