Music industry news publications, blogs and zines.
The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) is the trade association of the UK recorded music business. The website provides information about the BPI’s activities, such as the BRIT Awards, the Official Charts, the Mercury Prize, the Music Export Growth Scheme, and the BRIT Certified Awards. The website also features news, research, events, and resources related to […]
UK Music is an industry-funded body established in October 2008 to represent the collective interests of the recorded, published and live arms of the British music industry. UK Music is the collective voice of the UK’s music industry. It represents over 500 organizations, including record labels, publishers, live music venues, and music festivals. UK Music […]
Redef provides news and analysis on various topics such as media, technology, pop culture, fashion, sports, music, and more. The website offers a live media feed that aggregates news from various sources. The website also features newsletters that provide remixes of interesting topics for curious minds.
Platform & Stream is a hand-curated newsletter for everything important in music streaming. New innovations in streaming technology, monetization, and digital music distribution. The latest streaming music platforms, new creation tools and music-tech startups and important stories on music data and listener behaviour, music licensing and copyright.
David Turner started the Penny Fractions newsletter in November 2017 as a way to think through various record industry topics from music streaming, to the history of the major labels, high-priced catalogue sales, and much more. The newsletter is delivered on Wednesday mornings to over 4500 subscribers across the industry. Some recent highlights: Does the […]
Latest worldwide music news for music industry professionals and analysts. Music Industry Today is a music industry media monitoring service provided by EIN News. Press release distribution service and newsletter. The World Media Directory is maintained by EIN Presswire, a press release distribution service, and is a listing of worldwide TV stations, radio stations, newspapers […]
Network Notes is a music industry newsletter written by Darren Hemmings, MD of the leading music strategic marketing company Motive Unknown. Summarising the need-to-know news in the music industry, technology, marketing and the intersection of all three. It is free to receive and goes out to 3000+ music industry professionals.
M Magazine is produced by PRS for Music for its 130,000+ songwriter, composer and music publisher members with industry insights, designed to educate artists, writers and publishers to make career-boosting business decisions. Featuring thoughtful interviews, power playlists and in-depth articles
The IMS Industry Insider is a weekly newsletter that provides global electronic music industry news, across the full genre spectrum, curated by IMS and Record of the Day. It covers topics such as business, digital, live events, opinion, and analysis, as well as featuring artists, podcasts, tech and club events.
The Music Network is a leading source of news, interviews, and jobs for the music and media industries in Australia and around the world. The website covers a wide range of topics, including chart analysis, industry trends, and artist profiles. The Music Network also hosts a jobs board for industry professionals looking to make a […]
The Music X newsletter explores the future of music, media, and technology. It covers topics such as the power dynamics of decentralization, the role of artificial intelligence, the impact of streaming and social media, and the emergence of new business models and platforms. It features original essays, interviews, podcasts, and curated links from the editors […]
The CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business. In addition to the regular news reviews, CMU also publishes special editions of Setlist where they tell the full story of key events, developments, disputes and legal battles that have occurred over the history of the music business.
A weekly digest of timely, must-read news about Spotify. This newsletter endeavour aims to focus on all things Spotify – from the innovation and streaming technology side of the business, to the impact the streaming service has on the music business, from execs and artists, to the listeners.
Get the latest music industry news in your inbox every week, delivered by Synchtank. Expect the best Synchblog articles plus the most important updates on the management and monetisation of music rights.
On 31 December 2020 the UK left the EU single market and customs union. In order to help your music businesses prepare for the new rules and regulations that will be applicable, as well as to help you continue trading with the EU without major disruptions, the Association of Independent Music have prepared this targeted […]
Follow hip-hop’s growing influence with a free weekly email newsletter and Podcast that cuts through the noise and keeps you informed on the latest music, media and culture news. Over 30,000 email subscribers read Trapital’s weekly memo to stay ahead of the latest trends with founder Dan Runcie.
How Music Charts, is a music business podcast and online publication by Chartmetric. Join the music industry’s brightest minds as they bridge data, culture and creativity in real-time. Interviews, analysis, trends and music news from music industry professionals bridging data and creativity in the music business.
Music Ally’s weekly free newsletter: an at-a-glance overview of the whirling, weird maelstrom that is the modern music industry. A pick-and-mix of news, analysis and learnings from the industry-standard subscriber service: must-read news from the Bulletin, crucial insights from the Learning Hub and marketing tips from their Sandbox Reports.
How does global electronic music now stand in terms of its value, after the first full year back to business since the pandemic? Download the IMS Business Report to find out, written by Mark Mulligan and MIDiA research.
Future Filter is a newsletter about how technology is shaping electronic music culture. Each week electronic music technology journalist, Declan McGlynn explores how themes like how AI voice models will revolutionise music creation, how the DAW is stagnating and what comes next, how generative AI means the end of the sample pack, how cloud DJing […]
IFPI’s Global Music Report is the definitive annual review of the global recorded music market – providing official data on recorded music revenues worldwide as well as insight and analysis on industry trends and developments. The free report, provides an overview of top-line music revenues in 2022, together with a dive into some of the […]
Complete Music Update (CMU) is a daily news website covering the global music industry. It was founded in 2007 by Chris Cooke and Andy Malt. CMU publishes news stories, features, interviews, and analysis on a wide range of topics, including streaming, record labels, publishing, live music, and technology. The website also hosts a weekly podcast […]
Created by music industry exec Karma Bertelsen, the Music Industry Conferences and Events Calendar is a super awesome and invaluable Google document listing 170+ music industry events and conferences worldwide. You can contribute any missing events on this form.
Neon Culture is a monthly Substack newsletter and blog about Vishruti and Prarthana’s love for the music industry in India. Neon is a new-age consultancy that is developing dynamic, self-sufficient, sustainable and export-ready independent music and culture industries in India. Their vision is to create a music industry out of the “scene” that currently exists […]