Industry Talk

British Music Fans Buy Half-A-Billion Music Downloads

Britain's legal music download scene is booming and now has reached new heights. Reposted from: British Music Fans Buy Half-A-Billion Music Downloads British music fans have pushed the digital revolution to new heights, with the number of downloads bought in the UK passing the half-a-billion mark for...

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Recreating the Creative Industry in New Orleans

Since Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, New Orleans has been struggling with city development.  Researchers now suggest turning towards the entertainment industry as a development strategy. Reposted from: http://www.miller-mccune.com/ More at: Recreating the Creative Industry in New Orleans, -Elisabeth Best After Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005,...

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LimeWire Loses RIAA Case Over Copyright Infringement

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently won a court battle against the Limewire file sharing program.  Limewire must now take responsibility for causing the copyright infringement of millions of downloaded songs. Reposted from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ More at: LimeWire Loses RIAA Case Over Copyright Infringement, -Ryan Nakashima File-sharing software...

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6 Tips For Effective Tour Marketing

Billboard Biz reports on 6 crucial tips to effective marketing on tour. Reposted from: http://www.billboard.biz/ More at: 6 Tips For Effective Tour Marketing, -Ray Waddell After a challenging summer concert season, one of the perennially bright revenue spots for the music industry—touring—is now limping into the fall...

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The Music Industry’s New Model: Where Is It?

With sales of both physical & digital music in decline, the music industry has been in dire need of a new business model to increase its revenue.  Jeff Pollack discusses below. Reposted from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ More at: The Music Industry's New Model: Where Is It?, -Jeff Pollack While...

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The History of Auto-Tune

Auto-Tune is a proprietary audio software program that alters pitch.  The program was released by Antares Audio Technologies in 1997 and until recently has played an integral, but discreet, role in music sales.  Lately Auto-Tune has begun to influence the industry's sound openly, such as in...

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Music Royalty Talks Consider Cell Phone Mandate

As the ongoing dispute over Artist Radio Royalties between Radio Broadcasters and the Recording Industry continues, a new proposition may bring the mobile cell phone industry into the debate. Reposted from: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ More at: Music royalty talks consider cell phone mandate, -Joelle Tessler WASHINGTON — A long-running dispute...

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BU student appeals $67,500 verdict for downloading music

As the Piracy crackdown continues Joel Tenenbaum and his attorney will appeal a reduced fine for the illegal music downloads. Reposted from: http://www.Boston.com/ More at: BU student appeals $67,500 verdict for downloading music, -Jonathan Saltzman A Boston University graduate student has appealed a federal judge's order that...

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