Iconic dance music label Skint Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new boxset and re-issues from its back catalogue.
Stevenage singer songwriter Kelvin Jones became a YouTube sensation after posting his Call You Home track online last year. Expect a debut LP to drop later this year.
The majority of record labels are now looking for ‘multi-revenue stream’ deals when working with new music talent, a panel at The Great Escape has agreed.
The UK government needs to give tax breaks directly to music businesses, in line with its policy in other creative sectors, Cooking Vinyl’s MD has said.
The online music market is still in its infancy with revenue coming from digital services difficult to track, a music executive has said.
‘Passion’ and ‘blind faith’ are at the core of a record label’s offering to artists and songwriters, a label boss has said.
Songwriters need ‘a stronger voice’ to ensure they receive a fairer share of revenue from digital music services, according to BASCA’s CEO Vick Bain.
Educating songwriters on the music business is one of the most important roles for managers, a music industry expert has said.
The objective of music marketing needs to now focus on fan engagement, a music industry expert has said.
Streaming services such as Spotify and Deezer need to be ‘nurtured’ by artists to increase the life span of their songs, a music industry expert has said.