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Music Biz News: #DMFE, EchoNest + IDJ, Robertson Launches DAR.fm, MTV Digital Awards & More

  • Digital Music Forum East: Max Willens of @WAMMusic is covering #DMFE today in NYC for us. Be sure to say hello and share your scoops.
  • Island Def Jam, EchoNest Launch Groundbreaking Music Licensing Pact For Apps (Billboard) Read the fine print (IDJ maintains control of the app with a rev share), but the deal opens up a big sandbox for app developers and if other labels join the party...
  • MP3.com founder Michael Robertson launches DAR.fm, a DVR for the radio, (Media Beat)

Hypebot Favicon More News:

  • MTV will hold the first O Music Awards for digital music on April 28th. MTV is leaving the "O" undefined and open to interpretation from viewers. (ABC)
  • American Idol will add voting via Facebook. (EW)
  • Secondary ticket seller SeatGeek has grabbed an undisclosed investment from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary.
  • 10-Year Time Capsule: When Napster changed the music industry. (Salon
  • Nancy Baym: An interview with Richie Hawtin: Building Global Community. (MidemBlog)
  • Case Study: How TED Learned That 'Giving It Away' Increased Both Popularity And Revenue. (TechDirt
  • Selling music by the cloud? (BBC
  • Atlantic Records and Mobile Backstage Launch First Ever Fully Integrated Virtual Fan Club For UK’s Artist Lykke Li.
  • Live Nation International Unveils Major Upgrade to Ticketing and eCommerce Website Serving 17 Countries. (Press)


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