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Wednesday 18 Jun 2014

 
TODAY'S TOP STORY: The 60 days given to indie labels in which to sign up to YouTube's new licensing agreement is seemingly about to expire. Which means labels who haven't signed on the dotted line now only have "a matter of days" to do so or risk having their music videos pulled from the site, a YouTube spokesperson has told the Financial Times.As previously reported, the global grouping for indie label trade bodies... [READ MORE]
 
TODAY'S APPROVED: Anticon co-founder Alias returns with new album 'Pitch Black Prism' next week, the follow-up to 2011's 'Fever Dream'. Arriving at the height of summer, the LP is nonetheless described as a "winter record" by the label, and "nocturnal" by Alias himself. "The image that stuck in my head for its tone was a figure illuminated just beyond the range of complete darkness", he says. "I worked on it... [READ MORE]
TOP STORIES Indie labels refusing to sign new YouTube agreement will see content pulled "in a matter of days"
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LEGAL Gaga prevails in Judas plagiarism lawsuit
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DEALS 4AD signs DD Dumbo
Epic Rights signs deal to represent Lennon legacy
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LABELS & PUBLISHERS Katy Perry launches imprint with Capitol
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ENTERTAINMENT RETAIL New record shop, Love Vinyl, pitches in London
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BRANDS & MERCH NEC Group announces Virgin Trains tie-up, Live Nation allies with Qantas
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DIGITAL & D2F SERVICES Google bid for 8tracks before Songza
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ARTIST NEWS Nicholas Jaar, Matt Zo, Patrick Wolf all composing film and TV scores
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RELEASES Dry The River announce new album
Simian Mobile Disco bring live and studio performances closer together for new album
Jaakko Eino Kalevi announces patiently confrontational new EP
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GIGS & FESTIVALS Lykke Li adds winter dates
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AND FINALLY... Her? She is Mariah... the melodic juice maker
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Indie labels refusing to sign new YouTube agreement will see content pulled "in a matter of days"
The 60 days given to indie labels in which to sign up to YouTube's new licensing agreement is seemingly about to expire. Which means labels who haven't signed on the dotted line now only have "a matter of days" to do so or risk having their music videos pulled from the site, a YouTube spokesperson has told the Financial Times.

As previously reported, the global grouping for indie label trade bodies, the World Independent Network, hit out last month at what it called "unnecessary and indefensible" negotiating tactics on the part of YouTube.

Seemingly keen to hurry along the launch of its much delayed audio streaming service, the Google subsidiary sent letters to indie labels in April, informing them that failure to sign up to a new licensing agreement, which covers both the audio service and the existing video platform, would result in existing music content being purged from its system.

At a press conference earlier this month, WIN and pan-European indie labels trade body IMPALA announced their intention to take the dispute to the European Commission, arguing that YouTube's moves were anti-competitive and a threat to many small businesses. They also requested that the EC implement emergency measures, halting the pending termination of the old YouTube licensing agreement, and also the enactment of the new one for any companies that had already signed it.

Some of the bigger indie label distributors have seemingly signed up to the new service, including The Orchard, INgrooves and Believe Digital, though usually labels distributed by such companies would still be able to opt out.

Asked for an update on the ongoing dispute, YouTube's Head Of Content And Business Operations, Robert Kyncl, claimed to the FT yesterday that the labels joining WIN's battle only represented 5% of the music industry.

"While we wish that we had 100% success rate", he said. "We understand that is not likely an achievable goal and therefore it is our responsibility to our users and the industry to launch the enhanced music experience [without the hold outs]". He added that the deal being offered would see the indie labels paid "fairly and consistently with the industry", and that YouTube's payouts to the music industry would hit $2 billion "soon".

Responding, WIN said that the terms on offer are in fact "highly unfavourable and non-negotiable" and "undervalue existing rates in the marketplace from partners such as Spotify and Deezer". Meanwhile Alison Wenham, who heads up both WIN and UK indie label group AIM, disputed the suggestion that there are only a few stragglers causing a fuss who wouldn't be noticed if they were gone. For one thing, those stragglers include labels like Beggars Group and Domino who between them represent some major artists.

In a statement yesterday, Wenham said that indie labels who had agreed to sign the new deal are "very much in the minority", adding: "Put simply, by refusing to engage with and listen to the concerns of the independent music sector YouTube is making a grave error of commercial judgment in misreading the market. We have tried and will continue to try to help YouTube understand just how important independent music is to any streaming service and why it should be valued accordingly".

