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Rock Sound to showcase the toilet circuit

News: 25th February 2010 by Louise Dodgson
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Rock Sound want to bring the essence of the grassroots gig circuit direct to your screen as they air insights from some bands doing the toilet tour rounds via Rock Sound TV.

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CMU to provide up to date insights into music rights

News: 25th February 2010 by Louise Dodgson
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The good folks behind CMU Daily have organised a seminar on 3rd March to delve into the realm of music rights. Read on for more details...

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Crowdfunding Site Sellaband Is Bankrupt

News: 23rd February 2010 by Stef Loukes
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Sellaband, the “crowdfunding” site for musicians, is bankrupt, according to one of its co-founders and a minority investor in the company, Pim Betist.

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Talented new bands to be showcased by music store

News: 23rd February 2010 by Louise Dodgson
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Good news for unsigned bands and artists local to Ape record store in Tunbridge Wells, as they announce a scheme to help champion emerging talent from the area.

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MMF launch committee to review royalty reporting

News: 19th February 2010 by Louise Dodgson
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The Music Managers Forum have taken it upon themselves to launch a committee to look into the way royalty collection is reported to bands and artists by record labels and collection societies in the hope of ironing out issues with digital music.

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Public Enemy's Fan-Funded Album Losing Investors

News: 19th February 2010 by Louise Dodgson
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Last year Sellaband would pleased to bring Public Enemy into their fold as they aimed to raise money from their fanbase to fund their next release. As time has gone on the band have lost investors and their goal seems to be slipping further and further away. Where did they go wrong with the fan-funded approach?

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