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

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

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...

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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

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,...

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