Monday's Music Briefing: Wired's Listening Post Closes, Sony & WMG Pull iLike Songs, Pinnacle & More
- What Is Working? - An Indie Label & D.I.Y. Series
- Can Tom Jones Save EMI As Loan Default Looms?
- Top 10 Reasons Radio Stations Are Bleeding Money
- WMG Distances Itself From University ISP Effort
- YouTube Taps Indie Music Via Rumblefish
- Meebo And Universal Partner For Videos, Chat
- Music's Week In Review: Layoffs, Pinnacle, (RED), Amazon UK, Majors Talk iTunes & More
- Wired is shutting down its great music and tech focused blog Listening Post. While the promise to shift the coverage elsewhere on Wired, it will be missed.
- Apparently because of a glitch or renegotiation of the Rhapsody deal which enables some of the song playback on iLike, Sony and WMG are pulling some songs from iLike. (Media Memo)
- Lawyers for UK trade group AIM have moved to help some indie labels cancel their contracts with bankrupt distributor Pinnacle. (Billboard)
- The iPhone may be coming to WalMart with a $99 price point. (Bloomberg)
- 5 Easy Steps To Plus Online Music Leaks. (Reuters)
- Starting with Fall Out Boy, young women's specialty retailer Wet Seal will launch an in-store music program focusing on driving licensed merchandise within the music category. (press release)
- Like the rest of us, iTunes is worried about slower Christmas sales. (Jakarta News)