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2009-08-31 09:41:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM Worldwide, a top-ten global digital advertising agency and an operating company of McCann Worldgroup, has entered a strategic partnership with Aniboom, the world's first virtual animation studio. This partnership gives marketers an innovative animation platform for their branding initiatives in that MRM Worldwide clients have access to Aniboom's network of nearly 8,000 professional-level animators from 70 countries across the globe to create cutting...

2009-01-03 11:50:21

Album sales in the United States dropped by 14 percent in 2008 with Tha Carter III by rapper Lil' Wayne taking top sales honors for the year, data shows. The BBC said, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures, while Tha Carter III was the year's top-selling album in the United States, Radiohead's In Rainbows earned the top vinyl album sales position last year. Vinyl record sales across the nation enjoyed an 89 percent increase in 2008 despite the overall album sales decline. Also despite the...

2008-10-06 21:00:15

By The Associated Press LONDON - Some of Britain's biggest music stars announced Saturday that they are banding together to demand greater control over their music in the digital age. Radiohead, Robbie Williams and the Kaiser Chiefs are among more than 60 founding members of the Featured Artists' Coalition. The group says it wants musicians, rather than record labels, to retain control over the rights to their music. It says new technology is changing the music industry, and artists...

2008-10-06 18:00:23

aniBoom (aniBoom.com), the premier virtual production studio that leverages the web to identify and qualify the best global talent for creating animated content for distribution across film, TV, mobile, online and gaming platforms, will present four new animated series at MIPCOM 2008, taking place at Cannes' Palais des Festivals October 13-17. The series -- Animal Nation, Angry Dog, Freestyle and Snowy the Frostman -- are all hits on aniBoom.com and aniBoom's network of branded internet...

2008-09-19 09:00:25

By KAT WOOD By Kat Wood Teen correspondent Ten years ago you could find local teenagers at a record store, but now they are in front of computer screens downloading music from iTunes or using Lime Wire or other miscellaneous download sites and applications. iTunes has sold more than 5 billion songs, according to a company news release, making it the top music retailer in the United States. More teenagers are embracing the change to digital music compared to those still attached to...

2008-08-14 15:00:41

The British rock band Radiohead says that, contrary to reports stating otherwise, it did not compose the soundtrack for the new film "Choke." Chuck Palahniuk, the author of the 2001 book upon which the movie is based, told BBC 6 Music the band wrote the score for the film, which stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. "(Director) Clark Gregg... knew that I'd written 'Choke' while listening to (Radiohead's) 'Pablo Honey,' with 'Creep' over and over and over,' " Palahniuk said in his...

2008-08-14 15:00:41

By RICK MASSIMO MANSFIELD, Mass. -- "It's the 21st century," Radiohead singer Thom Yorke sang during "Bodysnatchers" last night at the Comcast Center, and even though we presumably all knew it, he and the band went out and proved it. Remember those old movies from the '60s about what the world would be like in the year 2000? Remember how there was always a scene where a band was playing, giving a musical hint as to what a brave, weird world the characters had landed in? Radiohead...

2008-08-11 09:01:01

Radiohead, aniBoom (aniboom.com), the premier independent animation network, and TBD Records have named the winners of the In Rainbows Animated Music Video Contest, as selected by the members of Radiohead themselves. Due to the extraordinary quality of the submissions, Radiohead decided to choose four winning videos, rather than a single winner, and is going to provide the additional prize money so that each of the four creators receives $10,000 to produce their full-length video. Radiohead...

2008-08-04 00:00:14

By Chris Green MORE RADIOHEAD fans downloaded the band's most recent album illegally than through the official website, despite the band making it available for free. Figures gathered by the Performing Rights Society - the group of songwriters, composers and music publishers which collects British royalties - show that, on the day the band's seventh album, In Rainbows, was released, more than 400,000 "pirate" copies were downloaded illegally through file-sharing networks. In less than...


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