‘Cash, Money, Records Forever’: An Introduction to the Business Practices of the Evolving British Music Industry
The course examines the structure and methodologies of the music industry and business in diverse settings: the origins of the music industry; different areas of the industry including record labels and its associates; artistry and agency; music consumption, distribution and promotion/marketing; and, creativity and legal issues in music. The course will also discuss how the evolving music industry has had an impact on business and society in Britain (and Europe).
EXAMPLE CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (2-4 PER COURSE)
- Guest lecturer(s) from the music industry
- Attend a related music industry event/exhibition
- Various Concerts and Gigs