Latest news about digital and direct-to-fan platforms

Pick a story from the list below | or CLICK HERE to get CMU news in your inbox daily

Digital music set-up ROXi Music announces IPO plans
Stream-ripping sites no longer stream-ripping because of YouTube block
Spotify launches 'lite' app for users with older phones and limited connectivity
Russell Simmons-founded All Def Digital denies closure rumours
UK Music calls out Google following CMA's latest Viagogo announcement
Line Music expands into Taiwan
Setlist: Taylor Swift, Spotify, Sam Fender
Regulator begins contempt of court proceedings against Viagogo
Tidal further enhances its track credits functionality
Spotify abandons plans to offer direct-upload tools for artists
Epidemic Sound raises new finance to fund Asian expansion
Second National Album Day will tell music fans:
Beatport's streaming service integrated into Pioneer's Rekordbox software
Setlist: Universal, stream scamming, Apple
Spotify settles two lingering mechanical royalty lawsuits in the US
7digital heading into administration next month, unless £4.5 million of new funding found
One Liners: Pete Tong, Apple Music, Ed Sheeran, more
Direct-to-fan music sales up 28%, reckons Kantar
Apple says Spotify has exaggerated the impact of its app store fees
Convert2MP3 shuts down following record industry legal action
Spotify adds to its American woes by seeking to recoup over-payments to songwriters
Setlist: Lyrics, Krept & Konan, Vivendi
New code of conduct sets out to target the streaming stat scammers
PledgeMusic still hoping for a buyer, still planning to go into administration
Intellectual Property Office puts the spotlight on the music rights data problem
One Liners: MelodyVR, Thom Yorke, Freddie Mercury
Wixen sues Pandora over unlicensed lyrics
One Liners: The Shires, Merlin, Laurent Garnier, more
Eventbrite investor group seeks to take lead in lawsuit over Ticketfly statements
Direct-to-fan platform being built out of Drip canned before launch