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[8 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 83 views]
Scaling up…

A few days overdue, but nonetheless finally ready for prime time! We’ve been putting together something quite special at Revolver Towers for a while now, and we can finally unveil what we’ve been so excited about: our artists’ music can now be sold in more than 300 of the most prominent download stores worldwide.

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[21 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 77 views]
Spotify announce worldwide press conference on November 30th

Ah, Spotify. The company that first irked, then courted the major labels. Since 2008, it’s gone through some fairly seismic changes — leading the way with premium tiers and gradually eliminating the free-for-all ‘freemium’ tier which resulted in almost every man and his dog having a Spotify account.

However, as royalty payments have increased, Daniel Ek’s company has been forced to reduce the amount of money it allows to leave its coffers, a sure sign that the intrusive interstitial advertising hasn’t proved as effective as they’d liked…

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[21 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 32 views]
The intricacies of licensing digital music

TuneCore runs a well-written blog on which they recently published an article about the myriad of complexities – licensing, copyrights, mechanicals, effective distribution of earnings – facing music stores (and artists) in the digital era. If you’re not familiar with just how complex the situation is today, it’s well worth a read.