MONDAY 9 MAY 2016
TODAY'S TOP STORY: The UK was the featured country at last week's Canadian Music Week, and to celebrate that fact CMU Insights presented a three-hour conference strand on Friday afternoon featuring twelve members of the British delegation. This included an overview of the UK market, in which BPI boss Geoff Taylor revealed that last year British artists achieved their... [READ MORE]
 
TODAY'S APPROVED: Canadian Basia Bulat recently released her fourth album 'Good Advice', marking a shift in sound away from the folk leanings of her earlier work. A varied record that could be broadly generalised as pop (certainly more pop than her past output), it's a collection of strong and interesting sounds that would be deserving of her third Polaris nomination, if it comes... [READ MORE]
TOP STORIES UK acts score record share of North American albums market
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LEGAL Kool Herc sues Vinyl makers
Court will consider conduct of Slipknot bassist's doctor on behalf of his daughter
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DEALS Robbie Williams signs to Sony Music
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LABELS & PUBLISHERS Streaming now biggest revenue stream at Warner Music
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MANAGEMENT & FUNDING "No possibility" of SMAP split, says manager
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MEDIA Bauer Media buys Orion Media
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THE GREAT ESCAPE CMU@TGE Previews: CMU:DIY x The Great Escape
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RELEASES A new Radiohead album is a thing that exists
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ONE LINERS Proper, Joey Jordison, Danny L Harle, more
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AND FINALLY... Axl Rose to blame for everything
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UK acts score record share of North American albums market
The UK was the featured country at last week's Canadian Music Week, and to celebrate that fact CMU Insights presented a three-hour conference strand on Friday afternoon featuring twelve members of the British delegation. This included an overview of the UK market, in which BPI boss Geoff Taylor revealed that last year British artists achieved their highest ever recorded share of album sales in North America.

The trade body says that, according to its number crunchers, 17.6% of artist albums bought in the US last year were from British artists, a leap from the 12.2% share British acts secured in the world's biggest recorded music market in 2014. Indeed, it's the highest share since the BPI started tracking such things in 2003, and the organisation's research team reckon it likely exceeds even the dominance of UK music Stateside during the British invasion of the 1960s.

In Canada the stat is even higher, with UK artists securing a 22% share of the album market. Four of the top ten albums of 2015 in Canada came from British acts, with Mark Ronson also scoring the most streamed track of the year. But it was Adele, of course, who really led the way in assuring UK music's success in both the US and Canadian markets, though Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and others also helped with their top British tuneage.

Speaking at Canadian Music Week, Taylor said: "The drumbeat of British music success in North America just keeps getting louder. British acts such as Adele, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Mark Ronson have become part of the music mainstream in both the US and Canada - as popular as any home-grown talent, and their sustained success has opened the door to a new generation of UK artists coming through".

Meanwhile, back in London, the government's culture man John Whittingdale added: "Britain is a hive of creative talent so it's no surprise that our UK artists are continuing to make a huge impact on the North American music market. Not only are the likes of Adele and Sam Smith inspiring whole new generations with their success overseas, but they're flying the flag for Britain by showcasing our creativity and contributing more than £2 billion to our economy through exports".

The BPI figures appeared as part of the CMU Guide To The UK Market, which provided a beginners guide to the British music industry for CMW's international delegation. You can download the slides from the session here, plus look out for reports on that and other CMU Insights @ Canadian Music Week sessions in the CMU Daily later this week.

Kool Herc sues Vinyl makers
Hip hop legend Kool Herc is suing HBO over its TV series 'Vinyl', which is set in the 1970s music industry. The DJ is portrayed in an episode of the series, and he reckons that violates a New York law that protects against likeness misappropriation as well as infringing his trademark rights.

It seems the programme's makers did actually approach the DJ before having an actor portray him in the show, offering him a $10,000 fee and consulting contract if he agreed to waive all and any rights that might be required to feature him as a character in an episode. That approach may have backfired though, because it is possibly [a] how Herc became aware of his inclusion in the programme and [b] where he got the idea that said inclusion should have a financial value attached to it.

Despite initially seeking to have Herc formally waive any rights, the producers of 'Vinyl' are now sure to cite free speech, and limitations that are usually placed on likeness and trademark rights when it comes to the inclusion of real-life people in drama productions like this one, as opposed to in advertising or non-cultural products.

Nevertheless, Herc's lawyer is quoted by The Hollywood Reporter as saying: "It's beyond us why HBO and the producers of 'Vinyl', a successful show about artists and music, would hurt an artist like Herc who has contributed so much to the music industry".

