More Music Industry News: Thumbplay, Universal Inks Aware, Sony’s Own Download Store, EMI On Defensive, TubeMogul & More
Does Steve Jobs know how to say he's sorry? Apple has called a press conference for Friday. Details are slim but it will involve the widely reported troubles with the iPhone 4. (NY Times)
- Thumbplay Music has added Facebook integration to its music discovery and sharing app.
- Indie Aware Records has signed a deal with Universal Republic that will see Guster and others released via the joint venture.
Sony will be launching an iTunes for classical music. (MediaMemo)
- EMI defends Duran Duran remasters. - Label has 'no plans' to recall CDs after complaints about the sound quality – including those from the band themselves. (Guardian)
- Play It Again, Please: Grappling with Repeated Album Listens in the iPod Age (PopMatters)
- Music chief: preventing file-sharing is a "waste of time." (PCPro)
- Pretty Little Liars: Helping To Save the Music Industry One Episode At A Time. (IP)
- New Social Gaming Opportunities Emerge For Music Industry (Billboard)
- Digital Media Consumption Among Teens (Technorati)
- Why the RIAA Doesn’t Mind Losing Money on Lawsuits (TorrentFreak)
- ZeroPaid Interviews a Music Marketer (ZeroPaid)
- eBook pricing: learning from the record industry's mistakes. (FutureBook)
- TubeMogul has made its video analytics tool free. (TechCrunch)
- iTunes Connect Mobile App Now Available for iPhone.(Mashable) Helps manage content for those who distribute direct to iTunes.