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Genesis, Mark Petrie New Album

Mark Petrie finally released some of his huge trailer scores after requests from many listeners. The new release namned Genesis is full of building compositions, high impact drums, big choirs and subtle electronic programming. Markis  also known for composition on many a TV series which the extensive the list on IMDB gives a great account for but for me it’s trailer composition that gets the vote and the airplay. His writing includes music for many major trailers, recently The Amazing SpiderMan and love it or hate it, The Twilight Series, Breaking Dawn. The release has 27 tracks and can be

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Discover music more easily and legally on YouTube.

If you want easier ways to discover music on YouTube, just start here. www.youtube.com/music. The revamped music page – part of a redesign showcases the most viewed music videos, special promotions, curated playlists, unsigned talent and gives you the ability to create on-the-fly mixes. For example, in the mood for electronic beats? Just scroll down to that genre and click “play” for an instant playlist.

Are Illegal Downloads 150x More Profitable Than Legal Sales?

Unlike most people might think, piracy is not necessarily a bad thing for copyright holders. In fact, German pirate-tracking outfit DigiRights Solutions shows that copyright holders can earn 150 times more money from illicit downloads than from iTunes and other legal stores.

TorrentFreak has reported before how pirates have been turned into cash cows by the copyright mafia. However, reliable statistics on how much money the entertainment industry and anti-piracy outfits make from illicit downloads have not yet been disclosed, until now.