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February 27, 1988 | AL DELUGACH and WILLIAM K. KNOEDELSEDER JR., Times Staff Writers
Announcing indictments against four people, authorities in Los Angeles acknowledged for the first time Friday that a 2-year-old federal grand jury investigation into cocaine-and-cash payola by record promoters to radio programmers has become national in scope. U.S. Atty. Robert C.
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July 17, 1998
CD/CD-ROM manufacturer Musica is rolling out promotional discs at Tower Records in another example of using technology to push the borders of advertising. The enhanced CDs contain songs, video clips and links to Web sites. Entertainment companies and site owners pay Los Angeles-based Musica to advertise on the disc, which will be free with the purchase of any rock or pop CD at Tower stores. The first is sponsored by New Line Cinema to promote the upcoming Wesley Snipes film "Blade."
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December 29, 1996 | CHUCK PHILIPS
California came several years late to the nation's economic recovery party, but the state should be celebrating all through 1997. Here is what key industries will be up to: MUSIC: With sales flat and the retail sector struggling, major record corporations are likely to have difficulty meeting revenue growth projections.
BUSINESS
December 29, 1996 | CHUCK PHILIPS
California came several years late to the nation's economic recovery party, but the state should be celebrating all through 1997. Here is what key industries will be up to: MUSIC: With sales flat and the retail sector struggling, major record corporations are likely to have difficulty meeting revenue growth projections.
BUSINESS
July 17, 1998
CD/CD-ROM manufacturer Musica is rolling out promotional discs at Tower Records in another example of using technology to push the borders of advertising. The enhanced CDs contain songs, video clips and links to Web sites. Entertainment companies and site owners pay Los Angeles-based Musica to advertise on the disc, which will be free with the purchase of any rock or pop CD at Tower stores. The first is sponsored by New Line Cinema to promote the upcoming Wesley Snipes film "Blade."
BUSINESS
December 4, 1996 | DENISE GELLENE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How does a new record label round up people to watch an unknown act? Offer a bounty. Solid Discs of North Hollywood paid the Burbank High School soccer team $1 for each person it persuaded to attend a free performance by a local alternative rock band, Permission to Breathe. The arrangement helped save Solid Discs thousands of dollars and raised money for the cash-strapped soccer team. Solid Discs marketing director Gale Rosenberg said students also got a look at the record business.
BUSINESS
January 2, 1994 | JAMES BATES, This report was compiled by Times staff writer Donna K.H. Walters
RECORDING: Foreign appetites for music will fuel industry growth. Technological advances could allow compact discs to be made to order at retail sites. However, further disruption ispossible from growing consumer and government backlash against sexist and violent lyrics.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1996 | DENISE GELLENE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
How does a new record label round up people to watch an unknown act? Offer a bounty. Solid Discs of North Hollywood paid the Burbank High School soccer team $1 for each person it persuaded to attend a free performance by a local alternative rock band, Permission to Breathe. The arrangement helped save Solid Discs thousands of dollars and raised money for the cash-strapped soccer team. Solid Discs marketing director Gale Rosenberg said students also got a look at the record business.
BUSINESS
January 2, 1994 | JAMES BATES, This report was compiled by Times staff writer Donna K.H. Walters
RECORDING: Foreign appetites for music will fuel industry growth. Technological advances could allow compact discs to be made to order at retail sites. However, further disruption ispossible from growing consumer and government backlash against sexist and violent lyrics.
NEWS
February 27, 1988 | AL DELUGACH and WILLIAM K. KNOEDELSEDER JR., Times Staff Writers
Announcing indictments against four people, authorities in Los Angeles acknowledged for the first time Friday that a 2-year-old federal grand jury investigation into cocaine-and-cash payola by record promoters to radio programmers has become national in scope. U.S. Atty. Robert C.
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