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  • FBI and CISA Urge Software Developers to Prioritize Cybersecurity
    FBI and CISA Urge Software Developers to Prioritize Cybersecurity

    The FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have jointly called upon software developers to eradicate command injection vulnerabilities from their products. This plea follows incidents which have occured recently where these vulnerabilities were exploited in networking equipment manufactured by flagship companies like Cisco, Palo Alto Networks,Continue Reading

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  • Banksy Confirms Boat Artwork at Glastonbury During Idles’ Performance
    Banksy Confirms Boat Artwork at Glastonbury During Idles’ Performance

    Banksy, the street artist has claimed responsibility for a provocative installation that appeared during Idles’ set at Glastonbury Festival. The artwork featured a small boat loaded with lifelike migrant dummies, all donning orange life jackets. It was hoisted into the audience at Worthy Farm as Idles performed on the OtherContinue Reading

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  • Creative Wales Launches Second Round of Music Revenue Fund to Boost Welsh Music Industry
    Creative Wales Launches Second Round of Music Revenue Fund to Boost Welsh Music Industry

    The second round of Creative Wales’s Music Revenue Fund 2 is set to open next Monday, June 24, focusing on empowering music businesses in Wales. This initiative aims to provide financial support for projects related to new releases, live music promotion, music production for media use, and Welsh-language music. MinisterContinue Reading

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  • UK Music Survey Reveals Major Gains in Gender and Ethnic Diversity for 2024
    UK Music Survey Reveals Major Gains in Gender and Ethnic Diversity for 2024

    The representation of women and ethnic diversity within the music industry has improved according to the UK Music Diversity Survey 2024. Women are now landing themselves more senior positions; an 8.3% rise has been noted this year. Overall, 53.8% of participants in the survey identified themselves as women. This provesContinue Reading

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  • Top Tips For Working In The Music Industry
    Top Tips For Working In The Music Industry

    Passion Having genuine passion for what you do and always remembering the reasons that inspired you to start is key. Why? Because this motivation will guide you forward. Also, it will help you if you come across any industry challenges or setbacks. Network Networking is without a doubt one ofContinue Reading

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  • High Demand For Paul McCartney Causes Ticket Frenzy
    High Demand For Paul McCartney Causes Ticket Frenzy

    Manchester’s Co-op Live has alerted fans vying for tickets to Paul McCartney’s highly anticipated “Got Back” tour, which has seen an overwhelming demand since pre-sale access began. Earlier this week, McCartney, 82, unveiled plans for his world tour, featuring a series of UK shows in December 2024. This tour willContinue Reading

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  • Live Nation and Ticketmaster Face $5 Billion Class Action Lawsuit
    Live Nation and Ticketmaster Face $5 Billion Class Action Lawsuit

      Music industry giants, Live Nation and Ticketmaster have been stung by a $5 billion consumer class lawsuit. It comes after the US justice department lawsuit which is aimed at disband the powerful conglomerate. This landmark lawsuit represents the first direct legal challenge for Live Nation and Ticketmaster after theContinue Reading

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  • Google Unveils Music AI Sandbox at Google I/O 2024
    Google Unveils Music AI Sandbox at Google I/O 2024

    Google I/O 2024 is in full swing, and this year’s event is showcasing an array of cutting-edge generative media models and tools. Among the highlights is the unveiling of the Music AI Sandbox, sparking discussions about its potential impact on businesses that license sound to creators. Teaming up with YouTubeContinue Reading

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  • Anything Is Possible In The Music Industry
    Anything Is Possible In The Music Industry

    Limitless Creativity When it comes to musical innovation, there are no limits. It is a kind of art that transcends barriers of language, culture, and other kinds. Because of this, every artist in our profession has the chance to experiment with new ideas. There are no restrictions on what youContinue Reading

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  • Olivia Rodrigo Fans Await New Dates for Manchester Co-op Live Shows
    Olivia Rodrigo Fans Await New Dates for Manchester Co-op Live Shows

    The uncertainty among Olivia Rodrigo’s fans remains tangible as they eagerly await updates on the rescheduled dates for her two major Manchester Co-op Live shows. Originally planned for May 3 and 4, these performances were postponed just 48 hours prior, citing technological challenges at the new venue. The pause arose due toContinue Reading

