New Noise Music Conference runs November 4th-6th, 2010
New Noise Santa Barbara is a three-day music and digital media conference that will showcase emerging and established bands, host educational panels on the music industry’s hottest topics, present esteemed experts from all walks of the business, and serve as a place for players big and small to connect and plot the future of sound.
The line-up can be viewed here.
Berklee College of Music and Midem debut The Rethink Music Conference which runs through April 25th to 27th.
The conference will solicit white papers from educators, students and the public, dealing with the economic systems and business models for music copyright and copyright policy.
Berklee College of Music will award $50,000 to the best new music business model.
Christian AC – Our GOD by Chris Tomlin
Top 40 – California Girls by Katy Perry
AC – Hey, Soul Sister by Train
Country – Rain is a Good Thing by Luke Bryan
Triple A – You and Your Heart by Jack Johson
Active Rock – The Crow & The Butterfly by Shinedown
Alternative – Lay Me Down by Dirty Heads
Urban – Find Your Love by Drake
#1 on iTunes – Love The Way You Lie by Eminem
Google wants to enter the digital music business and the search giant is already in talks with music labels.
Apple’s iTunes is the leader in the digital download market owning about a 70% percent market share followed by Amazon’s MP3 store.
Google could be attractive based on the amount of traffic and expertise around search and browsing.
American Idol comes to myspace, meaning, you can audition online. Better yet, if you’re an aspiring artist, email Dean@kingsofar.com. It’s the possible same outcome without a dog and pony show.