"Music fans want a service that offers the complete range of music available", she continued. "This is something that companies such as Spotify and Deezer do, both of whom have excellent relationships with the independent music sector. By not giving their subscribers access to independent music YouTube is setting itself up for failure. We appreciate that a small number of independent labels may have their own reasons for agreeing to YouTube's terms, that is their prerogative, but they are very much in the minority".

Finally, she concluded: "The vast majority of independent labels around the world are disappointed at the lack of respect and understanding shown by YouTube. We once again urge YouTube to come and talk to us".

Having only originally lent its support to the cause following WIN's press conference, the BPI - which represents the majors as well as indies in the UK - was quicker to respond after this latest development, with its chief exec Geoff Taylor telling reporters yesterday: "We think it is wrong for YouTube/Google to threaten to ostracise certain independents - denying fans the opportunity to hear their music, and labels and artists the chance to earn a living from it - because they are unwilling to surrender to a take it or leave it ultimatum. As the dominant online video platform, YouTube/Google should negotiate fully and fairly with independents and not misuse its power".

What is not clear at this stage is exactly how YouTube will enact its blockade. Presumably channels managed by dissenting labels will be disabled, though it's not clear whether said record companies will still have access to the video platform's Content ID system, which enables them to monitor third parties uploading their recordings, and to choose whether to block or monetise that content. If it were to take Content ID away from the indies, YouTube would lose some credibility in its bid to position itself, more to legislators than content owners, as a company that respects copyright.

Those indies who also provide videos to Vevo, which then pumps that content into YouTube through a separate deal, are likely to still appear on the video site - certainly the BBC reckons the dispute won't affect that side of the operation. Which is potentially a way for the indies to circumvent any blockade, though they will have less control over channels, and will be giving more business to a Sony/Universal-owned entity.

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Come and watch England v Costa Rica with CMU
Next Tuesday, England are due to play Costa Rica in their final group stage game of the World Cup. We thought it would be nice if we all met up and watched it together. How about it?

We'll be pitched up to watch the whole thing at the Made Bar & Kitchen in London's Roundhouse, where there'll be screens set up, cocktails, food, everything you could ever want. And after the game, you'll be able to join us for the first ever live recording of our podcast.

Presented in association with Roundhouse Rising, the CMU Podcast: Live will see host Andy Malt discussing the big music industry news stories of the last month with a panel of experts. And that panel for June features Music Managers Forum CEO Jon Webster, Cooking Vinyl's Head Of Digital Marketing Sammy Andrews, and co-founder of playlist creation service Songdrop, Brittney Bean. Plus our regular guest, CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke.

So, what do you say? Join Team CMU at their first ever live podcast record, put the music industry to rights, and enjoy watching England do whatever it is England do in the good old World Cup with all your music business mates. Perfect. Book your tickets for our live podcast recording here, and join us in the Made Bar & Kitchen from 4.30pm on 24 Jun. The podcast will kick off around 7.30pm, after the match is finished.

Please note: people who aren't interested in watching football whatsoever are also welcome. Just ignore all of the above and turn up with your ticket at 7.30pm, after all that sport stuff is over with.

Gaga prevails in Judas plagiarism lawsuit
A US judge has dismissed a plagiarism lawsuit filed against Lady Gaga ruling that her song 'Judas' is not "substantially similar" to an existing 1999 track called 'Juda', when clearly 80% of 'Judas' comes from 'Juda'.

Perhaps it was the similar song titles that convinced Chicago-based musician Rebecca Francescatti that she had a case against the Gaga after the track 'Judas' appeared on the album 'Born This Way' just over three years ago. Francescatti seemed convinced that there were striking similarities between Gaga's song and her piece, and that the top pop lady had clearly ripped off her work.

But, according to Billboard, judge Marvin E Aspen has ruled that Francescatti failed to demonstrate those similarities, stating in a summary judgement in Gaga's favour: "We conclude as a matter of law that the two songs are not substantially similar. No reasonable trier of fact could find that defendants copied protected expression in Francescatti's song. The songs do not share enough unique features to give rise to a breach of the duty not to copy another's work".

