November 8, 2012

Warner Music Group Realigns Structure; Cameron Strang Gets Big Boost

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(from Billboard.biz, November 7, 2012) The Warner Music Group, one of the largest companies in the music industry, has announced an organization restructuring. This effort was started by Lyor Cohen when he headed up the companies record music operations. Warner Music Group will realign to better serve its clients. It will be split into three […]

October 25, 2012

Songkick, Andrew Bird Launch Crowdfunded Tour

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(from Billboard.biz, October 23, 2012) Andrew Bird has announced his next tour. A 12-city South American tour will be unlike any other tour of his career, but not because of the locations. Bird has partnered with U.K. based Songkick for this tour to plan and sell tickets. Songkick will allow Andrew Bird to sell tickets […]

September 27, 2012

Business Matters: If Apple is Peaking, What Digital Services are Next?

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(from Billboard.biz, September 25, 2012) Apple recently released their newest product, the iPhone 5, on September 21. Many financial analysts feel that initial sales were below where they need to be. This comes with a riot at its Foxconn supplier in China, and at least one new feature that was met with large frustration immediately. […]

September 13, 2012

Digital Domain, the Company Behind Tupac Hologram, Files for Bankruptcy

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(from Billboard.biz, September 12, 2012) Less than one year after becoming a publicly traded company, Digital Domain Media Group Inc. is filing for bankruptcy. Digital Domain made a large splash in the live music industry this year with a Tupac Shakur hologram that appeared on stage alongside Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. Digital Domain was […]