World of Online Music

This is a great infographic that outlines the world of online music.

Spotify Updates Platform With New Features

Spotify released a major update to their service today, integrating a massive set of social and functional features, including the ability to linkn your Facebook and Spotify accounts, and the option of usingĀ  to play…

NARM Issue White Paper For Development of Digital

With suspiciously good timing as the Digital Economy Bill is hurried along towards becoming law, the National Association of Recording Merchandisers has issued a white paper outlining their recommendations for the development and standardisation of…

Vinyl Up Close

You’ll need your 3-D specs to properly appreciate this amazing view of the surface of an LP, magnified x390 by an electron microscope, photographed by Chris Supranowitz at the University of Rochester, who has also…

The End Is Nigh – Chaos Reigns At Myspace

Poor old Myspace – everyone loves to hate them these days. Even before it was assimilated into Newscorp’s Dark Empire, it was beset with a hideous, clunky user interface, a messaging system only slightly less…

Digital Economy Bill Approved By Lords, Criticised By ISP’s

The much-debated Digital Economy Bill was yesterday ratified by the House Of Lords, to squeals of dissaproval from those worst hit by the bill’s contents. The “3 strikes” proposal at the centre of the bill…

A Private Orchard

TechCrunch reports an offer from Dimensional to buy all outstanding stock of our digital music distribution competitor The Orchard, whose operation currently has offices in 25 countries, and is losing $17.5 million dollars a year….

Guvera Announce US Launch Date

Ad-supported music and digital content service Guvera has set the date for going live in the States as 30th March. The service, named for the bloody-handed revolutionary icon Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara [wiki here, tl;dr we…

Internet Music Radio Continues Strong Growth

Just as consumers are increasingly purchasing their music in digital form, from online music stores like iTunes, Amazon and eMusic (a trend digital music distributors like us rely on for the future of our business),…

Streaming Radio Stations On the Rise – Jelli Attracts $2 Million In Funding

Internet radio has had a couple of boosts recently, first the deals that Pandora struck with Ford and Pioneer to get their service into thousands of car dashboards, and now web radio/streaming service Jelli getting…