4AD signs DD Dumbo
4AD has picked up earthy psych-pop artist Oliver Hugh Perry, aka DD Dumbo, who hails from half the world away, in Australia.

Having released his very fine first EP last year, Perry will tick off an extra lifetime 'first', his first run of UK shows, this summer, supporting Daughter (on 10 Jul at London's Somerset House) and Antipodean pals Tame Impala at the Royal Albert Hall (12 Jul), the Birmingham Institute (14 Jul), and Nottingham Rock City (15 Jul).

Oh and get this, he's also doing a headline date at Chats Palace in London on 9 Jul, and appearing at this year's Latitude Festival on 20 Jul. Meanwhile, kick back and view him singing his recent single 'Tropical Oceans', in a green and pleasant glade, here.

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Epic Rights signs deal to represent Lennon legacy
The newish music brand and image licensing agency set up by former Live Nation merch chief Dell Furano, Epic Rights, has secured another big deal, allying with Yoko Ono to create to new product lines around John Lennon's legacy.

Ono and Epic will launch two initiatives, one around the late Beatle's name and brand called John Lennon Classic, and the other titled Bag One Arts utilising various drawings he did in the 1960s and 1970s. Epic will begin seeking licensing partners for both ventures with immediate effect.

Confirming the deal, Ono told CMU: "Regardless of how we have experienced John Lennon - through his music, his art, his writings - he was defined by the message of love and peace, becoming an icon for generations worldwide. I regard the John Lennon Classic and Bag One Arts licensing programs as another way to honour John's legacy, and I am confident that by working closely with Dell and the Epic Rights team, we will achieve this goal".

Furano added: "We are committed to developing a worldwide licensing programme that respects Lennon's beliefs and contributions to humanity, and anticipate strong global consumer demand from existing and new fans who want to connect with John Lennon and his legacy".

Katy Perry launches imprint with Capitol
Oh look, Katy Perry's launching her own record label. But don't worry, YouTube isn't about to screw her over, because it's an imprint of Universal's Capitol Records, to which she herself is signed, so she'll get a gold-plated invite to Google's Faceless-Corporates-Unite cheese and wine bash. Phew.

According to the Associated Press, the new label venture is called Metamorphosis Music and she has already signed to it LA-based pop singer songwriter Ferras, who has a five song eponymous EP out this week. Now, he was already signed to Capitol, but I'm sure this isn't just a ruse to sell Ferras's records to Perry fans as he supports her on an upcoming US tour.

New record shop, Love Vinyl, pitches in London
I guess the saying really is true, that when one record store closes, another opens in a flashier part of town. Hey, it's a saying. Anyway, this is the news that London-based lovers-of-vinyl now have an additional place to get their wax fix; newly-opened Hoxton record shop Love Vinyl.

Specialising in the dance genre, though also stocking soul, jazz and disco (et al), it's been retailing on Pearson Street in East LDN since this past Saturday. The shop's four owners Stuart Patterson, James Manero, Zafar Chowdhry and Jake Holloway, are all known DJs and/or vinyl nuts, which has to count for something.

Take a look at the Love Vinyl Facebook page (and like it, if you like, if you like it, I suppose), via here.

NEC Group announces Virgin Trains tie-up, Live Nation allies with Qantas
Birmingham-based venue operator the NEC Group has announced a new deal that makes Virgin Trains the official 'rail partner' for the company's arenas.

Anyone trying to travel to the ICC, NIA or LG Arena by any other form of transport will now be refused admission at the door and sent straight home. No, not really. Though the NEC venues will be incorporating elements of the Virgin Train experience into their general ambience - there'll be nowhere to store your luggage, the cafes will charge a fortune for terrible coffee, there'll be listening pods all over the place that work for a week and are then switched off forever, and the whole place will smell of a blocked toilet. Good times.

But on the upside, people attending concerts at NEC venues or buying tickets via the firm's Ticket Factory website, will be able to get a 25% discount on Virgin Train tickets to get to the show if booked in advance.

Says Virgin Train's Partnership & Regions Manager Adrian Varma: "We share the NEC Group's vision, working hard to create memorable experiences for our customers. We aspire to be more than simply the best choice for people looking for the fastest way of getting from A to B. With the exclusive discount and by booking in advance, arriving at a concert, business event or comedy performance by Virgin Trains is the fastest, cheapest and most comfortable way of enjoying what the NEC Group does so well".

