record labels

UMG to lower U.S. CD prices

There’s been so much push for digital, downloadable content lately that we’ve almost forgotten about our old friend, the compact disc. Even though CD sales are plummeting each time our lit

Sony BMG will drop (some) digital music DRM this year

[photopress:nonauxdrm.jpg,full,center] Sony BMG is dropping DRM. That makes it the last major record label to (at least partially) do so. The details of Sony BMG’s scheme aren’t finalized

Apple, Labels Giving Artists The Shaft

A new class action lawsuit is upon us and yet again, Apple is the target. This time, independent music label Dawg Music is suing Apple, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music for selling its catalog

Apple and EMI Being Probed By EU

Those Europeans are fast! Just one whole day after Apple and EMI announced they’d be offering DRM-free tracks on the iTunes Music Store, the European Union comes in to crap all over Apple’