rhapsody celebrates streaming music milestone

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Seattle-based Rhapsody hits a major milestone this week, celebrating its 10th anniversary this coming Saturday. An early player in streaming music, Rhapsody has seen ups and downs as the model for the music industry has evolved with the Internet and … Continued

you say “tomato,” i say “american music awards”

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The annual American Music Awards show was held a week or so ago (November 20, to be precise). Personally, I have never paid much attention to the AMA (not to be confused with the American Medical Association, do ya think?), … Continued

happy thanksgiving from megatrax!

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We hope that all of our friends celebrating Thanksgiving this week are surrounded by circles of friends and loved ones. Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you to Dave for the photo. Like this:Like Loading…

finland

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I arrived in Kokkala, Finland in mid-January 2005 after a grueling twelve hour flight from JFK (preceded by a four hour flight from LA). Although I had read an entire book on the history and customs of Finland in preparation … Continued

megatrax celebrates amusicom at hollywood’s libertine

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Megatrax sponsored an amazing DisIndustry party, hosted by John Fulford, at Hollywood’s storied Libertine on the Sunset Strip last week. Thanks so much to everyone who made it out! Whether you made it or not, we hope you’ll enjoy this … Continued

the final chef in the music kitchen

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Back in March, I wrote a blog titled, “The Value Of A Great Recording Engineer.”  It was an overview on my perspective how vital a good recording engineer is to insure a project’s sonic integrity. I had referenced my primary … Continued

licensing notes from leisa korn for 11/14/11

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I had the pleasure of participating in the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Conference last month. I was part of the speed networking session during which composers and songwriters had 3 minutes to pick my brain about music publishing … Continued

universal music group under fire from artists

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It’s been a tough month so far for Universal Music Group, as heavy-hitting artists appear to be lining up to file law suits against the music giant. At issue: licensing fees. Eriq Gardner reported for Billboard that White Zombie Frontman … Continued

is music a commodity?

Even though I have already written extensively on the subject of retitling, I would now like to address the issue from a slightly different angle after having spoken with a number of composers and clients recently. To recap, retitling is … Continued

catching up with emmy-winner danny pelfrey

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This November, Megatrax is making some noise about their Amusicom library from Emmy Award-winning composer Danny Pelfrey. The library, which is ideally suited to television, film, radio, promo and underscore projects, features a stable of top industry composers who’ve created … Continued

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