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Music Industry News: EMI Trial Day 2, Make $’s On YouTube, Eurovision, Asthmatic Kitty & More

Hypebot Favicon(UPDATED) Interesting events are happening all over today. Digital Hollywood continues, NYC hosts the CMJ Music Marathon (see "What to Expect" from the NYT) and Apple is holding a press event that they are dubbing "Back To The Mac" at 10AM PT. We'll be tweeting highlights as they happen (sign up for our Twtter feed) and later providing summaries. I don't expect much music news to come from Apple today, but you never know...

  • Terra Firma's Guy Hands basically called is banker at Citi a liar during day 2 of the EMI related trial yesterday. (Guardian)
  • YouTube's Partner Program for musicians, aka Musicians Wanted, has gone global.
  • Elvis Costello Turns to Social Media to Promote Upcoming Album (Mashable)

More Music Industry News & Commentary:

  • Düsseldorf will be the location of next year’s Eurovision Song Contest with the main contest on May 14, and semi finals May 10 and 12, says NDR, the German tv company in charge of the broadcast
  • Classical music conglomerate Naxos names Andy Doe as Chief Operating Officer
  • Asthmatic Kitty Clarifies: It Never Meant To 'Guilt' Fans Into Avoiding Amazon (Techdirt)
  • Rupert Murdoch moves into the live music industry? Media mogul taking on Australia's big ticket sellers. (NME)
  • Interviews: David Dufresne of Bandzoogle and Backfed. (Zeitgiest
  • How Bob Dylan Sounded Before He Was a Star. (Atlantic)
  • Sir Elton John claims today's music all sounds the same. (Telegraph)
  • How the heck is Grooveshark still online? (TheNextWeb)
  • Choruss Goes From Vaporware To Nowhere. (TechDirt)
  • Why songwriters couldn't join the Choruss: Legal P2P failed because it was too vague - and risky. (Register
  • Dear Dan Bull: A Case Study In Musical Innovation. (TechDirt)
  • Picking Stocks: It Has a Good Beat, And I Can Dance To It (Epicenter)


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