Having just read the story of Joel Tenenbaum, who has just been fined over $600,000 dollars for downloading 30 songs, I’m incensed by the insanity of the RIAA – the Record Industry Association of America. While it claims to be “the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry. Its mission is to foster a […]
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‘Green Shoots’ in the Music Industry, or Just Thriving Trees?
This article by Rory Cellan-Jones on the BBC site says that some new survey has told us that it’s not all bad for music… I’m not sure it’s ever been ‘bad’ at all, to be honest… CD sales are declining, but digital music costs so much less to manufacture and distribute that the crossover point […]
Indie MP3 Sale!
Amazon.co.uk today have had a massive MP3 sale, with lots of albums going for 29p. Some great stuff, much of which I’ve bought. But, there’s no indie stuff there, largely because none of us manage our own catalogues on there, so can’t change prices at will – CDBaby or ReverbNation or whoever did the deal, […]
ISPs & those troublesome downloaders – A possible solution
The BBC news reported that “Virgin and Universal have signed a deal that will give the ISP’s customers access to “unlimited” music. For a monthly fee, Virgin’s broadband customers will be able to download or stream as many MP3 files as they want.
Steve In one of your recent posts you w…
Steve In one of your recent posts you wrote Hopefully itâ€™ll finally kick me into action to make some decisions about the kind of record (or whatever passes for a â€˜recordâ€™ these days 🙂 ) I want to make. which kind of kicked off an idea I’ve been playing with recently.