France To Levy Tax On Web Advertisers – Proceeds to Support Music

Good news for French musicians, bad news for internet search giants. French Premiere Nicolas Sarkozy is deliberating the recommendations put forward by a select committee to combat the deleterious effect new methods of music consumption…

Hulu, Vevo, Spotify – Embattled EMI embraces new revenue streams

We posted yesterday about EMI’s bleak balance sheet: today they’re in the news with a new Hulu page for Norah Jones, presumably the first of many of their artists that will be featuring on the…

Get Your Music Online and Charted: A Useful Guide

If you’re interested in more than just getting money for your music, and you want to enter the whole Radio 1, squealing teenage girls affray, then you need to look at getting your single or…

UK Digital Music Market Trends

The UK has seen record levels of digital sales in 2009, with 10 trading weeks and the Christmas period still to come. 117 million singles have been sold so far, with 98.6% of these sales…

Mobile Phone Broadcasting

If you’re in a band that’s just starting out, you know all about sending last minute text reminders to your friends, relling them to turn up to your gig. If you’ve had some success then…