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In response to the recent Hypebot headline "The 6 Top Bands Still Not On iTunes", a digital music executive sent this note: "Damn the Beatles. Two weeks ago maybe, just maybe, the headline would have been 'The 6 Top Bands Missing From Digital'. People were just starting to think that... Continue »
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We7, an on-demand music service, is repositioning itself as a web radio service. In January, We7 introduced a radio feature. By October, chief executive Steve Purdham reports that it accounted for "well over half" of the songs listened to on the site. In an interview with paidContent, Purdham candidly states... Continue »
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The echo chamber of the blogosphere consumes us. News breaks everywhere. But what does it mean? There seems to be so few interested in saying something, expressing their opinion, and engaging in the deeper discourse. Writing is hard. It isn't for everyone. However, there are plenty of big questions to... Continue »
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The UK's Music Ally tipped me to this, but you have to see it for yourself. Downloads of The Beatles - and not $.99, but rather for a mere $.25 at BlueBeat Music. Same thing with ACDC. Neither act has ever been available legally as downloads. Not sure you want... Continue »