Byrd’s Roger McGGuinn Uses Technology To Beat The System

USA Today has published a story about how tecnology has allowed former Byrds frontman and solo folk artist Roger McGuinn and other musicians to inexpensively record and release their music.. Continue reading

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Microsoft Enters The Online Music Market

According to the San Jose Mercury News, “Expect Microsoft to announce its long-anticipated foray into the online music business this week, raising the competitive stakes for the current market leader,. Continue reading

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Help For The Majors Is On The Way: The DualDisc Comes To The US

CELEBRITYACCESS reports that the CD/DVD combo disc DualDisc is finally coming to our shores. Is this just another attempt to prop up a sagging bottom line at the major labels?. Continue reading

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Clive Chides Music Retail For Lack Of Excitment

The Hollywood Reporter writes: “Legendary music mogul Clive Davis has some advice for music retailers looking to persuade music fans to return to traditional record shops: Make shopping more fun.. Continue reading

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Real Networks Aims For Market Share And At iTunes With 50% Off Music Sale

hypebot: In what can best be described as a savvy play for increased market share, Real Networks yesterday announced a half price sale on all of its half million plus. Continue reading

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BMG Cuts CD Prices But Can Cheaper Compete With Free?

From MusicBiz: “This is called striking while the iron is hot. While the industry is enjoying a 7.5% sales increase over last year, inside sources tell MusicBiz that BMG wants. Continue reading

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The New Gatekeepers Part 1: Online Retailer InSound.com

Interesting article in the July issue of Business 2.0 Magazine about online CD retailer Insound.com. One of the unanswered questions of music on the net is “when people can listen. Continue reading

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