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CMU Podcast: Sony/ATV, ATP, YouTube, Kanye West

By and | Published on Monday 25 April 2016


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including Warner Music and the indie labels’ opposition to Sony/ATV becoming wholly owned by Sony Corp, ATP’s latest cancellation, the continued question over YouTube’s position in hell, and the man taking Kanye West to court over a tweet. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week

• Warner and the indies set to object to Sony taking complete control of Sony/ATV
• Drive Like Jehu’s ATP festival cancelled
• “YouTube is the devil”, says Metallica manager
• YouTube’s new talent Foundry fuels speculation on its music ambitions beyond safe harbour lobbying
• Tidal and Kanye West sued over ‘never never never’ tweet

CMU Approved

William Tyler
• Sh?m
• Annabel Jones
• Lyra

What we didn’t have time to talk about

“I am not a quitter”, says AC/DC’s Brian Johnson
David Lowery’s lawyers demand access to correspondence about Spotify’s mechanical settlement
Rich people remain rich, annual study of rich people finds

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