Napster’s 10 today! Labels aren’t popping champagne

June 1, 2009

It’s Napster’s 10th birthday today. How time flies when you’re disintermediating an industry.

from DealZone:

Guns n’ Roses rocks Best Buy, gently

November 24, 2008

After scoring one of the biggest exclusive deals in music retailing in a long while-- or at least since Wal Mart snagged the exclusive for the new AC/DC opus "Black Ice" earlier this year-- Best Buy began selling the long awaited new recording by Guns n' Roses, "Chinese Democracy," on Sunday.

MySpace Music seeking CEO and funding?

September 15, 2008

chrisdewolfe1.jpgThe long-expected launch of MySpace Music is happening in drips and drabs. On Sunday MySpace and major music label partners in the joint venture said MySpace Music will launch with four big name advertisers: McDonald’s, State Farm, Toyota and Sony Pictures.