Amie Street

  1. Google Offered $15 Million to Buy Songza (Report)

    June 06, 2014 7:15 PM EDT Google has offered $15 million to acquire curated playlist site Songza, according to the New York Post . The deal would give the search giant company a new music property that could improve its Google Play Music All Access subscription service or ...

  2. Internet Radio: The Next Digital Underground

    July 19, 2012 6:35 PM EDT One is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Another was recently launched by the world's leading on-demand music subscription service. And yet another has quietly accumulated 30 million monthly users. These three Internet services are part ...

  3. Business Matters: MySpace, Pinterest Bump Up, Facebook Drops Slightly in Feb. comScore

    March 23, 2012 5:54 PM EDT MySpace Web Traffic Boosts, But Still Isn't Pretty; Facebook Drops Slightly -- MySpace gained more U.S. visitors and Facebook lost a few in February, according to new figures from comScore. MySpace jumped 8 spots to #42 in comScore's lis ...

  4. @MEL: Purported Pandora Killer Makes Pitch At Innovators Showcase

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Pandora reigns among the break-out music technology apps of the era, but now some upstarts think they can outdo the Oakland, Calif-based music service by making streaming radio more of a game. Songza Media CEO Elias Roman pitched his personalized ...

  5. Innovators Showcase To Spotlight Mobile Up-And-Comers

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT At our upcoming conference Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit , taking place Oct. 5 in San Francisco, we’ve got plenty of high-profile executives giving keynotes. But it’s not just about the names you know. Billboard also strives to i ...

  6. Better Than Cheap? Distribution as a Commodity

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As prices for basic services drop, digital distribution is becoming a commodity with few differences between services. Artists and labels are being well served by low-priced distribution services that charge a flat fee and return 100% of retail sa ...

  7. Business Matters: TuneCore, Lala, 2010 Trends To Watch

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- For getting songs immediately to download stores - rather than opt for a future street date - Amazon.com was found in one trial to be the faste ...

  8. Business Matters: FM Radio, Music Sponsorships, Spotify

    October 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- A bill on low power FM radio will get a vote on Thursday in the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet. The Local Community Radio Act would allow the FCC to license hundreds of new low power, non-commercial stations. ...

  9. Business Matters: Lala, Viacom, YouTube, EMI

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Lala has some pretty incredible sale prices for the Top 200 Albums of the 2000s feature at Pitchfork. Radiohead 's "Kid A" is $1 ...

  10. Amie Street To Offer Sony Catalog

    September 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Online music retailer Amie Street will begin selling music from Sony Music. The deal covers both current and catalog tracks. Unlike other tracks on Amie Street, the Sony songs will not be priced using the site's dynamic pricing model. Instead ...

  11. Amie Street Partners With RED

    August 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Online music retailer Amie Street has announced a deal with RED Distribution. Starting today (Aug. 18), the site, which uses a variable pricing model based on the popularity of a track, will stock music from the RED Distribution catalog. Some of t ...

  12. Amie Street Launches New Web Site

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Online retailer Amie Street, currently in the midst of raising its Series B round of financing, unveiled a new Web site today. The site has a new, cleaner look, as well as a number of new features and improvements on existing functions. The site, ...

  13. Turbolinux Revs-Up Download Service

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Japanese subsidiary of Linux software distribution company Turbolinux says it is setting up a music-download service based on an exclusive licensing agreement with Long Island City, N.Y.-based independent-music download site/SNS service Amie S ...

  14. Dynamic Pricing Service Boosted By Funding

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Digital music service Amie Street -- which uses dynamic pricing to change how much each song costs based on its popularity -- closed a first-round funding series that includes such big-name investors as Amazon.com. The exact amount of the investme ...