Mark Eisenberg Exits SoundExchange For SoundCloud

SoundCloud has hired veteran music exec Mark Eisenberg as Senior Vice President, Content Partnerships at the streaming music service.

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Label Execs, Big Media Launch Digital Future Council

Executives from Sony Music, Warners Music and Universal Music have teamed with leading media and ad firms to launch a think tank about the integration of media and emerging technology.

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Sony Sells $750M Spotify Stock, Will Artists Get Fair Share?

Sony has sold half its 5.7% stake in Spotify, Sony Corp. CFO Hiroki Totoki told Wall Street yesterday. At Spotify's average stock price, the sale netted Sony more than $750. Continue reading

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MondoTunes Offers Free Distribution To Lure Back Musicians

[UPDATED] In 2015, MondoTunes offered something revolutionary – free music distribution to the major services. Months later, the company came under fire after it changed the terms.  Now MondoTunes, which. Continue reading

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Independent Music Labels Capture Growing 38.4% Market Share Thanks To Streaming

[UPDATED] A new study commissioned by the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) looks at the global market share of independent music labels based on copyright, rather than distribution, and reveals a. Continue reading

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Warner Music Cuts Deal With Mixcloud

Mixcloud, a British streaming service that allows listeners to share and consume radio shows, recently announced that it is signing on to a licensing agreement with Warner Music Group, and. Continue reading

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Aaron Bay-Schuck, Tom Corson To Lead Warner Bros. Records, Cameron Strang To Exit [OFFICIAL]

New WMG CEO Max Lousada is putting his stamp on the company with a major change in the executive suite of his flagship label. Current Warner Brothers Records Chairman and. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: BMG Revenue Up 28% • Vevo Goes Live • High Profile Instagram Accounts Hacked • More

THURSDAY 8.31.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  BMG is creating a Fourth Major with a more collaborative model this its competitors. Updated continuously under our More News tab

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Dubset Makes Sony First Major Label Legalized For Remixing

Often containing samples of multiple pre-existing tracks, remixes and DJ sets have historically been legally difficult for streaming services to allow, but a new deal between rights clearance startup and. Continue reading

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How To Download Your Original SoundCloud Files – From The Better To Be Safe Than Sorry Dept.

While no one is sure what SoundCloud's future looks like, it's clear that the company is still facing some serious issues, leaving many concerned about the future of any original. Continue reading

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