Nicholas Lovell Candy Crush Saga is the future

Nicholas Lovell Candy Crush Saga is the future
That's what I often hear from companies that have dipped their toes into the Apple ecosystem, failed to understand that it's a new way of doing business, and drowned in the turbulent waters. It's a common attitude. It's also wrong. … Use your …
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Gaiam, Inc. (GAIA): Gaiam: Ignored And Undervalued While Gaining Share And
The company's financials will also improve from synergies thanks mainly to a successful acquisition of Vivendi Entertainment (formerly a division of Universal Music Group not to be confused with the $ 32B French company Vivendi SA (VIVEF. … Gaiam is a …
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Signed to Jesse Rose's Made To Play (and sister imprint Play It Down), Oliver $ is a house head who specialises in the funkier, overtly groove-focused end of the genre. Responsible for 2011 smash 'Doin' Ya Thang', the Berlin-based DJ knows a thing or …
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1 Year After Japan's Stricter Download Law, Music Sales Stagnate
One year after a stricter law against music and video downloads went into effect in Japan on October 1 of last year, there is no significant recovery in music sales. Instead, a decrease in music sales was recorded in the last eight months, as well as …
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They Might Be Giants release free download and dates
They Might Be Giants release free download and dates. added: 11 Oct 2013 // by: Newsdesk. They-Might-Be-Giants-release-free-download-and- Printable version. To celebrate the new leg of their tour, the Giants are giving away a free MP3 …
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Would you buy a $2000 GIF?

Would you buy a 00 GIF?
In a phone interview prior to the auction, Molly was excited to sell her work, but she also understood the difficulty inherent to selling digital art. "I think a lot of people have issues making money off the … Music, film, and publishing have been …
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New box set celebrates Johnson City Sessions
So, he wasn't looking for any particular type of music but just anything that might sound good on a record and potentially sell through the commercial market," said Olson. Walker recorded dozens of rural musicians and while … The Johnson CIty …
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A Perfect Circle Sell Out Live Box Set, Plan Digital Release

A Perfect Circle Sell Out Live Box Set, Plan Digital Release
"Some of the songs we haven't played in eight to 10 years," frontman Maynard James Keenan recently told Rolling Stone about the box set. "Some of them we hadn't played at all. In the box that you have, you have those three CDs, and then you have us …

Finding good fortune with Shovels & Rope
We even talked about seeing if we could sell our tickets on the street outside the venue. As it turned out, we were totally wrong about the timing and actually … As luck would have it, we guessed right and Lee performed an excellent six-song set that …
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TRIVIUM: 'Vengeance Falls' Projected To Sell 14K-17K First Week
In a recent interview with ARTISTdirect, TRIVIUM guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy stated about "Vengeance Falls": "Going into this record, the initial goal was to write the absolute best songs we possibly could. We didn't go into it thinking, 'We need to …

News, briefly

News, briefly
DUXBURY – South Shore Conservatory's Conservatory Concert Series will present “Two by Two,” featuring duets by the Conservatory's guitar department faculty, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury …
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Review: White Denim – Corsicana Lemonade [Album]
Pass me a hanky and hold my hand immediately please. What White Denim have created … I'm just hoping the writing process for this track was just them showing off at each other with back to back solo competitions, devastating riffs played exclusively …

Peter Gabriel: And I'll Scratch Yours
They were all songs that came from the pop world, but Gabriel gave himself the guidelines to perform each one without the aid of guitars or drums. With just an orchestra, piano, and voice in tow, Scratch My Back … Brian Eno, who co-wrote the song …
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Vinyl Records' Renaissance Barely Moves the Sales Needle

Vinyl Records' Renaissance Barely Moves the Sales Needle
This year vinyl has caught up with the musical moment, with new releases from Daft Punk, Vampire Weekend, and Queens of the Stone Age ranking as the highest sellers. But here's the thing: Even in today's diminished music business, 2.9 million albums …
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Photos: Mt. Kisco Sidewalk Sales & Music
Downtown Mount Kisco was packed on Saturday afternoon for the first day of this year's Sidewalk Sales Days. Vendors lined South Moger Avenue and the nearby parking lot with tables for food, jewelry, civic information and other items. During the evening …

John McAfee wants to sell you a $100 gadget that blocks the NSA

John McAfee wants to sell you a 0 gadget that blocks the NSA
The gadget might sound like something straight out of a Bond movie, but McAfee wants to build it and sell it for less than $ 100. "There will be no way [for the government] to tell who you are or where you are," McAfee … Napster rose to fame in the …
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Rockin' Is My Business, Part 1: Why Musicians Need A Business Education
They write detailed business and marketing plans, including a brand strategy that streamlines their logo, image, merchandise, and their online presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Their accounting is “squeaky clean” and they use data-based …
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Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' sells 1m copies

Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' sells 1m copies
'Wake Me Up' debuted at number one on the UK singles chart in July and became the fastest selling single of 2013 so far, shifting 267,000 copies during its first week on sale. It went on to spend three consecutive weeks at number one, keeping One …
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How YouTube and music companies reach Generation C
To promote its new song from platinum-selling country music artist Hunter Hayes and Grammy winner Jason Mraz on Tuesday, Warner Music Group didn't book its stars on "Good Morning America" or "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon." It made a video for …
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Weekend Top 10

Weekend Top 10
NAMI Virginia will host its annual NAMIWalks 5k at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook, North Shore Commons, at 4951 Lake Brook Dr. The event will include a family-friendly festival with live music, kid's activities and food and exhibit booths. Funds will allow …
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Daft Punk and David Bowie have helped UK vinyl sales double in 2013
Music industry body the BPI says that nearly 550,000 vinyl albums have been sold so far this year, predicting an end-of-year total of more than 700,000, which would mark the biggest year for the format since 2001. "The LP is back in the groove. We're …
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Top Ten Halloween Costumes Based on TV and Movie Characters
Medieval was never so cool, thanks to the popular HBO series based on George R.R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, A Song of Fire and Ice. Don your best Stark attire. If you want to be medieval-evil, go as King Jeoffry with a crown and torture …

Pagliacci's phone-order queen delivers

Pagliacci's phone-order queen delivers
Lilting, laughing, cheerful, charming, she could sell shave ice to a polar bear — or at least convince you that goat cheese is good, Salumi's salami is better and that, yes, you do want a pint of Gelatiamo gelato with your pizza Primo. She's Jun …
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Take me out with the crowd: Why the ballpark beats your television
Watching baseball at home, in the comfort of your own living room (or the living room of your vacationing neighbor's house, as the case may be), is a lot different from watching a baseball game from the seats of an actual stadium. … 7,000 steps …
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Carlyle to Invest 0 Million in Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics
Carlye Group is investing $ 500 million for a minority stake in headphone maker Beats Electronics, as Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC makes an exit by selling its remaining stake for $ 265 million. Ryan Dezember joins MoneyBeat. It wasn't clear how much …
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