Wednesday’s Music Briefing: Universal Slides, eMusic Worries, Apple & Much More
COMING: Ethan Kaplan is using the web in interesting ways on behalf of Warner Brothers Records artists. He’ll share a closer look exclusively with Hypebot readers.
> Universal earnings dropped another 9.2% (6.4% on a constant currency basis) last quarter. (press release)
> P2P use is dropping as streaming video grows in popularity. (ars) Yet we can’t seem to make the same
thing happen with music…
> An eMusic exec says that the UK’s P2P crackdown could hurt legit music sales. (FT)
> Tap Tap Revenge iPhone game teams with Everlast for a promo. (Venture Beat)
> Apple will unveil upgrades to its iPod line and perhaps some bigger music announcements next week. (LA Times)