Guardian Music: Music bloggers wanted →
guardianmusic: Are you an independent blogger writing about your local music scene? If so, would you fancy helping out on a small web project? We’d need you to post a few updates (at least four or five a week, more if you like) on to a new noticeboard, for a couple of weeks - specifically information…
Why Google Music Targets Social And The Cloud
fastcompany: Google launched its long-overdue music store today, roughly eight years into the reign of Apple’s iTunes Store, which just sold its 16 billionth song. Clearly Google has a lot of catching up to do—and that’s just with Apple. Amazon has had a digital music store since 2007 that’s known for its aggressive pricing, while Facebook recently integrated third-party streaming services such...
CD-format to be abandoned by major labels by the... →
itsthemusicpeople: adriennes: Very interesting (if it’s true), and it makes me sad even though I abandoned CDs several years ago. I hadn’t considered the possibility of this happening so soon. (link via kirk)
Ozzy and the Original Black Sabbath Are Reuniting... →
Viacom so devastated by piracy that CEO gets $50... →
infoneer-pulse: Last year, Viacom, whose Paramount subsidiary is an MPAA member, told the Wall Street Journal that “a new wave of digital piracy could threaten the US media business” if it lost its copyright infringement case against YouTube. Similarly, the MPAA has argued that “when profits are reduced, the studios have fewer dollars to invest in movies, and when there is less money to invest...