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  • Future of Music 2012: A fight over Internet radio scraps

    Future of Music 2012: A fight over Internet radio scraps
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There were moments Tuesday during the annual Future of Music Summit where the conversation about revenue in the digital music industry sounded like a scrum over crumbs, a desperate fight over an increasingly shrinking pie. "There is...
  • Spotify panel at SXSW outlines harsh realities of streaming

    AUSTIN, TEXAS -- Streaming services have replaced downloads as the trendy new way to access recorded music, and, as usual, huge questions center on who in the recording industry will get paid and how much, if anything. The record labels, especially the...
  • Clear Channel acquires mobile music streaming company Thumbplay

     
    Clear Channel turns up the volume for its digital strategy, acquiring mobile subscription music company Thumplay....
  • Eminem claims he's a G.O.A.T., and offers evidence

     
    At the dawn of the Napster age, Eminem completists used to endlessly trawl for random guest appearances, freestyles and other free-floating flotsam and jetsam. From his appearance on Sway and Tech's "The Anthem," to appearances on the Madd Rapper album,.....
  • The week in Pop (& Hiss) and more

     
    Pop & Hiss strives to provide the best, most relevant and entertaining music coverage of the week. Hey, it's a goal, be nice. Sometimes we have some posts that hit the mark. Sometimes we don't and others do. Here's a......
  • Rdio updates its mobile app, takes a great leap forward

     
    If subscription music services can get the mobile aspect right -- and Rdio's updated mobile app is much closer to "right" than the beta version -- they will finally deliver on the "any song, anywhere, anytime" promise that made them so interesting....
  • Jane Lynch, Ellen DeGeneres and more sign letter to Obama to kick off same-sex marriage campaign

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. Celebs and VIPs including Jane Lynch, Anne Hathaway and Ellen DeGeneres kicked off the "Say I Do" campaign Monday with a letter to President Obama asking him for clarity......
  • Pro Football: Was that the last Super Bowl?

     
    And you thought the Wisconsin labor union battle was tough. Wait until there's no Super Bowl -- uh, make that Super Bowl XLVI -- next year. Somewhat lost in this hectic news week has been the breakdown in talks over......
  • Dust-Up: Should the entertainment industry accept piracy as a cost of doing business? [Round 2]

     
    In the first installment of our piracy Dust-Up, Harold Feld, legal director of Public Knowledge, and Andrew Keen, advisor to Arts and Labs, debated how big a risk piracy poses to the entertainment industry. Voicing the opinion of many Internet......
  • Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker team for Yo, a new video chat project

     
    Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, who worked together in 90's during the early days of the music-sharing application Napster, have teamed-up again and are building a new video chat project called Yo. A source close to Fanning and Parker told the Times that...
  • CD and mobile music sales fall in 2010, but vinyl continues its resurgence

     
    U.S. music sales shrank to $6.9 billion, down 11% from 2009 and roughly half of what it was a decade ago, according to figures released by the RIAA....