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Beats Music, the streaming music service from the Dr. Dre-fronted headphone company, arrived this morning on iOS, Android and web. The long-anticipated..
Not yet in the UK but looks promising
Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor has rejoined forces with the head of his old label, Interscope Chairman Jimmy Iovine, to launch Beats Music, an on-demand music streaming service.
"The key, according to Mr. Iovine: knowing not just which song a listener will like, but knowing which song should come next."
Or, "who needs a search engine ?"... It seems Reznor & Lovine will fail at beating the streaming industry on one crucial issue: stopping taking their audience as a bunch of passive morons waiting to be fed their daily dose of viral musical mediocrity.
Music streaming sites seem like an obvious way for musicians to gain exposure and earn compensation for their work. However, things aren't always as they seem.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Streaming Services, But Were Afraid to Ask
This article shows some numbers detailing how low the compensation has become, 5 dollars for 1000 streams. It is harder than ever for an artist to make money from music.
Mid-year report gives independents a record 34.4 percent market share
The Times They Are a-Changin'
Now if we can consolidate that power!?
Charles Arthur: Streaming music system ties in users, supports iPhone and iPad sales and is likely to lead to more music buying
The first Official Karaoke App with exclusive video premiere ever!
"The high-volume of streams for “Random Access Memories” apparently hasn’t cannibalized sales to any great extent."
So, you can be streamed and have sales if you make good music. Like Daft Punk.
The conceptual end, at least, according to streaming service's CEO Axel Dauchez. By Stuart Dredge
That's right. The end of music downloads. Axel, some may think you're only fooling yourself, but you could actually be right. At least, the end of downloads for MOR music may occur soon. But educated music lovers are keepers: vinyl diggers, mp3 storage maniacs... music download will remain an elite thing.
Deezer CEO Axel Dauchez gives his opinion on the direction the music industry is taking with the increase of the use of music streaming providers.
In any business, the ability to see into the future is the killer app, and Netflix may be getting close with “House of Cards.”
The importance of big data.
Mobile apps give singers access to song lyrics and backing tracks, and at least one provides voice coaching.
The following guest post comes from Sahpreem A. King, a multi-platinum music producer, DJ, and author of industry books ‘Gotta Get Signed: ‘How To Become A...
As hunger grows for the retro format, new companies are springing up around the country to service the vinyl renaissance. Stephen Evans reports.
Lately, a vinyl pressing machine has turned to be a great investment, even better than a stack of bitcoins
Yes, he did.
Mozilla just released its first official handsets running Firefox OS in Spain, but 7digital has already jumped in and launched its own digital music marketplace for the emerging mobile ...
Sing with the official karaoke app of Alejandro Sanz "La música no se toca" Sing and record with the official karaoke app of Alejandro Sanz, “La música no se toca” We...
Red Karaoke y Universal Music presentan la aplicación oficial de Alejandro Sanz, "La Musica No Se Toca" con sus pistas originales para cantar y el estreno de su nuevo video clip en exclusiva!
With a new karaoke app for Alejandro Sanz's song "La Música No Se Toca," fans of the Spanish star can record covers of the title track o
One of the new ways to promote music ?
Very good article
Sirius XM : The example of DMS, delivering content into the right place.
How much time do people spend with apps? How much money does the average developer make?
20 years ago, you discovered music on the FM dial. End of story. Now there's an uncharted frontier of outlaw torrents, renegade bloggers, on-demand gold miners, and fur-trapping radios.
Playground Sessions attempts to make learning piano fun and rewarding by combining elements of gaming with high-end educational software.