Monday, August 9, 2010


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Mi2N~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Welcome to Mi2N's B2N, BUSINESS NET NEWSThe Largest Music Business & Technology News Resource August 9, 2010 Media Sponsor of:* Beyond The Music Label: August 17* Reeperbahn Festival: Sept 23-25* Tinderbox Music Festival: Sept. 26* Digital Content Monetization 2010: Oct. 4-7 Featured MusicDish Site: Mi2N RSS Feeds KEEP THE GROOVE PRESENTS AN INSTRUMENTAL REMAKEOF JAY-Z AND ALICIA KEYS' NOW CLASSIC EMPIRESTATE OF MIND * MUSICDISH NETWORK- Hong Kong Soundscape #1 Photo Gallery * WORLD NEWS- ARIA Calls For A Code of Conduct;- UK Record Labels Continue To Diversify;- First Licensed Synchronized Music In China;- Grooveshark Settles With Merlin;- Expanded European Festival Awards;- and more... * BUSINESS NEWS- Don Henley Settles Damages Claims;- Savannah Music Group Denounces Performance Royalties;- Liquid Online Media Partners With Star Of "Lost";- MS&K Welcomes Eminent Music Industry Exec;- Oseao Media Group Launches New Services;- and more... * TECH NEWS- RedAntenna Shares Listening Data With GigsWiz;- Interactive Advertising Campaigns;- We7 Fills The Gaps With Autoradio;- Tactile Sounds Releases TS-Substance;- The White Blackberry Bold 9700 In Hong Kong;- and more... * Mi2N RESOURCES* Mi2N INFO ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MUSICDISH NETWORK~~~~~~~~~ HONG KONG SOUNDSCAPE PHOTO GALLERY This first edition in our photographic anthology series"Hong Kong Soundscape" were taken during Danish visualrock/jazz/electro artist Prins Nitram's only show inHong Kong on July 17. Presented by The Underground, theconcert also featured Hong Kong based psychedelic popband Logo and live D&B electronica act Sushi Robot. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~WORLD NEWS~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Like MusicDish on Facebook => PARTNERSHIPS ESSENTIAL TO ADDRESSILLEGAL FILE-SHARING; Reiterate The Need ForA Code Of Conduct Between Content Creators AndInternet Services Providers => RECORD LABELS CONTINUE TODIVERSIFY AS SECONDARY REVENUESGENERATE £193.5M IN 2009; Income OutsideOf Traditional Music Sales Up 6.6% In 2009;Film, TV, Advertising And Games Sync LicensingIncome Rises 19.6% Year-on-year => PIGFACTORY MUSIC PLACES "HAPPYTOGETHER" IN TV SPOT IN CHINA ASFIRST OFFICIALLY LICENSED PIECE OFSYNCHRONIZED MUSIC; The Placement Marks OneOf The First-ever Officially Licensed PiecesOf Synchronized Music To Be Used In China => GROOVESHARK SETTLES WITH MERLIN;SIGNS LANDMARK AGREEMENT; Signs Deal ToProvide Users With Merlin Member Labels'Repertoire Going Forward => EXPANDED EUROPEAN FESTIVAL AWARDSRETURN TO EUROSONIC NOORDEERSLAG; FollowingIts Successful Debut Last January, The EuropeanFeestival Awards Will Return To Groningen InThe New Year With A Larger Venue And MoreCategories => DIGITAL MEDIA ALLIANCESBETWEEN CHINA AND SINGAPOREGAIN MOMENTUM; 18 Deals Signed On SidelinesOf Shanghai World Expo, Including AS$100 Million(RMB 480 Million) Venture Capital Fund => BERTLESMAN ACQUIRES CHERRYLANE MUSIC, STAGE THREE AND ADAGEIV; Royalty Review Council Provides SongCatalog Due Diligence Services => NME RADIO DOUBLES AUDIENCE SHARE;NME Radio, The National Commercial New MusicStation, Has Seen A Massive Rise In