Monday, July 31, 2006 to launch iLike, the leading independent music community, has announced it has secured its first round of institutional investment, a $2.5 million dollar equity financing from an all-star roster of strategic investors including Vinod Khosla and Bob Pittman. The company is preparing to launch iLike, a new social music discovery service targeted at the iPod and MySpace generation, and is currently soliciting trial users


SingShot - An "online singing community" that provides access to thousands of songs and allows you to record your own version of songs. You get your own recording studio where you can organize your recordings, add favorite members and recordings, and communicate with other members

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Clapton's Red Square concert canceled

Eric Clapton's scheduled concert on Red Square next week has been canceled after Russian authorities abruptly withdrew their permission, the guitarist's publicist said. A Russian promoter had received an official permit for Clapton to perform on Red Square on Thursday, but officials withdrew that Friday, Clapton's publicist, Kristen Foster, said in a statemen

Thursday, July 27, 2006

CMT 2006 Music Awards

CMT 2006 Music Awards - The 41st Academy of Country Music Awards site with nominees, winners, photo galleries, past winners, radio, and shop

Wednesday, July 26, 2006 - Features music videos with live band stage rehearsals and performances from the rehearsal studio as bands prepare for TV appearances, recording sessions, and tours

Monday, July 24, 2006

Amie Street

Amie Street - a social network centered around the discovery of new music

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Shakira urges diplomacy in Israel-Lebanon crisis

Lebanese-Colombian rock superstar Shakira called for diplomatic intervention and an immediate ceasefire to end the escalating crisis in the Middle East, according to a statement released here by her record label Sony

Thursday, July 20, 2006


Panjea is a social media network that enables musicians and video artists to sell their music and videos. Artists can sell their works through the Panjea Store and, thanks to the Panjea Adshare program, they make money when people download their music and videos by getting 100% of all ad revenue. Simple users can earn points just by participating in Panjea and redeem music and videos for free. Panjea is completely free

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

2006 Video Music Awards

2006 Video Music Awards - Official site for the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards. Videos, photos, nominees, and winners

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Cleveland record label opens Nashville office

Rust Records, a Cleveland-based label that has shifted its emphasis from rock to country, has now opened a downtown Nashville office in Cummins Station, 209 10th Ave. S

Glastonbury Festival starts own record label

The Glastonbury Festival has set up his own record label. The Glastonbury Phonographic Society has been put together specifically to release classic live Glastonbury performances on CD and DVD. The first album - 'Music From Glastonbury The Film' - is the live soundtrack to the recently released Julien Temple-directed 'Glastonbury' film

Classic FM's new record label to launch first album

Classic FM's latest brand extension - a record label that backs unsigned British artists - is to launch its first album this Autumn. The debut release from Classic FM Presents… will feature British singer Alfie Boe, whose album of tenor arias will be released in early September. Classic FM Presents… will be produced in association with Sony BMG, with whom the station already works on its compilation label

Thursday, July 13, 2006

The Yardbirds Family Tree: Birds of a Feather

The very best of Mooreland St Records 1999-2006. Jim McCarty Band, Yardbirds Experience, British Invasion All-Stars, Pete French, The Ambulators with Dave Walker
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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Syd Barrett, founder of Pink Floyd, dies

Syd Barrett, the troubled Pink Floyd co-founder who spent his last years in reclusive anonymity, has died, the band said Tuesday. He was 60. A spokeswoman for the band said Barrett died several days ago, but she did not disclose the cause of death. Barrett had suffered from diabetes for years


PickStation - A music podcasting/blogging community where users submit, tag, discuss and vote for the tracks they like. The most popular tracks make it onto the frontpage. Users can subscribe to the podcast feed for any station (popular, incoming, tag, user), or place that station on their personal website as a flash widget

Sunday, July 09, 2006

The Firm launches record label

Los Angeles-based management company The Firm is launching a new record label to be distributed by EMI in the United States. EMI has made an investment in the label, in return for the U.S. physical and digital distribution rights, as well as the right to license product to the rest of the world

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Lindsay Tomasic: Big World

Los Angeles based singer/songwriter, Lindsay Tomasic's passionate blues/rock song, "Big World" is dedicated to the climate crisis cause and was inspired by Al Gore's film, "An Inconvenient Truth". Profits from this CD single will be donated to environmental crusaders who are actively engaged in the fight against global warming
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LOVE - Celebrates the musical legacy of The Beatles. A unique soundscape was created by Sir George Martin and Giles Martin using the master tapes at Abbey Road studios

Saturday, July 01, 2006

Vibe Streamer

Vibe Streamer - Free MP3 streaming server which allows users to play their music anywhere