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More Music Industry News: Playlist.com Files Chapter 11, RedOne To UMG, YouTube Adds Concert Listings, Music Blog Tips, Rdio & More

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  • Playlist.com files for Chapter 11 (CNet)
  • Universal Music has announced a joint venture with producer, RedOne, and his new record label 2101 Records. The Grammy winner was recently named as Billboard Producer Of The Year and BMI Songwriter of The Year, and is famed for his work with Michael Jackson, Sean Kingston, Enrique Iglesias, Akon and Lady Gaga.
  • YouTube adds location based concert listings to its revamped music start page with help from Songkick. (YouTube)
  • The Music Copyright Enforcers - A look insiude the BMI enforecement process. (NY Times Magazine)
  • How Fast Will Your Internet Be In 2020? (Newsweek)
  • Top 5 Tips for Aspiring Music Bloggers (Mashable)
  • Lollapalooza bigger than ever, but will it be better? (Chicago Tribune, NY Times)
  • Rash Of Traffic Accidents Blamed On ‘iPod Oblivion'. (CrunchGear)
  • In today's pop music, youth is being served. (Indy Star)
  • Faithless tune in to new way to go 'prommercial'. (The Independent)
  • ‘Torrent Tweets’ Marries BitTorrent to Twitter (Wired)
  • An Interview with Kristen Hersh. (Music OMH)
  • Founders of music site Rdio think they've found formula to make pirates go legit. (Winnepeg Free Press) Do labels still beleive these kind of statements? Radio may be a great service, but why are they singing an anti-piracy refrain  that we've heard before and know to be pointless?
  • The Joy of Listservs - One of the Internet's earliest innovations is still one of its best. (Slate)
  • Job Opening: Manager, New Media, Astralwerks / EMI (more)
  • Gathering of the Vibes Festival 2010 -  Despite the economic downturn the reft has a great year while benefiting local charities. (press release)


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