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 .

PaidContent: The Celestial Jukebox: Unlimited Music Services Face Off

Great overview of current unlimited music services by PaidContent.org. Permalink: http://paidcontent.co.uk/table/unlimitedmusic The Celestial Jukebox: Unlimited Music Services Face Off Our run-down of runners and riders in the emerging field of unlimited, on-demand subscription music services. Read the preamble. Service Region Users Subs Catalog Tier 1 Tier 2 Info Chances UK, Swe, Nor, Fin, Fra, Spa, […]


Posted by Ted • Monday, August 16, 2010 .

MidemNet Blog: Servicing The Music Fans’ Quest for Tunes

Ok, I know I’ve been going on ad nauseam for years that the future of music and the music industry is all about music services, well… it is!


Posted by Ted • Wednesday, April 28, 2010 .

PaidContent UK: PRS Slashes Streaming Music Rates; YouTube Still Negotiating

Good news for cash-strapped online music services. Royalty collector PRS For Music has bowed to websites’ pleas for smaller charges, more than halving its on-demand streaming music rate from £0.0022 to £0.00085 per track, effective July 1 and lasting for three years.


Posted by Ted • Tuesday, May 26, 2009 .

MidemNet 2008 panel: The Free Music Business

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Yz_wJJn-SY[/youtube] Ad-supported and ‘paid for’ music has never been so popular, be it in the field of access to music, music downloads or even live music. imeem’s Steve Jang, Qtrax’s Allan Klepfisz, Blyk’s Antti Ohrling, We7’s Steve Purdham and moderator Ted Cohen discuss whether such experiments are the latest fad; or the business model of […]


Posted by Ted • Tuesday, January 22, 2008 .