More Music Industry News: Rogers To Stay At Topspin, Ping’s Spam Attack, AWAL Tackles Royalties, SIN + Audiosocket & More
Be sure to stop by and participate in our Hypebot online meetup today and rest assured that even though this a long holiday weekend in the US, we will be covering breaking news throughout the three day weekend. Lots of interesting Ping news. Tell us what you think of Apple's new social network.
- On his personal blog, Ian Rogers says he's not leaving Topspin for Google Music (Fistfulayen) That still leaves 4 people on our list of Top Picks To Head Google Music available.
- iTunes 10 hands-on: snappier performance, questionable UI choices. (ars)
- Apple's Ping suffers a major spam attack. (CNet) More Pin news here.
More Music Industry News & Commenttary
- AWAL keeps digital royalties from going awol - UK based Artists Without a Label, started by two musicians formerly signed to Polydor, are tackling the murky issue of digital royalty payments – and revealing some startling disparities. (Guardian)
- Sony Music Independent Network (SIN), the label group's arm for releasing international artists in North America, has tapped Audiosocket to shop select artists for music synch licenses.
- Sony’s iTunes Alternative Faces Uphill Battle. (International Business Times)
- Jac Holzman, who founded Elektra Records in 1950, is in the thick of the technological tsunami that has engulfed the business. The 79-year-old offers advice on how it can survive the turbulence. (LA Times)
- A Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Insight - analytics to help you learn how that Page you spent hours building is working. (Mashable)