The Sony/PIAS distribution centre in Enfield was sadly destroyed in the riots last night in London (8th August). As seen on the news big hitters such as Sony had their stock destroyed, but also and perhaps more heart breaking for ...Read More
- Posted on August 9, 2011.
Next month's TUC annual three day conference in London will see The Musicians' Union push to back a move to give people a choice on whether or not they work for free as they feel that professional musicians are being ...Read More
- Posted on August 8, 2011.
Vince Cable, the Government's business secretary, is moving to legitimise the “ripping” of digital copies of music and movies from physical discs for personal use and other copyright exceptions, following recommendations in the Hargreaves review of intellectual property. This move ...Read More
- Posted on August 3, 2011.
Vince Cable the Government's business secretary has scrapped plans this Wednesday which would have introduced the blocking of illegal filesharing websites as set out in the Digital Economy Act last year. He announced that site blocking is too cumbersome and ...Read More
- Posted on August 3, 2011.
A High Court Judge has ruled that BT must block their customer's access to the website Newzbin 2 which illegally was providing links to pirated movies following a case brought by the Motion Picture Association (MPA) which represents a number ...Read More
- Posted on July 28, 2011.
The UK Government made an announcement that it will take another look at plans to block websites that infringe copyrights which made up part of its controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA). This decision comes following a number of complaints about ...Read More
- Posted on February 1, 2011.
Nightclubs all over the UK are a growing fatality of the recent credit crunch. Many businesses have been affected and a current statistic shows that nightclubs are not getting away with an easy ride as one in eight have been ...Read More
- Posted on July 23, 2010.
The Digital Economy Bill was passed today by 189 votes to 47, after two hours debate in it’s third reading at the House Of Commons and has managed to keep the majority of its original clauses intact. The Bill received last ...Read More
- Posted on April 8, 2010.
Some positive news for the British music industry emerged for a change on Sunday that revealed that the growth in digital music royalties had now out stripped falling CD sales for the first time ever. Online music sales royalties grew by ...Read More
- Posted on March 16, 2010.
http://www.whosampled.com/ Ever wondered what that sample is in that record you love? Well now you can thanks to a website called Who Sampled. Their mantra is ‘exploring & discussing the DNA of music’. Who Sampled are in the process of compiling ...Read More
- Posted on March 5, 2010.