Monday’s Music Brief: Coda.fm, Nokia, Nocturne, Hillary Rosen, Retail & More
Why Can't We All Just Get Along?
- Coda.FM: Not Your Average Pirates
- Transcript: Jim Griffin of Choruss' Keynote At Digital Music Forum East
- Literal Videos Offer Comic Twist On Classics
- Daily D.I.Y. – Your Best Salesman
- REWIND: Last Week In Review
- Music Industry News Via Twitter, RSS, Friendfeed, Tumblr & Email
- Nokia's Comes With Music wants to drop DRM. (Channel News Asia via Music Ally)
- French distributor Nocturne which handles almost 300 labels appears close to bankruptcy. (Billboard.biz)
- A critical look at Hillary Rosen's new job as a lobbyist for Live Nation. (Hitsville)
- Music Retail Going, Going, Just About Gone: Virgin Shutting Two More Music Stores.(Media Memo)
- Spotify hopes to steer fans away from piracy. (FT) I think ending piracy is a bit optimistic even for this great service billed as 21st century radio.
- Labels size up Web 2.0 music services. (cNet)
- Last week Sheryl Crow got blasted by the New York Times
and others for playing a private event for Northern Trust – a bank
which took taxpayer bailout funds. The Wall Street Journal take a look inside the event.
- In case you missed the fun, archived video of the Senate hearing on the Live Nation Ticketmaster merger is now viewable online.
- The complexities of music licensing is a major impediment to innovation. (ars)
- How To Kill The Music Industry. (TorrentFreak)
- Why Piracy Is Not Actually A Problem For The Music Industry. (TechDirt)
- Geeks Only: Ethan Kaplan on Warner Bros. + Reprise Records. How does Warner Bros. Records work with Drupal? (Drupalcon)
- Former Hot Buttered Rum manager and MOG team member Dan Carlstrom lands at credentials (aka backstage pass) company AccessDesign in business development.
- Musician Benjamin Taylor + Topspin + Social Media = ecosystem. (9 Giant Steps)
- Band Metrics Named a 2009 Top 40 Innovative Georgia Technology Company (IndieMusicTech)