Meanwhile NEC CEO Paul Thandi added: "The NEC Group is all about bringing live to life and creating unforgettable experiences for its visitors, be it at an exhibition, conference or other live event. We are continuously looking for new ways to enhance the customer experience and our partnership with Virgin Trains is just another way in which we have been able to do this".

Elsewhere in pop/transport alliances, in Australia live giant Live Nation has announced a partnership with airline Qantas. Live Nation artists will fly around Australasia on Qantas planes, while other customers of the air firm will get preferential access to ticket offers and other special promotions.

Google bid for 8tracks before Songza
Obviously Google management don't spend every waking hour of the day screwing over indie artists, though in the occasional bit of downtime they mainly busy themselves trying to buy up streaming services better than their own Google Play Access Some Music Why Don't You All set up.

Which is to say, following the recent rumours that Google is trying to buy US-based curation heavy streaming music platform Songza, Billboard has now reported that prior to opening that particular line of bidding, the web giant tried to buy 8tracks. Songza and 8tracks operate in a very similar domain in terms of both service and target market, though what figures are available suggest that the latter actually has more users.

Billboard's source says that Google told 8tracks that it wanted the firm's people as much as its technology, playlists and userbase, though the team there may have been suspicious, given big tech firms have a habit of buying in start-ups, stripping out a bit of technology, and then shutting down the rest of the company. Either way, 8tracks reportedly declined to do the deal.

Even if Google did manage to acquire a Songza or an 8tracks, it would have problems expanding such services beyond the US, because they both rely on a SoundExchange licence that isn't available outside America (even if some services of this kind don't currently lock non-Americans out). Which would likely mean negotiating label deals in at least some territories. Perhaps this time they'll threaten to remove the indies from Google search results if they don't sign up.

  Approved: Alias - Crimson Across It (feat Doseone)
Anticon co-founder Alias returns with new album 'Pitch Black Prism' next week, the follow-up to 2011's 'Fever Dream'.

Arriving at the height of summer, the LP is nonetheless described as a "winter record" by the label, and "nocturnal" by Alias himself. "The image that stuck in my head for its tone was a figure illuminated just beyond the range of complete darkness", he says. "I worked on it mostly it night, so it definitely has more of a nocturnal feel than any of my previous albums".

Having not heard anything of the album beyond 'Crimson Across It', I can't say how that all turned out. But that one track does bristle with a night time air. One of only two tracks on 'Pitch Black Prism' to feature guest vocals, it sees Alias team up with fellow Anticon stalwart Doseone, who goes about as dark as he can over a beat that warps and shifts under a streetlight glow.

Have a listen here.
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Nicholas Jaar, Matt Zo, Patrick Wolf all composing film and TV scores
Sometimes it's good to group things as one, and sometimes it isn't. Luckily, this is one of the times that it's good, so here goes: Nicolas Jaar, Matt Zo and Mr Patrick Wolf are all contriving three very different, very separate scores to three very different 'visual undertakings'.

In short, Jaar is to take on the soundtrack to forthcoming US adaptation of French zombie series 'Les Revenants' (aka 'The Returned'); Mat Zo has written a track to accompany 'Robot Overlords', a new British sci-fi film starring Ben Kingsley; and Pat Wolf is providing the music for a new Noel Coward biopic.

In not so short, Darkside artist Jaar, already a specialist in 'the cinematic', has been commissioned to compose backing tracks to an English-speaking version of 'Les Revenants', thereby following Mogwai's lead, since they created the score to the original French series. 'The Returned', which is still in its nascent stages, will air first in America via the A&E network.

A lot farther along with his score-composing job, Mat Zo, real name Matan Zohar, has already signed off on a new track titled 'Robots Never Lie' that's set to feature over the ending credits to 'Robot Overlords'.

Whilst it's still to preview online, he has said this of his starting point in writing it: "There was a great bit of speech [from the movie] with 'your heart is beating at 174 times per minute', so I knew it had to be 174 BPM drum n bass. It turned out to be one of the hardest projects I've ever done, but I'm really proud of it". 'Robot Overlords', which also stars Gillian Anderson, will hit cinemas early next year.

Finally, Patrick Wolf is all poised to write his first movie score, to a forthcoming film on the early years of Noel Coward. Carrying the working (and highly imaginative) title 'Noel' and directed by rising British filmmaker Joe Stephenson, the biopic is meant to start shooting later this year.

