More Music Industry News: LA Indie Labels Soar, Facebook’s New Privacy Woes, eMusic & More
- L.A.'s string of indie labels succeeds with a jack-of-all-trades approach. With Arcade Fire at
No. 1, there is growing focus on indie labels. L.A.'s scene is vibrant and varied, and it shows the value of passion over a big-business model. (LA Times)
- Privacy groups are pouncing on Facebook's new Places location feature. (ars)
- eMusic is ramping up for a big fall marketing campaign being put together now by its newly named ad agency Sarkissian Mason.
- Even though its still in alpha Shuffler.fm is receiving praise for its beautifully simple site that delivers genre driven music in Pandora style streams grabbed from top music blogs. With Shuffler.com you can channel surf the music web. I loved it as did the LA Times' This Is Brand X blog.
- Treasure Trove Of Jazz To Be Blocked, Perhaps Forever, Thanks To Copyright. (Techdirt)
- Control Your Image: Women Musicians Seize On Social Media (NPR)
- Simplifying the Lives of Web Users. (NYT)
- RIAA Speaks Out Against Net Neutrality (Again). (TNW)
- Is the web really dead? (BoingBoing)
- Why your favourite band should split up. (guardian)
- Is "Free" the Right Price for Your Product? (RWW)
- Should You Make Buying [Your Album] Difficult? (NM)
- They Say Crappy Computer Speakers Are Ruining Music, Here Are Some of The Best Ones. (Digital Trends)
- The Future of the Future: What role will record companies serve? (MN)