OK Go has a knack for attracting attention on the Internet. First it was their innovative, cheaply produced videos. Now, the band is running into problems promoting its innovative, cheaply produced videos.
Last week, two market research reports were released that forecast the trend of recorded music revenues. The reports are notable for two things: the dates when digital-physical equilibrium will be met and the errant forecasts of their predecessors.
Recorded music sales in Sweden posted a big turnaround in 2009; Ad-supported music startup Guvera has raised $20 million in second round funding; U.K. ISP Virgin Media will begin testing piracy-detection software; Live Nation says the next Pemberton Festival is on hold.