Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Midem Thrives In The Cannes Sunshine


I enjoy the Midem conference each year and feel that the event continues to be a valuable point of contact for certain parts of the ever-evolving music business. In many ways Midem has mirrored the changes in our Industry`s evolution and mindset moving away from a throwing of money to a much leaner relationship with newly emerging market forces and players geared… Read more »

The Nucleo Project: A Program To Inspire Young Musicians


In the last few months I have become a piano teacher as well as a committee member of the BPI’s Classical PR Committee. These activities combined have led me to discover The Nucleo Project, a side project of the charity Sistema England, which is part of the Venezuelan charity El Sistema. The organisation fits perfectly into… Read more »

Music Biz Meets The Music City


The annual Music Biz convention rocked the town of Nashville just a few short weeks ago. Overall the vibe was positive as many physical retailers report increased sales, primarily due to music consumer’s appetite for vinyl releases. In response many stores are devoting more shelf and floor space to 12 inch records. Retailers like Newbury Comics… Read more »