More Music Industry News:
- The merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster has been approved by U.S. and Canadian authorities with surprisingly few concessions required. (WSJ)
- SoundCloud teams up with The Hype Machine to transform music distribution to blogs. - Domino, Massive Attack, Marina and the Diamonds, and Delphic among first to take advantage of new partnership. (press release
- Deezer CEO is ousted by investors. (TechCrunch)
- The Spotify Effect: Swedish Music Fans Start to Steer Clear of Pirates (Telegraph) and Spotify now offers the music industry a sustainable revenue model according to a UK Universal executive.(NY Times)
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