- Tunatic: free music identification software
Have a song that you can't identify? Tunatic can identify songs by get the artist's name and the song's title within seconds. I tried it, and it does fairly well on mp3s and on stuff through the line-in or mic.
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- The Net Is a Boon for Indie Labels - New York Times
Even as the recording industry staggers through another year of declining sales over all, there are new signs that a democratization of music made possible by the Internet is shifting the industry's balance of power.
Exploiting online message boards, music blogs and social networks, independent music companies are making big advances at the expense of the four global music conglomerates, whose established business model of blockbuster hits promoted through radio airplay now looks increasingly outdated.
CD and digital album sales so far this year are down 8 percent compared with the same period a year ago, according to Nielsen SoundScan data.
- RIAA Sets Their Sights on Russia
They even sponsored a Senate bill to deny Russia entrance into the WTO if they do not do more to combat piracy.
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