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CMU Planner - 23 Sep 2013
CMU Planner - 23 Sep 2013

23 September 2013

A change is as good as a rest, they say. And we never ever rest here at CMU, so a change will have...

CMU Planner - w/c 16 Sep 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 16 Sep 2013

16 September 2013

So, this is the week that Apple will finally launch its long talked about streaming service. Will it be the death of Pandora?...

CMU Planner - w/c 9 Sep 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 9 Sep 2013

9 September 2013

There are a lot of potentially big news stories stirring up on the fringes of the music industry this week. I say potentially...

CMU Planner - w/c 2 Sep 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 2 Sep 2013

2 September 2013

Is the summer over, or is it not? Well, the sun's still shining in London this morning, which is good news, because the...

CMU Planner - w/c 19 Aug 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 19 Aug 2013

19 August 2013

August tends to be a bit of a quiet period in the music industry, though we have had a few big stories break...

CMU Planner - w/c 12 Aug 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 12 Aug 2013

12 August 2013

Well, here we are, starting yet another week. But it's a week without a David Bowie exhibition to go to. Not even if...

CMU Planner - w/c 5 Aug 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 5 Aug 2013

5 August 2013

And so we enter the month of August, which is typically the calm in the music industry storm. You're probably all on holiday,...

CMU Planner - w/c 29 Jul 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 29 Jul 2013

29 July 2013

Hey everyone, the Edinburgh Festival starts this week, which is exciting. It's the biggest cultural festival in the entire world, don't you know?...

CMU Planner - w/c 22 Jul 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 22 Jul 2013

22 July 2013

Well, it's still hot, isn't it? So that's a thing. I'm so tired and dehydrated that I can't really think of anything to...

CMU Planner - w/c 15 Jul 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 15 Jul 2013

15 July 2013

Blimey, it's hot. Let's all have a glass of water. And maybe an ice cream. OK, two ice creams. It seems like the...

CMU Planner – w/c 8 Jul 2013
CMU Planner – w/c 8 Jul 2013

8 July 2013

Well hello there. What a glorious sunny day it is. Here in London, at least. What a perfect day to sit in a...

CMU Planner - w/c 1 Jul 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 1 Jul 2013

1 July 2013

So Happy Canada Day everybody. Well, mainly to you Canadians out there. And what a lovely weekend we just had, right? Though doesn't the...

CMU Planner - w/c 24 Jun 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 24 Jun 2013

24 June 2013

It's Glastonbury week this week, the festival returning after its latest year off for more fun and frolics. If you're heading down at...

CMU Planner - w/c 17 Jun 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 17 Jun 2013

17 June 2013

Well, the big news this week, possibly, is that the first two sessions in the latest series of CMU Insights training courses take...

CMU Planner - w/c 10 Jun 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 10 Jun 2013

10 June 2013

Hey, it's most definitely the beginning of festival season now, what with two major UK festivals taking place this weekend - the Isle...

CMU Planner - w/c 3 Jun 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 3 Jun 2013

3 June 2013

It's June. Not quite sure how that happened, but I guess there's nothing we can do about it now. In the absence of...

CMU Planner - w/c 20 May 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 20 May 2013

20 May 2013

Right, so that's The Great Escape done for another year then. Thank you to everyone who attended and took part! Looking forward to this...

CMU Planner - w/c 13 May 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 13 May 2013

13 May 2013

It's The Great Escape this week. Three days of excellent music, plus a convention programmed by us here at CMU. The whole CMU...

CMU Planner - w/c 29 Apr 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 29 Apr 2013

29 April 2013

So, the news this week (and not just music news) is likely to be dominated by the trial to examine the Jackson family’s...

CMU Planner - w/c 22 Apr 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 22 Apr 2013

22 April 2013

Did you all have fun on Record Store Day? Did you buy something nice? Good. Well in that case, I guess what's coming...

CMU Planner - w/c 15 Apr 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 15 Apr 2013

15 April 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Record Store Day. It’s Record Store Day on Saturday,...

CMU Planner - w/c 8 Apr 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 8 Apr 2013

8 April 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... The first week of the rest of HMV's life....

CMU Planner - w/c 25 Mar 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 25 Mar 2013

25 March 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... HMV sale. Not the HMV 'everything must go' sale...

CMU Planner - w/c 18 Mar 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 18 Mar 2013

18 March 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Canadian Music Week. Slightly confusingly kicking off tomorrow and...

CMU Planner - w/c 11 Mar 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 11 Mar 2013

11 March 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Ian Watkins in court. Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins is...

CMU Planner - w/c 4 Mar 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 4 Mar 2013

4 March 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... SxSW. You know the deal with this one, right?...

CMU Planner - w/c 25 Feb 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 25 Feb 2013

25 February 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Boris' decision on MoS flats. Ministry Of Sound will...

CMU Planner - w/c 18 Feb 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 18 Feb 2013

18 February 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... BRIT Awards. It's the BRIT Awards this Wednesday, which is...

CMU Planner - w/c 11 Feb 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 11 Feb 2013

11 February 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day isn't really music-related, but that...

CMU Planner - w/c 4 Feb 2013
CMU Planner - w/c 4 Feb 2013

4 February 2013

A round up of music and music business events happening in the next seven days... Tinnitus Awareness Week. This week is Tinnitus Awareness Week,...

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