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The Beatles and iTunes – blame EMI, says Macca 4

Tweet From the “recycle me and use me up” department, former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has once again railed against EMI for the failure so far to offer music by the legendary band for sale and download via iTunes and other digital music services. “To tell you the truth I don’t actually understand how it’s […]

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David Guetta picks new MXP4 format for exciting iPhone, Android App 2

Tweet Following the Air App introduction yesterday, yet more iPhone action from France – this time hit making DJ and producer, David Guetta, has introduced a new interactive musical iPhone app- the difference here being use of the hot new MXP4 technology. This is an interesting App for iPhone and iPod touch users. It brings […]

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Air whispers ‘Love by Air’ iPhone app

Tweet French electronic pop duo Air have teamed up with London-based music technology company RjDj to create their special musical iPhone App, “Love by AIR”, which allows fans to create their very own ambient sounds using music from the band’s latest ‘Love 2’ album. Air-heads can choose from five different “soundscapes,” and then use the […]

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EMI hints instant live music gigs to iPhones 6

Tweet EMI may soon offer fans live recordings of gigs they attend as they walk out the door of the show, with the company today introducing Abbey Road Live, a new live music recording and instant production service. Abbey Road Live will offer fans the chance to purchase high quality recordings of music events, instantly, […]

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Legends Gentle Giant step to iTunes

Tweet On November 3rd 2009 Gentle Giant will be digitally releasing seven of their best-known albums and tracks in digital form for the very first time via their own Alucard label through EMI Music’s Label Services unit. The progressive rock band, which was active from 1970 through 1980, was made up of multi-instrumentalists, and aimed […]

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EMI ships second free Coldplay iPhone App

Tweet Maintaining its digital strategy, major label EMI has made a series of improvements to its music fan-focused website and released a second free Coldplay application for iPhone and iPod touch. The new Coldplay app enables iPhone users to view the video for the band’s new single, ‘Strawberry Swing’.

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Label mix: love, loathe Apple’s iTunes cocktail 2

Tweet Apple’s forthcoming iTunes 9 upgrade’s already being touted as the best thing since sliced bread, with reports promising support for Blu-ray, and built in capability to output the music you’re playing to iLike and Last.FM. Apple’s also meant to be working on Cocktail, a new album format in which music fans don’t just get […]

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EMI loses senior digital chief, Cory Ondrejka

Tweet Hmm – this is somewhat unexpected – EMI’s digital chief, Second Life co-founder, Cory Ondrejka, is to leave the label, scant weeks since being promoted to the company’s top position as top digital exec at EMI, EVP of digital marketing. “Thanks EMI for great year and a half, time to return to entrepreneurial roots, […]

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Labels own shares in Spotify, iTunes target? 3

Tweet Spotify continues to attract attention, with whispers that the service may be gearing up to compete with iTunes gaining a little more credibility on news the major amd indie music labels own a slice of the service’s action. Sony BMG, Universal Music, Warner Music, EMI and Merlin (the body which represents Europe’s independent labels […]

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John Forté ships “StyleFREE the EP”, offers free track

Tweet Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer John Forté is releasing ‘Stylefree The Ep’, his first collection of new music in eight years, via EMI Label Services. The EP will be distributed to digital retailers in the US this week, marking the 9th year anniversary of Forté’s arrest on charges of drug trafficking. The first single from […]

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