Digital Music Trends – Episode 26

This Week: the Digital Economy bill is imminent in the UK, Sony to launch a rival to iTunes, Myspace strikes partnership with Merlin and adds a charts feature, MusicHackDay a success in Boston, EMI strikes a deal with Hulu, Vevo.com to launch soon.

26 Digital Music Trends – Episode 26 by digitalmusictrends

Shownotes:

The Guardian’s take on the digital economy bill to be introduced in the UK.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/nov/20/digital-economy-bill-stephen-timms

Billboard brushing on the subject from an outsider’s perspective

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ie26373dd9e434261f33cad0e0f1be970

Sony to launch a new global network to link all of its digital services and challenge iTunes Pc World is skeptic that taking on iTunes is a good idea

http://www.pcworld.com/article/182769/sony_online_service_to_challenge_itunes_fat_chance.html

Music Ally Blog reports on the story. 

http://musically.com/blog/2009/11/20/sony-planning-an-itunes-killer-mark-ii/

Press release – Myspace Music and Merlin strike a deal

http://press-releases.techwhack.com/43330-myspace-music-3

Myspace adds charts

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10401114-36.html?tag=mncol

Myspace adds charts – Courtney Holt Post (President of Myspace Music)

http://www.myspace.com/pressroom?url=/article_display.cfm?instance_code=myspace&article_id=1116

Myspace CEO to attend Midem in January

http://www.digitalproductionme.com/article-2013-myspace_ceo_jumps_ship_to_france/

MusicHackDay Boston: www.musichackday.org

AFP – EMI strikes a deal with Hulu

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jcGySFEeKkI7vLU4W-BaTCmlZEmQ

Paid Content – Vevo to launch in December

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-vevo-to-launch-next-month/

Tech Crunch Shakira’s Ustream/facebook stats.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/11/17/shakiras-stats-dont-lie-facebookustream-music-video-debut-is-a-hit/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+(TechCrunch)

 

Digital Music Trends – Episode 26

This Week: the Digital Economy bill is imminent in the UK, Sony to launch a rival to iTunes, Myspace strikes partnership with Merlin and adds a charts feature, MusicHackDay a success in Boston, EMI strikes a deal with Hulu, Vevo.com to launch soon.

Shownotes:

The Guardian’s take on the digital economy bill to be introduced in the UK. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/nov/20/digital-economy-bill-stephen-timms Billboard brushing on the subject from an outsider’s perspective http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ie26373dd9e434261f33cad0e0f1be970

Sony to launch a new global network to link all of its digital services and challenge iTunes Pc World is skeptic that taking on iTunes is a good idea http://www.pcworld.com/article/182769/sony_online_service_to_challenge_itunes_fat_chance.html Music Ally Blog reports on the story. http://musically.com/blog/2009/11/20/sony-planning-an-itunes-killer-mark-ii/

Press release – Myspace Music and Merlin strike a deal http://press-releases.techwhack.com/43330-myspace-music-3

Myspace adds charts http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10401114-36.html?tag=mncol

Myspace adds charts – Courtney Holt Post (President of Myspace Music) http://www.myspace.com/pressroom?url=/article_display.cfm?instance_code=myspace&article_id=1116

Myspace CEO to attend Midem in January http://www.digitalproductionme.com/article-2013-myspace_ceo_jumps_ship_to_france/

MusicHackDay Boston: www.musichackday.org

AFP – EMI strikes a deal with Hulu http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jcGySFEeKkI7vLU4W-BaTCmlZEmQ

Paid Content – Vevo to launch in December http://paidcontent.org/article/419-vevo-to-launch-next-month/

Tech Crunch Shakira’s Ustream/facebook stats. http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/11/17/shakiras-stats-dont-lie-facebookustream-music-video-debut-is-a-hit/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+(TechCrunch)

DMT 25 – Musicdating

This week: an interview with Paul Warner from musicdating.com, also MOG.com planning a $5 streaming subscription service, Soundcloud’s iPhone app launches, Paid Content interviews Digital CEO of Newscorp, Myspace buying iMeem? and confusing news on Zune.

Digital Music Trends – Episode 25 by digitalmusictrends

 www.mixcloud.com/digitalmusictrends

Shownotes:

Featured interview – Paul Warner – www.musicdating.com

News:

Music blogging site MOG planning a subscription service.

www.mog.com

Guardian Article

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/oct/14/mog-streaming

The Washington Post Article 

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/11/AR2009111129738.html

The Soundcloud app gets released.

http://blog.soundcloud.com/2009/11/11/iphone-app/  

Paid content interviews John Miller, head of News Corp Digital, on Myspace and freemium online content.

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-jon-miller-on-myspaces-future-and-google-controversy/

Myspace close to acquiring iMeem.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/11/16/myspace-close-to-acquiring-imeem/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

Zune is about to launch internationally, or is it?

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9555cb06-d24f-11de-a0f0-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1

DMT 25 – Musicdating

This week: an interview with Paul Warner from musicdating.com, also MOG.com planning a $5 streaming subscription service, Soundcloud’s iPhone app launches, Paid Content interviews Digital CEO of Newscorp, Myspace buying iMeem? and confusing news on Zune.

Shownotes:

Featured interview – Paul Warner – www.musicdating.com

News:

Music blogging site MOG planning a subscription service.

www.mog.com

Guardian Article

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/oct/14/mog-streaming

The Washington Post Article 

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/11/AR2009111129738.html

The Soundcloud app gets released.

http://blog.soundcloud.com/2009/11/11/iphone-app/  

Paid content interviews John Miller, head of News Corp Digital, on Myspace and freemium online content.

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-jon-miller-on-myspaces-future-and-google-controversy/

Myspace close to acquiring iMeem.

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/11/16/myspace-close-to-acquiring-imeem/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

Zune is about to launch internationally, or is it?

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9555cb06-d24f-11de-a0f0-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1

DMT 24 – Lala.com

This Week: an interview with Geoff Ralston CEO of Lala on the company’s latest deals with Facebook and Google. Also in the news: Soundcloud, Spotify, the EU on three strikes law, Real Networks, the rise of VPNs and Steve Knopper’s movie deal.

24 Digital Music Trends – Episode 24 by digitalmusictrends

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Shownotes:

www.lala.com

The Soundcloud iPhone app to hit the iTunes store on the 17th of November

http://musically.com/blog/2009/11/04/soundcloud-theres-an-iphone-app-for-that/

The Register reveals the latest Spotify figures

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/05/spotify_exclusive/

The European Union relaxes its stance on the implementation of the three strikes law.

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ie21418ac624effebac94af608bacb381

“Appetite for Self-Destruction” to become a HBO movie.

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3ib0e5fce5a1ad325c72ed15c7d22e041a

Real Networks announces more layoffs.

http://paidcontent.org/article/419-realnetworks-laying-off-4-percent-of-staff-today-about-70-jobs/

Bluebeat.com takes on the likes of EMI in an unlikely copyright dispute

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/11/about-those-beatles-songs-its-weirder-than-you-thought.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss

Swedish internet users are flocking to VPNs to hide their identity

http://torrentfreak.com/millions-of-file-sharers-hide-their-identities-online-091103/