Posts By: Joseph Sunder

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Can Records Labels Increase Album Sales In The ‘A La Carte’ Era? Warner Music Group Lost Another $205M Last Year Pandora To Debut Free Concert Series With Dawes; Invites Based On Listeners’ Preferences RIAA Says Suing Individuals Was An Effective Strategy Does Ticketmaster Undercount Tickets Sold To Underpay?

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Deezer Challenges Spotify With Worldwide Expansion VEVO WIll Expand Beyond Music Videos–Just Like MTV Did 20 Years Ago 7digital Expands U.S. Operation, Names Vickie Nauman North American President Germany Increasingly Buying Music By German Artists 8 Reasons Sony’s Digital Music Chief, Formerly of Apple, Exudes Optimism Facebook To Launch Subscribe Button For Websites RIAA Lobbying… Read more »

Napster Finally Says Goodbye, For Real This Time


Napster, the company started by an 18-year-old college dropout named Shawn Fanning in 1999 that would forever change the music industry, is finally done. Thursday marked Napster’s official merger with Rhapsody, the largest on-demand music service in the US. Last month Rhapsody purchased Napster from it’s previous owner, Best Buy, for an undisclosed sum. Napster pioneered… Read more »

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Spotify Unveils New API Platform, Announces Partnerships With Billboard, Rolling Stone, Others Complete List of New Spotify Apps R.I.P. Napster Grammy Awards 2012 Nominations List iTunes Preparing For Broad Latin American Launch Pandora Competitor Senzari Launches in U.S. & Brazil, Adds Facebook Friend Recommendations

Digital News From Our World (To Yours)


Spotify Rumor Roundup: The Latest Before Today’s Big Announcement Live Blogging Today’s Spotify Announcement – Noon Not Posting Videos On Facebook? New Data Shows You’re Missing 60M Viewers Facebook Settles Privacy Complaint With FTC YouTube Analytics Tells You the Tale of Your Videos Vimeo Goes Its Own Way Elvis Costello Urges Fans Not to Buy… Read more »