Music Biz News: Doug Morris, Industry Greed, Digital Locks, 100K U.S. P2P Users Sued, Rdio $’s & More

  • Sony backs Doug Morris to show music industry he's a long-player - Universal's chairman is widely seen as a safe pair of hands - but can he revitalise Sony Music's fortunes? Opinion is divided. (Guardian)
  • Greed is Achilles’ heel of music industry. (DailyAztec)
  • Canadians May Adopt U.S.- Style Ban On Breaking ‘Digital Locks’ (paidContent)

Hypebot Favicon More Music Industry News & Commentary:

  • Why are Irish musicians giving it away for nothing? (IrishTimes)
  • 100,000 P2P Users Sued in US Mass Lawsuits. (TorrentFreak)
  •  What does Facebook’s big HTML5/mobile push mean for artist apps? (Sandbox.fmWatch this as it develops... it could change where you put your resources.
  • Music Subscription Service Rdio Gets an Influx of Cash (Mashable)
  • Take the OurStage "What Do Musicians Need Most" 5 min survey.
  • Indie Rock Embraces an African Invasion. (NY Times)
  • Major labels embraced streaming at Midem in Cannes last week, but some claim their moves are too little, too late. (Guardian)
  • MiMedia has cut a deal with blueTunes, the failing online music storage provider, for users to become MiMedia subscribers.
  • The iPod Gets the Dick Tracy Treatment. (NYT
  • Digital Music Sampling: Creativity Or Criminality? (NPR)
  • Extremists on Both Sides Means Piracy War Goes On Forever. (TorrentFreak)
  • Hello Music and Taylor Guitars are looking to fill 10 slots at their “Artist to Watch” showcase March 16 during SXSW. (press release)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Message
Your Name *
Your Email *
Website

Contact us

ARE YOU IN NEED OF A QUALIFIED
POST PRODUCTION PARTNER?

JUST WANT TO SAY HELLO?

Send us a message using the contact form. We never pass up an opportunity to talk shop.

×