Managers of The World – Unite!

Managers across the world are coming together to form communities where they can network and stay informed about current issues. Getting their artists to sign…

Spotify’s Time

The music industry once again is on the tipping point of another digital transformation, this time moving away from CD’s and downloads and into the…

Roger Faxon, Captain of Industry

Roger Faxon has had a distinguished career in the entertainment industry. He was executive vice president/COO at LucasFilm, a founding partner of the film and…

The Merger of Universal and EMI

Both European and American regulators have approved the $1.9 billion purchase of EMI by Universal. The deal was closed after months of heated debate about…

Waiting for GRD

This is the second in a series of articles tracking ongoing efforts worldwide to develop a single registry of songs. In our December cover piece,…

A Note on Grooveshark

Grooveshark has been in the news lately. Many of the major music companies have filed suit. Proceedings against Grooveshark started in November 2011, with Universal…

R.I.P. EMI

EMI, the British company, has been a driving force in the music industry since 1887, when Emile Berliner invented the Gramophone.  Since then, EMI has…

iCLOUD: The Devil is in the Details

On June 6th of this year, at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced at last plans for its iCloud service. Music, digital books, applications, photos…

The Cloud: Yet Up In The Air

With all the recent activity in the digital music world, it is no surprise that investors have been attracted to the concept of cloud-based services.…