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My Ugly Brown Zune Just Got Uglier

Recent by comments by Microsoft executives have led to speculation that Microsoft may abandon the Zune.

TotalMusic Births Playlist Widget Tunepost

Last year Universal CEO Doug Morris was publicly hawking a concept called TotalMusic that he envisioned as some kind of unlimited music service not unlike Nokia's Comes With Music.

Bruce Houghton: Test Market Your Merchandise For Free

Merchandise is often cited as the top source of income for indie and d.i.y. bands, after touring.

Remix 2.0: MixMatchMusic Acquires Mix2r

MixMatchMusic has acquired Mix2r. MixMatchMusic enables musicians and fans to collaborate on music and features a library of 2500 songs stems.

Does Your Email List Come With Customer Service?

I was helping one of the bands we represent get out a blast to their email list of 5000. Yes, in Music 2.0 everyone does a little bit of everything. By mistake, I put my email as the "from" address. To my surprise 30 people hit reply and asked quest

Bruce Houghton's DIY Buzz

People are talking about you. Your email list is growing. More people are coming to shows.

Bruce Houghton’s - The Sincerity Factor

Two negative comments from music bloggers Rich Faliciano of and to yesterday's post Romancing Your Favorite Music Bloggers served as a reminder of a one of the cardinal rules that drives great music, as well as, lasting careers and bu

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