Coalition of Independent Music Stores Top 200 for Week Ending 4-10-05

Coalition of Independent Music Stores Top 200 for Week Ending 4-10-05 Label Pos. Artist|Title INT 1 BECK|GUERO UNJJ 2 JOHNSON*JACK|IN BETWEEN DREAMS WAR 3 HOT HOT HEAT|ELEVATOR INT 4 QUEENS. Continue reading

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THE RIAA SOES IT AGAIN – MORE LAWSUITS

WILL THESE FOOLS EVER STOP?  As reported in DigitalMediaWire, "The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on Tuesday filed a new batch of copyrighted infringement lawsuits against alleged Internet music. Continue reading

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SMART PRE-RELEASE PROMO: Cingular Wirelss To Debut Songs As Ringtones Before Radio

The HollywoodReporter.com writes that "Cingular Wireless will debut new music singles from top artists as cell phone "ringtones" on its network before those songs make their traditional radio debut…" Cingular. Continue reading

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USAToday Surveys Music And The Net

Nice overview of how the net is servicing music fans and empowering indy musicians in USA Today.  Nothing earthshatteringly new but worth the read.

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MTV To Launch Overdrive On Web

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) MTV: Music Television will launch on April 25 its new hybrid channel, "MTV Overdrive" to entertain viewers with both a linear viewing experience and video on demand capabilities. Continue reading

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Sony Fights The iPod Wave With New Walkman

Sony is finally fighting back against the iPod’s market dominance with it’s long overdue NW-HD5 Network Walkman.  But will anyone care? The world got an unauthorized advance look last week. Continue reading

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Radio Consultant Says Broadcaster Must Program There Way To Victory Over Satellites

Radio consultant John Silliman Dodge writes on his website aboug the battle between sattelite and broadcast radio using an amusing fight analogy. ("In round one….") He concludes, "…where the talent. Continue reading

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Warners Reveals Additional Supoena in NY Promotion Probe

According to Rueters, The Warner Music Group "has received another subpoena from New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer as part of an industrywide probe of the financial relationship between music. Continue reading

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EarBuzz.com Now Gives 100% Of CD Price To Artists

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — earBuzz.com, the independent artist online music retailer, has changed the artist payment portion of the business to provide 100% of the CD price back to artists. If. Continue reading

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AOL MUSIC GROWING RAPIDLY OUTSIDE OF SUBSCRIBER BASE

From Digital Music News: "AOL Music has been quite a success story of late, jockeying to the top spot among online music destinations and breaking new bands in the process.. Continue reading

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