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Court will consider conduct of Slipknot bassist's doctor on behalf of his daughter
Court officials in Iowa are allowing the daughter of late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray to sue over the loss of her father, in litigation that targets a doctor who treated the musician.

As previously reported, Gray's wife Brenna previously attempted to sue Dr Daniel Baldi over her husband's 2010 death as a result of an accidental drug overdose, claiming the doctor was negligent in his treatment of the Slipknot man's addictions. But the lawsuit was dismissed because she had taken too long to go legal.

However, with the couple's daughter, who wasn't born at the time of Gray's death, the law allows more flexibility on any time-lag between incident and litigation, because she is under eight. Though, according to the Associated Press, Baldi's lawyers argued that because Gray's daughter was actually unborn at the time of his passing, that principle should not in fact apply. But the court did not concur.

Baldi has previously been acquitted over allegations of involuntary manslaughter in relation to Gray's death, but his treatment of the musician is now set to get new scrutiny in the civil courts thanks to last week's ruling. The case will return to the Polk County District Court.

Robbie Williams signs to Sony Music
Robbie Williams has signed a new record deal with Sony Music. Williams says he's impressed by his new team's professionalism, which he attributes to undernourishment. Well, the food shops are very expensive on High Street Kensington.

"The team at Sony are professional, incredibly hungry, and have a great energy", says the singer. "They're inspired, I'm inspired. I'm more ready than I ever have been and I'm totally convinced I'm in the right place. I look forward to working on this album, which is an album I'm immensely proud of, in this exciting new partnership with Sony Music".

What album's that then? Well, his eleventh studio album, of course, silly. The follow-up to 2013's timeless classic 'Swings Both Ways', it is being co-written with long-time/on-off (you choose which you'd like to use) collaborator Guy Chambers.

Of the deal, Sony Music UK CEO Jason Iley says: "We are delighted to be working with Robbie. This is a once-in-a-lifetime signing with the biggest male solo artist of our generation. Robbie Williams is one of the most charismatic, unique and creative artists this country has ever produced and his incredible achievements continue to make him one of the most successful in the world today".

You want more? Here's more: "When he met the team, there was an immediate connection and we are immensely proud to be releasing what is sure to be an album that defines an exciting new chapter for Robbie".

Williams released two albums through Universal after leaving EMI in 2011. Then there was the self-released compilation 'Under The Radar Vol 1' that came out in 2014.

Streaming now biggest revenue stream at Warner Music
Warner Music announced some "impressive" results last week that were clearly - and I mean, no one could possibly doubt this, so clear was the clearness of the clarity - which is to say, the "impressive" results were clearly the result of some fucking magnificent music from all the artists and songwriters that make fucking good music for the Warner business.

Oh. And the mini-major's magnificent leadership in the music industry's digital transformation and expanding global footprint, not to mention some excellent execution globally. Let's not forget the magnificent leadership in the music industry's digital transformation, the expanding global footprint and the excellent execution globally. I nearly did forget all three, which was somewhat embarrassing.

Fortunately Warner Music boss Stephen Cooper was on hand to remind me. "These impressive results were driven by outstanding music from our artists and songwriters, the expansion in our global footprint, our leadership in the industry's digital transformation and excellent execution globally", said he, as if he was writing the intro to a story on his firm's financials in the CMU Daily. Though the music was "fucking magnificent", please remember that Steve.

Anyway, Warner Music released quarterly financials last week, with total revenues up 13.4% (on a constant-currency basis), while digital revenue was up 25%. Quarterly operating income was up to $127 million, while net income was down to $12 million, compared to the prior-year quarter. Is that impressive? Well, Steve reckons so. And with such outstanding music, magnificent transformation, expanding footprints and excellent execution, who could argue with that?

Anyway, we are gathered here today mainly because in this batch of quarterly financials Warner revealed its single biggest revenue generator was now streaming. Monies from streaming services were already exceeding download loot, but now the streams have even passed good old physical discs in the revenue stakes.

"We are now the first major music company to report that streaming is the largest source of revenue in our recorded music business, surpassing our revenue from physical formats", said the Coop. "And this new milestone comes only four quarters after our streaming revenue first topped our download revenue".

Some indies would likely say "yeah mate, well done and all, but streaming has been our biggest revenue stream for ages now, so, stop your bragging", but still, it's another landmark in the recorded music industry's steady march towards becoming a consumption rather than sales based business.

"No possibility" of SMAP split, says manager
There is "no possibility" of Japanese boyband SMAP splitting up, according to the head of their management company, Johnny Kitagawa.

