listening to "Ella Fitzgerald - What Are You Doing... →
Something that’s been said countless time today: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” by Ella Fitzgerald
Vatican Copyrights the Pope →
Shared by Massimo “..seeks to establish and safeguard the name, image and any symbols of the Pope..”
10 music-tech trends that will shape the next... →
By 2020, we’ll be streaming songs from the cloud instead of buying albums and storing them on our hard drives, and suggestion services like Pandora will become essential.
Typographic Portraits →
Shared by Massimo I’d like prints of some of these. #art Incredible typographic portraits, the literal meaning for typefaces.
The Language of Tribes: True Fans and Outsiders →
Photo Courtesy of Sara Kiesling During the 1970’s, “the black concert tour T-Shirt became a ubiquitous as a way for individuals (mostly teenagers) to signal to others that they…
Vancouver Olympics Demands All Copyrights And... →
Shared by Massimo #ridiculous Ah, the Vancouver Olympics. The example of intellectual property entitlement insanity that just keeps on giving and giving and giving. It’s no secret that the…
Apple Moves Toward Music As Service →
Ted Cohen, drills down and looks at the evolution of music from a product to music as a service and how the behemoth that is Apple seems to be embracing it.
More Charts The Record Labels Don't Want You To... →
We’ve already discussed the research on the UK music industry that shows both that live revenue is more than making up the decline in recorded revenue and that musicians themselves are making more…
4 Ways One Big Database Would Help Music Fans,... →
MySpace Music’s acquisition of imeem revealed, for the umpteenth time, a major problem with the music business — not piracy, nor the ongoing failure of pure-play ad-supported music services, but…
Vevo CEO confirms it's all about business →
Shared by Massimo #content #control … it was built to help advertisers and content owners (including labels, artists, and music publishers) capitalize on music videos, and to help Google…
Apple, Google Vie for Start-Ups →
Google and Apple, which have long thrived without treading on one another’s turf, are vying to acquire some of the same Silicon Valley start-ups, including Lala and AdMob, as their rivalry heats up.
Beatles Rock Band tops 1m sales, but Harmonix lays... →
The Beatles: Rock Band has now sold more than one million copies, according to the game’s publisher MTV Games. However, that rosy figure is somewhat undermined by the fact that the company laid off…
Chet Baker's $6 Billion Lawsuit Against The... →
#jazz #music #copyright
Vinyl frontier: Why records sales are soaring... →
By reissuing classic albums on vinyl, the industry has convinced fans to purchase music that they’ve already bought on CD
As Music Industry Struggles, Artist Income Grows →
The UK’s Times Online called this “the chart that the music industry didn’t want you to see;” and I’ve been hesitating publishing it without adding context and analysis. But the more I…