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CMU Podcast: Happy Birthday, The Charts, Deezer, Ryan Adams

By and | Published on Friday 25 September 2015


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including the ruling that ‘Happy Birthday’ is out of copyright in the US, record sales at gigs being included in album chart data, Deezer beating Spotify to become the first European streaming service to announce an IPO, and the fate of Father John Misty’s covers of Ryan Adams’ covers of Taylor Swift. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week

Judge rules Warner/Chappell does not control Happy Birthday
Gig venue record sales to be included in the charts
Deezer plans IPO on Paris stock exchange by the end of the year
Father John Misty deletes Taylor Swift covers at request of Lou Reed

CMU Approved

Benjamin Damage
Fort Lean
Ringo Deathstarr
• Yullippe

What we didn’t have time to talk about

Recent market trends confirmed in latest RIAA stats, but “fair rates” now issue number one
Kim Dotcom extradition hearing finally underway
Record industry’s next big piracy challenge could be a P2P-fed streaming service
Viet Cong will change name for second album
Morrissey says tonight’s London show will be his last in the UK

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