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Why Vinyl Is NOT Going To Save The Music Industry (And What Will) - Trust Me, I'm A Scientist Vinyl sales have exploded over the past six years. They grew by 44% in 2010, 39% in 2011 and 19% in 2012. At first glance, this seems huge — Especially when you take into account that music sales in general have dropped over 60% from their peak. But here’s the dirty little secret you probably haven’t read so much about: Look more closely and you’ll quickly realize that vinyl isn’t so huge at all.
Sony Names Jason Spivak EVP of Worldwide Distribution Spivak will push Sony in the digital direction and continue to explore cloud storage Sony Pictures Home Entertainment named Jason Spivak executive vice president of worldwide digital distribution, the company announced Thursday. Spivak, who was promoted from senior vice president and general manager of worldwide digital distribution, will continue to lead the team responsible for Sony's transactional digital business around the world. "Jason has overseen tremendous growth in our digital transactional business," his boss Jim Underwood, the executive vice president for worldwide digital and commercial strategy, said in a statement.
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That the music industry has radically changed in the last decade is a serious understatement. Technology has altered everything from the creation of music to its distribution, upending retailers, studios and business models across the industry. But it's not all bad news. Music isn't dying so much as evolving, and the landscape is already beginning to look quite different. Not long ago, the professional music industry involved a complex but fixed set of players: artists, labels, managers, promoters and the like. Many of these roles have changed, but none have disappeared. How Developers Are Shaping the Future of Music
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Things you can learn from the music business (as it falls apart) The first rule is so important, it’s rule 0: Music lessons
MAJOR LABEL ARTIST 'REVEALS SECRET STRATEGY' FOR SELLING MUSIC ONLINE! Hi, John Oszajca here. I'm a musician and the founder of Music Marketing Manifesto.com. And I’m going to let you in on a heart breaking reality...
[Translations: Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish] The long tail is famously good news for two classes of people; a few lucky aggregators, such as Amazon and Netflix, and 6 billion consumers. Of those two, I think consumers earn the greater reward from the wealth hidden in infinite niches. But the long tail is a decidedly mixed blessing for creators. Individual artists, producers, inventors and makers are overlooked in the equation. The long tail does not raise the sales of creators much, but it does add massive competition and endless downward pressure on prices.
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Now that I work from home and don’t commute as frequently, I have been listening to more music on my main computer. How 125 days with Spotify changed my music habits
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Jason Schmitt: Rethinking the Music Business As the record industry started to dry up and die and the major labels were sort of crippled and starving -- it was a land grab. It was, "I just fired a third of my staff, and I am going to offer you half the money I would have last year.
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By David Goldman, staff writerFebruary 3, 2010: 9:52 AM ET Music's lost decade: Sales cut in half in 2000s - Feb. 2, 2010
Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 15,000 Visitors at the 29th FIMAV 15,000 Visitors at the 29th FIMAV The organization of the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville capped its 29th edition with […] The 29th FIMAV: a landmark edition!
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How Artists Can Profit From File Sharing FACT: people download music for free. Sean Parker of Napster fame recently stated in an interview, “you look at the data, somewhere between 4 trillion and 10 trillion songs are illegally downloaded every year.
A top-selling digital song of 2010 was “California Gurls” by Katy Perry (4.4 million). Music Sales in U.S. Fell 2.4% in 2010; Digital Music Accounts for 46% of Purchases
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“I have been involved in Transmission events here and in China. If we’re going to build a solid creative economy in BC, the Global Summit is a critical step in moving our sector towards creating original content and products, and ultimately self-sufficiency in digital content. I look forward to being a part of making Global Summit a success for 2014.” transmission: Global Summit 2011