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Songwriter Business News October 2012

Posted in MusicWorld on October 8, 2012
Nic Cowan captivates the crowd at BMI Presents at Eddie’s Attic Songwriter Series.
Nic Cowan captivates the crowd at BMI Presents at Eddie’s Attic Songwriter Series. Photo: Cara Pastore

Important stories for working songwriters:

A report examined in American Songwriter suggests that Spotify users may be more inclined to purchase music downloads.

Digital Music News has important news for Pro Tools Users.

In Billboard.biz, Glenn Peoples analyzes why Apple is considering jumping into the digital radio realm.

Billboard.biz explores the value of college radio.

According to the New York Times, work is underway to build a new online home for electronic dance music.

BuzzFeed attempts to understand our reactions to music.

The Future of Business Coalition offers a breakdown of how musicians, artists and songwriters get paid.

In this video, The Atlantic explains the science of procrastination – and how to beat it.

NPR shows how fan-funded projects are now paying off for musicians.

Lil Wayne just surpassed Elvis as the artist with the most entries in the Billboard Top 100. The Los Angeles Times reports.

Ars Technica reports on personal file sharing—and where it’s legal.

NBC News explores the ways in which the CD kicked off music’s digital age.

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