Uncategorized

Live Nation have allowed Big Champagne founders (who they own) Eric Garland and Joe Fleischer to put together a team to work out how to push the live music industry into the future (i.e. how to keep people paying purchase fees for tickets which most...

Fiction Records boss Jim Chancellor has said labels are ‘scared’ of guitar bands because they take time to develop. His label is responsible for the likes of White Lies, Maccabees (who are set to be the #1 Album this week) and Snow Patrol. nme.com...

Investment raising site Kickstarter helped musicians raise over $19million dollars last year, proving that people do want to help musicians. Just not the big ones who also appear on zShare. digitalmusicnews.com...

The Black Keys are close to hitting the gold disc mark just five weeks of their latest album El Camino was released, with 45% of those sales being digital. Is not allowing their music onto Spotify and the like one of the reasons behind these...

Here the Mashable journalist Matthias Galica works through some of the expected developments in 2012 for mobile technology. Augmented Reality and QR codes are the two hottest bits of action on the market right now, apparently. mashable.com...

Shazam, the app which helps you find out ‘what that track’ is, is moving into the music player world. Via it you can share your playlist of the day on Twitter and Facebook, along with having lyric sheets. mobile-ent.biz...

Ever wanted to turn your imaginative games as a kid into a reality? Now app developer Wowwee can do that for you with an impressive augmented reality app. wired.com...

LL Cool J has launched a new social networking site orientated around music to battle against MySpace’s upcoming transformation. It’s called Boomdizzle and advertises the fact that it uses “patented collaborative technology with innovative digital marketing to change how music is recorded, distributed, and shared...

Tesco didn’t have a merry Christmas, even as their ‘Big Price Drop’ campaign promised low prices. Like-for-like sales compared to December 2010 were down. marketingmagazine.co.uk ...