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  • How To Make A Bigger Impact With Your Music
    How To Make A Bigger Impact With Your Music

    Location-Based Exclusives Offering exclusive content or gifting access to events connected to specific locations can enormously improve engagement and encourage a sense of belonging among your fanbase. By providing unique experiences or knowledge limited to particular places, you create a sense of exclusivity and value for your community. Whether it’s behind-the-scenes tours, localized workshops, or exclusive online contentContinue Reading

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  • Spotify Reveals Record £750 Million in Artist Royalties for 2023
    Spotify Reveals Record £750 Million in Artist Royalties for 2023

    In a groundbreaking revelation, Spotify has disclosed that artists reaped a staggering £750 million in royalties throughout 2023, marking a remarkable milestone in the music streaming landscape. This figure stands as a testament to the platform’s exponential growth, more than doubling the earnings recorded in 2017. The disclosed sum encompassesContinue Reading

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  • Perseverance: Succeeding in the Music Industry
    Perseverance: Succeeding in the Music Industry

    In the music industry, where talent is abundant and competition fierce, one quality stands out as the ultimate key to success: perseverance. It’s the unwavering commitment to one’s craft, the resilience to overcome obstacles, and the determination to keep moving forward despite setbacks. For anyone aspiring to make their markContinue Reading

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  • Elbow to Inaugurate Troubled Co-Op Live Arena as Opening Act
    Elbow to Inaugurate Troubled Co-Op Live Arena as Opening Act

    Manchester’s eagerly anticipated Co-Op Live Arena is finally gearing up for its grand debut, and who better to christen its stages than the iconic British band, Elbow? The arena, poised to become the UK’s largest indoor venue with a colossal capacity of 23,500, has faced a string of setbacks, butContinue Reading

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  • Growth Hacks For Musicians
    Growth Hacks For Musicians

    Instagram Live Partner up with other musicians in your genre for Instagram Live sessions. Collaborating with fellow artists on live streams not only offers fans a unique and intimate experience but also exposes both parties to each other’s audiences, fostering cross-promotion and community-building within your genre. These live sessions provideContinue Reading

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  • Why Your Image Is Important In Music
    Why Your Image Is Important In Music

    First Impressions As a musician, your image is frequently the initial point of contact for people encountering your work. It serves as a powerful introduction, often being the first thing individuals notice about you. Whether it’s your album cover, promotional photos, or stage presence, your image immediately communicates a messageContinue Reading

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  • The Killers’ ‘Mr Brightside’ Dethrones Oasis Classic
    The Killers’ ‘Mr Brightside’ Dethrones Oasis Classic

    In a monumental shift in the UK music scene, The Killers’ iconic 2003 anthem ‘Mr Brightside’ has soared to new heights, surpassing Oasis’ beloved 1995 classic ‘Wonderwall’ to etch its name in history. As reported by the Official Charts Company, ‘Mr Brightside’ has clinched the title of the UK’s biggestContinue Reading

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  • Richard Stumpf Launches Hawkeye Music Publishing
    Richard Stumpf Launches Hawkeye Music Publishing

    Richard Stumpf, the esteemed CEO/Founder behind Atlas Music Publishing (HYBE US), President of Imagem Music, US (Concord), and SVP at Cherry Lane Music (BMG), has embarked on an exciting new journey with the launch of Hawkeye Music Publishing. In a recent press release, Stumpf unveiled the mission of his latestContinue Reading

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  • When To Hire A Band Manager
    When To Hire A Band Manager

    International Expansion When your band is planning to expand its reach beyond local or regional gigs, strategic planning and execution become paramount. It’s essential to develop a comprehensive touring strategy that considers factors such as target markets, transportation logistics, venue selection, and promotional efforts. Utilizing online platforms and social mediaContinue Reading

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  • How To Find Band Members – Your Expert Guide
    How To Find Band Members – Your Expert Guide

    Are you wondering how to find band members? We have you covered! Forming a band is an exciting journey. However it requires talent, dedication, and, most importantly, finding the right group of individuals who share your musical vision. However, locating compatible band members can be a daunting task. This guideContinue Reading

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