The Great Escape is a major European music festival and convention that took place earlier this month in Brighton, UK. Two high points of the convention included an interview with Tru Thoughts founder Robert Luis and a keynote from CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke. Both shared some practical thoughts for record labels on the contemporary music biz with Cooke giving direct-to-fan a new take from the label's perspective. The Great Escape took place in Brighton May 8 through 10. An industry convention also occurred though with a bit less fanfare. CMU covered the convention including recordings of some of the...

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