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  1. Business Matters: WillCall's BarTab a Rare App for Music Venues

    January 10, 2014 7:46 PM EST This week WillCall, developer of a concert discovery app of the same name, launched a new service for venues to make more money. Called BarTab, the app is a part of the WillCall platform and is targeted specifically at concert venues. San Franci ...

  2. SXSWi Q&A: C3's Mat Whittington

    March 11, 2012 9:21 AM EDT There was a long, slow line outside Turntable.fm's party Saturday night at SXSW - perfect for talking to Mat Whittington of C3 Artist Management about what he's looking forward to in Austin this year. Billboard.biz's SXSWi Blog: All ...

  3. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  4. A Guide to Music at SXSW Interactive: Jay-Z, Flying Lotus, SoundCloud, Gigs, Parties, More

    March 07, 2012 12:30 PM EST SXSW Interactive has forged a reputation as not only a breeding ground for the hottest new tech companies and apps on the market (Hi Foursquare), but also as a place that can introduce the world to companies that can change the way humans interact ...

  5. Business Matters: TastemakerX Raises $1.8 Million to Deliver New Social Music App

    February 08, 2012 6:28 PM EST TastemakerX Called "Fantasy Sports For Music Lovers" Does the world need more music discovery tools? Judging from the ongoing flow of money into the social music space, music discovery is still a major problem in need of great solutions. ...

  6. Business Matters: Don't Bury the CD Just Yet -- Study Predicts a Slow, Graceful Demise

    November 08, 2011 6:45 PM EST Don't Bury the CD Just Yet… -- Technology research firm Gartner forecasts global digital music spending (by end customers) will be up to $6.3 billion in 2011, from $5.9 billion last year, and the company's analysts see global digital mus ...

  7. Scott Schumaker, of Bright Antenna Records, SXSW Diary: Look at That Foo Fighters Line!

    March 16, 2011 5:15 PM EDT (Scott Schumaker is managing Jedi for Bright Antenna Records . Tweet him: @brightantenna) Wednesday 3.16.11 The 16-passenger white van and trailer invasion began last night. It was a noticeable shift. Until 6:00 pm the Austin Conference Center was ...

  8. Business Matters: Terra Firma Close to Losing EMI, Reports Say

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. TERRA FIRMA COULD LOSE EMI BY CHRISTMAS -- Reports out of the U.K. claim Terra Firma could lose EMI by Christmas. The paper said Terra Firma chief Guy Hands has told investors to expect the worst ...

  9. Social Radio Startup Jelli Closes $7 Million Funding Round

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Listener-powered radio startup Jelli announced it has closed a $7 million first round of funding led by Battery Ventures . Satya Patel , Battery Ventures partner and former Google executive, will take a seat on the board. First Round Capital also ...