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All the focus has been on streaming music the last few years, with the comeback of the vinyl record getting much attention as well. Meanwhile the once mighty CD has been pretty much written off as a relic of the past. After all, who needs a round plastic souvenir when the same music can be […]Continue reading
The CD is fading away, not as quickly as was predicted, but the long slow decline is occurring nonetheless. Streaming is the root cause, of course, and the decline of the importance of the album too, but for the most part, our attention is now elsewhere instead of on a round piece of plastic. That […]Continue reading
On July 1st, Best Buy was supposed to end its long history with the Compact Disc (better known as the CD). The company had announced months ago that it had set that date as its deadline for ending sales completely, but according to several reports, is still is selling them, although with greatly reduced inventory and floor space. […]Continue reading
Are you owed money for playing on a record that you don’t know about? That’s what the topic of my latest podcast is about. My guests today are PR and marketing manager Brian Stewart and Chief Operating Officer Shari Hoffman from the AFM SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund. The fund distributes over $60 million […]Continue reading
In record label executive offices across the U.S. there’s rejoicing as the latest RIAA numbers show a double digit increase in revenue for the first time in almost 20 years. The latest figures show that the recorded music market in 2016 brought in $7.7 billion, up a bit more 11% over the previous year. And […]Continue reading