|10 Oct, 2006|
The United States are making Russia choose between Allofmp3 and US support for the Russian membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Susan Schwab, the US Trade Representative, has now asked Russian authorities to close down the site which sells music priced by file size. On top of that, the IFPI, the international music industry body, has now begun legal action in Moscow against two of the site's directors, Vadim Mamotin and Denis Kvasov (see picture), to halt operations. Run by the Moscow company MediaServices, Allofmp3 does not pay any royalties and is illegal. The company has an estimated revenue of $30 million a year.
Exactly one year ago, Dani'el aka Danijel Majcen, synth pop artist from Croatia introduced himself with his debut album 'The Book' out on Conzoom Records, Germany. (...)
This is a text written by Jean-Marc Lederman most will know from his work with projects such as Fad Gadget, The The, Gene Loves Jezebel, The Weathermen, Ghost & Writer and most recently Mari & The Ghost. The text resulted from a conversation on where music is heading to Jean-Marc had with Side-Line editor in chief Bernard Van Isacker. (...)
Out via Trisol 'Truth is fanatic again' celebrates the 10th anniversary of this album which was originally released 10 years ago on Endless Records. Instead of simply re-issuing their firstborn, the band re-recorded their debut. (...)
Psy'Aviah have launched the video for 'Before I die', a song featuring Diana Wan-Kenobi from Junksista. (...)
Out on November 28 is the brand new album 'Forever And Ever' by Frankfurt am Main based act Chandeen. (...)
Synthpop act Information Society has released a cassette version of their new album, '_hello world', on Artoffact Records. (...)