Category Archives: Music industry

Qtrax: same old wine wrapped in a new bottle

This morning a lot of posts discuss the announcement that Qtrax has signed deals with all 4 major music labels for the peer2peer free ad-based music download service. Interesting enough, after everyone has started quoting each other on this “break … Continue reading

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Advice to the record industry: go from distribution of music to distribution of emotions

Michael Arrington of TechCrunchs wrote an article just now on in which he talks about the CEO of Warner music admitting “we were wrong”: We used to fool ourselves…We used to think our content was perfect just exactly as it … Continue reading

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The end of a defensive music industry era

With all the jittering and twittering on Google buying Jaiku some interesting posts might not get the attention they deserve. First there is the excellent post by Ian Rogers (Yahoo Entertainment) on  8 waisted years in the music industry. Then … Continue reading

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