Music Biz News: Indie Bands Outsmart Google, Real Cuts 10%, EMI + Beatport, iTunes Sales Fall, & More

  • Crazy Characters Help Indie Bands Outsmart Google. (Wired)
  • RealNetworks has cut another 10% of staff, but says restructuring is now complete. (press release)
  • EMI Lets DJ Site Beatport Sell Its Music (paidContent)
  • Report: iTunes Music Sales Fall 5% Amid General Decline in Demand. (CultofMac)

Hypebot Favicon More News:

  • Music Reports will provide Cricket's new Muve digital music service with music publishing data matching, licensing and royalty reporting services. (press release)
  • The Alan Lomax Archive and digital distributor IODA have partnered to offer 17,000 historic recordings of folk and traditional music spanning 60 Years of Lomax's legendary work.
  • Fake iPods and iPhones are seized from downtown warehouses. (LATimes)
  • Brand Loyalty: Can A Label Make You Listen? (NPR's The Record)
  • Irish App Delivers Thriving Music Scene to iPhone. (Evolver.fm
  • Spotify Clears Its Throat for a U.S. Launch in “Coming Months”. (MediaMemo)
  • Ten Bands That Shook The World. (HuffPost)
  • Facebook Updates Ad System, Adds "Sponsored Stories" So You Can Spam Your Friends Better (Mashable)
  • If Artists Don't Value Copyright On Their Works, Why Do We Force It On Them? (TechDirt)
  • The Strokes To Offer First Single From New Album as Free Download. (Mashable)
  • The $98 app that will transform your music collection. (TheNextWeb)


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