Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Assorted indie music news items

A few items of interest in the news today related to indie music. Indie record label TVT is filing for bankruptcy (New York Times), indie-focused digital distribution organization IODA (Independent Online Distribution Alliance) announces they will sponsor party at SXSW featuring a number of independent artists in March ( their record insert logo!), a new indie electronic music portal and social networking site called Electrogarden Network that features blogs, online radio stations, charts and video focused on industrial, gothic and electronic music officially launched, and Spacelab reports on the Forrester Research study-"The End of the Music Industry as We Know It" that predicts that digital downloads will overtake CD sales in the next few years.

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