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  • eMusic Reels In Another Major Label With Warner Music Deal

    eMusic Reels In Another Major Label With Warner Music Deal

    Digital music company eMusic is rumored to be up for sale, according to various reports, but that hasn’t stopped it from signing licensing deals with big music. This morning, eMusic announced that it come to an agreement with Warner Music Group and that it will soon begin selling tracks from WMG’s roster of artists to its U.S. users. eMusic last year inked a similar deal with… Read More

  • eMusic Tries Out A New Recommendation Engine; Redesigns Homepage

    eMusic Tries Out A New Recommendation Engine; Redesigns Homepage

    Indie music download subscription service eMusic is getting an overhaul. Individual artist an dalbum pages already have more of an AJaxy feel and incorporate YouTube videos and Flickr photos. On Friday, its homepage switched over to a new design centered around a new recommendation engine powered by MediaUnbound. Now, when you sign in as a member, you are presented with a grid of… Read More

  • eMusic: 250 million songs downloaded. iTunes: 5 Billion+

    eMusic: 250 million songs downloaded. iTunes: 5 Billion+

    Will the music subscription business ever grow beyond its current niche? It looks increasingly doubtful. Today, eMusic announced that since it launched its current music subscription service in 2003, customers have downloaded 250 million songs. Apple’s iTunes, by comparison, has sold more than 5 billion songs since it opened the iTunes Store in April, 2003. That makes eMusic one… Read More

  • eMusic: 250 Million Songs Downloaded. iTunes: 5 Billion+

    eMusic: 250 Million Songs Downloaded. iTunes: 5 Billion+

    Will the music subscription business ever grow beyond its current niche? It looks increasingly doubtful. Today, eMusic announced that since it launched its current music subscription service in 2003, customers have downloaded 250 million songs. Apple’s iTunes, by comparison, has sold more than 5 billion songs since it opened the iTunes Store in April, 2003. That makes eMusic one… Read More

  • Finding DRM-Free Music Online

    Finding DRM-Free Music Online

    Over the past half year we have seen arguably the most significant change in the online music industry since Apple launched their iTunes store in 2003. Following Steve Jobs’ open letter clarifying Apple’s position on digital rights management (DRM) in Februrary, major record companies have begun providing their music online free of piracy protection mechanisms. The first major label… Read More

  • AT&T Launches eMusic Mobile

    AT&T Launches eMusic Mobile

    Some music fans will rejoice as they flip open their AT&T phones this morning. AT&T is now offering DRM-free tracks from eMusic in MP3 format, meaning for once, you can actually download tracks on your phone and eventually transfer them to your PC. In addition to the non-DRM goodness, you’ll also find the largest selection of music downloads offered by a mobile carrier with over… Read More

  • AllTell Launches JumpMusic to Transfer Music to Phones

    AllTell Launches JumpMusic to Transfer Music to Phones

    Jump Music is a piece of software designed by super-ninja design house frog design for AllTell phones. It’s essentially an iTunes alike and speeds up the transfer of music from your desktop to your “LG AX8600, MOTOKRZR K1m and MOTORAZR V3m, and the Samsung u520 as well as The Wafer by Samsung.” It has direct compatibility with eMusic, which is kind of cool. All of this… Read More

  • eMusic Launches Subscription-Based Plans

    eMusic Launches Subscription-Based Plans

    I always liked eMusic. Though second banana to iTMS, it still has a good amount of music worth downloading and every song is DRM-free. Now eMusic is trying to launch a subscription service without DRM that will allow users to download a set number of tracks per month. These new plans are being called “Connoisseur Plans” and involve the user paying a set price each month for a… Read More

  • Kingston, eMusic Want You To Listen To Music On Your Cell Phone


    Those of you aching to stick a memory card in your mobile handset for the purposes of listening to a gig or two of music sans MP3 player will want to check out this offer. Kingston Technology has partnered up with music-download service eMusic now through January 2007, to give visitors to Kingston’s Mobile Phone Village Web site 50 free songs with a free 14-day eMusic trial subscription. Read More