DMT 9 – Newsround

This week: the Pirate Party gains 2 seats at the EU, We Are Hunted launches a Twitter music chart, We7 plans to go mobile, Last.FM’s new projects, RIAA vs ISPs in the USA, Vevo finds a new ally in Sony Music.


The Pirate Bay gains 2 seats at the EU

We Are Hunted starts a Twitter chart:

Last.FM – a great UK success story

The RIAA failing to convince ISPs to police their networks:

We7 Going Mobile!

Sony music joins the VEVO venture

DMT 8 – Steve Knopper

This Week: an interview with author and Rolling Stones contributing editor Steve Knopper, Spotify + Mobile = MEGA Excitement,  Labels easing up on licensing fees and especially on Imeem, the PRS is lowering its streaming rates,  Pandora is doing well with ads,  updates on piracy in the UK and Spain, the Palm Pre’s dubious iTunes integration.


Feature: interview with Steve Knopper – contributing editor for the Rolling Stone and author of the book Appetite for Self-Destruction – now on sale on Amazon!


Spotify Gets everyone excited with a preview of the android application and a special buffer…

Spotify for mobile should frighten Apple

Other sources on Spotify on Android

Music Labels easing up on startups in licensing fees?

PRS launches new rates for music streaming

Youtube Responds to new PRS streaming rates

We7 responds to the PRS new streaming rates

Guardian and Times: could the new streaming rates mean an upcoming new deal with YouTube?

Eu Nears Bloc-Wide Music Licensing

Itunes wants single EU copyright to harmonize the licensing on iTunes

Pandora Unleashing Mobile Phone Ads

Farkie startup lets you download online content such as youtube

Seven million people download illegally in the UK

Spanish protests pro-p2p

Spain’s piracy problem “getting worse”

Itunes Support confirmed for Palm Pre

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DMT 7 – Great Escape 2009 Part 2

This Week on Digital Music Trends: the Spotify story and progress as told by Daniel Elk at the Great Escape, the Pirate Bay’s trial woes, Napster presents the best subscription deal ever (?), iTunes pass vs iPhone apps, Myspace is stalling and more on Spain’s own P2P trial.


The 2nd judge appointed to oversee the Pirate Bay’s trial is removed – again for possible bias.

Labels increase pressure on the Pirate Bay

Napster, the best subscription deal ever? Is five dollars a sustainable price for other subscription-based music companies?

Take That launch a new itunes Pass – what are the implications of joining this scheme versus creating your very own iPhone app?

Myspace possibly in trouble

Spain’s own P2P trial against Pablo Soto: