Hypebot: Indie Labels March On Washington This Week

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), as a part of The Recording Academy’s “Grammys On The Hill” event, will lead a delegation to Capitol Hill this week to advocate for a slate of issues of crucial importance to the independent music community.


Posted by Ted • Thursday, April 15, 2010 .

USA Today: Apple buys Lala, entering the streaming music business

After years of resisting efforts to offer music fans the ability to “rent” music instead of buying downloads, Apple is finally joining the party.


Posted by Ted • Tuesday, December 8, 2009 .

Digital Diatribe: Sustainability And The Future Of Webcasting

For webcasters, the long, dark period of uncertainty is finally over, isn’t it? The problem might not be solved for a long time.


Posted by Ted • Friday, July 10, 2009 .

Wired: Webcasters, Music Industry Agree on Royalties

Artists and record labels have reached agreement with Internet radio companies over royalty rates, resolving a dispute that dates back more than two years over how to divvy up revenue from streaming music on the Web.


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, July 8, 2009 .

NYT: Music Labels Cut Friendlier Deals With Start-Ups

With CD sales dropping fast, it is not hard to imagine how the major music labels could benefit from the growth of Web start-ups like Imeem. The company’s service lets people listen to songs, discover new artists and share their favorites with friends. And in return, Imeem owes the labels licensing fees for use of the music.


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, May 27, 2009 .