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MONEY AND MUSIC

CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Dec 3, 2013
Spotify, Rdio and what didn't happen in 2013
This was supposed to be the year that changed the Japanese music business.
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Oct 15, 2013
Download law yet to bite after a year
It has been a year since Japan introduced penalties for downloading pirated music and video files.
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Sep 11, 2013
Tower Japan boss says biggest challenge facing record stores is attracting young customers
A few weeks ago I was preparing to do a guest slot on InterFM’s “The Selector” program, which features music mavens sharing their favorite tracks.
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Jul 3, 2013
Japan's festival industry is stuck in a fine kettle of fish
Are summer festivals killing Japan's live-music market?
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Jun 6, 2013
Been down so long, it looks like up
I've been to a lot of music-industry conferences over the years, and for the past decade I've listened to the same old song: How can the recording industry fight online piracy, which it blames for plunging music sales?
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
May 2, 2013
Universal-EMI is the dinosaur in the room
Last September, the European Commission and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved Universal Music Group's buyout of EMI. Since then, the two record companies have been merging their operations worldwide. In Japan, the combined Universal-EMI entity will have a market share of between 15 percent and...
CULTURE / Music / MONEY AND MUSIC
Apr 4, 2013
Barakan wants InterFM to dial down the talk
While station-surfing on my car radio several years back, I chanced upon a program about Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page. The disc jockey said Page's solo in "Stairway to Heaven" was among his best.

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