Music Industry Week In Review: MySpace, The Orchard, SanDisk & More
- The big story last week was the launch of MySpace Music with all four major labels aboard. Here a details and commentary.
- Some members of the independent music community cried foul including Merlin ("unhealthy and dangerous") Koch ("a cold embrace") and A2IM ("disappointed") because they have not been offered a similar equity position as the major labels. There’s even anti-trust talk.
But Greg Scholl from leading digital distributor The Orchard disagreed and in an exclusive interview with Hypebot shared why he signed the deal.
- The Muxtape Story: Lies, Labels, Lawyers & Rebirth
- MixTube Picks Up Where Muxtape Left Off
- Fan engagement: What If You Took A Poll Of Your Fans?
- SanDisk & Major Labels Introduce a new SD Card Format to compete with CD’s and downloads
- Labels, Publishers & Internet Broadcasters Agreed On Mechanical Royalties
- Amazon MP3 Went Mobile With Google’s Android cell phone
- Guest post: We Are The Curator, The Light and The Frame
- 2009 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
- WMG’s Bronfman Buys $28.5M House. Marci Gets 214K Stock Options
- An interview with Tunecore’s Jeff Price.