Stephen Peach

  1. Chartfixer Site Shut Down

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A controversial Web-based company which pledged to buy chart positions has shut down. With a dubious business model that promised chart glory in return for five-figure sums of cash, the Australian-based Chartfixer was quickly positioning itself as ...

  2. Australia's PPCA Wants Radio Income Cap Removed

    February 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Australia's PPCA is challenging the country's commercial radio sector for a bigger cut of broadcast income. On behalf of its membership, the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia launched a constitutional case in the High Court a ...

  3. Australian Eateries Weeks Away From New Music Rates

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's cafes and restaurants have until the end of the month to consider whether music will remain a core ingredient to their businesses. The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) on Dec. 1 will implement a new tariff cove ...

  4. Australia's PPCA Push Fitness Centers For Higher Rates

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA), which represents the interests of recording artists and labels, wants commercial gym classes to pay more for its use of recorded music. The organization has proposed to the Copyright Tribun ...

  5. Australian H1 Biz Value Slumps Despite Digital Boost

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian music industry fell 13.64% in value in the first half of 2007, despite continuing strong sales of domestic repertoire and digital music. According to Australian Recording Industry Assn. (ARIA) figures released today (Monday), total ...

  6. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  7. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  8. ARIA Planning Download, Truetone Chart

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) is planning to launch a download chart by the end of the year. ARIA is also aiming to introduce a truetone chart "in the next 12 to 18 months." The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) is pl ...

  9. ARIA Planning Download, Truetone Chart

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) is planning to launch a download chart by the end of the year. ARIA is also aiming to introduce a truetone chart "in the next 12 to 18 months." The Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) is pl ...