Prison Music: An Historical Primer

In this piece, Amanda Petrusich takes us on journey examining the long-standing relationship between prisons and music, and the power of music (performed both by and for the incarcerated) as. Continue reading

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Twickets Launches Low Cost Ticket Resale Platform In US

Twickets, the European based face-value or less ticket resale platform has now launched in the U.S. Twickets is supported by Adele, Ed Sheeran, Mumford & Sons, One Direction and other. Continue reading

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4 Safest Concert Venues

If you're involved in the music industry, chances are attending concerts is up there on your list of favorite activities, but doing so often carries an inherent risk. If you're. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Fans Not Happy About New ‘Buy On’ Ticket Policy

The Taylor Swift team and Ticketmaster have added a new and profitable twist to fan ticketing.  Every dollar spent on Taylor Swift merchandise that a fans buys moves them forward. Continue reading

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PR Firm Quite Great Launches Live Booking Agency

UK based PR company Quite Great has added a live booking department to its business. The Cambridge-based firm is setting out to help aspiring artists in every facet of their. Continue reading

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Ed Sheeran Smashes Spotify Streaming Records

Following the Friday release of Ed Sheeran’s new album ÷ (‘divide’), he smashed streaming records and stormed the global charts, including almost doubling the previous first day Spotify album streams. Continue reading

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This Fortnight In Music Supervision & Sync: The Young Pope • Springsteen Does Harry Potter • Superbowl Synch • More

[UPDATED] A complete run through of the latest and greatest in sync licensing and music supervision in in film, tv, gaming and much more over the past fortnight, courtesy of Synchblog.  

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Obama Signed The BOTS Act, But Don’t Get Too Excited

Obama's recent signing of the Better Online Tickets Sales (BOTS) act, while a step in the right direction, will only go so far towards solving issues with customers' ticket buying experience.

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Congress Passes Anti-Ticket Bot Bill

Ticket bots, computer programs that enable ticket brokers to bulk purchase concert and event tickets, have upended ticketing and raised average costs for millions of fans. Now, in a rare. Continue reading

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Forbes Names Best Paid Artists 2016

Forbes has released its latest list chronicling musical riches. Unsurprisingly, Taylor Swift was #1, but second place went a group that lost a key member and went in hiatus.  Here. Continue reading

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