TITLE

I'm with the Band

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/28/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 8, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the online record label company My Major Company (MCC), that uses online social network so fans can invest in bands to get music albums developed. It states MCC has 116,000 registered users and 34 funded acts in France and has expanded operations to Great Britain. It mentions MCC posts videos and demos of different artists on its website and invites users to invest between 10 and 1,000 pounds, with investors dividing 40 percent of net revenue from concerts and music sales.
ACCESSION #
63594600

 

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