Artists Are Increasingly Rejecting Record Deals

Some record executives are starting to sweat, as  the music industry morphs into one where the climate is significantly more favorable towards a DIY way of doing business and many. Continue reading

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Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Passes

Russ Solomon, founder of the legendary Tower Records chain, died on Sunday night, while drinking whisky and watching The Oscars. Solomon, 92, died from a heart attack, his son, Michael. Continue reading

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

Merlin Turns 5 With 20,000 Label Members, 3M Tracks Creative Commons To Create Tools To Help You Track Uses (And Misuses) Of Your Music Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: Crowdfunded. Continue reading

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How Music Streaming Services Could Help Artists, Fans, Labels, Charities & The Music Industry

Guest post by Benji Rogers (@benjikrogers), Founder & CEO of PledgeMusic. I'm not into streaming. I've never really made a secret of that, and as such it occurred to me. Continue reading

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SpotiWHY? Are Subscription Music Services A Sustainable Business Model?

MUST READ: Subscription music and streaming services have been everywhere lately especially Spotify – a service that many either love or hate. We've covering Spotify’s controversy with artist payments and. Continue reading

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