Artist News Awards Business News Labels & Publishers Legal Retail Setlist

CMU Podcast: Vinyl Revival, EMI’s sample amnesty, The Beatles, Kanye West

By and | Published on Friday 4 September 2015

The Vinyl Library

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including Tesco and Technics joining the much hyped vinyl revival, EMI Production Music’s sample amnesty, the Canadian company accusing the majors of anti-competitive behaviour over public domain recordings, and Kanye West’s bid to be President of the USA. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

Subscribe to the CMU Podcast

Listen to the CMU Podcast and sign up to receive new episodes automatically each week through any of these services…

iTunes | audioBoom | SoundCloud | Stitcher | Spreaker | TuneIn | Mixcloud | RSS

Stories discussed this week

The Tesco vinyl revival

Tesco to sell new Iron Maiden album on vinyl
• Technics to launch new vinyl turntable
Panasonic brings back the vinyl with reborn Technics turntable (Wired)

EMI Production Music sample amnesty

EMI Production Music offers amnesty on previously uncleared samples

The public domain Beatles

Canadian company accuses majors of anti-competitive behaviour over public domain Beatles tracks
• Beatlemania returns to Canada: This time, in public domain, spurring fight (The Hollywood Reporter)

Kanye West for President

Kanye West to run for president (possibly)
Kanye West’s hat of great interest to the White House
• Kanye’s presidential bid gets the Trump trumpet
• Here’s the full transcript of Kanye’s incredible VMA Vanguard speech (MTV News)
• White House weighs in on Kanye 2020 campaign (USA Today)
• Rihanna: ‘People are voting for Trump, who wouldn’t vote for Kanye?’ (Billboard)
• Donald Trump on why he hopes Kanye runs for President (Rolling Stone)

What we didn’t have time to talk about

Tyler, The Creator accuses UK government of ‘treating him like a terrorist’
• US government says former MegaUpload servers ain’t its problem
• Xfm relaunch reportedly imminent
• Vine adds musical whatnots in app upgrade
• Ian Rogers to leave the music industry

Please subscribe, rate, review and share the show once you’ve listened!

READ MORE ABOUT: | | | | | | |