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Today's Music Briefing: Sony, The Orchard, ReverbNation & More
"Song For Tibet" Release Attracts Top Acts Expands Free Streams To Japan

Last_fm has expanded its free-on-demand song and radio streams to Japan.  The 3.5 million tracks include only one major label, Universal, but a large number of indies have signed on directly and via IODA, The Orchard, CD Baby and Naxos.

Through an affiliate partnership with HMV Japan, users can also click to purchase . Since launching its free on-demand service in the US and UK this January, has seen a 119% increase in affiliate click-through sales. 450K tracks on are also available for free download.