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January 01, 1990 - November 30, 2012 + On the Beat

Copyrights around the World listen Download

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SoundScan and Metadata listen Download

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For generations, success in the record business has been defined by record sales. And for the last two decades, those record sales have been monitored...

Alan Lomax in Haiti listen Download

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In 1936, ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax stepped off of a Colombian steamship and onto Haitian soil. Only 21 years old, the young Lomax carried 155 pounds...

Music Business Tool Shed listen Download

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While major record labels still generate most of the traditional media, consumers are motivated to discover new and different sounds. And musicians are delivering, recording...

MOG and Lala listen Download

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If I can hear something right now, why would I want to wait? Instant gratification is quickly becoming the demand of the digital music culture. ...

All Ages listen Download

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If you are under the age of 21, your options for going out to see live music in a club setting can be pretty limited....

Music Wars listen Download

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First it was iTunes: 99¢ bought you a track. Amazon and Walmart went head to head with the Apple site, competing strictly on price. Meanwhile,...

Music Excursions listen Download

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How to Finance Your Career listen Download

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To those who think talent is the hallmark of success in the music business, think again. While talent is essential, marketing wisdom and good business...

Performance Royalty Debate Rages On listen Download

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The debate over whether broadcasters should pay a performance royalty is one of the music industry's hottest topics. Just two weeks ago, the Senate Judiciary...

Kevin Montgomery and Amanda Palmer listen Download

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It takes tenacity and vision for an independent artist to build and maintain a career in today's music market. Anyone with a computer can record...

Data Rocks! listen Download

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For the last fifty years, the traditional record label business was built on an ecosystem of radio stations, press outlets, retail stores and live venues,...

The FTC and Bloggers listen Download

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They went after funeral homes, they went after identity theft, and now the Federal Trade Commission is going after the most pressing need for consumer protectionism –...

Gaming and YouTube listen Download

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While the record industry struggles with the difficult transition of selling expensive physical goods to selling low-cost digital files, the gaming industry appears to be...

Spotify listen Download

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It's been less than a decade since Apple launched iTunes, and they remain the dominant digital retailer of choice. Currently, iTunes enjoys 70% of all digital...