Ralph Simon

  1. Music Matters With Daniel Glass, Apl.de.ap, Marc Geiger Wraps Up in Singapore

    May 26, 2014 2:42 PM EDT The 9th Music Matters conference in Singapore wrapped up on Saturday, running May 21 through May 24. The proceedings are the focal point of the music industry in Asia when they happen. The live music showcases saw their culmination on the final da ...

  2. Rock Producer Bob Ezrin Talks About the Importance of Canada's Arts Scene During Canadian Music Week Keynote

    March 27, 2013 3:46 PM EDT Bob Ezrin's keynote conversation with interviewer Ralph Simon of ASCAP was filled with interesting tidbits about the late Jack Richardson, like giving "the kid" the little-known band Alice Cooper to produce in 1970, to his curre ...

  3. Google, Amazon Among ICANN Applicants For .music Domain

    June 13, 2012 12:25 PM EDT Eight groups, including Google and Amazon, have submitted applications with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to be the exclusive operator of the .music domain. Five difference groups have applied for .tickets and doz ...

  4. Backbeat: Joss Stone, Tom Silverman, Richard Gotterher @ Kobalt MIDEM Party

    January 31, 2012 3:36 PM EST From left: Attorney Patrick Grafton Green; Kobalt's Willard Ahdritz; Staffan Boström, Kobalt's long-time attorney and a partner at the Stockholm law firm of Bird & Bird; Ralph Simon, co-founder of Zomba Group and CEO of the Mobilium ...

  5. Iceland Airwaves Festival Draws With Big Indie Names but Keeps the Focus Local

    October 19, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Over the past week, Iceland's capital city of Reykjavík was taken over for five days by the 13th annual Iceland Airwaves festival, with Americans like Beach House, John Grant, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and Tuneyards playing alongsid ...

  6. @MIDEM 2011: Social Games Are Serious Business -- But Can Others Follow Past Successes?

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST CANNES, France -- There are plenty of individual examples of artists who have experimented successfully with social games. But is there a model here that all artists can follow? Or is it like the mobile app space -- something a handful of artist h ...

  7. Avril Heads To China

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian superstar Avril Lavigne will perform live in "six or seven" Chinese cities this fall as part of her upcoming Asian tour, Nettwerk Productions CEO Terry McBride said during the Music Matters conference in Hong Kong on June 4. In ...

  8. Sounding Off On Ringtones: Creativity Is Key To Future

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Introduced six years ago in the United States, mobile ringtones have become one of the market's most significant agents of change in the music business. Ralph Simon is chairman of the Mobile Entertainment Forum-Americas and CEO of Mobilium, a ...