Monthly Archives: April 2008

Leave Your Mobile in the Van

Peter Cooper blogs about how mobile devices are hurting music in a way you might not have thought about:  When people talk about the things that are allegedly “killing” music, they usually go on about vocal tuning technology, the demise of physical product, … Continue reading

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When Platforms Collide: The Future of Mobile Music

Paul Resnikoff in Los Angeles writes about how different platforms are converging and will become nearly indistinguishable from one another and how that will change the patterns of licensing.  Check it out at Digital Music News.

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Industry Pro of the Week: Andy Elliott

ANDY ELLIOTT PD Citadel KJJY/KHKI Des Moines, IA Marital Status: Married Children: 3 girls Darby 13, Libby 10, Ava 1 (pictured) Previous stations you have been with: KIOA in Des Moines (Oldies) and KOKZ in Waterloo (Hot AC) Years in biz: … Continue reading

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David Ford in One Take

This musical video features David Ford performing every part of his debut single “Go To Hell” in one take.  Using multiple layers, loops and some coffee, it’s impressive to watch.  

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A&R in Nashville

I’d like to see the ratio and breakdown of recently successful acts from record labels.  A comparison of brand new artists that no one has heard of to artists that have been lifted off one of the following:  American Idol, Nashville Star, Dancing With The Stars, MySpace, from another format, through Muzik … Continue reading

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Digital Summit: “Can I Really Ditch A Record Label?”

A feature on the Leadership Music Digital Summit can be found in The Tennessean. It’s based on what I thought was one of the weaker panels of the day, “Can I Really Ditch A Record Label?”. The title of the … Continue reading

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Digital Summit Highlights: Retail

One of the more interesting panel discussions of the Leadership Music Digital Summit yesterday was “Digital Retail: What’s The Future?” On the issue of the future of CD product, UMG Nashville EVP Sales, Marketing & New Media Ben Kline said, “I can’t … Continue reading

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