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Indie Labels Sign Up for iTunes

“Matador Records, Kill Rock Stars, and SpinART all announced partnerships with Apple’s iTunes Music Store this week, suddenly inundating indie-rock fans with hundreds upon hundreds of legally available downloads, with thousands more songs on the way.  Apple had been courting indie labels since June, according to one label source: ‘Apple wasn’t taking on any indies earlier because they weren’t set up to handle lots of small deals—they just wanted to launch with the big five [BMG, EMI, Sony, Universal, and Warner Bros.], whom they also assumed (wrongly) would all be better set up to deliver them metadata and content.’”

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Ahhh Matador has some great artists like Pizzicato Five and Yo La Tengo ;)
this is good news..

Posted by bababooey in Irvine, CA on October 18, 2003 at 8:50 PM (CDT)


It is really great news,but here’s to hoping they won’t give short shrift to labels that have a heavy concentration in Club or Dance Music /Electronica(i.e.Wave,Nervous,Satellite,*69,M.o.S,Yoshitoshi and Twisted)just to name a few.

Posted by Christianicononev.2 in Irvine, CA on October 19, 2003 at 4:15 AM (CDT)



Posted by Ruby Martinez in Irvine, CA on May 9, 2007 at 9:58 PM (CDT)



Posted by Stelios in Irvine, CA on June 26, 2007 at 6:21 AM (CDT)

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