Music Biz News: Rise & Fall 2010, Jenner On Lockers, Remix Dylan, Limewire Damage, Moombahton & More
We hope you're enjoying the holiday break, but Kyle and I are taking turns staying on top of things so you don't have to. And just in case you haven't (or even if you have), stop by our holiday online networking party, say hello and plug your big 2011 projects. See you there...
- A look at the rise and fall of musicians in 2010. (The330)
- Peter Jenner on music locker services: "...if the services are not licensed then they will just develop unlicensed, and Napster and p2p will seem like vicarage tea parties." (MidemBlog)
- Sony's Remix Project gives fans a chance to remix Bob Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues" and won a trip to SXSW.
More Music Inudstry News & Commentary:
- Can record labels really quantify the damage from Limewire downloads? (paidContent)
- New dance music genre Moombahton celebrates in first anniversary. (DC City Paper)
- Apple Puts In Order For 20-21 Million iPhones For Q1 2011 (SAI)
- A look back at tough year in live music and what to expect next. (AP)
- New record stores in Istanbul keep old music format spinning (Daily News & Economic Review)
- Facebook took a look at the words its users used most in 2010 and music related terms were pretty low on the list.
- 2010's most charitable stars. (People)
- R.I.P. - R&B singer Tina Marie.