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Setlist: Pitchfork, Viagogo, Spotify

By and | Published on Monday 28 January 2019


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the paywall about to go up around Pitchfork, the Competition And Markets Authority’s “serious concerns” over Viagogo’s lack of compliance with UK law and Spotify’s new artist blocking feature. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
Pitchfork will add a paywall this year
CMA raises “serious concerns” over Viagogo’s compliance with court order
Spotify launches artist blocking feature
Sony drops R Kelly

Also mentioned:
Sports Direct chief bidding for HMV
Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users (The Guardian)
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