Archive for January, 2014

Watch Tom Silverman Discuss Growth & New Revenue Streams in the Music Industry on Bloomberg TV

Watch Tom Silverman Discuss Growth & New Revenue Streams in the Music Industry on Bloomberg TV

Written by on January 31, 2014 in News, Tom Silverman with 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, NMS Executive Director and TommyBoy Record CEO, Tom Silverman appeared on Bloomberg TV’s “Street Smarts” to discuss what’s next for the music industry. In case you missed it, you can watch a video of the interview below which features great insight from Tom on topics such as new revenue streams, adapting to […]

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Borrowed Tracks: 10 Timeless Tunes of Copyright Infringement

Borrowed Tracks: 10 Timeless Tunes of Copyright Infringement

Written by on January 30, 2014 in News with 0 Comments

The music industry a legal hotspot for plagiarism allegations. Check out the top 10 most infamous copyright cases and accusations in music, from Vanilla Ice to Marvin Gaye v Robin Thicke. Listen to each song, let us know where your stand.

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Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/27/14

Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/27/14

Written by on January 27, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 1 Comment

Your weekly guide to music business news …and everything else you may have missed last week that matters in music. Digital, Streaming and Subscription [mtphr_toggle heading=”US Digital sales continue to decrease in 2014″ ] US digital sales for 2014 continue the declining trend seen at end of 2013. Three weeks into 2014, digital track sales […]

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On The Radar: New Music From Israeli Shoegazers Vaadat Charigim

On The Radar: New Music From Israeli Shoegazers Vaadat Charigim

Written by on January 21, 2014 in On The Radar, Playlist with 0 Comments

Happy New Music Tuesday from NMS! Highly addictive Israeli shoegaze band, Vaadat Charigim, released the vinyl edition of their debut album The World Is Well Lost today via Warm Ratio. Vaadat Charigim are performing live at SXSW 2014 in Austin this March – will we see you there? Tel Aviv’s Vaadat Charigim is quickly making a name for themselves stateside and […]

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Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/20/2014

Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/20/2014

Written by on January 20, 2014 in Monday Music Brief, News with 0 Comments

Your weekly guide to music business news …and everything else you may have missed this weekend that matters in music. Streaming and Subscription [mtphr_toggle heading=”New Bandsintown Partnership With Sony Music Unlimited May Pose Disadvantage For Local Artists”] Sony’s Music Unlimited subscription service has integrated with concert listing app Bandsintown. Now, users can preview music free […]

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Tom Silverman LIVE on Bloomberg TV Thurs. 1/16 at 4:30 pm (ET)

Tom Silverman LIVE on Bloomberg TV Thurs. 1/16 at 4:30 pm (ET)

Written by on January 16, 2014 in Announcements, News, Tom Silverman with 3 Comments

Catch NMS Executive Director and TommyBoy CEO, Tom Silverman discuss his thoughts on Adapting music distribution to digital, and what’s next for the music business…all building up to the New Music Seminar this June!

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Kicking Off 2014: New Site, New Manifesto, New Ways To Discuss & More

Kicking Off 2014: New Site, New Manifesto, New Ways To Discuss & More

Written by on January 14, 2014 in Announcements with 2 Comments

To kick off 2014 with a bang, we’re excited to reveal a new site, new manifesto, new discussions & more! Following the 2013 conference we asked ourselves, Why should the discussion end here? The answer is…it shouldn’t! [pullquote]NMS is not just an annual conference, it is a year-round discussion.[/pullquote] We’ve spent the past few months […]

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Tom Silverman to Conduct Keynote Q&A at Midem with Lyor Cohen

Tom Silverman to Conduct Keynote Q&A at Midem with Lyor Cohen

Written by on January 7, 2014 in News, Tom Silverman with 3 Comments

Founder of Def Jam Records and former head of Warner Music Group, Cohen will present his new venture, 300, a music content company devoted to the discovery and development of the artists of the future. The new company is in fact, named after the famous Spartan battle against the Persians, mythologized in the movie 300 […]

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