More Music Industry News: Kayne, RIAA Wants Copyright Change, CEA Blasts NAB, Whole Foods Music, Barnes & Noble, Dylan & More

  • image from blogs.bet.com Kayne West says he'll release a new song every Friday between now and Christmas.(FMQB)
  • RIAA: U.S. copyright law 'isn't working'. (CNET) As usual their answer is more control rather than clearer and up to date rules.
  • Ad supported Qtrax has named Lance J.O. Ford as co-President and Chief Marketing Officer. He comes from Rebel Digital. Qtrax has been beta testing in Asia for months but has not announced U.S. plans.
  • CEA calls out broadcasters over cell phone-FM radio wishlist.(ars)
  • Whole Foods to feature, sell new Weepies album. (Daily Swarm) "I'd like a side of over-priced tofu with my music, please."
  • Barnes & Noble Q1 Sales Jump To $1.4B Thanks To Increased Digital Share. (Tech Crunch)
  • Bob Dylan Gets Around Service Fees & Scalpers With A Simple Plan: Pay Cash At The Door. (TechDirt)
  • Why Appleā€™s Dominance Of The Download Market Really Is A Big Deal. (Forester analyst Mark Mulligan)
  • image from t3.gstatic.com Pitchfork.tv adds a 6 camera set-up and viewars can pick how they want to watch the band. (press release)
  • Fraudsters Drain PayPal Accounts Through iTunes. (TechCrunch)
  • Manager Emily White on "Taking Risks" (MidemNet)
  • The Most Popular Torrent Sites Of The Last Five Years. (TorrentFreak)
  • RIAA: U.S. copyright law 'isn't working'. (cnet)
  • Who cares about autotune? (BBC)
  • Rap Music: It's a Business Thing, You Understand? (DailyFinnance)
  • Meet The YouTube Stars Making $100,000 Plus Per Year. (BusinessInsider)
  • The Internet's 5 Billionth Device Will Soon Go Live. (techi)
  • E-books, Piracy Peril or Promotional Possibilities? (TorrentFreak)
  • An Un-'Common' Take On Copyright Law. (NPR)
  • Supreme Court told P2P users can be "innocent infringers." (Ars)
  • Six Tech Groups Fight FM-Chip Mandate. (Twice)
  • Universal has signed a label deal with producer RedOne. (press release)


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