A good start

John Blyberg wrote a nice follow-up post to the piece I wrote about Haunted Love. That’s got to be a good bit of exposure for them – his site is ranked by Technorati as being in the top 500 blogs on the planet. I’d call that proof of...

BPI wins £41m from CD WOW

New Music Strategies reader and BPI board member Paul Birch reports: “Hard to believe but we (BPI) have been awarded £41M in the High Court in the BPI case against CD WOW. CD WOW had ignored the High Courts injunction preventing them from bringing in parallel...

Composers for a fair deal petition

Simon Scardanelli writes: The PRS (The Performing Right Society – collects royalties from radio and TV etc) is proposing to double the royalties paid out for “Prime Time” TV broadcasts of music (helping the rich get richer) and – get this...

Ego Search

Want to know who’s talking about you? There’s a new service that will create an OPML feed of search results across 22 different search engines. Lifehacker has step by step instructions about how to use Monitor...

Copyright extension – again

It turns out that UK parliamentarians have either not read or not understood the Gower report. Seventy MPs have now signed an Early Day Motion calling for extension of copyright despite the report’s recommendation that “The European Commission should...

Sell downloads at your gig

This is a great idea: Bridging the divide between digital and physical, DiscRevolt provides a tangible solution for selling digital media. Artists upload songs to DiscRevolt’s website and design their own artwork for a plastic download card. The cards are then...