Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge To Release Freemium Album – Angels and Airwaves

From the luxurious position of having a major label deal with his main band, Blink 182, singer and guitarist Tom DeLonge can afford to experiment with his other project, Angels And Airwaves. The band are…

…And I Agreed

An interesting opinion piece from The Huffington Post on the future of the music industry, confirming our long held belief that the head-in-the sand, resistive approach from the big record labels when it comes to…

Spotify, MOG, Streaming, Piracy and the Future of Digital Music

The debate on music piracy is a bit like that on global warming; vocal and vehement, and extremely polarised (pardon the pun). Evidence can be produced to support the most extreme opinions, and is wrangled…

Digital Music Stores – On the rise

Finchy posted about the NPD report on market share of various digital music stores, over the next couple of weeks we’ll have a focus on each of the main players in the digital music scene,…

Bon Iver – Lovely Music and a Great Big Bushy Beard

Just a quick line to promote someone else’s good work here; San Francisco based blog, Stranger Dance have put together a collection of covers by Bon Iver, a really scruffy-soulful independent artist who I’ve seen…

Lily Allen and the File Sharing Debate

Lily Allen has proven herself once again to be adept at both putting herself in the limelight and her foot in her mouth. Entering the debate on illegal music file sharing over the internet facilitated…

What Are The Top Selling Songs and Albums in iTunes for 2008?

Best Selling Albums of 2008: 1. Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends 2. Jack Johnson – Sleep Through The Static 3. Juno (Music from the Motion Picture) 4. Lil Wayne…