Category Archives: Downloads

Pandora goes mobile in the US

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Share this post The online personalised music streaming service Pandora has signed a deal with US carrier Sprint to be pre-installed or downloaded to handsets. Pandora and other web broadcasters have been heavily hit by recent increases in the licensing … Continue reading

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Mobile content picking up?

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Share this post Mobango, a site for publishing and sharing user-generated content for mobile phones claims it has experienced a 41% monthly growth in the amount of content being downloaded through its mobile portal across Europe, North America and Asia. … Continue reading

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Indie bands get push from Millionpoundjukebox.com

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Share this post It’s now obvious that in order to promote a band these days you have to play online. MySpace was a ‘go-to’ place for a long time, although it is fast losing its cache as record companies start … Continue reading

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Guess what? iTunes won’t work with Vista

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Share this post Apple’s iTunes music software is not fully compatible with Vista, Microsoft’s newest operating system, says the BBC. Like we couldn’t have guessed…

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Digital music sales double

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Share this post Global digital music sales almost doubled in 2006 to around $2 billion, or 10 percent of all sales, but have not reached the industry’s “holy grail” of offsetting the fall in CD sales, says the International Federation … Continue reading

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Koopa: no more physical music needed

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Share this post It looks like Koopa – a punk trio which a mate of mine has been involved with – have now proved that real punk (the kind that really does screw the establishment) is not dead. From Reuters: … Continue reading

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Reaction on MySpace MP3 move

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Share this postReaction is coming in on the Myspace decision to sell non-DRM MP3s from unsigned bands registered on the site. The Register: “We reckon it’s the record companies that should be more woried about MySpace than Apple at the … Continue reading

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MySpace to sell music from nearly 3 million bands

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Share this postMySpace is to sell songs from nearly 3 million unsigned bands, reports Reuters. Thats’non-DRM’d MP3s, by the way. The bands will be able to set the price for each track, with MySpace and tech partner Snocap taking a … Continue reading

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SpiralFrog – crazy frog?

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Share this postSpiral Frog will make us watch adverts before downloading the music track to one PC and two portable devices, while remembering to log in at least once a month, in order to retain access to the music we've … Continue reading

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Podcast: Digital music – how the fans and the bands are revolutionising the music business

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Share this post The mbites.com podcast this week looked at how digital music is impacting both on music fans and the artists themselves. The guests (pictured) were Laura Lee Davies, former editor of Time Out magazine in London and a … Continue reading

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