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Sean Parker and Daniel Ek on Apple, Playlists and the End of the CD: The D10 Highlights

Posted by Muammar Reed on June 02, 2012
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All Things D

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Drowning? The iTunes Store Now Has 28 Million Songs…

Posted by Muammar Reed on April 29, 2012
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Digital Music News

“The content glut keeps getting worse, not better, and this is now a very serious challenge for artists of all levels. Because even musicians that make incredible music are finding themselves drowned, undiscovered, and frustrated by statistics like these.”

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Sony Settles Allman Brothers Digital Music Lawsuit For $8 Million + 3%, Will Others Follow?

Posted by Muammar Reed on March 13, 2012
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Hypebot.com

“In what may prove to be the template for settling the Eminem vs. Universal and dozens of other artist (or production company) vs. major label lawsuits, Sony Music has settled a class action lawsuit including The Allman Brothers, Cheap Trick, and The Youngbloods for $7.95 million. Lawyers had sought $25 million, but in addition to the cash, the artists receive significantly increased royalties going forward.”

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Should the music industry put digital first?

Posted by admin on January 17, 2012
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The Guardian

“The focus of the music industry is downloads – but is this the smartest move? Figures show most people still want to listen to CDs, plus there has been a boom in vinyl sales.”

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Many Artists Change Their Tune on Digital Music Sales

Posted by Muammar Reed on September 23, 2011
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USA Today

“The watershed digital-holdout moment was The Beatles catalog hitting iTunes last fall, selling 5 million tracks in the first two months alone. Earlier this month, Aerosmith added its 1973-1987 hit parade to Apple’s store. Bob Seger’s vinyl-era classics Live Bullet and Nine Tonight went digital last week and have notched 231,000 downloads.”

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