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News Review: Blurred lines: 2015′s top music trend?

Forget Robin Thicke's 2013 hit! Next year will definitively prove that in music, traditional boundaries no longer apply

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News Review: Where is music’s relationship with technology headed?

Music and tech? It's complicated... but full of promise! Our latest industry news digest reveals how...

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News Review: Thom Yorke strikes back, Apple strikes out

BitTorrent, U2, streaming and... virtual reality Coldplay all feature in our latest music industry digest. Enjoy!

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News Review: The long, hard road to music monetisation

Streams are up, downloads are down... so where does this leave the music industry? And how can technology help?

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Alison Lamb: Why music identification could make the difference for the musicbiz

SO Recordings' product manager explains how Shazam and other identification tools have come to play a crucial part in the music industry

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News Review: Can indies get a fair deal on tech platforms?

The YouTube furore; Soundcloud equity issues; the Walkman's high-res renaissance and more in our first ever industry digest!

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Interview with AIM & WIN’s Alison Wenham: “The future is bright, the future is indie!”

The chairman/CEO of the Association of Independent Music explains how indies can thrive in a digital world

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Leena Sowambur: How can music industry entrepreneurs thrive during the recovery?

Positively Music's founder outlines opportunities for small to medium music companies

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Are labels innovating enough? An interview with Zvooq’s Bas Grasmayer

For the product lead at Russian streaming service Zvooq, some labels have "no idea" about technology; but there are promising signs

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Bas Kruijssen: How distributors can empower artists

Why music distributors are more relevant today than ever, by Black Hole Recordings' new media manager