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New Music Industry Briefing For Wednesday October 4th, 2006

- ABeatles_logo_8 new album of Beatles music mixed by original producer George Martin and described as a new "way of reliving the whole Beatles musical lifespan" will be released in November. (Reuters) Sonybmg_41

- Sony BMG may be planning more layoffs as Rob Stringer settles into the top spot. (NY Post)

- Gomez and Cliff Bar join forces to make touring more environmentally friendly. (Spin) Applelogo_44

- Apples stocks takes a dip after Citigroup downgrades the stock. (BusinessWeek)

- Hacker DVD Jon now selling software that allows labels to sell iPod compatible copy-protected tracks. (GigaOm)

- Mouse_20Podcasting tips and tricks for viral promotion. (WebProNews)

- FineTune joins the music recommendation race. Review from RAIN.