Wednesday's Music 2.0 Briefing: Ticket Sales Slump, Virgin Closing Stores, True North Sold & More.
Study Shows Online Engagement Growing As Print And TV Fade

Thursday's Music 2.0 Briefing: Radiohoead's N.Y.'s Eve Surprise, No Surpise: P2P Use Up, Apple Soars & More

Radiohead_photo > Radiohead will ring in New Year's Eve with an exclusive TV performance of  "In Rainbows" on Current TV. The pre-recorded performance will include all of the tracks from "In Rainbows" plus some "other bits". (Current TV via The Daily Swarm)

> Limewire and Bittorrent popularity continues. (ars)

> CNBC asks if iLike is the "Next Big Thing". (CNBC)

> A look at Apple's substantial influence over music beyond iPod sales in 2007. (MacWorld)

> POLL: Is Apple worth is current share price of just under $200? (DMW)

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