Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Music-Alerts - uses Amazon to deliver RSS album alerts when an artist is about to release a new album. There's no registration. Just type in a list of artists and create a feed. As soon as it's in Amazon's system, you'll see it in your feed
Friday, October 26, 2007
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
AFA Music Group, Ltd. is pleased to announce that the Company is planning to launch its own full-service digital music label in early 2008. The label will encompass all aspects of a traditional record label including music distribution, marketing, publishing and merchandising. This endeavor will enable AFA Music Group to maximize revenues from its ownership in the master recordings. AFA Music Group plans to launch the label in the first quarter of 2008 and make music downloads, merchandise, art work, photos, and other artist information available through the Company's Web site, www.afamusic.com. At that time, the Company will announce additions to its roster of artists and simultaneously launch an aggressive marketing campaign, both domestically and internationally, to promote the label and the artists
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Monday, October 22, 2007
Feldmahler writes: "On Saturday October 13, 2007, I received a second Cease and Desist letter from Universal Edition. At first I thought this letter would be similar in content to the first Cease and Desist letter I received in August. However, after lengthy discussions with very knowledgeable lawyers and supporters, I became painfully aware of the fact that I, a normal college student, has neither the energy nor the money necessary to deal with this issue in any other way than to agree with the cease and desist, and take down the entire site. I cannot apologize enough to all IMSLP contributors, who have done so much for IMSLP in the last two years..."
"With Rhapsody on TiVo, you can choose from millions of songs, search for your favorites, tune in to continuous music on Rhapsody Channels, and build your own library straight from your TV using your TiVo remote. Whether you're in the mood for classical, hip-hop, or anything in between, it's all just a few clicks away. And with a Rhapsody membership, you can listen all you want, without the need to buy individual songs"
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Legendary guitarist Jeff Beck has announced six shows in five days at the world-famous Ronnie Scott's Club in London’s Soho, running from November 27 to December 1. With a band featuring drummer Vinnie Colaiuta, keyboardist Jason Rebello and female bassist Tal Wilkenfeld, Jeff will be performing a wide selection of material over the week. Ronnie Scott's only holds 200 people and has recently had a GBP3 million makeover. No seat is more then 50 feet from the stage. So this is a rare opportunity to catch one of the world’s greatest guitarists in a very intimate environment
Saturday, October 20, 2007
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Monday, October 15, 2007
First it was fashion, and now pop princess Lily Allen is reportedly looking to expand her brand with her very own record label. The Smile singer, who is also in talks about producing her own TV show, is said to hope the stable will launch homegrown talent from around the world. It comes as the 22-year-old recently ditched her management company after she failed to break the US and pick up any major awards this year
Sunday, October 14, 2007
Musopen - "an online music library of copyright free music (public domain music). We want to give the world access to music, without the legal hassles so common today. There is a great deal of music that has expired copyrights, but almost no recordings of this music is in the public domain. We aim to record or obtain recordings that have no copyrights so that our visitors may listen, re-use, or in any way enjoy music"
Saturday, October 13, 2007
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
TempoStand is an online musical portal that promotes independent bands, artists, and musicians in India by using CC-licenses. TempoStand records tracks for groups and then releases these recordings under a CC-India BY-SA License, allowing people to remix and redistribute the tracks as they see fit
Friday, October 05, 2007
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Daniel Pearl Music Days - An international network of concerts using the power of music to reaffirm commitment to tolerance and humanity. Inspired by the legacy of journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, World Music Days uses the universal language of music to spread a message of hope and unity across cultural divides
The Year the Music Died (which was 1972) is packed with information, stories, trivia, and photos relating to the "golden era" of pop music between 1964 and 1972. Author Dwight Rounds covers the Beatles and their music in depth, including a separate chapter devoted to John Lennon. Subsequent chapters covering the Rolling Stones, Byrds, Doors and CSNY, are followed by sections on all the other influential groups of the era. Rounds also discusses the major music festivals of the time (Monterey Pop, Woodstock, and the Isle of Wight), followed by history and commentary of the social movements of the time