Who said CDs are dead?
With the enormous rise of streaming, downloading etc. there were some in the industry who thought that the CD business was on its way out. Well it certainly may be slowing down, but it hasn’t dented the business of Proper Music at the Gateway Business Centre, London.
Drew Hill, Managing Director of Proper Music Distribution Limited, has now announced that Topic Records has come under his management and as the company move into a new, vast warehouse for their ever-expanding business, he sees CDs holding their own.
Sales of artists’ CDs at festivals and events is a good source of extra income for the artist, and for the festival. The opportunities are there.
Do you have a CD stall at your event? Please tell us:
- ‘Yes, we have’ or ‘No, we haven’t’
- If yes, please tell us who run the stall. Is it the festival itself or do you bring in a company to run it?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
AFO is conducting a survey on behalf of Proper Music to discover just how many festivals and events have CD outlets when they run their festivals. We will be glad to hear from you.
AFO: 27th Apr 2017 12:57:00
Gdpr (general Data Protection Regulations)
Members will have read lots about GDPR over the last few months. It is shortly to become law and you need to make sure you are up to speed. By far the best advice we can offer you is to look at the website www.ico.org.uk look at their section on GDPR 'Twelve Steps to Take Now'. This is taking the words straight from the horse's mouth and there is also a questions and answers section if you get into difficulties. It is not an onerous task, for most of our members it will hardly affect us, but there are some points there that need to be noted.
24th May 2018
Everyone and their dog is talking about the new GDPR regulations coming in May this year. But very few people are offering you a concrete solution.
24th May 2018
Head For The Hills Festival Wins Id&c’s Bursary!
ID&C, the UK’s leading provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has announced Ramsbottom’s Head for the Hills Festival as the winner of its Grass Roots Festival Bursary and recipient of the £2500 grant.
21st May 2018
A Tax Reminder
Market stalls and caterers attract VAT!
16th May 2018
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