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PRS for Music Aftershow Club

or the seventh year Belfast Nashville will bring Belfast alive with the sound of 150 artists performing at 44 venues. Songwriters from all over the world will gather at the songwriting festival and PRS for Music is proud to sponsor the event. At the festival PRS for Music will host an after-show club showcasing local songwriters at the Madison Hotel.

Albums versus tracks

You may have seen the widely-reported story in the media about "music clubs", where attendees sit in silence and listen to a classic album from beginning to end rather than the chopping and changing of the mp3 era.

Trish Keenan

Trish Keenan, Lead singer of influential psch-pop group Broadcast has died from pneumonia aged 42.

The value of music

With the creative economy, funding and the future of copyright firmly at the heart of the political agenda once again, M spoke to MPs from across the political spectrum to find out what music means to them, both professionally and personally, and how government can play a role in protecting this industry.

Robert Ashcroft on the intellectual property debate

To much fanfare, the Government has announced a plan to turn the East End of London into the UK’s equivalent of Silicon Valley. The British press highlighted the epicentre of this project as a roundabout in Shoreditch, so needless to say we can now look forward to having ‘Silicon Roundabout’.

Hardest Working Bands

PRS for Music Announces Britain’s Hardest Working Bands of 2010. Peter Andre has been crowned the most performed artist to headline at Major Venues for 2010 by PRS for Music.

Mick Karn

Mick Karn, multi-instrumentalist and former bass player with the group Japan has died of cancer. He was 52.