Category Archives: Industry News

Altavoz is ready for MusicBizLA14 are you

So the upcoming Music Business Association confab is coming May 5th -8th in Los Angels, CA. and Altavoz is ready for our part hosting a Panel on CryptoCurrency and Alternative Payments on Wednesday, May 7th at 5pm. Please click here to see the list of scheduled speakers and general conference information. See you in LA.…

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Bobby Ekizian joined Altavoz

Music Executive Bobby Ekizian joined Altavoz as GM to manage its day-today operations. Ekizian comes with a wealth of experience, having spent two decades in senior management positions at Alliance Entertainment. See the full press release here. PRLOG Bobby left Altavoz employment on Feb 2nd 2015; Please refer any open or unfinished business that you…

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Bitcoin accepted here

Altavoz Entertainment CEO Nelson Jacobsen announced that the company will accept Bitcoin payments from suppliers – music labels and artists – and retailers. Altavoz has chosen to partner with Coinbase.com (click to join us) to become the first U.S. entertainment distributor to accept the digital currency. Altavoz will introduce the new payment option to partners…

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Music Stores are still part of our Montgomery County and we’ll be at one Sat the 23rd to prove it.

I know that in 2013 that most of the people reading this will have assumed that every single store that sells music has relocated to the internetwork and boarded up their physical locations.   However! we take great pleasure in saying that it just ain’t so.   Altavoz a, Montgomery County based business has been for the…

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Illegal Downloading = Less Musicians

Felix Oberholzer-Gee of Harvard Business School and Koleman Strumpf of UNC Chapel Hill (now at the University of Kansas) once claimed in a 2004 paper that file-sharing did not have a measurable effect on recorded music sales. Since then though, they have reversed their claims in their 2010 paper, stating now for a fact that, yes, illegal…

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Creative Uses for Vinyl Records Other than Music

Love music? Have a garage or basement full of old vinyl records, but have already pretty much converted them digitally? Well, don’t just throw them out. Make sure you can put your old collection to good use, while still holding on to the beautiful art sleeves they came in. Here are five creative ways to recycle old…

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