As previously reported, it was rumoured earlier this year that some members of the long serving group were planning to leave the management agency that brought them together in the late 80s, Johnny & Associates. They then made a fairly miserable looking statement on their weekly TV show days later denying that this would happen, though speculation of a split has continued - particularly thanks to reports that their contract with the management firm is up for renewal in September.

Speaking about the matter for the first time last week, Kitagawa told Sankei Sports (via Arama Japan): "There's no possibility of disbandment. There's no reason to leave! Disbanding isn't a joke. It's impossible. There's no reason for anyone to leave".

"They're like my children", he added. "They too, view me as their parent. There's definitely no way that they would do something without consulting with me. They may have faith in me but above all, I have faith in them as well. We're going to go all out. There's no meaning in retreating and wasting away".

Despite Kitagawa's comments, and the lucrative brand partnerships SMAP continue to attract, reports that some members are deeply unhappy, coupled with the potential contract break in September, will keep speculation rife for the foreseeable future.

Bauer Media buys Orion Media
Bauer Media has bought the Midlands-based commercial radio group Orion Media, which operates the Free Radio and Gem stations in central England. The deal adds to Bauer's existing network of local radio stations in the UK, which already include the likes of Radio City in Liverpool, Metro FM in Newcastle, and the Clyde and Forth stations in Scotland.

Orion originally launched after Bauer competitor Global Radio was forced to sell a number of Midlands stations to get approval for its acquisition of GCap in 2007. The Free Radio brand was then introduced in 2012. The company was backed by the Lloyds Banking Group's private equity outfit, which exits the business with this deal. The same Lloyds division sold the MAMA live music company to Live Nation last summer.

Confirming his company's Orion purchase, Bauer Media CEO Paul Keenan said: "Free Radio and Gem are influential radio stations in one of the UK's fastest growing regions. Bauer's desire to build out its extensive radio business is testament to the nature of the industry which continues to be a strong, robust and growing platform, thriving in the always-on, mobile, connected world".

Meanwhile Orion boss Adrian Serle added: "Orion has established market-leading status for audiences and revenues in each of its markets, something our teams should be immensely proud of - we are extremely confident that the business will continue to thrive under Bauer's ownership".

CMU@TGE Previews: CMU:DIY x The Great Escape
We are now just over a week away from this year's edition of new music festival The Great Escape which, once again, will feature the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape conference at the heart of its convention programme. Each day in the CMU Daily, CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke is previewing the sessions we will present this year - today the CMU:DIY education programme due to take place on day three of the proceedings.

Saturday is all about new talent at the Great Escape Convention, with the CMU:DIY programme for new artists and future music industry leaders. Through a series of talks, interviews and discussions, we provide a beginners guide to help younger delegates navigate the business of music, and to understand how new artists can build a fanbase and drive revenues.

This year our CMU:DIY programme has a specific theme, with everything sitting under the banner Going Live. New artists often read in the papers that the record industry is dead and musicians make all their money from live these days. Which can be depressing reading when you are playing the pub circuit, where it's very hard to make any money at all.

But gigging is crucial at the outset of an artist's career, not as a revenue stream, but as a marketing platform, because it is through live shows that you secure that all important fanbase around which everything else evolves. So new artists need to get gigs. Which, realistically, probably means staging your own shows initially, to prove to agents and bookers that you are worth booking for other gig nights and club shows, tours and festivals.

Which is why CMU:DIY x The Great Escape is all about staging live music. So things like how to choose a venue, set up your tickets, build a buzz through social media, and plot your own DIY tour, with Islington Assembly Hall's Lucinda Brown, Ticketscript's Mark Kelliher, Tru Thoughts' Rosie James and MAMA Festivals' Aria Alagha all on hand to help.

We'll then look into the logistics of actually putting on a gig or club night, and how to use those shows to engage fans and the music industry beyond the venue. Along the way Sam Taylor from TuneCore.co.uk will talk about why its important to have your music available to stream and download from the outset, Music Glue's Joe Porn will explain how to get a direct-to-fan store underway, and Jessie Scoullar of Wicksteed Works will talk mailing lists.

And as if that wasn't enough already, we'll have interviews with artists from across the genres discussing the creative process behind their shows, with Chris T-T and Juno Reactor's Ben Watkins amongst those doing the reveal. Plus we'll have a series of DIY Guides on selling tickets and digital music, getting performing rights income, and setting up a club and gig night. Meanwhile reps from Roland, Ableton Live, Native Instruments and Pioneer will be on hand to show how their kit can enhance live shows.

It's a packed day taking place across two venues, Brighton's Old Courtroom and Lighthouse. The whole day is open to TGE delegates, but also standalone DIY ticket holders, who can get into the Saturday proceedings for just £25. New artists and future talent can get themselves a DIY ticket here.