Its OverallListening Hours To 1.3 Million => TUDOU CLOSES US$50 MILLION SERIESE FUNDING; Tudou's Latest Round Led By TemasekHoldings, Investing In Mobile/portable DeviceGrowth Strategy And Building A Full Media House => JOB OPENINGS AT SASKMUSIC;We Currently Have Two Job Openings In OurRegina Office ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ADVERTISEMENT~~~~~~~~~~~ FRENCH POP-ROCK, SOUL DUO, JAWEN, DEBUTSTHEIR FIRST US CD ON BELIEVE DIGITAL JAWEN consists of two brothers, singer/guitaristOlivier and multi-instrumentalist Nicolas. They havehad success in France and this CD is the first timethey are bringing their music to the US and it will beavailable on iTunes and other online music services.The first single from JAWEN'S CD, also called "1,2,2 isFive," is being promoted to US radio and is supportedby a fun, edgy video directed by Marc Obin (Luc Besson,Guillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~BUSINESS NEWS~~~~~~~~~~~ Submit Your Music News To Mi2N => DON HENLEY SETTLES DAMAGESCLAIMS AND GETS APOLOGY FOLLOWINGCOURT RULING THAT POLITICIAN INFRINGEDSONGS; After Winning A Federal Court RulingThat The Use Of Their Copyrighted Songs InCampaign Ads Was Infringing => SAVANNAH MUSIC GROUP DENOUNCESPERFORMANCE ROYALTIES; CALLS FORIMMEDIATE OPT-OUT PROVISION; Officers OfSavannah Music Group Call For Congress ToStay Out Of The Music Business => LIQUID ONLINE MEDIA PARTNERS WITHSTAR OF "LOST"; Actor/Singer Harold PerrineauJoins The Liquid Evolution => MS&K WELCOMES EMINENT MUSICINDUSTRY EXEC AS NY PARTNER; Joel SchoenfeldMoves From To Law Firm MitchellSilberberg & Knupp => OSEAO MEDIA GROUP LAUNCHES NEWSERVICES AND SIGN UP SPECIAL; Oseao MediaGroup Launches New Services Including NewswireServices, Promo Writing Services And Apps => CCC ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD AND2010-2011 EVENTS; Panels, PresentationsAnd Discussions On All Aspects Of The MusicBusiness Are Planned By The CaliforniaCopyright Conference In Los Angeles => WARNER MUSIC GROUP CORP. REPORTSRESULTS FOR THE FISCAL THIRD QUARTERENDED JUNE 30, 2010; Total Revenue Of $652 MillionDeclined 16% From The Prior-year Quarter, And WasDown 15% On A Constant-currency Basis => 101 DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS WITHMUSICATI.COM; 101 Distribution, The OnlyFull Service Music And Video DistributorIn The Nation For Independent Artists HasPenned A Partnership Deal With Musicati.com => THE LATIN RECORDING ACADEMYPROMOTES GABRIEL ABAROA JR. TOPRESIDENT/CEO; The Latin Recording AcademyBoard Of Trustees Promoted Gabriel Abaroa Jr.To President/CEO Of The Latin Recording Academy => LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT REPORTSSECOND QUARTER 2010 FINANCIAL RESULTS;Sponsorship Revenue Up Slightly, Driven ByIncreased Revenue Per Sponsor Of 9% Year-to-date => TOUCHTUNES INTERACTIVE NETWORKSTAPS PATRICK BARRY AS SENIOR VICEPRESIDENT, CFO; Former Bluefly, Inc. CFOWill Help Expand TouchTunes' Growing Portfolio => EFF OFFERS NEW HELP FOR TARGETSOF PREDATORY COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTLAWSUITS; Website Resources Explain Rights AndOptions For Those Caught In Movie-DownloadingShakedown => UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHINGGROUP'S CHRISTIAN MUSIC PUBLISHINGDIVISION BRENTWOOD-BENSON ACQUIRESMUSIC PUBLISHING