Tag: digital

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WMG financials reveal flat revenues and digital growth

Well, the latter is hardly a surprise, but the positive note for Warner Music Group in its latest quarterly financials is that its revenues were up slightly - $779m versus $778m in the same quarter the year before.
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The Pirate Bay’s next big thing is… Physibles

The Pirate Bay is looking beyond digital files and content to a time where physical objects can be shared over the internet.
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Think Spotify has problems with missing titles? Check Netflix.

The debate about artists including Coldplay, Adele and the Black Keys keeping their latest albums off Spotify continues to rumble.
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World music label Putumayo goes digital

Putumayo World Music makes compilation albums of tracks from around the world, and has sold more than 27 million physical albums. However, it's only just going digital, with the release of two new collections on iTunes, Amazon,...
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US digital album sales in ‘sustained decline’

Billboard has been crunching Nielsen SoundScan data to identify ongoing trends in digital album sales. The results aren't good. “Digital album sales aren't falling off a cliff, but they are experiencing a...
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Digital/Physical combos selling well on Bandcamp

Music marketing firm Bandcamp says that artists are having plenty of success selling physical/digital bundles on its site, a month after the feature launched. "The average price paid for all these packages is more than double...
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Michael Jackson wanted digital twin

Michael Jackson had detailed three dimensional digital scans taken of his body "in a bizarre effort to build a robot twin".
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TaffyBox shut down for leeching resources

Well, that was quick. Having written about new web-based torrent service TaffyBox earlier this week, it's already been shut down.
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Alice In Chains releasing iPhone app for new album

Grunge phoenixes Alice In Chains are releasing an iPhone app today to promote their new album Black Gives Way To Blue.
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Like the iPhone music game? Buy the digital EP…

Games publisher I-play recently won critical plaudits for its Hip Hop All Star iPhone game - one of the first to use in-app payments to download new tracks.
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Mojo Nixon’s million-song Amazon giveaway

Psychobilly artist Mojo Nixon has been giving away his back catalogue on Amazon this month, and according to a report in the Wall Street Journal has racked up more than one million downloads this month alone.
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Euro music licensing market in line for more shakeups

The notoriously complex music licensing market in Europe could be on the road to reform, following a joint statement issued by the European Commission's Online Roundtable on Music.