  Approved: Basia Bulat
Canadian Basia Bulat recently released her fourth album 'Good Advice', marking a shift in sound away from the folk leanings of her earlier work. A varied record that could be broadly generalised as pop (certainly more pop than her past output), it's a collection of strong and interesting sounds that would be deserving of her third Polaris nomination, if it comes.

Tracks like 'Fool' and 'Infamous' show a versatile talent, as Bulat experiments in new musical territories, the unifying sound that holds the whole record together being her distinct and characterful voice.

Because timing is my strong point, she has just completed a UK tour in support of 'Good Advice'. However, before she and her band head home, they will be stopping at the 'Later... With Jools Holland' studio this week, so the chance to catch her in action is not entirely lost.

In the meantime, here's latest single 'Long Goodbye'.

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A new Radiohead album is a thing that exists
That Radiohead album is out then, so Brian Message was wrong about it coming out in June. Although it will be released on physical formats on 17 Jun, so he was also right. Everyone's a winner.

'A Moon Shaped Pool' was released via XL Recordings on the band's website, download services, and premium-only streaming services at 7pm last night. Streaming services that also require music to be released to freemium users didn't get a look in beyond the existing single releases, but a Spotify spokesperson said "we look forward to making the rest of 'A Moon Shaped Pool' available on Spotify as soon as we can". Everyone's a winner.

The band also released a second video for a track from the album last week, for the second single 'Daydreaming'. It's directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, repaying Jonny Greenwood for all those movie soundtracks. Everyone's a winner.

XL will also reissue the band's full catalogue on vinyl on 20 May, thanks to the band's recordings all now being under the one indie label roof. Everyone's a winner. Except Warner, Universal and the memory of EMI. Hooray!

Proper, Joey Jordison, Danny L Harle, more

Other notable announcements and developments today...

• Proper Music Distribution last week announced that it is moving to a new warehouse, increasing its capacity significantly. "The relocation is an exciting step as our distribution business continues to expand, considerably increasing capacity and enabling us to service orders faster", says MD Drew Hill.

• Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has returned with new band Vimic. Watch the video for first single 'Simple Skeletons' here.

• Danny L Harle has dropped a new track with Chairlift's Caroline Polachek called 'Ashes Of Love'. But look, here, I found it and picked it up.

• Corinne Bailey Rae has released the video for new single 'Green Aphrodisiac'.

• Dua Lipa has released a video for new single 'Hotter Than Hell'. Hell, of course, is known for being quite hot.

• Kristin Kontrol (aka Dee Dee from the Dum Dum Girls) has released another new track, '(Don't) Wannabe'.

• Let's Eat Grandma have released another new track, 'Rapunzel'. Their debut album will be out on 17 Jun.

• Colder has released the video for 'Insides' from his new double album 'The Rain / Goodbye'.

• Ofelia K has released a new single, 'Bad Boys'.

• Rex Domino has shared the video for new single 'Sam's Spoon'.

• Kasabian have announced two warm up shows, ahead of their King Power Stadium shows in Leicester later this month. They'll play the Bridlington Spa Royal Hotel on 24 May and Swindon Oasis Centre on 26 May.

• James Blake will play Village Underground in London on 29 May.

• The Duke Spirit will be touring the UK in October, including a show The Scala in London on 20 Oct. Book tickets here.

• Hannah Trigwell will play The Barfly in Camden on 11 May. Here's a live performance of latest single 'Another Beautiful Mistake', live at that YouTube Foundry.

Axl Rose to blame for everything
AC/DC's return to touring with Axl Rose on vocals seems to have got off to a flying start, but, just in case, the Guns N Roses frontman was on damage limitation duty last week. Following news that thousands of fans had sought refunds rather than see the band with anyone other than Brian Johnson up front, Rose was keen to take the blame for his involvement in the shows.

"I called the day I read about it in the news that there was a situation going on with Brian's hearing", Rose told BBC News. "I called a guy who's their production manager right now, because I knew there was going to be a problem with having dates on sale and dates sold and stuff like that. So if I could help, and if I was able to do it, and they were interested, I'd love to help. And that's how it started".

"I wasn't looking at it like, 'I'm singing for AC/DC'", he added. "I was looking at it like, 'Y'know, if I can, and if they think I'm able to do it'".

"A lot of the 'Back In Black' stuff is really challenging", he said of performing the band's songs. "I'm not here in any way out of any disrespect to Brian. I can't take anything away from his singing at all. He's a great singer and it's really challenging to sing it. I'm just trying to do it justice for the fans".

But just look at Axl Rose riding around on a scooter.

 
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