Key YouTube music man steps down
Key YouTube music man steps down

24 July 2014

One of YouTube's main music men, Chris LaRosa, is departing the video streaming giant to go and join one of those trendy start-ups...

Pharrell Williams seeks summary judgement in his favour in 'Blurred Lines' dispute
Pharrell Williams seeks summary judgement in his favour in 'Blurred Lines' dispute

24 July 2014

Legal reps for Pharrell Williams have filed a motion calling for the legal battle he, and his cohort in rape-promoting-pop-pap Robin Thicke, are...

Adele's son awarded damages over paparazzi photos
Adele's son awarded damages over paparazzi photos

24 July 2014

Adele's one year old son Angelo has been awarded damages off a photo agency which took pictures of him and his parents without...

Ian Watkins' appeal application refused
Ian Watkins' appeal application refused

24 July 2014

Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins' bid to appeal against the length of his sentence on child abuse charges has been rejected. As previously reported,...

Duran Duran sue their own fanclub
Duran Duran sue their own fanclub

24 July 2014

Duran Duran are suing their own fanclub because, well, it makes a great headline so why not? Technically they are suing Chicago-based WorldWide Fan...

Tulisa's PA issues apology over Simon Cowell gay claims
Tulisa's PA issues apology over Simon Cowell gay claims

24 July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos' personal assistant Gareth Varey has issued an apology to Simon Cowell, after a recording of him claiming that the 'X-Factor' chief...

Culture Minister to address BPI AGM in September
Culture Minister to address BPI AGM in September

24 July 2014

One for fans of annual general meetings now, and the next AGM extravaganza for members of record label trade group the BPI is...

JLS's Marvin Humes returns with LuvBug
JLS's Marvin Humes returns with LuvBug

24 July 2014

Former JLS singer Marvin Humes has announced the debut single of his new project, dance music trio LuvBug. 'Resonance' featuring Talay Riley will...

Kele announces second solo album
Kele announces second solo album

24 July 2014

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced his second solo album, 'Trick', will be released on 13 Oct, via a partnership with Kobalt...

SBTRKT announces new album, tour dates
SBTRKT announces new album, tour dates

24 July 2014

SBTRKT has proclaimed details of his new album. It will be called 'Wonder Where We Land'. It will be out on 22 Sep....

Hudson Mohawke announces new EP
Hudson Mohawke announces new EP

24 July 2014

With his TNGHT partner Lunice now working solo again, it's Hudson Mohawke's turn to put out some new music on his tod. He's...

Esben And The Witch announce new album
Esben And The Witch announce new album

24 July 2014

Esben And The Witch have announced details of their third album, 'A New Nature', which will be released through their own Nostromo Records...

Dry The River announce October tour
Dry The River announce October tour

24 July 2014

Dry The River have announced some tour dates for October, which will follow the release of their new album, 'Alarms In The Heart',...

Eels frontman to receive freedom of the City Of London
Eels frontman to receive freedom of the City Of London

24 July 2014

Eels frontman Mark Everett has been awarded the freedom of the City Of London ahead of his gig at the Barbican tonight. Which...

Google appears to prioritise ads for legit sources in searches for pirated content
Google appears to prioritise ads for legit sources in searches for pirated content

23 July 2014

Google is possibly experimenting with a new system that would see ads for legit content platforms positioned at the top of searches for...

MegaUpload lawyers want further postponement of civil litigation
MegaUpload lawyers want further postponement of civil litigation

23 July 2014

Legal reps for the former MegaUpload company and its founder Kim Dotcom have requested that a postponement of litigation against their clients from...

Rob da Bank launches music supervision company
Rob da Bank launches music supervision company

23 July 2014

Bestival boss and DJ man Rob da Bank is teaming up with his manager Ben Turner to launch a new music supervision company...

Google exec joins Spotify board
Google exec joins Spotify board

23 July 2014

Google is taking over Spotify. Well, not really. Or maybe. Who knows? But according to Re/code, the internet giant's acting Chief Business Officer...

BBC to air Tulisa drugs trial documentary next week
BBC to air Tulisa drugs trial documentary next week

23 July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos is set to discuss her recent drugs trial, and its collapse, in a BBC Three documentary next week. Due to air...

Racism to blame for Tupac musical closure, says star Saul Williams
Racism to blame for Tupac musical closure, says star Saul Williams

23 July 2014

The star of the Broadway musical based on the music of Tupac Shakur, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me', has blamed racism for its...

Third Man launches book company
Third Man launches book company

23 July 2014

Jack White is expanding his Third Man business into publishing, though book publishing mind. Third Man Books will publish 'Language Lessons: Volume 1'...

Jamie T announces third album
Jamie T announces third album

23 July 2014

Having beaten around the bush with tour and single announcements over the last couple of weeks, Jamie T has finally got around to...

Tom Robinson announces Power In The Darkness 35th anniversary show
Tom Robinson announces Power In The Darkness 35th anniversary show

23 July 2014

These days more commonly heard presenting on BBC 6 Music, Tom Robinson has announced that he will play a rare London show at...

M83 to re-issue first three albums
M83 to re-issue first three albums

23 July 2014

M83 is to re-issue his first three albums next month, plus a couple of EPs featuring remixes and B-sides in September. Actually, listening to...

Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties
Vulpeck's silent album bags $20,000 in Spotify royalties

23 July 2014

When Spotify asked Vulfeck to take down their silent album 'Sleepify' from the streaming service, the world mourned its loss. But it turns...

Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to
Tulisa drugs trial collapses due to "serious misconduct" by Sun's 'fake sheikh'

22 July 2014

Tulisa Contostavlos's trial on drugs charges dramatically collapsed yesterday, after the judge called into question evidence The Sun's Mazher Mahmood, aka 'the fake...

Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot
Sony's move to have 19 lawsuit dismissed covers file-sharing legal battle loot

22 July 2014

If it gets to court, the legal battle between 19 Entertainment and Sony Music could result in some judicial consideration being given to...

Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan
Ultra Records suing YouTube star Michelle Phan

22 July 2014

Sony-affiliated EDM label Ultra Records is suing YouTube star Michelle Phan for using tracks owned by the company in her videos without permission....

Former Sony man joins Baboom
Former Sony man joins Baboom

22 July 2014

Perhaps in a move to convince potential investors that Kim Dotcom's past and current squabbles with the mainstream music industry won't hinder his...

Spotify boss says IPO not imminent
Spotify boss says IPO not imminent

22 July 2014

Spotify boss guy Daniel Ek last week played down speculation that an IPO at the company is imminent, telling a Fortune Magazine conference...

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