Music industry

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'He was the Steve Jobs of audio': how Rupert Neve changed the sound of music | William Stokes
The late audio engineer revolutionised recording with an innovative EQ design, his innovations used by everyone from the Queen to Dave Grohl

William Stokes

15, Feb, 2021 @2:46 PM

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Songwriters fight to be heard in streaming revenues debate
As music consumption has evolved, the songwriting community have seen their income diminish despite playing a greater role in shaping emerging artists

Rhian Jones

12, Feb, 2021 @9:28 AM

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Taylor Swift to start releasing new versions of her first six albums
Rerecordings follow a battle over the sale of the master tapes and will be preceded by the single Love Story (Taylor’s Version)

Laura Snapes

11, Feb, 2021 @1:23 PM

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Napster to make debut on London stock market this month
Listing is result of firm’s takeover by British music tech startup MelodyVR

Mark Sweney

08, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Elton John: I learned by touring Europe in the 60s. Young artists need the same chance
Brexit negotiators have screwed up the deal for Britain’s emerging musicians, says entertainer Elton John

Elton John

07, Feb, 2021 @2:58 PM

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From fashion to farming: how Brexit is hitting Britain's trade
Our writers analyse the true effects of the split, on industries including luxury clothing, music, fishing and bees

07, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Even before Covid, music was broken. Let's use this moment to hit reset | Tim Burgess
The present streaming model makes artists acutely vulnerable to shocks like the pandemic. Something’s got to change, says Charlatans singer Tim Burgess

Tim Burgess

01, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Plans for London's biggest music venue face local opposition
The Sphere, over 90 metres high, would also contain a nightclub, bars, restaurants and shops

Joanna Partridge

01, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK music industry outraged over licence fee cost for live-streamed events
A PRS tariff on virtual events grossing less than £500 could make online performances – often raising money for struggling artists and technical staff – ‘grind to a halt’, critics say

Laura Snapes

28, Jan, 2021 @9:13 AM

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Someone you loved: how British pop could fade out in Europe
Brexit rule changes that make it tricky to tour the EU will hold back UK artists from a fast-growing market

Laura Snapes

25, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'We all need human connection': Emily Eavis hopes for livestreamed Glastonbury show
Exclusive: festival organiser says this year’s cancellation won’t bankrupt the event and that 2022 will be an ‘enormous high’

Laura Snapes

22, Jan, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Government stalls on insurance scheme for UK music festivals
Culture minister claims getting start date for events is first step, but organisers say festival planning is impossible without cover, as offered to the film and TV sector

Laura Snapes

22, Jan, 2021 @11:53 AM

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