music and political elections

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Music and branding.  It’s taken for granted that these two go hand in hand whether it’s promoting a television show, an antacid or a political campaign.  The selling of a candidate to achieve public office is in many respects no … Continued

murdoch-backed music startup bankrupt before launch

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By Yinka Adegoke for Reuters Beyond Oblivion, a digital music startup backed by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and investment bank Allen & Co Director Stanley Shuman has filed for bankruptcy protection after spending millions of dollars building a service that … Continued

death of the pen?

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“The pen is mightier than the sword” may soon be changed to “The stylus and Bluetooth keyboard are both mightier than the sword.” We’ve watched companies tumble and paradigms shift over the years as a result of the digital revolution. … Continued

reason to believe

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In posts during the last year, I have had some not too nice things to say about some of the trends that I have observed in today’s music industry (the broadest definition of that term). I have bemoaned the death … Continued

licensing notes from leisa korn for january 16, 2012

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Happy New Year! For some reason, the start of 2012 has been peppered daily with extensive and lengthy explanations of how copyright laws came into being. I’ve been working in music publishing for more years than I want to admit … Continued

a moment with arranger & orchestrator jeff atmajian

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Jeff Atmajian is a highly sought-after arranger and orchestrator for films. As an orchestrator, Jeff has worked on all or nearly all of the films of directors Rob Reiner and M. Night Shyamalan. He has worked with all the London … Continued

apocalypse: NOT

2012 is going to be a great year for Megatrax. This year will see the launch of our much anticipated new website which promises to be the fastest and most accurate music search system in the industry. This will also … Continued

bret levick’s personal history of punk

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One of the stand-outs on the History of Punk CD from our The Scene catalog is Bret Levick, an acclaimed American rocker, edgy singer-songwriter and an innovative producer. His songs can be heard on hundreds of TV shows, commercials, trailers, … Continued