Turntable.fm Is Tanking


A Bill Of Rights For The Music Format


Turntable.fm Licensing Tidbit

More is surfacing on the Turntable.fm licensing situation.  Two separate sources to Digital Music News are now pointing to non-interactive streaming payments to SoundExchange, and Pandora-style playback compliance (still confirming).  

iCloud — $25 a Year

The company plans to eventually charge a subscription fee, about $25 a year, for the service. Apple would also sell advertising around its iCloud service.

Music Beta by Google


Pandora Hits 10 Billion Thumbs

Pandora has now clocked an impressive 10 billion thumb ratings

Apple’s Lining Up Labels Before Cloud Music Launch

From the music industry’s perspective, however, there’s a big difference: Amazon started its service without getting approval from the big music labels. But Apple is actively seeking licenses for its service, and will pay the labels for the privilege.