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  • iTunes at 10

    Apple’s retail store enters its second decade with many questioning where the company goes next

  • It’s all in the game: Zhivago, We7 and On Air, On Sale

    Three music business stories in the ether this morning which may not look connected at first galnce, but are actually all part of the same conundrum. Zhivago Records in Galway has gone into liquidation with the loss of 15 jobs, …

  • A pick and mix future for the music industry

    Most pop fans probably probably still associate Dave Stewart with Eurythmics, but he’s had a wide and varied career since that double-act came to a halt. Aside from production and soundtrack work, Stewart is also Nokia’s “chief distruption advisor”. He …

  • Unasked for advice: what Rupert Murdoch can learn from the music business

    When Rupert growls, the newspaper industry listens. Of course, it helps that he is airing his plans for readers of News Corp publications to pay for online content right bang at the start of the silly season when there just …

  • The economics – and politics – of streaming

    For this month at least, streaming is the new rock’n’roll. While the likes of Spotify and Lala are not currently available in Ireland (well, unless you’re prepared to pay €10 a month for the former’s premium service), it is only …

  • Ribit, ribit

    Remember Spiralfrog, the record industry-backed firm promising free ad-supported music downloads? It missed its mooted December 2006 launch, and subsequent infighting nearly scuppered the ship. Now, users have been invited to test a beta version of the site, with a …

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