Monday’s Music Briefing: Zune, Dylan, G’nR, Shazam, Six Degrees & Much More



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    gets the new Bob Dylan release a week early for online streaming. (AP)
  • The long awaited new Guns ‘n Roses appears set for a Best Buy only release around November 25th. (Reuters) Will the exclusive extends to digital and the Best Buy owned Napster?
  • A look at indie musician Jonathan Coulton who has created a niche of techies and geeks via YouTube and the internet. (ars)
  • iPhone Music ID software Shazam has been download 1.5 million times in the last six weeks. (press release) It makes you wonder if people are longing for radio to back-announce songs. I know that I do…
  • Six_degees_logo_2 Giving music away may not always be the best strategy.  Giving it away with the right partner to the right audience is. Eclectic indie label Six Degrees has partnered with Batanga.com to offer 10 free Latin tracks in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. (sampler) LINK CORRECTED. MY APOLOGIES.
  • The Amazon MP3 store turns one year old. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Music managers Union Entertainment Group home to Nickelback, Hinder, Candlebox and RED, announcedthe addition of three industry vets: Dave Loncao, Brad Roosa and Kevin "Chief" Zaruk. (FMQB)
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