Classical Music

  1. X5 Signs Up Alligator, Highway 87, Nacional, Six Degrees Records

    August 07, 2012 5:10 PM EDT X5, which specializes in curating genre compilations for the digital format, continues to sign up labels to broaden its musical scope. In its latest signings, the New York-based operation of the Stockholm, Sweden-based label announced that it had ...

  2. Business Matters: Why Concert Listing Sites Like Songkick, Bandsintown Matter in Today's Increasingly Fragmented Market

    April 24, 2012 4:26 PM EDT Why Concert Listing Sites Matter In Today and Tomorrow's Market -- There are far more ways to discover concerts than existed just a few years ago. But are more concert tickets being purchased? Probably not. But that doesn't mean the indu ...

  3. All 12 New Spotify Apps Come From Record Labels

    March 22, 2012 1:39 PM EDT Companies that stand to benefit the most from music discovery are creating the technologies to connect Spotify listeners with their music. Record labels created or backed all 12 of the apps unveiled for Spotify's desktop client Thursday. Spot ...

  4. Patricia Glafcke Named Director of Publishing at Peermusic Classical GmBH

    January 20, 2012 8:00 AM EST Hamburg - Patricia Gläfcke (MA, MBA) is the new director of publishing at Peermusic Classical GmbH in Hamburg. She comes to this position after four years of freelance activity as a cultural manager and six years as managing director of the Hambur ...

  5. Business Matters: Record Store Day Has Banner Sales Day

    April 20, 2011 4:59 PM EDT Record Story Day Has Quite A Day -- Due to Saturday's Record Store Day, independent stores' album sales were up 39% last week and contributed much of the 8% increase in total album sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Independent store ...

  6. Web Trends: Bebe Winans, CMA Awards 2010, Kanye West and more

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Google Trends (As of 4PM): 5. Bebe Winans The gospel singer will be hosting his own Sirius radio show "The Bebe Winans Experience." 13. CMA Awards 2010 The Country Music Awards will air tonight (Nov. 10) on ABC at 8pm ET. Digg Music News ...

  7. Digital Pricing: How Low Can It Go?

    November 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Not all artists and labels may want to compete based on price, but in some cases aggressive pricing is having an real impact on the sales of titles that traditionally haven’t sold well. Hits have demand and can carry a higher price. Some music sim ...

  8. Panel: Classical Might Ally With Digital

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Digital technology could end up being the saviour of an uncertain international classical-music industry, speakers concluded at a panel discussion in London yesterday evening (May 17). Digital technology could end up being the saviour of an uncert ...