Foursquare introduces Specials for concerts
Social location service Foursquare has allowed venues to run 'Specials' for some time now - deals and discounts for people who check in there. Think cheaper coffees at Starbucks, for example.
March 8, 2012
WiMP goes live on Sonos in Scandinavia
Aspiro has announced that its WiMP subscription music service is now available on Sonos' wireless hi-fis in Scandinavia, including the service's editorial content.
March 8, 2012
Muve Music looks to move beyond the US
Muve Music service now has 600k paying users, and is looking to expand beyond the US
February 28, 2012
Beatport bags digital publishing licence for Nordic/Baltic region
Digital dance music store Beatport has announced a digital publishing licensing deal covering the entire Nordic and Baltic region, struck through the joint Nordic/Baltic online licence fronted by Nordisk Copyright Bureau.
January 31, 2012
The Sound Supply sells 10 digital albums for $15
A new US-based website is selling a bundle of 10 digital albums by independent artists for $15, with a time limit. "We've scoured the globe and bundled 10 amazing albums that need to be in your life.
January 30, 2012
Music Ally Report : Shark Hunters
- Could Grooveshark be the last service to exploit the DMCA? - Digital music business trends of 2011 - New Startups and Apps: Senzari, Picotube - Market profile: Mexico - Comment: Darren Hemmings - Deals and stats
December 8, 2011
Music Ally Report : More than a geek thing
- Lead: EMI and The Echonest - Interview: Drew Larner, CEO of Rdio - Startups: Boom.fm, Playground Sessions and MixPixie - Market profile: Netherlands - Comment: Terry Goetz, ParkVu
November 10, 2011
Music Ally Report : Discovery Channels
- Nokia and Pure Digital's newly announced digital music services - Feature: live music streaming - Music recommendation - Market profile: Canada - Comment: Kim De Ruiter, Noise Inc Plus all the usual start-ups, deals...
October 27, 2011
Music Ally Report : Never Mind the Artists?
- Royalty payouts from streaming music services - Q&A with Anthony Volodkin, Hype Machine - Market profile: Brazil - Comment: Nordic Copyright Bureau
October 13, 2011
Sony’s PopMarket daily deals site gets new vinyl store
Groupon-style daily deals for vinyl albums? It's like a blessed union of the analogue and digital worlds! Sort of. Yes, Sony Music Entertainment's PopMarket site launched in November 2010, offering a daily deal on music and...
October 7, 2011
UMG and Live Nation team up for artist services partnership
As joint ventures go, this is both significant and potentially controversial. Universal Music Group is partnering with Live Naion's Front Line Management Group to launch a new joint venture management company. Initially,...
September 20, 2011