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  1. “We owe it to our bands to maximize their success”— Rise Founder Craig Ericson Talks BMG Purchase

  2. Not one artist’s album has gone platinum this year

    According to Billboard (via Digital Music News), after nine months, not a single artist’s album has...

  3. Urban Outfitters is now the world’s biggest seller of vinyl records

    Urban Outfitters chief administrative officer Calvin Hollinger confirmed to Buzzfeed recently that the company is the world's...

  4. Music industry considering a new global album release day

    The music industry is considering a new global release day that may see all countries releasing new albums...

  5. Twitter and Billboard partner for real-time music charts

    Twitter and Billboard are announcing today a deal to create the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts: an ever-changing and...

  6. New regulations significantly increase cost for international artists to perform in Canada

    New regulations in Canada, enacted July 31, stand to make it significantly harder for international artists to perform in...

  7. How to begin a career in the music industry in 2012

    A newly posted essay (taken from a graduation speech at Syracuse University) outlines how to begin a career...

  8. Album sales up in 2011; first increase since 2004

    Discmakers has an interesting report culled from a series of sources that indicates album sales were up in 2011...

  9. New essay about prices of shows: “Five bucks, in my mind, is WAY too low”

    An interesting new essay from Scott Honsberger (chief blogger at Your Band’s Best Friend, Founder ...

  10. Study: Lawyers and accountants highest-paid members of musicians’ teams

    Digital Music News reports on a new study by The Future of Music Coalition, who interviewed thousands...

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