Songkick ticketing company plan to stop services after this month

Ticketing Company Songkick have revealed plans to shut down in November following an ongoing lawsuit with Live Nation and Ticketmaster. Songkick was a ticketing platform that gave artists the ability to sell their concert tickets…

The world’s biggest music label, Universal Music is being sued for stealing fonts

Universal Music Group are being sued in a $1.25 million lawsuit for being naughty with their fonts, apparently. British pop-rockers ‘The Vamps’ are facing a pinch of trouble after their label, the giant Universal Music…

The Eagles are suing the Mexican ‘Hotel California’ for association

Hotel California isn’t such a lovely place when it faces a lawsuit for “actively encouraging” visitors that it’s related to the Eagles and their Grammy-winning song. The Eagles have filed a lawsuit on a hotel…

Songkick say that Ticketmaster stole trade secrets using old password

The battle between Songkick and Ticketmaster continues as Songkick claim Live Nation’s ticketing company used an old password to steal information. Ticketmaster have been facing legal challenges from smaller ticketing companies for years now, and…

Major labels come together to sue hip-hop mixtape site Spinrilla

Spinrilla is facing up against all of the major record labels for offering free “mixtapes” including copyright music by Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce and Kanye West. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have accused Spinrilla…

ASCAP Overstep The Mark, Told Off By The Boss

Perorming rights societies. Whose interests do they really represent? As with all big agglomerations, the opinions of the individual member can get somewhat swamped, and as the big societies are used to throwing the weight…

EMI: The Worst Private Investment Ever?

Since 1st August 2007, when Terra Firma bought EMI for $8,000,000,000 with a 90% approval from it’s shareholders, the bottom line on EMI’s financial reports is set to show losses of more than $1.5 billion…

The Worm In the Apple – Terra Firma’s EMI Purchase looks Increasingly Sour

As you may have read here on our blog Terra Firma are suing their advisors/lenders Citibank for perpetrating a fraud against them – essentially Terra are saying that Citibank mislead them about the amount of…