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CMU – or Complete Music Update – helps people to navigate and understand the music business through media, training, research and events.



CMU DAILY | READ | SIGN UP FOR FREE
The CMU Daily bulletin keeps the music community up to date with all the latest news and developments – direct by email every week day. Covering music, music people and the music business, it’s seriously good reporting and analysis that never gets too serious.



CMU APPROVED | READ | LISTEN
Each Tuesday and Thursday, the CMU team recommends a new track, video or release, championing great new music. Read the latest editions of CMU Approved in the CMU Daily or here on the website, and listen to recently approved tracks in our Spotify playlist.



SETLIST | LISTEN | SIGN UP FOR FREE
Setlist is the music business podcast from CMU sponsored by 7digital. CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business. Tune in here on the website or sign up via your podcast app of choice.



CMU DIGEST | READ | GO PREMIUM FOR ACCESS
The CMU Digest provides busy music industry professionals with a super concise summary of the biggest stories in the music business week just gone, published first thing each Monday morning. Go premium for just £5 a month to access the CMU Digest.



CMU TRENDS | READ | GO PREMIUM FOR ACCESS
CMU Trends is a series of guides that explain the inner workings of the music industry, and analyse key developments in the music business. Go premium for just £5 a month to access CMU Trends.



CMU JOBS | READ | ADVERTISE
The CMU Jobs service is one of the most effective recruitment platforms in the UK music business, utilised by employers across the music industry looking to fill everything from entry-level to senior roles. Check out the latest roles or advertise your opportunities today.



CMU INSIGHTS | INFO
CMU Insights is our music business consultancy, supporting music companies and companies working with music. Our training hub offers seminars, webinars and masterclasses. Our research hub investigates current trends. And our events hub presents briefings, sessions and discussions around the world, including a three day conference at The Great Escape.



PATHWAYS INTO MUSIC | INFO
The Pathways Into Music Foundation is our not-for-profit organisation that supports music educators and music talent development programmes around the UK and beyond, and helps early-career music-makers plan their personal pathways into music. It’s work includes research, publications and events.



CMU:DIY | INFO
CMU:DIY is our future talent programme. We support future music and music industry talent – and grassroots and DIY artists – through our programme of lectures and workshops, and initiatives like the Artist:Entrepreneur Day with the FAC and Elevate with The Great Escape.



CMU LIBRARY | READ | GO PREMIUM FOR ACCESS
CMU Library is our online educational resource for the music industry. You can access and download the full series of CMU Trends guides, plus reports and slides from CMU Insights and CMU:DIY. For full access sign up to CMU Premium for just £5 a month.



Last Updated: August 2020