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CMU Podcast: Rdio, Spotify, Secondary ticketing, Zayn Malik

By and | Published on Friday 20 November 2015


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including Rdio shutting down as Pandora buys its assets, Spotify’s new artist data platform, the secondary ticketing debate and Zayn Malik’s Fader interview. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week

• Rdio to close as Pandora buys the firm’s assets
• Spotify launches new artist data platform
• Industry figures comment on secondary ticketing review, as public consultation closes
• Zayn Malik speaks, previews new music

CMU Approved

• Aidan Knight
• Lawrence Taylor
• Julia Holter

What we didn’t have time to talk about

• Dan Le Sac Writes: Subscriptions to musicians are a nice idea, but are they good value for money?
• Robert FX Sillerman withdraws latest offer to buy back flagging SFX
• New Adele album clips accidentally leaked
• CMU Beef Of The Week #279: Sandi Thom v Radio 2
• Morrissey nominated for Bad Sex award

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