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BT plans music subscription service

BT plans music subscription service

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BT is reportedly in early discussions with execs at all four major labels to try and build a legal music subscription service to rival the vague plans that Sky says it has about a similar initiative. Sky says that it's reached agreements with EMI and... >>

Orange music goes DRM-free

Orange music goes DRM-free

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Orange has followed Vodafone in announcing it will offer digital rights management-free music downloads in what it says is a "major refresh" of its music portal. Orange will sell DRM-free music downloads from Universal Music, EMI Music and a number of... >>

EMI refuses to stream at new PRS rates

EMI refuses to stream at new PRS rates

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EMI Publishing has said that it's not going to be making its catalogue available at the new audio streaming rates for websites, recently published by PRS for Music. The collection society, which organises royalty payments for music publishers, cut its... >>

New Danger Mouse album comes as blank CD-R

New Danger Mouse album comes as blank CD-R

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Music producer Danger Mouse shot to fame in 2004 with "The Grey Album" - a mashup of the Beatles' "The White Album" and Jay-Z's "The Black Album". EMI, who owns the copyright for the Beatles' tracks, weren't too pleased as he hadn't asked permission.... >>

Re-mastered Beatles CDs to launch with Rock Band game

Re-mastered Beatles CDs to launch with Rock Band game

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The original Beatles catalogue, digitally re-mastered for the first time, is to get a worldwide CD release on 09/09/09 - the same date as the The Beatles: Rock Band goes on sale. However, there's still no news on the catalogue being made available for... >>

Vodafone goes DRM-free

Vodafone goes DRM-free

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Vodafone has announced that it has signed deals with Universal Music, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI to offer their tracks and albums DRM-free across Vodafone markets for both mobile phones and PCs. Said to be the first deals of their kind for a mobile... >>

iTunes "Pass" available for Depeche Mode fans

iTunes "Pass" available for Depeche Mode fans

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Apple and EMI have announced the launch of "iTunes Pass", marking a new phase in digital music marketing. "iTunes Pass is a great way for artists to give exclusive music and video, on their own schedule, directly to their fans", said Eddy Cue, Apple's... >>

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

iTunes finally goes DRM-free

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At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple, followed absent Apple boss Steve Jobs' tradition of announcing "one last thing". Music fans will be pleased... >>

EMI signs artists up for iPhone game app

EMI signs artists up for iPhone game app

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EMI Music has signed up a number of its artists to feature in a new version of a popular iPhone game. The developers behind Tap Tap Revenge, the most popular free download from the App Store in 2008, have come up with a new paid-for sequel in Tap Tap... >>

The Beatles to feature in Rock Band-type game

The Beatles to feature in Rock Band-type game

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The Beatles are to feature in a music video game next year thanks to an exclusive partnership just announced between Apple Corps (the Beatles' record label, not the computer co), Harmonix and MTV Games. This marks the first time that Apple Corps (along... >>