PC Advisor: Music industry rues loss of 20m buyers

February 25, 2011 by Joab Jackson Free streaming services are replacing piracy as the chief culprit of music industry revenue loss in the minds of fiscally frustrated executives, if a number of panel discussions at a New York digital music conference are any indication. People are listening to more music than ever before, but they […]


Posted by Ted • Friday, February 25, 2011 .

Evolver.fm: Microsoft Music Subscriptions Falter Despite XBox Popularity

Written by Eliot Van Buskirk Microsoft’s reputation may no longer be seen as a stodgy, business-oriented company, thanks to the success of its XBox platform, but it’s still not cool enough to convince gamers to pay for music. At Digital Music Forum East on Thursday morning, perennial moderator Ted Cohen pressed Microsoft on how its […]


Posted by Ted • Thursday, February 24, 2011 .

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 .

TMV Blog: My Christmas Wish List

As I sit here at the end of an eventful year, it feels like we’ve made a lot of progress in digital music, but we have such a long way to go. My wish is that the gains we’ve made are the basis for the digital music landscape we’ve all dreamed of.


Posted by Ted • Tuesday, December 22, 2009 .