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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Digital Music’

Amazon’s AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases

Back in January Amazon announced their new AutoRip service, which gives customers free digital copies of any and all physical music they buy on Amazon (at launch, that simply meant MP3s for CD purchases). Today, they’ve announced that AutoRip is extending its reach to vinyl. “Starting today, when customers purchase an AutoRip vinyl record, a digital copy of that music …

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Yahoo Strikes a Cross-Promotion Deal with Clear Channel

Yahoo struck another content deal yesterday. This time it’s with Clear Channel Communications and their iHeartRadio Network. The distribution and cross-promotion deal allows Yahoo access the to iHearRadio musical content to use as its digital radio service, and in return, ClearChannel, one of the biggest players in terrestrial radio, advances their digital presence. The partnership also offers Yahoo exclusive access …

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Indaba Music Launches a “Social Contest Suite”

Indaba Music bills itself as a leading community for independent musicians to show off their talents. The site, through its Opportunity Marketplace, hosts contests that involve composing or remixing music tracks. Indaba’s contest campaigns are designed to promote music brands and artists. The site boasts over 20 million “digital impressions” for each of its contest campaign programs. Today, Indaba is …

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Fort Atlantic Puts First Album On NES Cartridge

If you’re looking to break through the crowded indie rock scene with your first studio album, I’m going to say that it helps to release it on a freaking NES cartridge. “The idea to put together a Nintendo cartridge and make it a record came about when I was thinking about how other bands are releasing their music,” says frontman …

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Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart

There is no doubt that digital music streaming is here to stay. In fact, there’s been no doubt for a couple of years now. Services like Spotify, Rhapsody, Pandora, and more draw millions of users who find digital streaming a better alternative to listening to traditional radio stations. Now it looks like Billboard is finally catching up to the digital …

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Judge Refuses To Stop Resale Of Digital Music

The “First Sale” doctrine may cover digital purchases if ReDigi has its way. CNET is reporting that U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan has denied EMI’s attempt to shut down ReDigi while the case goes to court. ReDigi is a Web site that allows users to sell the digital music on their computers. Judge Sullivan, however, is allowing the case to …

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