Cash Music

  1. Dublab, Cornerstone of L.A.'s Avant-Electro Scene, Marks 15 Years – But How'd They Stick Around?

    July 07, 2014 10:12 AM EDT Since its founding in 1999 as one of the first 24-hour internet radio stations, Los Angeles' dublab (a portmanteau of "dubbing" and "laboratory") co-founder Mark "Frosty" McNeill" and the rest of the staff & ...

  2. CASH Music, Non-Profit Co-Founded by Kristen Hersh, Donita Sparks, Jesse von Doom, Empowers Artists With Digital Tools

    December 23, 2013 11:40 AM EST There’s been no shortage of digital services in recent years promising new ways for musicians to connect with fans. As the music industry has flattened, technology has flourished, with new tools for independent and DIY artists sprouting up all the ...

  3. Maggie Vail Leaves Kill Rock Stars for Nonprofit CASH Music

    October 26, 2011 4:42 PM EDT Maggie Vail, whose name has been virtually synonymous with the Kill Rock Stars label for more than 17 years, has left the company and will be focusing fulltime on CASH Music , a nonprofit "that builds open source digital tools for artists and ...

  4. Kickstarter Got A $10 Million Infusion -- Here's Why That's Important For The Music Business

    March 18, 2011 1:35 PM EDT Union Square Ventures and a host of smaller investors have put $10 million into Kickstarter , the fundraising site that allows fans to fund projects. The funding actually happened some time ago but had been kept quiet until now. Why should the mus ...

  5. @MEL: Key To App Sales Success: Winning Over Apple's Editors

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Apple's App store editorial department – tasked with selecting and promoting the best apps on the crowded site – now holds enormous power over the success or failure of music industry apps, panelists said during “The New Music Industry” discu ...

  6. Music App Summit: Decision-Makers Discuss Past, Present and Future of Mobile Music Apps

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT This year’s Mobile Entertainment Live: The Music App Summit is taking place Oct. 5 in San Francisco and will be a high-level meeting of the main players involved in making music-relates smartphone apps. They include the leading app developers, VCs ...

  7. A Crowdsourcing Strategy That Makes Sense

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Now here’s a crowdsourcing strategy that makes sense. The CASH Music initiative last week released two new apps that let artists give away music to fans that help spread the word via Twitter or Facebook. Called Tweet-for-Track and FBConnect-to-Tra ...

  8. Kristin Hersh To Release Combined Book, Album

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. publisher the Friday Project will publish a book version of Kristin Hersh's latest album, giving readers access to exclusive online material. "Crooked" will be published on 10th June, priced £12.99 ($20), and will feature a cod ...