Posts Tagged ‘Digital music and audio’

Global Digital Music Sales Slowing Despite Piracy Crackdown

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Could it be that the music industry just isn’t coming out with very much worthwhile new music lately (it certainly seems that way to us older guys.)

Industry looks to subscription services such as Spotify to help reverse drop in total worldwide music sales of up to 9% in 2010

The crackdown on websites aiding distribution of pirated content such as LimeWire and Pirate Bay failed to stem falling music sales last year, according to industry figures that show that the global growth in digital music halved in 2010.


Compressing Music for In-Car listening

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Here’s a quick overview of some popular digital audio tools …

George Hand says that, in the car, his MP3 files alternate between ear-blasting highs and silent lows. He’d like to reduce their dynamic range and enjoy the music


Google Ramps Up Anti-Piracy Measures

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

I wish they’d spend as much time and effort combating virus writers as they do copyright pirates!

Internet giant to remove illegal content from search ‘within 24 hours’ and promote legitimate download sites

Google is introducing a range of measures to improve its policing of digital piracy, promising to respond to requests for the removal of material that infringes copyright from its search service “within 24 hours”.