Mar 17, 2015

Executive Shuffles: Sony Music Nashville, Dubset Media Holdings, Snapchat

Gary Overton
 
Gary Overton is stepping down from his position as Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Nashville at the end of the month. In a statement Overton said: “I will deeply miss the talented team at SMN, but I am also excited […]

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Mar 17, 2015

Amanda Palmer’s Label Says She’s Making It All Up…

Amanda Palmer’s battle with her former label, Warner Music-owned Roadrunner Records, is legendary.  And the list of grievances endless: they refused to release her video because her belly was too big, they refused to pay for a website that was ‘off album cycle,&#8217 […]

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Mar 17, 2015

Now Non-Subscribers Can Stream Rhapsody Tracks Through Twitter

Twitter has been adding richer experiences to tweets. First they added a “buy” button, and then they added embedded SoundCloud players.
These new Twitter Cards target mobile app users. The SoundCloud embed originally only worked from Twitter’s mobile app, but has since expanded to […]

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Mar 17, 2015

Indie Labels Say Major Labels “Constipate” Pressing Plants for Record Store Day

Independent labels Sonic Cathedral and Howling Owl are releasing a 7″ split single by bands Spectres and Lorelle Meets The Obsolete next month. The single isn’t being released for Record Store Day. Instead, the labels will release one copy every day for a year.
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Mar 16, 2015

The World’s Largest Record Collection Could Become a Lending Library

…a recent video interview between the BBC and Zero Freitas, whose record collection is probably the largest in the world. Freitas has over five million records in his collection.

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Mar 16, 2015

Pandora Says They’re Actually Paying Artists $1,300 a Spin…

…from a recent interview with Pandora cofounder Tim Westergren, in an interview with Re/Code’s Walt Mossberg.
Walt Mossberg: Why are there lots of artists and labels that really don’t like you at all —
Tim Westergren: [laughing]
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Mar 16, 2015

Aspiro’s Remaining Shareholders Could Legally Be Forced to Sell to Jay Z

Jay Z’s Project Panther Bidco Ltd has purchased 95.18 percent of Aspiro’s shares, according to the company.
This is part of Jay Z’s much-discussed acquisition offer. By acquiring Aspiro, Jay Z will get hifi streaming services WiMP and […]

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Mar 15, 2015

Why The Patreon Acquisition of Subbable Is Important

A few years ago there were a few on-going, crowdfunding platforms that all had promise. Namely Flattr, Gittip, CentUp and Subbable. But only one has arisen victorious. Call it the vision. Call it the CEO. Call it the name. Whatever it was, Patreon has dwarfed the other […]

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Mar 14, 2015

After Killing Napster’s former COO, L.A. County Cops Change Their Policies…

In December of 2013, Los Angeles County police officer Andrew Wood struck and killed former Napster executive and music industry attorney Milt Olin, who was cycling on Mulholland Drive in Calabasas, CA.  Olin was riding squarely in the shoulder; Wood was typing on his in-dash […]

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Mar 13, 2015

Jay Z Agrees to Pay 50% of Royalties Due to Copyright Infringement

Pharrell and Robin Thicke aren’t the only artists being forced to pay up for copyright infringement…
According to the Daily Mail, Jay Z has agreed to pay 50 percent of royalties from the song “Versus” to jazz artist Bruno Spoerri. Last […]

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