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Beats Music wants to take on Spotify, Rdio, Deezer and the dozens of other music streaming services that are constantly vying for new listeners. To succeed
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Spotify today announced it has acquired music data platform The Echo Nest, which will continue to operate out of its headquarters in Somerville, Massachuse
Today MIDiA Consulting is proud to announce the publication of an important new report: The Death of the Long Tail: The Superstar Music Economy. The report is available free of charge to Music Ind...
Technological utopians have been predicting for years that the internet will weaken the dominance of superstar artists in the music industry and enrich the teeming masses of smaller, niche creators.
But new research suggests that this “long tail” theory is wrong: superstars are capturing the vast majority of music revenues and their share is increasing – not decreasing – because of the rise of digital services like iTunes and Spotify.
D’après un récent rapport de Mark Mulligan (pour ceux qui ne suivent pas Mark Mulligan, c’est certainement l’expert le plus pointu mondialement des évolutions tech/musique et le plus fin connaisseur du streaming..), le consommateur de musique numérique d’aujourd’hui ressemble beaucoup...
Amazon gives away movies and TV shows to people who join its Amazon Prime subscription service. When will it start giving away music, too?
Le britannique se félicite de l'opération Whats-App, qui accroît la valorisation du secteur. L'opération à 19 milliards de dollars...
Warner Music Group's collaboration with Shazam is the latest example of music labels embracing social data to reinvent the way they do business.
Big changes have been underway at Shazam for some time now, as the TV and advertising side of its business grows, but also as it tries t
I love writing music apps and playing with music data. How much? Every weekend I wake up at 6am and spend a long morning writing a new music app or playing with music data. That's after a work week...
Spotify’s acquisition of music data and recommendation company the Echo Nest is a clear statement from a pre-IPO Spotify to the market that it takes the challenge of the Tyranny of Choice seriously...
Fredric Vinna, part of Beats Music's early team of creators, recently left the streaming music service and will soon begin work at its main rival, Spotify. Read this article by Joan E. Solsman on CNET News.
The two companies have been working together for some time--Beats Music's CEO served in the same role at Topspin until about a year ago.
Bop.fm allows users of subscription music services to share songs and playlists with users of other services. The startup just added Beats Music to the mix.
Le britannique se félicite de l’opération Whatsapp, qui accroît la valorisation du secteur. Shazam a annoncé à Barcelone le...
Quelle diversification pour Shazam ?
La répartition des richesses engendrées par l'industrie du streaming en question.
How's this for in-flight entertainment? Beck, who gained fame in 1994 with "Loser," will stream his new album to airplane passengers using Gogo Internet.
Qobuz, the French hi-res music streaming service that was recently added to Sonos, has confirmed here at the Bristol Show that it will introduce hi-res downloads in the UK from March/April. Currentl
On en parle peu mais Qobuz est presque seule sur son terrain : la musique de qualité audio supérieure.