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)

 

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