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Sex, power and finding success in the music industry

Sex, power and finding success in the music industry

Music is a hierarchical industry built on relationships. The allegations made against Ryan Adams should be familiar to everyone.

Good times in the music industry can’t conceal an undercurrent of gender politics

Good times in the music industry can’t conceal an undercurrent of gender politics

Music industry types around the country are still recovering from last week's Big Sound conference. What did it reveal about the state of the industry?

#MeToo insurance? Protection offered for accused Australian musicians

#MeToo insurance? Protection offered for accused Australian musicians

The ramifications of Me Too are being felt in an extremely un-rock ’n’ roll way — insurance. But what happens when Australia’s defamation laws stand in the way of community safety and ultimately, justice?

Ed-onomics: could popstars like Ed Sheeran bankrupt Australia?

Ed-onomics: could popstars like Ed Sheeran bankrupt Australia?

The upcoming Australian tour is set to move so much money that it has more in common with a significant import than a pop act.

Unique conditions of the music industry allow sexual harassment to thrive

Unique conditions of the music industry allow sexual harassment to thrive

As victims from the music industry come forward with their stories, Crikey asks what is it that is unique to the music scene that allows this behavior to flourish?

Fairfax website calls unpaid Noodle Market band ‘ungrateful’

Fairfax website calls unpaid Noodle Market band ‘ungrateful’

Fairfax was sympathetic to a band that did not want to play at its Noodle Markets for free, but it has since published an article that has reignited the controversy.

Savile scandal probes history of dangerously free love

Savile scandal probes history of dangerously free love

As the inquiries into the Jimmy Savile scandal widen, the present is cannibalising the past, to general distress. The question is: how many other people will be drawn in?

The day the music died (in store) goes to retail woes

The day the music died (in store) goes to retail woes

Musicians and music lovers may have a fondness for their bricks-and-mortar stores, but the demise of Allans Billy Hyde shows music is not immune from the changes sweeping retail.

They’re <em>The Voice</em>, but understand it’s not just Nine cashing in

They’re The Voice, but understand it’s not just Nine cashing in

Nine finally has a runaway ratings freight train to rival all comers, with spinny-chair mega-hit The Voice dominating TV screens across the country. And Nine isn't the only one cashing in.

Copyright cartel: want to cut filesharing by 40%? Here’s how

Copyright cartel: want to cut filesharing by 40%? Here’s how

The copyright industry could dramatically reduce piracy if it gave consumers what they wanted, research from Essential shows.