More RIAA Download Lawsuits

The Hollywoord Reporter online edition reported that “the recording industry launched a new round of lawsuits against illegal downloading Thursday, the same day negotiations intensified between copyright industry executives and. Continue reading

Share on:

DOWNLOADPUNK.COM LAUNCHES

(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — DownloadPunk.com, an on-line music retailer geared specifically towards the punk and indie community with digital music downloads, is now live. DownloadPunk offers a catalog that runs into. Continue reading

Share on:

Sony BMG Names 3 Ditigial VP

Thomas Hesse has been appointed president of global digital business at Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Hesse will head the newly created global digital business group and lead the joint Sony. Continue reading

Share on:

REM Partners With MySpace For Promo

They have trouble getting played on corporate radio these days. but still talented multiplatinum alternative rockers R.E.M. have found a home on the web. They’ve partnered with social netorking portal. Continue reading

Share on:

Miscrosoft May Align With Majors For CD Copy Protection

CNET and MusicAlly have both reported talks between Microsoft and major record labels about the software company’s hoped for support of CD copy-protection technologies in its upcoming “Longhorn” Windows operating. Continue reading

Share on:

Global Music Sales Fell 7.6% in 2003. Fourth Year Of Decline.

Sales of recorded music worldwide fell 7.6% in 2003, the fourth consecutive year of decline, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Total sales were 2.7 billion units. Continue reading

Share on:

WARNER MUSIC MEMO: ANNOUNCING THE INDY LABEL INCUBATOR SYSTEM

This (we believe authentic) memo from Lyor Cohen of WMG has been circulationg around the net: Dear Partners, I want to share with you the news that Warner Music Group. Continue reading

Share on:

Motown Tries Mobile Promo

Motown Records has tapped wireless community www.accessmob.com to promote four of their newest CD releases. In this campaign, consumers answer trivia questions using their mobile phones for the chance to. Continue reading

Share on:

Portability Debate Rages While Rome Burns

Billboard reports that “as anticipation for portable subscription music builds, the plot details for this new chapter in the digital distribution saga remain unclear. Record labels and digital music service. Continue reading

Share on:

New Label Team Love’s Business Plan Based On Free Downloads

BusinessWeek magazine and in it’s online edition have published a series of short articles on indy record label Team Love who use the internet and viral marketing to realease and. Continue reading

Share on:
Top