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Women in Music awards: ‘We can be a boss, without the fear of being called a bitch’

“I really can’t open this awards ceremony without mentioning the ‘W’ word. That’s for Weinstein, or willy-wangling… I doubt that in this country there is a single office, bank, factory, pub or club that hasn’t...
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Is social media bad for musicians’ psychological health?

The always-on culture of social media and its increasing demands for musicians' time may be bad for their psychological health, according to Cooking Vinyl owner Martin Goldschmidt. "One of the big changes that has happened...
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WIN unveils global independent music market report (#midem)

Independent trade body WIN has published its first ‘WINTEL’ global independent music market report, announcing the key figures on-stage at Midem in Cannes. The body says it’s the first global market-share...
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AIM boss Alison Wenham steps aside to focus on WIN

British indie trade body AIM is looking for a new chief executive, after current boss Alison Wenham announced she is stepping aside to focus on her role at global body WIN. The latter is spinning off from AIM as a standalone...
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AIM boss says majors ‘dreadfully wrong-footed’ by Apple Music

Indie body AIM’s boss Alison Wenham has criticised the major labels for agreeing to Apple’s original no-royalties plan for the three-month trial of Apple Music. “Why did they agree those deals knowing full well that...
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Merlin and WIN support indie licensing deals with Apple Music

Apple’s promise to pay royalties during the three-month free trial of its Apple Music streaming service has won over indie licensing agency Merlin. In a letter to members that leaked last night, CEO Charles Caldas explained:...