PRS for Music announces new music streaming rates
PRS for Music has announced that from 1 July, its headline royalty rate for on-demand streaming music services will increase from 8% to 10.5%, but that the per-stream minimum will come down from 0.22p to 0.085p.Similar changes...
May 26, 2009
Blip.fm adds YouTube videos to service
If you've not seen Blip.fm, it's usually summarised as a Twitter for music, complete with its tagline of ''What are you listening to?''.
May 21, 2009
Cold War Kids launch remixable video on MTV site
MTV's music website has the exclusive on a new video from the Cold War Kids, which lets fans remix it according to which band members they like (or don't like).
May 21, 2009
Heads We Dance streaming album pre-release in iPhone app
Two of the hottest forms of music marketing in 2009 are pre-release album streams and iPhone applications, and UK artist Heads We Dance has announced plans to do both.
May 19, 2009
iMeem imminent on iPhone
Music for the iPhone is set to get a burst of new streamy, cloudy goodness thanks to iMeem.
May 14, 2009
RealNetworks signs Green Day deal for Rhapsody
RealNetworks has announced that Rhapsody will have a stream of Green Day's new album a week before its release this month.
May 1, 2009
PRS for Music releases first stage of proposed new Online Music Licence
With the UK Joint Online Licence (JOL) expiring at the end of June, what comes next? PRS for Music has announced what it's calling the first stage of its proposed new Online Music Licence (OML?)
May 1, 2009
Simplify Media releases v2.0 iPhone app
Streaming media iPhone app Simplify Music has been updated to version 2.0, offering new features including a better search function, favourites and playlists.
April 30, 2009
Spotify has more than 1m users in the UK
Ad-supported streaming music service Spotify continues to go from strength to strength - in user numbers at least - with news that it signed up its millionth registered user in the UK this weekend.
April 28, 2009
SeeqPod site goes down as CEO claims acquisition talks
Over the weekend, music search engine SeeqPod went down, meaning people couldn't use it to search for or play songs.
April 27, 2009
Is WMG regretting its MySpace Music deal?
TechCrunch is suggesting that Warner Music Group is hopping mad about its deal with MySpace Music in the US, because the deal "has no per song streaming cost, but includes a revenue share on advertising displayed when the...
April 15, 2009