‘Record labels amplify and magnify the best bits of what artists are already doing.’

Ted Cockle explains why he believes Virgin EMI offers more than your typical UK major record company
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‘It’s not about financial gain. It’s not about chart positions. It’s about helping the artist to reach their goals, whatever they may be.’

Andy Musgrave runs London-based management and artist development firm Supernature, with a roster including West London-born hip-hop star AJ Tracey
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‘Songwriters have a challenging life. It’s a certain kind of grind that we really understand.’

Pulse Music Group co-founders Scott Cutler and Josh Abraham talk to MBW about their growth over 10 years
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‘If we want to build value in this industry, we have to tell the real stories of how music is made.’

Genius’ Director of Content Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Milch discusses music industry bugbears and addresses the Google dispute
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Rob Stringer talks Sony’s strategy, Tencent/Universal… and why music is worth more than ‘2 minutes of someone snoring in Lapland’

Sony Music Group Chairman & CEO gives his thoughts on the modern marketplace
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How Lewis Capaldi became a billion-stream superstar – according to his manager, Ryan Walter

“Musically, he’s my favourite artist of all time. I know that probably sounds lame, but it’s true.”
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‘When you sign an artist, you’re taking their life in your hands. You have to commit 100%.’

London-based Trinifold Managament was set up by Bill Curbishley in 1974, and has steered the careers of The Who, Judas Priest, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. Here, as Trinifold celebrates its 45th anniversary, Curbishley and Who co-manager Robert Rosenbe… Continue Reading

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With $1bn in annual sales in BMG’s sights, Hartwig Masuch questions ‘irrational’ cost structure of traditional labels

BMG’s boss discusses his confidence in his own company… and his lack of confidence elsewhere
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