REWIND: The Music Industry’s Week In Review
Paul McCartney rejected EMI and took his catalog indie.
- Facebook partnered
with Pandora for social music. Facebook is now 41% of all social net traffic.
- iLike founders have left MySpace executive team.
- Atlantic Records has asked fans to help fund new Natty release via Pledge Music.
- EMI may need to lay off many more staffers to keep going. U.S. could be hardest
adds 44 shows, but where's the music?
- The 'Broken' System: Deconstructing Consumption – a Kyle Bylin essay.
Last.fm to add indie "Play Direct" feature, but participating artists won't be getting paid.
- Non-profit CASH Music launches two more free viral promo tools.
- Beyond Oblivion joins MySpace in News Corps' music portfolio.
- Nimbit expands direct to fan toolkit with NimbitPro.
- Do four chords really make up every hit song?
- TuneUp adds Windows Media Player support & social features.
- Skybox offers fans an alternative to filesharing.
- Webby Awards name music film and video nominees.