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  • 1. Music Industry
    By Natasha ~*~*~*~^_^~*~*~*~
  • 2. Record Store Day
    This article is about the Record Store Day which took place on the 16th April. It’s significant towards the online revolution because it shows that people still have a love for Vinyl Records. Domino records also sell Vinyl records and this ‘Record Store Day’ shows that this still has an appeal to people.
    “Perhaps it's my (middle) age but records shops and turntables will always have a special rose-coloured appeal”
    “Even young people are buying vinyl again and though overall album sales fell by 12.7 per cent in 2010, sales of vinyl increased by 14 per cent with nearly three million sales, the best since 1991.”
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/8451752/Lets-hear-it-for-Record-Store-Day.html(15 Apr 2011)
  • 3. Domino announce Record Store Day releases
    Domino is proud to announce it’s participation in Record Store Day, releasing a number of special records, exclusively through independent outlets on Saturday the 16th of April 2011.
    This shows their dedication to their audience.
    By streaming some of the tracks from the records they’re releasing online it also makes use of web 2:0.
    http://www.dominorecordco.com/uk/news/12-04-11/domino-announce-record-store-date-releases/
  • 4. British music fans buy half-a-billion music downloads
    British music fans have pushed the digital revolution to new heights, with the number of downloads bought in the UK passing the half-a-billion mark for the very first time - the Official Charts Company can confirm today.
    The total equates to**: • eight tracks for each member of the UK population • two albums for every UK household • 42,000 60gb MP3 players
    Downloads year-by-year:
    2004 5.77m 2005 26.44m 2006 53.10m 2007 77.96m 2008 110.27m 2009 149.65m 2010* 102.30m
    Before the arrival of the digital download, the number of singles sold in a calendar year had never previously passed 90m units.
    http://www.bpi.co.uk/press-area/news-amp3b-press-release/article/british-music-fans-buy-half-a-billion-music-downloads.aspx
  • 5. BPI Statement on BBC 6 Music
    BBC 6 Music has a niche audience which also appeals to Domino Records’ audience. This creates another revenue stream for Domino but it was at risk of being shut down.
    http://www.bpi.co.uk/press-area/news-amp3b-press-release/article/bpi-statement-on-bbc-6-music.aspx