Music industry

Universal Music Australia Launches Label Services Arm

Universal Music Australia has launched a label services division. The new operation, Caroline Label Services, is based is Melbourne under its GM Tim Janes and label manager George Dalziel, both former executives at Shock.


How to Entice People to Buy Symphony Tickets

New research suggests that, contrary to common belief, ticket buyers are not particularly hostile toward contemporary compositions.

Pacific Standard

How Do You Get People To Pay For Music?

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer, she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.


First Mondomusica New York exceeded expectations

Modelled on its Italian counterpart, Cremona Mondomusica, the exhibition of contemporary violin-making ran from 15-17 March 2013 at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building in New York City's Chelsea area.

Music Education UK

Digital Credit Where It’s Due

For old-timers who still go to record stores, flip through bins, buy albums and dig into the liner notes, the experience of streaming songs on a service like Spotify or Rhapsody can be dismaying. Listen, say, to Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall," and you see only a track listing and a link to a cursory biography of the King of Pop.

The New York Times

Warner Music Group’s Acquisition of Parlophone Approved by European Commission

"I welcome the European Commission's approval of the acquisition of Parlophone Label Group by Warner Music, it marks a significant milestone for both businesses and the music industry overall.


Could we scrap DRM?

Regardless of where you stand on the piracy debate, it's pretty clear that Digital Rights Management has done little to curb unauthorised copying of digital content. There are simple workarounds to strip DRM from files, whether they're books, music or movies. Alternatively you can just go ahead and download whatever you want via BitTorrent.

The Sunday Morning Herald

Apple iRadio service faces royalty delays

The Apple iRadio service has hit delays due to its negotiations with Sony Music over royalty prices for the tracks it could provide.

Trusted Reviews

The Growth of Music Publishing in Nigeria

The Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, week is upon us- May 19 to 23- and I am burdened with the task of penning my thoughts, to express what opportunities abound if COSON gets it right eventually and what fortune awaits early-comers who take a decisive step in unlocking the countless potential embedded in Nigeria's budding music industry - particularly Music Publishing.

All Africa

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