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Featured Artists Coalition joins blockchain bandwagon

The latest industry body to hail blockchain technology as having potential for music is the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC).
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Music manager Tim Clark says artists ‘ain’t making a living out of recorded music’

Last night saw a debate with the very grand title of Technology, Streaming & The Future Of The Music Industry at Portcullis House in London, the spillover offices from the Houses of Parliament. It wasn't a typical music...
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Music manager John Glover: `Stop giving everything away!’

At last night's Artist and Manager awards in London, organised by the MMF and FAC, we witnessed the surreal sight of Napster/Facebook/Spotify man Sean Parker giving an award to the manager of Mumford & Sons, but we also heard...
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Music industry responds to Hargreaves IP Review…

We sent out an alert on the UK's Hargreaves review of IP laws yesterday, so how has the industry responded? BPI boss Geoff Taylor praised the decision to reject "Google's flawed case for a significant weakening of UK copyright"..
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FAC’s Rowntree hails ‘On Air, On Sale’ initiative

This weekend's announcement that UMG and Sony are to start selling singles as soon as they're played on the radio has been welcomed by Dave Rowntree...
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Actually, Lily Allen SHOULD speak out about music piracy

Lily Allen certainly knows how to start an online dust-up. If it's not Perez Hilton, it's the Featured Artists Coalition, who she tore into in a recent blog post. And now Lily has managed to stoke up the ire of...
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Music Ally Report: Too unlimited?

Our lead examines dramatic changes going on in the industry: from unit-based puchashing to volume restrictions?
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Now Lily Allen tears into the Featured Artists Coalition…

Well, she probably won't be invited to join FAC's advisory board anytime soon then.
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Featured Artists Coalition bags award from UK ISP Association

The ever-shifting battle lines drawn between ISPs, labels, publishers, artists and tech startups continue to, well, ever shift.