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DMT 155: Telefonica/Rhapsody, Twitter Music, Playlists.net, HMV’s App, iTunes Radio

This week on Digital Music Trends a great panel featuring Steve Knopper (author and Rolling Stone contributing editor), Alejandro Marin (TheMusicPimp.com and Radio DJ at La X Mas Musica) and Jules Parker (Polaroid Management). We chat about Telefonica’s deal with Rhapsody to get Napster bundled into mobile contracts as well as the demise of Terra Sonora in the process, Twitter #Music facing the axe according to the latest rumors, Playlists.net updating its iOS app, HMV’s PR department performing a miracle getting people to care about its app by picking up a fight with Apple, iTunes Radio reaching 20m users in a month, the David Letterman show pushing its own App and much more.

You can find the shownotes with links to all of this week’s stories here: http://bit.ly/155notes

I really hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time!

Andrea Leonelli
www.digitalmusictrends.com
www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

DMT 150: Rdio+Cumulus, Clear Channel+Warner, Pandora vs. ASCAP, Labels vs. SiriusXM

This week Digital Music Trends is all about new partnerships and new lawsuits as we record live from the Future Music Forum in Barcelona with guests Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Giampiero Di Carlo (Rockol.com) and Niall Doorley (Future Music Forum).

This week Rdio partners with Cumulus and opens up to ad-funded free access, Clear Channel partners with Warner, Pandora wins in court against ASCAP closing the direct licensing option until 2015, the majors join the lawsuit against SiriusXM in regards to pre-1972 recordings and Rhapsody investors enact a major restructuring.

I really hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

DMT 150: Rdio+Cumulus, Clear Channel+Warner, Pandora vs. ASCAP, Labels vs. SiriusXM

This week Digital Music Trends is all about new partnerships and new lawsuits as we record live from the Future Music Forum in Barcelona with guests Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Giampiero Di Carlo (Rockol.com) and Niall Doorley (Future Music Forum).

This week Rdio partners with Cumulus and opens up to ad-funded free access, Clear Channel partners with Warner, Pandora wins in court against ASCAP closing the direct licensing option until 2015, the majors join the lawsuit against SiriusXM in regards to pre-1972 recordings and Rhapsody investors enact a major restructuring.

I really hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

DIGITAL MUSIC TRENDS 150

DMT 150: Rdio+Cumulus, Clear Channel+Warner, Pandora vs. ASCAP, Labels vs. SiriusXM

This week Digital Music Trends is all about new partnerships and new lawsuits as we record live from the Future Music Forum in Barcelona with guests Virginie Berger (Don’t Believe the Hype), Giampiero Di Carlo (Rockol.com) and Niall Doorley (Future Music Forum).

This week Rdio partners with Cumulus and opens up to ad-funded free access, Clear Channel partners with Warner, Pandora wins in court against ASCAP closing the direct licensing option until 2015, the majors join the lawsuit against SiriusXM in regards to pre-1972 recordings and Rhapsody investors enact a major restructuring.




This week’s show is sponsored by media law firm Sheridans, at http://www.sheridans.co.uk, we thank them for their support of Digital Music Trends.

I really hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time.

Andrea Leonelli
http://www.digitalmusictrends.com
http://www.twitter.com/digimusictrends

DMT 117: The One With MySpace, Redigi, Mega, Sweden, Fandalism, HMV…

This week on Digital Music Trends we cover The Most News Ever. Only kidding, but it’s a hefty number of stories and I couldn’t have done it without the help of Stuart Dredge and Darren Hemmings.

This week we talk about: 
– the public launch of MySpace, Justin Timberlake’s involvement and the Merlin rights issue.
– Redigi’s upcoming European launch, legal implications and potential repercussions on the industry (if anyone can be bothered to use it)
– Kim Dotcom’s launch of Mega amongst much fanfare, but what’s the potential piracy impact?
– digital distribution price wars as Fandalism offers first free and then cheap iTunes, Spotify and Google Play uploads
– the KLF releases slipping through checks and getting released without permission on iTunes and Spotify
– flexibility price of streaming subscriptions as Rhapsody launches a $5 tier tied to the MetroPCS carrier
– the astonishing story of music sales in Sweden where growth is in the double digits, and is anything happening out there applicable in the UK or is it simply a cultural difference
– a quick update on HMV, as the group starts to 

You can find links to coverage of all the stories we talk about here: http://bit.ly/DMT116notes


I hope you enjoy the show, have a great week and ’till next time!

Andrea Leonelli

www.digitalmusictrends.com

@digimusictrends