Industry Announcements

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Video: Social Music where Facebook welcomes Spotify – Is this the break the music industry has been waiting for?

Today, Facebook has added some music subscription weight to its offerings in welcoming Spotify as a player in it’s stable of new media apps. Are we looking the biggest historic shift in music distribution, since Apple’s iTunes paved the way that Napster could quite achieve? Is this the ‘Social Solution’ that the music industry desperately needs? … Continue reading

SXSW: Proposals Sought for Music, Film and Interactive Events

Source: Press Release from SXSW June 15, 2010 – Austin, TX – South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals kick off the 2011 season today, as the popular PanelPicker™ interface opens to accept programming proposals for the next event. The PanelPicker™ interface is an innovative online tool that allows the SXSW community to have a … Continue reading

Reflecting on Prof. Dr. Fritz Sennheiser

At a tradeshow a few years back, I was talking to an audio distributor about a pair of telephone headsets that they represented. I asked a question if a particular feature was on their roadmap, and whilst I don’t recall the exact question, I clearly recall the answer. “Professor Sennheiser does not believe that the … Continue reading

2010 NAMM Show Opens in Anaheim

New Decade Brings Hope and Optimism to Industry Professionals Heading to Annual Music Instrument and Products Trade Show ANAHEIM, Calif., January 14, 2010— The NAMM Show, the longest-running trade show in the United States, opened today welcoming thousands of musical instrument and products retailers and manufacturers from around the world. While the majority of industry … Continue reading

Led Zeppelin celebrated with a Whole Lotta Love

ONE WEEK TO GO! An announcement from the promotional partners of the Music Producers Forum, CCEntertainment. They are proud to present the Whole Lotta Love Concert, for the first time at the historic Enmore Theatre, 24 September 2009 in Sydney. Whole Lotta Love’ has sold out every year since 2003 and has continued to get … Continue reading

Les Paul Dies – Official Gibson Media Release

New York, NY…August 13, 2009…Les Paul, acclaimed guitar player, entertainer and inventor, passed away today from complications of severe pneumonia at White Plains Hospital in White Plain, New York, surrounded by family and loved ones. He had been receiving the best available treatment through this final battle and in keeping with his persona, he showed … Continue reading

The Next Beat for Wacom

The Wacom is a brand that is usually identified with image and design, with their pen tablet technology that dominates the professional design & 3d markets, until now…. Introducing the Next Beat, a “Interface” product for the music industry.

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