slot music

the listenerd on the Slot Music plan: this nearly universally maligned plan is to sell albums not as CDs or MP3s, but on SD memory cards. The idea may well not be a good one at all, however, the attitude and authority with which so many people claim to know the music business and what’s […]

details on changes in the music publishing business

Key points about the state of the music publishing business, gleaned from an excellent blog entry by Eric Beall: Mechanical royalties take 2-4 years to get paid, so the apparent health of the business is deceptive in that it doesn’t yet reflect reductions in CD sales over the past few years. Mechanical losses *are* kicking […]