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Music Ally/MidemNet see iPhone in future music

Leading digital music strategy and research company, Music Ally and MIDEM, organizers of the digital music-focused MidemNet, have announced the winners of the second Music Ally/MidemNet “New Business Showcase.”

The seven winners are: The EchoNest (US), Soundcloud (Germany), MPTrax (US), Playanywhere (Israel/US/UK), Instinctiv (US), Passionato (UK), Mustik (Netherlands). They will present their ideas at MidemNet’s 10th annual conference in Cannes from 17-18 January 2009.

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Passionato launches in UK – top quality classical

Passionato, the world’s largest collection of high-quality DRM-free classical music launches today in the UK.

Founded by highly experienced music industry maven and former president of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, James Glicker, Passionato lets classical music lovers browse, sample and download single tracks, works or albums from its catalogue of classical music recordings.

Music is sold either as 320kbps high-quality MP3s, or in the popular lossless FLAC format. Offering music at this quality seems a shrewd play to attract the most demanding audiophiles of all – classical music buffs, who have ignored online services because music quality is relatively poor.
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