'Women have to work so hard just to do something that they love'

A singer, songwriter, producer, mentor and founder of Peak Music UK, Eve Horne has seen the music industry from an array of different angles. Here she tells us about her 'We Are The Unheard' campaign, which aims to give women a bigger voice and better choices in the music biz...

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Reservoir invests in China based rights and marketing services agency Outdustry, expanding its emerging market strategy

Reservoir has announced the expansion of its relationship with Outdustry, China’s leading music rights and marketing services company. The deal sees Reservoir investing as a minority partner in Outdustry to build on its successes in China and India and extend its strategy to other emerging music markets. The companies have also formed a joint venture to sign and develop Chinese artists and songwriters, plus acquire local music catalogs.

Reservoir Media 22nd Jul 2021 BUSINESS

The 2021 Artist & Manager Awards returns to London's Bloomsbury Big Top on Thursday 18th November

With the Bloomsbury Big Top providing a fully-ventilated and secure environment, the FAC and MMF look forward once again to welcoming guests from across the industry

MMF 22nd Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Music Venue Trust Launches #takeatest Initiative

Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues, has announced a new campaign to encourage live music fans to take a voluntary lateral flow test ahead of attending gigs.

Music Venue Trust 19th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

AIM response to the DCMS Economics of Streaming report

"The Select Committee has impressively zeroed-in on some of the key issues in music and many of the report's findings endorse and vindicate the ethical practices of the independent music community."

AIM 15th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Joint response from FAC & MMF to the DCMS committee "Economics Of Streaming" Report

"We welcome today’s landmark report from Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee calling for artists, composers and musicians to benefit more equally from the boom in online streaming."

MMF 15th Jul 2021 BUSINESS
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‘Indie labels need to be more professional than ever to thrive’

The AIM Independent Music Awards returns on August 25. In the weeks leading up to this year's ceremony, The IMI will be sitting down with the people behind the nominees for Best Small Label. This week, meet Strut Records founder Quinton Scott…

‘We need to inform regional strategy rather than simply be affected by it’

The newly launched West Midlands Music Board in the UK brings together a diverse range of industry insiders to make sure the area’s musical contribution is recognised, maintained and invested in for the future…

'The music industry of old needs to be put out of its misery'

The AIM Independent Music Awards returns on August 25. In the weeks leading up to this year's ceremony, The IMI will be sitting down with the people behind the nominees for Best Small Label. This week, meet Sonic Cathedral's Nathaniel Cramp…

ArtLed is tipping a new generation of stereotype-busting Japanese artists to go global

The curtain was pulled off NexTone’s new music division in June. ArtLed boss Takahiko Kakiuchi says the company has a “great advantage” in Japan’s fast-growing digital market…

Has livestreaming become the latest grassroots enabler?

What started as something of a makeshift necessity at the start of the Covid outbreak has over time become a useful tool for artists of all sizes. In particular, it has the ability to give emerging talent greater early reach than traditional touring has ever done...

Newswire Highlights

Press Releases from IMI Members

Reservoir invests in China based rights and marketing services agency Outdustry, expanding its emerging market strategy

Reservoir has announced the expansion of its relationship with Outdustry, China’s leading music rights and marketing services company. The deal sees Reservoir investing as a minority partner in Outdustry to build on its successes in China and India and extend its strategy to other emerging music markets. The companies have also formed a joint venture to sign and develop Chinese artists and songwriters, plus acquire local music catalogs.

Reservoir Media 22nd Jul 2021 BUSINESS

The 2021 Artist & Manager Awards returns to London's Bloomsbury Big Top on Thursday 18th November

With the Bloomsbury Big Top providing a fully-ventilated and secure environment, the FAC and MMF look forward once again to welcoming guests from across the industry

MMF 22nd Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Music Venue Trust Launches #takeatest Initiative

Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues, has announced a new campaign to encourage live music fans to take a voluntary lateral flow test ahead of attending gigs.

