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The Musicians Union launches Work Not Play campaign

The Musicians Union launches Work Not Play campaign

GregJohnson November 14, 2012 0

After a summer of disputes and stand offs between musicians and commercial event organisers such as the Olympics, and businesses such as the high-street bar chain Café Rouge, the Musicians’ Union have launched a

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Musicians’ Union want to hear about your stories of musician exploitation

Musicians’ Union want to hear about your stories of musician exploitation

GregJohnson October 5, 2012 0

The Musicians’ Union have launched to find out more about how many UK musicians are being asked to play for free or exploited by employers, venues and promoters. The union state that most musicians

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The Live Music Act comes into force

The Live Music Act comes into force

GregJohnson October 1, 2012 1

From today, Monday October 1, venues with a capacity of under 200 people will no longer require a licence for live music events. The Live Music Act which came became an Act of UK

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Musicians Union launch Live Music Act help kit

Musicians Union launch Live Music Act help kit

GregJohnson September 28, 2012 2

The Musicians Union have launched a Live Music Kit containing both practical and creative advice for venues in the run up to the launch of the Live Music Act on October 1 2012. The

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Extracts from Jay-Z: The King of America by Mark Beaumont

Extracts from Jay-Z: The King of America by Mark Beaumont

Helen Donlon August 22, 2012 0

Check out these exclusive extracts from the first chapter of the new Omnibus Press book Jay Z: King of America by acclaimed author Mark Beaumont.The book is out in September and will be available from

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Interview: music economist Will Page on the value of music and why it matters

Interview: music economist Will Page on the value of music and why it matters

GregJohnson July 13, 2012 1

In times of economic difficulty, the creative industries, such as the music industry, can be seen as a soft and easy target for politicians seeking to look strong, decisive and pragmatic in the face

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Music Management Bible sets the standard for future music managers

Music Management Bible sets the standard for future music managers

GregJohnson July 13, 2012 0

The latest 2012 edition of the Music Management Bible is out now at Musicroom.com. Completely revised and updated in response to the fast-changing nature of the music industry today, this new edition of the

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Live Nation buys dance promoter. Is this is the future of the music industry?

Live Nation buys dance promoter. Is this is the future of the music industry?

GregJohnson June 27, 2012 0

Live Nation, one of the world’s largest live events companies, has further extended its reach into the world of electronic dance music by buying LA-based dance music promoter Hard Events. The takeover comes hot

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Debate: Do non-musicians matter to musicians?

Debate: Do non-musicians matter to musicians?

GregJohnson June 26, 2012 3

The leaking of exploitative contracts handed out to photographers by the newly revived The Stone Roses has thrown a spotlight onto the relationships that exists between musicians and other creative people who work within

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