Five new business ideas for musicians and their fans

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Tolstoy said "music is the shorthand of emotion" and, as marketing gurus insist, people buy emotionally. With an audience that extends to just about everyone, the music business can be a great source for new business ideas. Here are five we spotted recently: 1. MOOD TRAXXER — Traxx.fm's Mood Traxxer aims help users find music to match their mood by getting them to describe their current state of mind, activity, needs and 'drug', and then serving them tunes according to those choices. Options include moods such as "Darth Vader on a Bad Hair Day". Stereomood is based on the same…

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