Matt

About Matt Grimes

Degree Leader for Music Industries at Birmingham City University
3103, 2015

Is the Tide about to Turn for Music Streaming?

By |March 31st, 2015|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off

By Matt Grimes, Senior Lecturer Music Industries and Radio

So it seems that he gloves are off in the next round in the fight for streaming services and coming out of the corner with a ringside music celebrity support team is heavyweight music mogul Jay Z. Already a successful business mogul and rapper it seems that […]

801, 2014

‘Relax’ – it’s only music censorship

By |January 8th, 2014|In The News|Comments Off

In relation to this month being the 30th anniversary of the BBC banning radio play of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s ‘Relax’, Matt Grimes, Degree Leader for Music Industries at Birmingham City University, comments on the surrounding controversy of the ban and more recent music censorship cases.

As a parent of 3 children I know only too […]

111, 2013

Now! Is THAT What I Call Music?

By |November 1st, 2013|In The News|2 Comments

After launching 30 years ago in November 1983, Matt Grimes, Degree Leader for Music Industries at Birmingham City University, discusses whether the long-running NOW That’s What I Call Music! CD compilations fit into a music industry dominated by streaming music, downloads and digital platforms.

I have never been an avid listener of top 40 chart music, […]