ASSETS OF MARANATHA!MUSIC; Maranatha! Music Is Also One Of TheMost Active Song Catalogs On The CCLI Charts => HILLSTONE RESTAURANT GROUPSELECTS REQUEST HARMONY SOLUTIONFOR MUSIC DISTRIBUTION; Hillstone, ACalifornia-based Premium Restaurant Group,Has Chosen The ReQuest Harmony Solution ForMusic Management And Distribution => KISS AND ROUNDTABLE CONCEPTSJOIN FORCES TO RELEASE THE FIRSTLIMITED EDITION KISS HIGH DEFINITIONTVS; Roundtable Concepts Announced That TheyHave Reached An Agreement With KISS To LaunchThe First Ever KISS LED High Definition TV's => SHERYL WITLEN NEW MUTE DIRECTOR OFONLINE MARKETING; Mute Is Pleased To AnnounceThe Appointment Of Sheryl Witlen To DirectorOf Online Marketing => THE ARISTOMEDIA GROUP RELEASES2010 VIDEO OUTLET STATUS REPORTS;Video Format Maintains Overall Growth, RapidPlacement In Ever-changing Variety Of Destinations ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ADVERTISEMENT~~~~~~~~~~~ PLAY PRAGUE, A MUSIC CONFERENCE ANDCONCERT IN CENTRAL EUROPE The "Play Prague" Music Conference and Concert will befrom Tuesday, September 21 to Sunday, September 26 inPrague, the capitol of the Czech Republic . The 6 dayevent will feature seminars/workshops by music industryprofessionals, performances by artists, bands andsingers and talent competitions. The official websiteof Play Prague is ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~TECH NEWS~~~~~~~~~~~~~ European Music News Channel => SCANDINAVIAN HARMONY: REDANTENNASHARES LISTENING DATA WITH GIGSWIZ;RedAntenna, Odense Based Direct-to-fan MusicMarketplace ServiceHave Started A CollaborationProject With Helsinki Based GigsWiz Who AreDeveloping Analytics Tools For The Live MusicIndustry => LAST.FM TO INTRODUCE INTERACTIVEADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS USING MXP4 MUSICTECHNOLOGY; Ad Platform's Interactive MusicFeatures To Drive Dynamic Online Engagement => WE7 FILLS THE GAPS WITH AUTORADIO;Autoradio, A New Offering That AutomaticallyPlays Your Favourite Tracks Whilst You SearchFor Your Favourite Music => TACTILE SOUNDS RELEASES TS-SUBSTANCE;Substance Is A Virtual Analog Software Synthesizer(VSTi) Emphasizing Simplicity, Flexibility, AndSound Quality => RIM LAUNCHES THE WHITEBLACKBERRY BOLD 9700 SMARTPHONEIN HONG KONG; New BlackBerry SmartphoneTo Be Available From A Wide Range Of RetailOutlets => SIR GANT USING PMC TB2S-A MKIIACTIVE REFERENCE MONITORS ON NEWSOLO PROJECT AT PERSONAL-USE FACILITY;Seasoned Producer/Arranger/Composer Working AtLA-based Personal Production Facility, ElegantMusicworks, Which Is Equipped With A Pair OfPMC TB2S-A MkII Active Reference Monitors ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Mi2N RESOURCES~~~~~~~~~~~ RESOURCESSubmit news - Distribution - - Gift Certificates - Newsletter Subscription - MUSICDISH NETWORKMusicDish Network - http://www.musicdish.netMusicDish Network Services - - SOCIAL MEDIA SITES ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Mi2N INFO~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Editor-in-Chief: Eric de Fontenaymailto:editor@mi2n.comPublisher: MusicDish LLC. to terminate your membership Free Subscription: This newsletter is never sent unsolicited Copyright 2010 MusicDish LLC.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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