RouteNote Direct: Create Your Own Customizable Music Store and Sell Direct to Fans

I would like to introduce RouteNote Direct! RouteNote Direct is a direct to fan service for RouteNote Artists. Artists are able to sell their music direct to their fans on their own unqiue store, which…

Bandcamp Adds Transaction Fees and Starts to Make Money

Bandcamp has just announced that their service will now be receiving a percentage of all sales. Bandcamp will now charge 15% on all sales as a transaction fee, dropping to 10% as soon as an artist, management or label’s all-time sales exceed $5,000.

Limewire Launching Music Streaming Service

Even though Limewire is being sued by pretty much every major music corporation, they are planning a subscription based music service. Thats right, Limewire is going legit. Limewire in essences is planning a direct Spotify…

HMV Japan Close Flagship Store: Retail Decline!

HMV Japan will be closing their flagship retail store in Tokyo’s Shibuyu district on August 22. This move really shows the collapse of the physical market, not just in Japan but all over the world….

Spotify Plan US Launch In Autumn

They’ve not announced a specific date, but Business Week are carrying this story, in which Senior Vice President Paul Brown claims they’re in talks with various ISP’s, web hosting companies and mobile providers to co-ordinate…

Spotify Growing Fast – Product and Territory Expansion Slated

Spotify currently boasts 7 million users, all of them in Europe. Not bad for a product that was only released in October 2008 – this figure does only relate to the number of people on…

MOG Gains New Investors

Not to be outdone by streaming competitors Spotify, who are rumoured to have gained a new funding partner (and consultant) in the form of Napster/Facebook founder Sean Parker, MOG have announced second round funding of…

UK Music Retailer HMV Announced 50% Acquisition in 7Digital an Online Music Store

It has been reported over at Techcrunch that UK music retailer HMV has announced at its AGM that they will be buying a 50 percent stake in online music retailer 7Digital for £7.7 million. The…

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…