Monthly Archives: November 2012

Conferenties Buma Rotterdam Beats 17 november

Shady Records, TopDawg, Branding the artist, Cornerstone, Dutch Live Success Tijdens Buma Rotterdam Beats hebben waren er naast optredens ook veel conferenties met belangrijke mensen uit de muziekbusiness. State was aanwezig bij een aantal conferenties en deed hier verslag van. … Continue reading

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New Myspace owners: ‘The internet is just really boring right now …’

Stuart Dredge guardian.co.uk,             Friday 16 November 2012 11.32 GMT Jump to comments (12) Left to right: Tim Vanderhook, Chris Vanderhook and Justin Timberlake unveil new Myspace Facebook may have won the social networking war, but Myspace is moving to … Continue reading

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Streaming Music Service JUKE, Expands Into The Netherlands, Italy And Switzerland

  Streaming music service JUKE, increases its footprint in Europe with launches in the Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland; it was already available in Germany, Austria and Belgium. JUKE is a consumer branch of 24-7 Entertainment GmbH, Europe’s leading B2B service … Continue reading

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Open Market Allows Music Creators To Sell Background Music Directly, Launches On November 28th: “Forget Your Copyright Concerns”

Website: http://www.soundux.co.kr SoundUX (www.soundux.co.kr), a firm that specializes in audio planning, creation and consulting, announced that it would be launching Music Plug (musicplug.co.kr) on November 28th. Music Plug is an open market for professional background music through which music creators … Continue reading

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Creative Industries Drive Momentum To Streamline Copyright Licensing In The Digital Age

Representatives of the publishing, music, images, audio-visual and other creative sectors have joined forces to take forward Richard Hooper’s recommendations in his report, Copyright Works, published in July of this year. Steps to implement recommendations from the report will focus … Continue reading

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SoundExchange Announces Largest Quarterly Payment To Artists And Labels To Date

SoundExchange announced a third-quarter 2012 distribution of $122.5 million. This quarter marks the organization’s largest payment to recording artists and record labels to date. In total, SoundExchange has paid an unprecedented $326.9 million in 2012, which represents the first three … Continue reading

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Fact: Pandora Doesn’t Pay Songwriters, They Pay PROs…

The following guest post comes from music industry attorney Steve Gordon, who argues that the debate over internet radio royalties is missing some critical facts.      Recently, Ellen Shipley claimed that although her hit song “Heaven Is a Place On … Continue reading

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