Music A.F. (After Facebook)

by Dick Wingate As everyone knows by now, Facebook announced at F8 the integration of music and other media services into their live feed. This will have a profound impact on music consumption, but exactly what the long term ramifications are remain to be seen. The only certainty is that a lot more music will […]


Posted by Ted • Monday, September 26, 2011 .

LA Times: Slacker replaces CBS in deal to power AOL Radio

June 28, 2011 Slacker Inc., a San Diego online music company, has ousted CBS Radio in a multiyear deal to deliver online radio to AOL Inc.’s 6 million listeners. The deal, announced Tuesday and scheduled to take effect later this summer, will more than double Slacker’s audience of 5 million monthly listeners. Though its users […]


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, June 29, 2011 .

MidemNet Blog: 2011, The Year of the Music Service

As I’ve expressed on many occasions in this and other forums, I believe strongly that the days of the need to own music are rapidly coming to an end.


Posted by Ted • Monday, September 27, 2010 .

CNet: Slacker Premium Radio to offer on-demand music

by Jasmine France Slacker Radio first launched in 2007 as an intuitive online music player that let you stream a variety of preprogrammed and custom-made radio stations based on your favorite artists and songs. Since then, the service has added a continuous array of new features, from its own short-lived devices to apps for your […]


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, September 15, 2010 .