Seattle Weekly

  1. Business Matters: Ticketfly Adds Venues Union Transfer (Philly), The Foundry (Phoenix)

    August 10, 2011 8:50 PM EDT Ticketfly Adds Union Transfer (Philly), The Foundry (Phoenix) -- Ticketmaster may be resigning its top ticketing clients, but other ticketing companies are actively picking up smaller venues and promoters. San Francisco-based Ticketfly has recentl ...

  2. Business Matters: Android Vs. iPhone, Radiohead, DMCA Takedowns and more

    August 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT WHO'S WINNING THE SMARTPHONE WARS -- Google’s Android operating system has 27% of recent smartphone owners and now accounts for 13% of all smartphones. In the last six months, however, Android has accounted for 33% of new smartphones. And Nie ...

  3. Business Matters: Jelli, Sub Pop, Live Nation, KISS

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Jelli has partnered with Triton Media to launch two of its crowdsourced radio shows to national syndication. Ten stations, including WBOS in Boston and KXTE in Las Vegas. Jelli allows people to select online which songs they want to hear on ter ...

  4. Analysis: Artist Compensation, Pricing Debate Heats Up

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Though not a new topic, how artists and labels are compensated for their works continues to gain momentum as countries pass (or consider to pass) anti-piracy laws, and everybody from musicians to label executives to music publishers ponder how to ...

  5. Business Matters: U2, Blackberry, MySpace Music, WMG

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Blackberry owners, often a forgotten group in era of the iPhone app, now have one up on their Apple-owning friends: the U2 Blackberry app is fi ...

  6. The Billboard Q&A: Sub Pop's Jonathan Poneman

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Venerable indie label Sub Pop has been declared dead twice in its 20 years on Earth: first in 1991, with a Seattle Weekly cover that asked, "Is Sub Pop About to Pop?," and again in 1998, when Rolling Stone said, "Its future looks bl ...

  7. eMusic Makes Key Hires

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bolsters editorial, PR, mktg departments. eMusic has bolstered its editorial, pr and marketing departments with new hires in key positions. In editorial, music journalists Lenny Kaye and Michaelangelo Matos have been hired as rock/pop columnist an ...

  8. EMusic Introducing Editorial Content

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service specializing in independent label content -- says it is building an editorial team to produce original commentary and content to help its users discover EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service ...

  9. EMusic Introducing Editorial Content

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service specializing in independent label content -- says it is building an editorial team to produce original commentary and content to help its users discover EMusic -- an MP3 download subscription service ...