3CM UNLIMITED PROJECTS


CMU DAILY | READ
The daily email bulletin from CMU keeps the music community up to date with all the latest news and developments in the world of music-making. Covering music, music people and the music business, it’s seriously good reporting and analysis that never gets too serious.




THE CMU+TGE SESSIONS | INFO
The core component of the delegate programme at The Great Escape showcase festival in Brighton each May, the CMU+TGE Sessions are three full-day conference strands, each day focused on a different aspect of the music industry and featuring talks, case studies, interviews and discussions. 




CMU TRAINING | INFO
CMU Insights offers a wide range of live and on-demand webinars for people working in and with the music business; as well as running seminars and webinars for various music industry organisations; and developing and delivering in-house training for music companies.




DISSECTING THE DIGITAL DOLLAR | INFO
CMU Insights has been working with the UK’s Music Managers Forum since 2015 on the ‘Digital Dollar’ project, helping managers, artists and songwriters navigate and understand how music streaming works, and all the various ongoing debates about the digital music business.




THREEWEEKS EDINBURGH | READ
ThreeWeeks has been covering the world’s biggest cultural event since 1996, publishing reviews, interviews and other coverage from the Edinburgh Festival throughout July and August in a free print guide that is available across the city, and online via our website and TW Weekly bulletin.




CHRIS COOKE SPEAKING | INFO
3CM UnLimited MD Chris Cooke regularly speaks and presents about the music, media and communication industries, and copyright, media and constitutional law – as well as moderating panels and discussions on all those topics – at conferences and events all over the world.




SETLIST | LISTEN
It’s the weekly music business podcast from CMU available via your podcast app of choice. Published each Monday morning, Setlist sees CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, dissecting and explaining what has happened.




ARTIST:ENTREPRENEUR DAY | INFO
An educational partnership between the UK’s Featured Artists Coalition and CMU:DIY, A:E Day is an artist-to-artist learning programme providing practical support for early-career music-makers through interactive guides and artist-led conversations, delivered live and online.




CMU AT VILL VILL VEST | INFO
CMU Insights presents sessions as part of the delegate programme at the Vill Vill Vest showcase festival in Bergen, Norway each year. These include speed briefings and lively panel discussions putting the spotlight on the latest trends and debates in the music business.




CMU APPROVED | READ
Each Tuesday and Thursday, the CMU team recommends a new track, video or release in the CMU Daily and on the CMU website, championing great new music and some of the most exciting new music talent. All the approved tracks also appear in a special Spotify playlist.




ECONOMICS OF STREAMING | INFO
CMU Insights has been working with the Music Managers Forum and Featured Artists Coalition – and the wider Council Of Music Makers – as they participate in the Economics Of Music Streaming debate following the UK Parliament’s 2021 review of the digital music business.




IMPALA ONE STEP AHEAD | INFO
CMU Insights works with IMPALA – the pan-European organisation for the independent music community – to deliver One Step Ahead, providing briefings, reports and webinars to enable independent music businesses stay one steap ahead on all things digital.




THE GREAT ESCAPE CONFERENCE | INFO
The CMU team have programmed the TGE Conference since 2011. As well as the CMU+TGE Sessions, we curate a series of keynote in-conversations and TGE’s educational content, and also support a programme of panels and parties presented by TGE’s industry partners.




CMU:DIY | INFO
This is CMU’s music business education programme, providing tips and advice for aspiring artists and songwriters, and future music industry talent. We deliver lectures at universities and music colleges, and present educational workshops and events with numerous music industry partners.




MUSIC COPYRIGHT EXPLAINED | READ
CMU Insights was commissioned by the UK’s Intellectual Property Office to produce ‘Music Copyright Explained’, a free user-friendly guide explaining the ins and outs of music copyright, available in the CMU Library or via its own musiccopyrightexplained.com website.




MMF TRAINING | INFO
CMU Insights delivers ‘Mechanics Of Music Management’, a training programme offered by the UK’s Music Managers Forum. Over six seminars, it puts the spotlight on how artist businesses work, the role of the manager, and the artist’s copyright and fanbase revenue streams.




BUILDING TRUST | READ
CMU Insights teamed up with Friend MTS – a company dedicated to innovation in content and platform security – to produce two white papers reviewing the responsibilities of digital companies regarding copyright infringement and harmful content distributed on their platforms.




PATHWAYS INTO MUSIC | INFO
The Pathways Into Music Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation launched by CMU to build connections between music education and the music industry, to support music educators around the UK, and to help early-career music-makers plan their personal pathways into music.




BPI TRAINING | INFO
CMU Insights delivers a series of webinars as part of the training programme of the BPI, the trade body that represents the UK’s recorded music industry. Among other things, the sessions cover music revenues, music rights, music marketing, collective licensing, digital trends, data and sync.




THISWEEK CULTURE | READ
An online guide championing the best in fringe theatre, comedy and culture. We pick the best shows happening in London and online each week, providing handy Three To See recommendations and interviewing the people behind those productions every Monday morning.



LAST UPDATED: December 2022