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Google recently highlighted a number of changes they’re testing, and in some cases already implementing, to their search function in a blog post titled ‘Continued progress on fighting piracy’ on their Google Public Policy website. The changes make it easier for users to search for legitimate sources of content and include: demoting autocomplete predictions that Read more

14th October, 2014 — MMF

The next module of the Artist Management Training Programme will look at Live Music and International Touring. Book your place now by contacting angela@mmf-training.com. MMF member discount applies. Topics covered: Management Duties & Obligations Building the Live Team (Local to International): what to expect & key issues to be aware of Booking Agencies; Festival & Read more

9th October, 2014 — MMF

Our next Induction Day will take place in London on 2nd December. The 1 day course is designed to provide attendees with an overview of all the essentials of music management, incorporating the latest updates in our constantly evolving industry. It’s taught by experienced professionals and a panel of industry experts will also be on Read more

8th October, 2014 — MMF

Over the past few months here at MMF UK we have been building a network of managers from the USA which has resulted in 2 things: First were these submission to the US Copyright enquiries which have worldwide relevance: PRO Consent Decree: http://www.justice.gov/atr/cases/ascapbmi/comments/307761.pdf Making Available: http://copyright.gov/docs/making_available/comments/docket2014_2/reply/MMF_AC_S.pdf Music Licensing Study: http://copyright.gov/docs/musiclicensingstudy/comments/Docket2014_3/extension_comments/United_Kingdom_MMF_Featured_Artists_Coalition_FAC.pdf Second, we are holding Spotify meetings, managers meetings Read more

8th October, 2014 — MMF

UKTI and the BPI will be hosting a trade mission to Mumbai, India for UK music companies from 1st-8th November. The programme includes education, networking, conferences, B2B meetings, a festival visit and showcases. Registration costs £150 and funding and British Airways flight discounts may be available through UKTI. Download the itinerary here. Download the application Read more