New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The new edition of Music Week goes behind the scenes at late night TV institution Later... With Jools Holland ahead of the premiere of its 54th series this week. 

We speak to Jools Holland, BBC Studios’ executive producer Alison Howe and the BBC’s head of commissioning, music television, Jan Younghusband, as they prepare to kick off a new era for the long-running show. 

Music Week checks in with white hot indie label Dirty Hit, home to the likes of The 1975 and Wolf Alice, for a chat with Jamie Oborne and his team, who reveal a few of the secrets of their success. 

Elsewhere, in our essential quarterly analysis, we pick out the key trends from Q3 2019 and look ahead to the crunch Q4 period.

In this week's Big Story, we look back at last week's Music Week Tech Summit Together With O2 and run down the main takeaways from the event's panels and keynote speakers including Apple Music's Zane Lowe, Facebook's Vanessa Bakewell and Live Nation's Jackie Wilgar. 

Also in news, Warner Records GM Jennifer Ivory reveals how Foals’ dual album campaign has boosted the band’s streaming numbers, while former BASCA CEO Vick Bain discusses her new report on gender inequality, Counting The Music Industry: The Gender Gap, which analyses rosters of more than 100 UK publishers and almost 300 record labels.

Freya Ridings shares the remarkable story behind her Top 10 smash Lost Without You in Hitmakers and Richard Davies, founder of face value resale site Twickets, recalls the music industry's early dalliances with technology in The Aftershow. 

Glasgow singer/songwriter Joesef is featured On The Radar, Toast Press senior publicist Annabel Crowhurst is profiled in Rising Star and Jazz Revelations editor Ally J Steel shares his favourite new sounds in Tastemakers. 

The latest installment of Audi’s collaboration with Faultline comes under the microscope in Sync Story, while teenage musical magpie Julien Chang is Making Waves.

Alongside all of that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis.

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