Only a few more days, hope to see you there. May 28 - SF MusicTech Summit XIII
Hollywood Reporter: Pandora Adds 700k New Paying Earballs, Stock Pops After Hours
EventPotion: DMCA Friendly Streams, Music Copyrights Talk As Twitch.tv and sophisticated game streamers build giant audiences, the question of legally licensing background music needs to be addressed.
May 28, 2013 Summit XIII Startup Innovators Showcase - Join Now
Divergent Streams: Reflections and Explorations of the Modern Music Industry (ebook)
The Verge: A month after launch, have we forgotten about Twitter #music?
Examiner: EDMBiz Speakers and Panelists Announced
Clyde Smith / Hypebot: Could Flickr Become The Next Big Social Network For Musicians “Network Effects of Tumblr x Flickr Take a network of blogs popular among musicians, combine with a free photo-sharing site at a time when music marketing has become increasingly visual and you have the potential for a must-use social network for musicians.”
SF MusicTech Summit XIII - Only One Week Away! May 28, 2013 @ Kabuki Hotel
TorrentFreak: Hollywood Studios Censor Pirate Bay Documentary “But is it a secret plot to silence the voices of the Pirate Bay’s founders, or just another screw up of automated DMCA takedowns?”
SubPac: Pre-ordered for June Delivery (I hope), one step closer to being a cyborg. #backbeat
IGN: Kevin Smith Says No to Kickstarter
Wired UK: BitTorrent study challenges videogame piracy misconceptions “However, the numbers in our investigation suggest that previously reported magnitudes in game piracy are too high.”
Paste: Jack White / Third Man Records to Reissue Sun Records Classics
RedditTV: Music Theory by Karen Ramirez (good stuff)
Forbes: Brian Zisk and SF MusicTech Summit “As the music world knows, and the rest of the world is finding, it’s time to throw caution to those winds and dance alongside Shiva.”
Happy Mother’s Day!
DJZ: The Internet Rules The Music Business
NBC Bay Area: SF MusicTech Seeks Innovators Startups and developers win prizes and exposure
Guardian UK: Brian Eno at Red Bull Music Academy (video)
Hypebot: BitTorrent Bundle Launches Awesome. “The BitTorrent Bundle is not an album, an MP3, or an MOV. It’s a multimedia format. It’s an early build of a new type of torrent file where fan interaction, like email collection or donation, happens inside the torrent.”
TechCrunch: MOX.tv 24/7 Dance Music Web TV Channel New addiction…
UnCrate: Bohemian Oil Can Guitars These things sound great, and they double as weapons… if need be.
Twenty-Four Bit Vault: Badalamenti Narrating over Laura Palmer’s Theme #creativeprocess Reminds me to go listen to more Joe Frank…
Tried SubPac at last SF MusicTech Summit, it is powerful. #lumbar-bass-party Best impulse purchase in a while… can’t wait for delivery.
Billboard/WSJ/Rumor: Live Nation Grabs 50% of Insomniac (wow!)
Ars Technica: Warner Bros Sued in NyanCourt
Digital Music News: Talking Points for Copyright Overhaul
Attention Startups & Developers! Want to show off your stuff at the 13th SF MusicTech Summit? Enter the SF MusicTech Summit XIII Start-Up Innovators Showcase
AllHipHop: Big Stars… New iPhone App… Streaming Live Shows #spacebar Couch tour technology is getting really good (you be the judge of the music)…
Reuters: DMCA Safe Harbor…boaters beware. #DMCA #hazard The court found that the DMCA’s “safe harbor” provision does not apply to recordings made prior to 1972, when Congress first recognized a federal copyright for sound recordings.
New Orleans Jazz Fest: streaming music on WWOZ
Happy Birthday, Brian! You make the world a brighter place!
NYT: Red Bull Music Academy Comes To New York
TwentyFourBit.Com: Patti Smith’s Advice to Young Artists