Posts Categorized: Industry Trends

Sire founders relaunch Blue Horizon label at MIDEM


Legendary 1960s record label Blue Horizon is being relaunched at MIDEM by Seymour Stein (photo) and Richard Gottehrer, the original founders of Sire Records, Blue Horizon’s US partner. Blue Horizon was set up in London in 1966 to release music by original US blues masters, such as Otis Spann, and pioneering British blues groups such… Read more »

A List Of Income Streams For Musicians


This guest post by David Sherbow looks at potential artist revenue streams. David is the CEO of LiveMusicMachine.com and blogs MusicBizGuy Speaks. The artist music business model has been in flux for years. The record deal dream that most artists sought is no longer the viable alternative that it once was.  The leveling of the… Read more »

Gumby creator Art Clokey dies – Animator’s lean character was pop culture phenomenon


LOS OSOS, Calif. (AP) — Animator Art Clokey, whose bendable creation Gumby became a pop culture phenomenon through decades of toys, revivals and satires, died Friday. He was 88. Clokey, who suffered from repeated bladder infections, died in his sleep at his home in Los Osos on California’s Central Coast, son Joseph told the Los… Read more »

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER TAPS THE ORCHARD FOR MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION OF NEW AND CLASSIC RECORDINGS FROM ITS VAST REPERTOIRE OF ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME PRODUCTIONS


Worldwide Digital and National Physical Deal Will Bring Unreleased Music to Jazz Lovers around the World First Release on January 19 – Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades Featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis New York – November 4, 2009 Today, The Orchard (NASDAQ: ORCD), a full service media company specializing in… Read more »