Feb 16, 2015

Samsung Tells Millions of Koreans to Stop Paying for Music…

This is an advertisement recently run by Samsung in South Korea (translations on the right).  The company has now pulled the spot, and issued an apology on Facebook.

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Feb 16, 2015

Nominations for the Libera Awards Are Due by February 22nd

A2IM’s Libera Awards (aka The LIBBYs) are being held on June 25th in New York. The awards honor independent labels, artists, and distributors, and they are voted on by independents.

The deadline to submit nominations is Sunday, February 22nd. Categories include Groundbreaking Album […]

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Feb 16, 2015

How the Music Industry Is Alienating Its Most Passionate Customers…

Who buys the most music?  Well, the people that care most about their music and the artists that make it.  But they buy a lot more than casual listeners: according to research just released by MiDIA Research, music ‘Aficionados’ account for 61% of all music […]

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Feb 16, 2015

Breaking: Apple Poaches Zane Lowe from BBC Radio 1

Apple has poached BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe. His last show will air on March 5th. Lowe will then be moving to the U.S. to join Apple. He has been with the BBC since 2003.<!–/*
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Feb 13, 2015

Would You Like Some Fries With That Billboard?

 

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Source: Industry News

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Feb 13, 2015

The Pirate Bay Ripped Down After Just 12 Days…

12 days after the ‘comeback’…

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Source: Industry News

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Feb 13, 2015

Pitchfork Music Festival’s 2015 Lineup

Pitchfork Music Festival’s lineup for this year has been released. Wilco, Chance the Rapper, and Sleater Kinney take the headlining spots.
The festival takes place July 17-19 in Chicago’s Union Park. Three day passes are $150. Single day passes are $65 […]

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Feb 12, 2015

17 Reasons to Fire Your PR Person…

 

1. They aren’t creating a compelling, heartwarming story that works.

Why did Spotify fire their PR agency?  The reason is that a lot of artists now hate them, including the most powerful artist in the world.  And the reason for […]

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Feb 12, 2015

WMG: A Net Loss of $41 Million Is an “Excellent Start to Our Fiscal Year”

‘Tis the season for quarterly financial results…
Warner Music Group’s total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $829 million, up from $815 million for the same period in 2013. However the company had a net loss of $41 million […]

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Feb 12, 2015

The Grammy Awards Haven’t Been This White Since the Early 80s

Vocativ has created a graph that shows Grammy nominations by race for best record, album, song, and new artist. There were three years where nominations for black artists exceeded those for white artists. Nominations for latino and other artists has consistently been very low. Nominations for white […]

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