Parks Associates

  1. Business Matters: Optimistic About the Record Business? You're Not Alone

    January 27, 2012 8:42 PM EST Optimistic About the Record Business? You're Not Alone -- "I am optimistic," Tom Silverman wrote in the email that included a link to his latest fact-filled blog post. "What do you think?" Silverman, of Tommy Boy Entertain ...

  2. Business Matters: Make No Mistake, EU Copyright Extension Is Good for Record Labels, Too

    September 12, 2011 6:40 PM EDT Make No Mistake, EU Copyright Extension Is Good for Record Labels, Too -- Artists and performing musicians are feeling the love in the European Union while record labels are being a bit overlooked. If you've read news reports about the EU ...

  3. Is the Future of Music Games Social?

    April 20, 2011 1:34 PM EDT Some interesting developments this week in the music game space points to a potential rebirth of the genre as a new form of social gaming. Making the most headlines was the shuttering of JamLegend. JamLegend was a Guitar Hero-like rhythm game that ...

  4. Consumers Turning To T.V. For Music Playback

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The hot new music device these days seems to be the t.v. According to a recent survey by Parks Associates, music fans listen to their tunes through their t.v. set as much as they do via MP3 players like the iPod - a full third of respondents each. ...

  5. Digital Briefs: The Orchard, VeeJay Records And More

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Orchard has struck a digital distribution deal with vintage blues label Vee-Jay Records, known for their early recordings of Little Richard, Jimmy Reed, The Staple Singers, John Lee Hooker, among others. The label specialized in Blues, Jazz, ...