Royalty checks not in the mail for artists
In September, SoundExchange announced a Dec. 15 deadline for collection of fees generated by Internet plays between Feb. 1, 1996, and March 31, 2000. The company made public a list of the artists with unclaimed funds.

Digital music market to reach nearly $14.9 Billion by 2010
The global market for digital recorded music, delivered both via broadband and over mobile-phone networks, is expected to grow by nearly six-fold during the period from 2005 to 2010.

EMusic nears 100 million downloads
eMusic reported Monday that it is nearing its 100 millionth MP3 download.

Musician Plucks Sound From Lasers
Miya Masaoka is a composer, koto player and inventor of the Laser Koto — a tripod-mounted laser array that she plays by passing her hands through the beams…