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Is This Guy Roger Faxon’s New Boss?


Industry sources tell me that Sean Parker is working furiously behind the scenes with Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Companies to put together a winning bid for EMI. According to insiders, Parker really wants this to happen. The main competition seems to be…

EMI Confident Of MP3Tunes Win

Justice, and licensing, is expensive.

Lawyers for EMI are confident that they will prevail in their lawsuit against Michael Robertson’s MP3Tunes, according to well-informed sources. The label also believes that they will get a ruling on the case fairly soon, though Robertson has heard nothing…

Google Sticks It To Record Labels

Hang 'em high!

  Billboard Magazine reported last night that Google would be finally be launching its long anticipated music locker service today—without major label licenses. As you probably know, the news of Google’s intentions to follow Amazon’s lead and bypass the typical…