[Dixielandjazz] NPR special on CD Baby!

Jazzadvocate (Ron Gable) jazzadvocate at kbcom.net
Thu Dec 30 08:55:24 PST 2004


NPR has been running some stories about music and the Internet; two of them I thought might be of interest:

CD baby represents 75,000 artist; I'm thinking of all the OKOM CDs I see at all the festivals and if these were listed on this service, how many more would be distributed.,,,  Ron Gable
Morning Edition, December 28, 2004 · Though online sales make up only about 4 percent of overall music sales, one Oregon company has found success in the Internet market. CD Baby has found a middle ground between corporate record labels and the independence of the Internet. Marcie Sillman of member station KUOW reports.

Go to: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4247407 and listen the this recorded version of the story, you should do this soon as I don't know how long it will be available online.


If you have recorded, you should listen to this story at: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4249131, again you should hurry as I don't know how long it will be available online.

Morning Edition, December 29, 2004 · Songwriters and musicians get royalties when their music is played in public, on the radio or in clubs. With the advent of Internet radio and digital cable broadcasts, performers are also entitled to royalties. In the final story in our online music series, NPR's Neda Ulaby reports on Sound Exchange, a company dedicated to tracking the music and sending royalties to musicians.

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