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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Watch Lyor Cohen’s Keynote Q&A With Tom Silverman at Midem 2014

Watch Lyor Cohen’s Keynote Q&A With Tom Silverman at Midem 2014

Tom Silverman conducted a Keynote Q&A with former Island Def Jam and Warner Music Group Executive Lyor Cohen this sunday at Midem 2014. The session focused on 300, Cohen’s latest venture in the music industry which counts Google among its investors and already has a distribution deal with Atlantic Records....

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What You Can’t Miss At Midem 2014: NMS Panels, Tom Silverman’s Keynote Q&A With Lyor Cohen & More!

What You Can’t Miss At Midem 2014: NMS Panels, Tom Silverman’s Keynote Q&A With Lyor Cohen & More!

Midem kicked off their 2014 program today in Cannes, France with over 6,000 music and tech industry professionals, artists and brands in attendance. Held annually, Midem’s 2014 Program will run Saturday February 1 through Tuesday February 4, featuring a complete set of conferences during the day and live music from...

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Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/20/2014

Monday Music Brief: Week of 1/20/2014

Your weekly guide to music business news …and everything else you may have missed this weekend that matters in music. Streaming and Subscription Sony’s Music Unlimited subscription service has integrated with concert listing app Bandsintown. Now,...

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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)

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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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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NMS Founder Tom Silverman and His New Music Business Model in Berklee’s Music Business Journal

NMS Founder Tom Silverman and His New Music Business Model in Berklee’s Music Business Journal

A recent piece by Stephen Marcone in the Berklee Music Business Journal makes it clearer than ever as record sales diminish, the increasing importance in creating a new music business model – both for artists and record companies. From Marcone’s article: One of the most popular models was explained by Tom...

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