Music Venue Trust 19th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

AIM response to the DCMS Economics of Streaming report

"The Select Committee has impressively zeroed-in on some of the key issues in music and many of the report's findings endorse and vindicate the ethical practices of the independent music community."

AIM 15th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Joint response from FAC & MMF to the DCMS committee "Economics Of Streaming" Report

"We welcome today’s landmark report from Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee calling for artists, composers and musicians to benefit more equally from the boom in online streaming."

MMF 15th Jul 2021 BUSINESS
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Metropolis Studios opens new state-of-the-art 3D audio recording facility

Metropolis Studios, Europe’s leading independent recording studio, has opened a brand-new, state-of-the-art 3D audio recording facility at the heart of its sprawling West London complex. Coinciding with the launch, Amazon Music has agreed a content deal with the studio, which will become the streaming services’ UK-based HQ for immersive mixing, strengthening their offering to artists.

Metropolis Studios 26th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

West End star Aimie Atkinson partners with Absolute for debut solo single and EP

In the last few years, Atkinson has achieved great success in the world of musical theatre, with roles in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights, Legally Blonde and the blockbusting SIX, to name a few.

Absolute Label Services 22nd Jul 2021 BUSINESS

IMPF and IMPEL launch Digital Licensing Handbook for members

IMPF and IMPEL are set to jointly publish a Digital Licensing Handbook, which will be available exclusively for the independent publisher members of the two organisations.

IMPF 19th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Lastelle perform live at St Mary's Church and announce new tour dates

Lastelle perform live at St Mary's Church and announce new tour dates. The live video was premiered with the Youtube channel Dreambound and is now available to watch back.

Year Of The Rat Records 16th Jul 2021 MUSIC

Revealed: Music helped Britain survive lockdown as public throw support behind return of live music - new survey shows

UK Music, the collective voice of the music industry, today (Wednesday 14th July) publishes a major new survey that reveals the crucial role music played in helping people through Covid-19 lockdowns - and how the public are craving the return of live music.

UK Music 14th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

iLEVEL Announces New Summer Release - YBSA (Your Beauty Stands Alone).

This Alternative R&B catchy tune is sure to lift us all out of our lockdown blues and get our summer groove on the dance floor!

Riverfish Music 13th Jul 2021 MUSIC

Reservoir signs BTS’ “Butter” co-writer Rufio Hooks to a worldwide publishing deal

Reservoir has announced the signing of artist, songwriter, and producer Rufio Hooks to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal includes Rufio’s current global hit co-write “Butter” by the hugely successful K-Pop group BTS, plus future works.

Reservoir Media 13th Jul 2021 BUSINESS

Italian Music Company Artist First offers public access to Le Vibrazioni’s live performance rights for the first time, as industry rises from global lockdown

Artist First, the leading Italian record label, event manager and music distributor, is pleased to announce it is partnering with ANote Music, one of Europe’s leading marketplaces for investing in music royalties, to list what will be the first public offering of an image rights catalogue.

Artist First 13th Jul 2021 BUSINESS
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‘We need to inform regional strategy rather than simply be affected by it’

The newly launched West Midlands Music Board in the UK brings together a diverse range of industry insiders to make sure the area’s musical contribution is recognised, maintained and invested in for the future…

'The music industry of old needs to be put out of its misery'

The AIM Independent Music Awards returns on August 25. In the weeks leading up to this year's ceremony, The IMI will be sitting down with the people behind the nominees for Best Small Label. This week, meet Sonic Cathedral's Nathaniel Cramp…

ArtLed is tipping a new generation of stereotype-busting Japanese artists to go global

The curtain was pulled off NexTone’s new music division in June. ArtLed boss Takahiko Kakiuchi says the company has a “great advantage” in Japan’s fast-growing digital market…

Has livestreaming become the latest grassroots enabler?

What started as something of a makeshift necessity at the start of the Covid outbreak has over time become a useful tool for artists of all sizes. In particular, it has the ability to give emerging talent greater early reach than traditional touring has ever done...