Tag: digital

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Australia: Wholesale Recorded Music Sales, March 2014

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Sony-funded OpenAura wants artists to make more of their digital identity

The latest startup hoping to help musicians present a strong face to their fans online is OpenAura
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Why music may be the ‘older, wiser brother’ to books and video

It always bugs us when we go to non-music conferences and hear other creative industries promising not to repeat the digital mistakes of the music industry.
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Universal earnings down in H1 but digital now makes up over half of all recorded music income

The costs involved in the acquisition of EMI have been blamed for a decline in earnings at Universal Music Group in the first half of the year.
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YouTube economy in crisis?

Today’s lengthy read comes courtesy of Read Write which takes a scalpel to the YouTube economy.
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Warner/Chappell boosts its digital team

Music publisher Warner/Chappell has expanded its global digital team with a series of key appointments.
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Universal earnings down in H1 but digital now makes up over half of all recorded music income

The costs involved in the acquisition of EMI have been blamed for a decline in earnings at Universal Music Group in the first half of the year.
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iTunes under fire in Australian parliamentary enquiry

The Australian parliament's Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications has published a report into IT costs down under, including the price of digital content.
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Sub Pop on the need to find ‘trickles of pennies’

Iconic independent label Sub Pop has lasted the course so far, over more than a decade of digital disruption for the music industry.
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Jay-Z tipped to sell up to 500k albums in the US alone this week

Jay-Z teamed up with Samsung to give away up to 1m digital copies of his new 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' album three days before its official release.
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Sony bags former MTV Networks boss for new digital division

Sony Music is launching a new digital entertainment division, headed by former MTV Networks boss Judy McGrath.
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Hi-fi firm Linn: ‘Digital streaming is where it’s at’

Here's a sign of the times for high-end hi-fi maker Linn: around half of its revenues in 2013 will come from a combination of music downloads and sales of its range of digital streaming players.