Last month Johnny Royal from Luthier Society published a white paper, provocatively titled “Social Media 3.0″.
Last week Google announced the launch of a new search feature, called Music Onebox, which allows you to stream songs for free via partner services Lala and MySpace’s iLike (as well as Pandora, imeem and Rhapsody).
What are some of your guilty pleasures that one would not expect to see on your iPod? This was a question asked of a huge selection of musicians and professionals in the music industry by All About The Music’s owner Alex Gilbert.
Don’t be surprised seeing lots of iPhone-related news in this blog, especially since this device is on very friendly terms with the music world right now. For example, there is a whole two prominent music applications hitting iTunes App Store today.
The thingy in question is a new single by French hip-hop producer Wax Tailor, released in a format aptly titled CD-Vinyl – which can be played in a CD player as well as on a turntable.
As Wired properly noticed, you’d doubtfully surprise anyone with releasing an album on an 8-track tape. In the ’70s. But in 2009, the idea looks like an effective marketing move. So, who’s done that? Cheap Trick, crazy veteran rockers from Illinois.