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We're honored to share today that we've assumed the stewardship of the respected Music Think Tank web site.  We believe that the combined sites create the web’s most viewed independent source of news and commentary serving artists, labels and the music technology sector.image from

Over the last two years, has become the go to site for thoughtful essays exploring the rapidly evolving business of making and marketing music.  Founded by tech entrepreneur Bruce Warila and music business pundit Andrew Dubber, along with regular contributors Ariel Hyatt of Ariel Publicity and CD Baby founder and thought leader Derek Sivers, MusicThinkTank draws on their expertise; in addition to other regular contributors and invited experts. There is also an active MTT OpenMTT Radio forum where anyone can add to the conversation with their own essays and comments, as well as, where independent artists post music and gain exposure.

image from "We've built a very active and thoughtful community," co-founder Bruce Warila commented, "and we are pleased to pass it along to someone who can help it grow even further.“

Bruce Houghton press2.12.09 "Bruce, Andrew, Ariel and Derek have built a unique site and community which we all believe serves as the perfect companion to Hypebot's daily chronicle of the new music business," states Bruce Houghton, founder and Senior Editor. "We're going to change very little, but readers will be treated to greater content diversity and the combined readership should enhance the already lively conversation.”

image from www.ipr.eduAs regular Hypebot readers already know, music essayist Kyle Bylin has joined as full-time as Editor for both sites. Hypebot founder Bruce Houghton, who also heads parent company Skyline Music, remains Senior Editor and a daily contributor.

ALSO: Bruce Warila on: My Last Day On The Job. Thank You.