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MARK CUBAN ASKS: WHEN WILL THE MUSIC INDUSTRY GET IT RIGHT?

From his own blog Billionaire Mark Cuban writes: "Can the music industry cry wolf any longer?" "This is the only industry in the world that can see thousands of its. Continue reading

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The Marketing Of Another New Edition Comeback

AP and The Hollywood Reporter write this about another comeback by New Edition: "Over the past two decades, New Edition has managed to overcome the kind of obstacles that have. Continue reading

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Best Busy And MX Partner For Exclusive DVD’s

In a move that is sure to anger independent music retailers, The Hollywood Reporter’s Chris Marlowe reports that’ "Best Buy and MX Entertainment were set to announce today that they. Continue reading

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TiVio For Radio

Freedom of control in how, when, and where we enjoy our entertainment is a common thread found in those technologies and devices that are successful.  (The fact that major labels. Continue reading

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LIVE FROM NYC: GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA SUMMIT AND BILLBOARD BACKSTAGE PASS TOURING CONFERENCE

Hypebot‘s Bruce Houghton will provide updates from today’s GEMS: Global Entertainment Media Summit and Monday and Tuesday’s Billboard’s Backstage Pass Touring Conference.  SATURDAY – Stopped by GEMS in the afternoon. Continue reading

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MORE ON STARBUCKS’ HEAR MUSIC

From the New York Times: "Starbucks is growing increasingly aggressive about marketing music alongside its macchiatos and madeleines. "’Genius Loves Company,’ an album of Ray Charles duets that Starbucks’ Hear. Continue reading

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Universal Launches 2 Year “I Love The Song” Campaign

FMQB reports that Univeral distribution arm UME is launching a two year ad campaign called “I Love That Song.” “Beginning with an 11-page spread in Rolling Stone’s “Best 500 Songs”. Continue reading

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Napster To Go: Music For Your Phone

The Hollywood Repoter writes: “For the first time ever, music fans can put music from a subscription on their mobile phone following Napster’s announcement Wednesday that its Napster to Go. Continue reading

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US Post Office To Cross Cross-Promote Sub Pop Act Postal Service’s CD

Advertising Age reports that “when the behemoth U.S. Postal Service found out that a young rock band had named itself “Postal Service,” executives weren’t happy. They sent a cease-and-desist letter. Continue reading

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HOLLYWOOD’S PARADIGM BUYS MUSIC AGENCY MONTEREY

In what has been an open rumor for weeks as well as hinted at in Hypebot a press release (excerpted here) was finally issued on Tuesday afternoon: Rapidly growing Hollywood. Continue reading

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