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Music Biz News: Borders Bankrupt, Pandora Watch, More Cloud Lockers, Shazam, Jambase & More

  • Borders files for Chapter 11 bankrupcy protection. (AP) They're closing 200 more stores and every one of them sold CD's.
  • Pandora IPO Watch: The perils of being Pandora. (Ars) and How Come No One Calls Out Pandora For False Promise Of Profitability? (Techdirt)
  • NewBay launches LifeCache Digital Vault music and video cloud service for operators and device makers; Teams-up with LG. (IntoMobile) Even before the MP3tunes lawsuit with EMI is settled, more and more are jumping into this space.

6a00d83451b36c69e20133f58067d2970b-800wi More News:

  • Shazam: In Digital Era, Music Spotters Feed a Machine (NY Times) Pieces of the new music discovery machinery start to fit together....
  • Jambase connects to Facebook (press release)
  • MTV Experiments With TV “Listening” App IntoNow (Mashable)
  • Artist services platform Hello Music has partnered with MobBase to offer its artist community savings on personalized iPhone apps.
  • The New-Style Independent Record Store. (CynicalMusician)
  • How .music Will Save the Industry. (Billboard)
  • RealNetworks CEO Bob Kimball: “The Real Player Is Only 10 Percent Of Our Business” (TechCrunch)
  • EMI chief Roger Faxon has optimistic view of future of music business. (LATimes)
  • 'Bieber Fever' Is a Symptom of What Ails the Music Industry. (HuffPost)
  • Want To Play at SXSW? Crowdsourced A&R Site Can Help You Out. (Mashable)
  • Jammie Thomas-Rasset: The download martyr. (CityPages)
  • Sirius XM Subscriber Base Up 8% in 2010 to 20.2 Million. (DMW)
  • Why Esperanza Spalding Matters (Sorry, Justin Bieber Fanatics--She Does) (LAWeekly)
  • What is NoiseTrade? (MusicanCoaching
  • Competing for the Cover of the Rolling Stone. (NYT)
  • 10 ways to save on CDs, MP3s and downloads. (Which
  • Ciara: 'I pray my label will release me' (Guardian)
  • Vancouver diva Sarah McLachlan splits from Nettwerk management. (VancouverSun)


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