The artist and producer-led non-profit organisation Women Produce Music (WPM) have announced !N_KoLAB their latest initiative designed to support music makers, audio engineers through collaborative projects.
Later this month MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament agreed on the final text in February, and PRS for Music are in full support as it’s a big step forward for creators.
UK Music’s chief executive officer Michael Dugher has vowed to continue the campaign to support grassroots venues faced with crippling business rates despite the Chancellor’s Spring Statement being a ‘missed opportunity.’
‘SXSW is a perfect opportunity for the British music industry to talk about how to maintain our position as a global leader in music and how we continue to meet the demands of a fast-changing world in the post-Brexit environment,’ says chief executive officer of UK Music and a former shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher.
A cross-party group of 59 MPs and peers that form the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Music have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging him to use his Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March to ensure music venues benefit from the new business rates retail discount scheme.