1. Sony Music Completes Orchard Buy-Out

    March 18, 2015 12:02 AM EDT In another major move into the indie sector, Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to purchase the remaining equity stake in the Orchard from Dimensional Associates, giving the major full ownership of the company. According to a Sony Corp. filing w ...

  2. Bob Lefsetz & Scott Cohen Rail on Music Tech in Spain: 'You're a Zit on the Ass of the Business'

    November 03, 2014 2:00 PM EST "If you really care that much about music, make a f-----g band, make a hit record. Otherwise you're a zit on the ass of the business." Bob Lefsetz took aim at music start-ups, among other targets, when he brought his irascible indus ...

  3. C3 Presents Partnering In St. Lous' LouFest

    September 18, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Listen Live Entertainment, producers of the LouFest Music Festival in St. Louis, has joined forces with C3 Presents in a joint venture to grow the festival, which just completed it's third edition. The third annual LouFest took place Aug. 25- ...

  4. Case Study: Digital and Physical Pricing Strategies

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT One of the industry’s biggest challenges right now is this: Figuring out the products and prices that offer a level of value that resonates with buyers. Case in point - Scott Cohen, manager of The Ravonettes (and co-founder and International VP at ...

  5. Spotify Fires Back

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST The latest debate in digital music is music streaming services’ impact on paid download purchases. In response to new data shared by NPD Group’s Russ Crupnick, Spotify says on-demand music services do not cannibalize music sales. “There is other d ...

  6. Raveonettes Let Fans 'In' On New Album

    September 21, 2009 9:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 During the recording process for the fourth album by the Danish rock band the Raveonettes , "In and out of Control," the higher-ups at their label, Vice, weren't the only ones giving them feedback. To reach out to fans, guitarist/voca ...