Sony open Myplay Online Store – iTunes competitor?

Sony’s new MyPlay store is live, and they’re hoping they can claw back some of their sales margin from iTunes, currently the biggest outlet online. Doubtless this will have some effect, especially if they plug…

AmieStreet Sign Sony Catalog. However, Sony To Scared About Using The AmieStreet Fan-Driven Pricing Model

The very popular music discovery and download site AmieStreet will soon be adding the Sony Music Entertainment catalog. AmieStreet which is best know for their fan-driven pricing model will bring the Sony catalog to their…

The Beatles Rock Band Video Game Launched

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr turned up onstage at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last night to plug the upcoming music game The Beatles: Rock Band. The game will include over 45 songs with others also…

eMusic Adds Sony to Their Music Store But Reactions Have Been Terrible

A few days ago it was reported that eMusic has come to a deal with Sony to add their catalogue. However, there has been a lot of reaction from this new deal for eMusic, because…

How Much Does Simon Cowell Make for Sony

I was sitting in my living this evening watching Britain’s Got Talent Final and really wondered what Simon Cowell actually owns and how much his companies make. Well I thought I would write a quick…

Universal Music and YouTube Partner for New Music Vide Website

CNET and the Wall Street Journal are both reporting that Universal Music Group and YouTube are in final negotiations to create a new music videos website, with the working title of Vevo. The site is…

Qtrax Signs Sony BMG To Their Ad Supported Service

Qtrax has released a press release this morning stating that they have finally signed Sony BMG to their catalogue. Qtrax is a legal P2P downloading service. In January 2008, Qtrax was overeager to announce it’s…

RockFree Launches Online Web Browser Competitor to Guitar Hero and Rock Band

Acclaim has decided that they didnt want to battle Guitar Hero and Rock Band and instead have launched an online music game called Rockfree. Players can battle it out with up to seven other people…

Sony Has Agreed To Acquire Gracenote

It has been reported that Sony has agreed to acquire Gracenote for approx $260M. Gracenote provides a range of music-related solutions including MusicID, which detects which song is currently being played by an application and…

Scandinavian Experimentation – TDC Denmark in ISP funded music model

The whole industry is aware that traditional, physical music sales are threatened by new mobile and internet methods of music consumption, and lot of suggestions for the way that music will be paid for in…