Pat says: "I am so thrilled for my first film soundtrack composition to be about Noel Coward's early life, we both grew up in the same parts of south west London and began our journeys onto the stage and into writing at the same precocious age. The script, director, Noel Coward Estate and the cast attached combined are already in perfect synergy to make this something magical, its an honour to be the next piece of such a legendary puzzle".

Dry The River announce new album
Dry The River have announced that they will release their second album, 'Alarms In The Heart', on 25 Aug through Transgressive.

Produced variously by Charlie Hugall, Paul Savage and Peter Miles, the band also worked with Sigur Rós and Björk string arranger Valgeir Sigurðsson. Wanna know what it sounds like? Well, here's a track from it, called 'Gethsemane'.

Oh, and you want to know what it sounds like performed live too? Well, the band have announced a UK tour just for that purpose, in addition to various festival dates. Tickets are on sale here, and here are the dates:

2 Oct: Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
3 Oct: Cambridge, Junction
4 Oct: Manchester, Academy 2
5 Oct: York, Fibbers
7 Oct: Hull, Welly
8 Oct: Glasgow, Oran Mor
9 Oct: Newcastle, Northumbria University
10 Oct: Birmingham, Institute
11 Oct: Oxford, Academy
14 Oct: Cardiff, Globe
15 Oct: Leeds, Cockpit
16 Oct: London, The Forum

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Simian Mobile Disco bring live and studio performances closer together for new album
Hey, Simian Mobile Disco are back. That's good news, I think we can all agree. Yes? Yes. They have a new album called 'Whorl' coming out on 9 Sep, preceded by the first single, 'Tangents', on 1 Jul.

The album sees a shift for SMD away from computers and towards more hands-on electronic music making. Explains the duo's Jas Shaw: "The recordings we did in the studio while we were writing and rehearsing the new material for 'Whorl' were simply 'live' takes - the system we're using has limited ability to save patterns in the sequencer, but nothing like the flexibility of a computer. Live performance and studio composition are essentially now the same process, rather than the common method of writing a track using the computer, and then working out ways to perform it live".

They'll be showing just how linked the two things are by playing live at Union Chapel in London on the album's release date. Until then, here's a teaser trailer.

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Jaakko Eino Kalevi announces patiently confrontational new EP
Jaakko Eino Kalevi, a man we all like very much, has announced that he'll be releasing a new EP next month. So that's good. It's called 'Yin Yang Theatre' and it will be released by Beats In Space Records on 8 Jul.

Explaining the inspiration for the new songs, Kalevi says: "I was feeling bad about something and I thought that speaking out would be the solution. Almost immediately, I realised that confrontation is not the solution for every situation. The right balance is a combination of both: confrontation and patience. 'Yin Yang Theatre' is a metaphor of life".

So, there you go. Here's lead track, 'Speak Out'.

Lykke Li adds winter dates
Whilst Lykke Li can't seem to catch a break in the 'love life' sense, she is at least making bank off her heartache via 'I Never Learn', her third LP, which is available in shops now.

As well as ID-ing her next single as 'Gunshot', Lykke has also confirmed a trio of winter shows at London's Hammersmith Apollo (13 Nov), the Manchester Albert Hall (15 Nov), and Dublin-based Vicar Street (16 Nov). Tickets will go on sale online on Friday on the official LL site.

And this is the audio for 'Gunshot'.

Her? She is Mariah... the melodic juice maker
Now, not only has your very own "elusive chanteuse" been very busy making you all a brand new album, she's also been slaving away, often through the night I'm sure, to create for your personal consuming pleasure a brand new soft drink.

But not any old drink, oh no, Mariah Carey's not interested in making, bottling, shipping to the high street and then attaching her very own name to any old soft drink. This drink is "a melodic beverage". Which might sound like meaningless nonsense at first, but that's what you all initially thought about Troy Carter's Pop Water, wasn't it? And look how you all changed your minds about that.

Tweeted Carey yesterday: "Introducing BUTTERFLY, my refreshing new drink, available now at Walgreens & Duane Reade! Be sure to scan the bottle!"

Yes, do be sure to scan the bottle. Don't put it into your scanner though, or try to photocopy it or something. This scanning will require an app to be installed on your phone, with which you can photograph your bottle of melodic juice to unlock "an exclusive experience".

 
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