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CMU Podcast: Spotify, Safe Harbours, Theresa May

By and | Published on Monday 5 June 2017


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Spotify settling the big mechanical royalties class action lawsuit that has been hanging over its plans to list on the stock market, arguments from both sides of the safe harbours debate in Europe hotting up, and Theresa May’s assault on the charts. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• Spotify settles its big mechanical rights dispute Stateside
• Both sides get more vocal in European safe harbour debate
• Chart shows won’t play Liar Liar when it charts

In brief:

Tidal loses another CEO
• Sony Music’s Red Essential to merge with Sony Music’s The Orchard

Also discussed:

• CMU and Meltdown present Where Next For Music?

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