the new music industry

Rhapsody Rival ?

From Digital Media Wire: Music jukebox software maker Musicmatch has announced the release of its latest upgrade, Musicmatch 9.0, which for the first time integrates unlimited access to the company’s. Continue reading

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The CD Ain’t Dead Yet

FROM FMQB: “BMG North America President/COO Charles Goldstuck spoke to the Jupiter Media Research Plug-In conference yesterday about the state of the digital music business. According to Billboard, Goldstuck believes. Continue reading

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RealNetworks Enables Consumers To Buy Digital Music That Plays On All Devices

FROM THE “IT’S ABOUT TIME SOMEBODY DID THIS” DEPARTMENT: RealNetworks today announced Harmony Technology, the world’s first digital rights management translation system to enable consumers to securely transfer purchased music. Continue reading

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CelebrityAccess And Billboard Launch Concert Database

Billboard, the world’s leading music and entertainment trade publication, today announced that it has partnered with CelebrityAccess, the leading provider of real-time news and information to the live performance industry.. Continue reading

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Apple Promises iTunes For The Cell

From The Hollywood Reporter: “Apple Computer Inc. will make a slimmed-down version of its iTunes jukebox software that No. 2 cell phone maker Motorola Inc. will install on some wireless. Continue reading

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Musicmatch Makes Sharing Track With Friends Via Email Legal

FROM THE HOLLWOOD REPORTER: Online music company Musicmatch unveiled its latest release, which allows people to e-mail their favorite music to friends without breaking any laws. The new feature is. Continue reading

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U2 Readies Response To Stolen CD Master

FROM WIRED.COM Irish rock band U2 told the London Daily Telegraph that, should an unfinished advance copy of its new album that was stolen during a photo shoot in France. Continue reading

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(Low) Power (FM) To The People

From FMQB “The good news: Maybe this will create more radio jobs. Tha bad news: You may wake up one day to discover that your second adjacent channel protection is. Continue reading

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Copyright Bill to Kill Tech?

From Wired.Com “The Senate Judiciary Committee will consider a bill Thursday that would hold technology companies liable for any product they make that encourages people to steal copyright materials. Today’s. Continue reading

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The Orchard Extneds Digital Distribution Reach

Independent music distributor The Orchard announced on Friday that it has signed a distribution deal with U.K.-based independent record label Fierce Panda Records. Under the terms, New York-based The Orchard. Continue reading

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