March 5, 2007

Internet Radio on the Rocks

The Copyright Royalty Board, a panel set up by the US Copyright Office to decide on issues having to do with royalty payments by internet broadcasters, recently issued a new set of royalty rates for internet radio stations. From the report at RAIN and a blog post by Radio Paradise‘s Bill Goldsmith it looks like the new rates could be as much as 125% of a large internet radio station’s revenues. Read more

January 30, 2007

Cool Music Tech

There’s a whole lot of very cool web music technology in the works right now. Services are popping up to facilitate tour tracking, music blog tracking and seamless music experiences. I don’t really have much to say (for now) but here’s a good list of some cool stuff. Hype Machine – See what music all the cool kids are blogging about. Tour Filter – Track the latest and greatest live shows in your area. Read more