Music Business.

Ones and Sixes and the Economics of Success in the Streaming Age

Paul Piggott | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Paul Piggott

A wise man recently introduced me to the idea that fans of bands can be measured on a score of 1 - 6. Kind of like a musical dice or an adapted Net Promoter Score.

One In Every Group

Simon Napier-Bell | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Simon Napier-Bell

Bit by bit, each time you talk with them, you notice one more sullen face among the smiling ones, until eventually there's a complete set of them. Why hasn't our record sold more? Why is it only double platinum? Why do we have to be successful? Why have you screwed up our lives? We're leaving. To be honest, the day that happens will be the happiest day you can remember during the whole damned time you managed them.

AIM Independent Music Awards Winners: Alt-J, Adele, Wiley, First Aid Kit, Enter Shikari and The Prodigy

Lara Baker | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Lara Baker

The second AIM Independent Music Awards took place last night in London, the culmination of a year's worth of work for myself and the AIM Awards team.

The Highs and the Lows....

Marlon Roudette | Posted 20.05.2012 | Home
Marlon Roudette

I find it frustrating when my record is off and flying in some territories while in others I can't seem to get arrested. Fans from the countries where I'm struggling to get heard often write me incredulous messages asking why the song/album is not available in their region or why the radio stations are not playing it and I can offer no decent explanation for them.