Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Music Advisory – Pawnshop Kings

Okay, yet another friend who works in the business gave me some music to check out.  She is managing a couple guys who call themselves the PawnShop Kings.  Yet another music industry professional who is passionate about good music.  As … Continue reading

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New Words For A New World

In a recent article concerning the 2010 first quarter sales of music at retail and online the following was written: “In examining where album sales occur, the chain category — which includes Best Buy, Borders and Trans World — suffered … Continue reading

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2010 ACM Award Winners

Like all awards shows, the 2010 Academy of Country Music Awards featured some stellar, some forgettable, and some cringing performances.  I’ll let you decide which is which, but it seemed clear to me. I will say that the top two … Continue reading

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The Music Advisory – Marc Scibilia

It’s good to have friends who are passionate about music and work in the music business.  What a novel concept!  What’s even better is when they share their passion with me.  That’s how I was introduced to singer/songwriter/musician Marc Scibilia.  … Continue reading

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So Far In 2010: Digital Drops, Non-Traditional Rises

From Billboard.biz By Ed Christman, N.Y. With the first quarter of 2010 now completed, the good news for the U.S. music industry is the slowing decline of album sales. And another observation is the emergence of the non-traditional sector as … Continue reading

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