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CMU Podcast: SoundCloud, Transparency, Spinal Tap

By and | Published on Sunday 5 March 2017


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including SoundCloud’s new mid-price streaming option, the music industry’s failure to agree on transparency and Parliament’s views on the matter, plus Vivendi’s stern response to Spinal Tap’s $400 million lawsuit. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• SoundCloud launches £5.99 subscription package with less content
• Music creatives call on government to push for more digital music transparency
• Vivendi says $400 million Spinal Tap legal claim “absurd”

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