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PM Update: A2IM Questions Billboard, Android Price Drop, Rightsflow + Wolfgangs Vault, VidZone & More

image from www.hypebot.com Hypebot publishes a morning roundup of music industry news every mid morning (ET) evey weekday and when warranted adds a PM Update edition late in the afternoon..

  • In a Billboard op-ed Rich Bengloff, president of indie trade group A2IM questions the market share methodology used by Billboard/Soundscan.. "Ownership of master recordings, not distribution, should be used to calculate market share." (Billboard)
  • The mobile OS wars heat up: Verizon has slashed the prices on all it's Android phones. (MacDailyNews) This twice before going iPhone only with your music apps.

MORE:

  • Rightsflow is now handling mechanical licensing for Wolfgang's Vault.
  • VidZone is a free online concert video streaming service for PlayStation 3. Upcoming showes: Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Rihanna, Evanescence and Coldplay. 
  • AtlanticRecords.com is trying be more than another the label web site adding memorabilia and the ability for users to customize their viewing. (CNet)
  • An analysis of people's analyses of music writers' writing. (CityPages)
  • Behind the music: How the long view paid off for Elbow. (Guardian)
  • Apple subscription terms harm digital music space, says BPI. (StrategyEye


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