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Looking Back: Tom Silverman On “The Next Physical Format”

Looking Back: Tom Silverman On “The Next Physical Format”

Written by on March 5, 2014 in News, Tom Silverman with 2 Comments

Back in 2007 when the writing was on the wall about the demise of the CD and vinyl sales were almost nonexistent, I wrote this commentary for Billboard. ¬†Today, as CDs are down 19.6% year-to-date ¬†and album downloads are down 14%, Vinyl is up 32.7%, it is clear that consumers want something physical that they […]

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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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