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Music Industry Websites
Customized Music CD Services
TV Theme Songs
March 1, 1999, Rolling Stone Network launched Tunes.com. Its goal is to be "the
biggest music destination on the Web," said Howard Tullman, chief executive of the
Rolling Stone Network.
|Al Teller, former chairman of MCA Music Entertainment Group,
is launching an Internet-based record label and commerce site. Atomic Pop is backed
by private investors and launched on 2/17/99. He announced, "The web is going
to transform many things, but the music business will be transformed the most. Not
only can you showcase artists and promote them online, you can deliver the music
online." Blondie is the site's first promotional partner-artist. The
world premier of "Blondie Live", veaturing performances of new music and classic
Blondie hits, will be Webcast 2/22/99.
|In spite of bad
reviews, I like Shania Twain's "Come on Over" CD. For more about it,
including some samples of the songs on it, click
unquestionably the Internet retailing leader. They started selling books and have
since branched out into music. Nice features include a wide selection, reviews, and
a special feature I haven't seen anywhere else: a list of related music -- "People
who've bought this CD have also bought these other CDs". It's a great way to
includes the former Music Boulevard and its content sites Roctropolis,
Classical Insites, and Jazz Central Station.
||Search by Artist or Song. RealAudio clips available.
|Customized Music CD Services
"With so many players in the online music space, firms that now want to start
selling CDs on the Net have to fight to differentiate themselves." -- CNET, Inc.,
Copyright © 1995-98.
||UNDER CONSTRUCTION... "Tired of spending 15 on a Compact Disc for only one song
you like? Soon you'll be able to create a music CD customized with songs from your
favorite artists at MYCD.COM." I called webmaster Barry McCan at 801-961-8000,
and he told me this web site would be up by the end of June, 1998.
||Browse our catalog & listen to song clips (using Real Audio), Select up to 55
minutes of music for $16.99 plus shipping. Enter a customized CD title and payment
info. We'll produce your CD and ship it within 24 hours of purchase
||"A New Spin on Music"... where you can create customized audio CDs to fit
your musical needs and create wonderful, personalized gifts. We want CustomDisc.com to
become your favorite way to buy music!
|The Wanderer has a great selection of MIDI oldies.
It takes a long time to load, but he plays a nice MIDI tune for you while you wait.
It's hard to navigate at first -- just click the "same page streaming"
boxes, and be patient. It's worth the wait if you like music from the 50's, 60's and
early 70's. The Famous DJ Gary Larkin does a 30 Minute
Radio Show in Real Audio format each week just for The Wanderers site.
the Net Links section for lots of MIDI music
|MIDIFEST. This site once had Many, many TV themes. When I
checked on 8/21/98, there was a message posted to the effect that the site was undergoing
some major changes. When I checked again on 10/04/98, I saw they weren't
lying! This is a mega site of Midi music. "As this site grows and grows,
one of the staples of MIDI-Fest will continue to be it's strong collection of Television
and Movie MIDIs. Recent theme songs such as South Park and Titantic, along with oldies
like Andy Griffith and Bewitched. So enjoy this section along with all the others that
MIDI-Fest offers. You can always download the hottest and most recent TV or Movie MIDIs by
following this link. Coming soon will be up-to-date MIDIPacks containing all of the TV and
Movie tunes in MIDI-Fest."