Change is coming to how we get the radio we listen too. Radio listeners will go from having 10 choices on their radios to thousands. Good times, good times.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Good News for English unsigned bands

The BBC has a great article about sea change coming in the Music industry. From the article -

The English band Koopa is likely to be the first. From the article -

Chart rules were changed at the start of January to count all digital single sales, even if there is no CD version.

"It's fantastic that a band like us can have an
opportunity to put ourselves into the top 30 with Razorlight and U2,"
manager Gary Raymond told the BBC.

Until 1 January, an artist needed to release singles on
CD or another physical format - and therefore have a record deal - to
qualify for the chart.

But bands who sell songs themselves through approved download services are now eligible.

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