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The Deal With Independent Music Getting Pulled from YouTube « Saving Country Music

The Deal With Independent Music Getting Pulled from YouTube « Saving Country Music | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

ere’s there long and short of the current problem: Just like iTunes, Beats, Amazon, your local school district, and your refrigerator repair company, YouTube has decided it’s getting into the digital streaming music service too. Ironically, YouTube is one of the companies that already has a significant chunk of the digital streaming market, and one of the most significant footprints in the business. It’s just not in a convenient delivery form like its competitors. Look at the chart below, graciously provided to us by the industrious folks at Edison Research. Yes that’s right, not radio, not Spotify, not iTunes or their friends at school, but YouTube is the place that music’s coveted 12-24 year-old demographic goes most to discover new music.

 

 

Pierre Priot's insight:

Kids you must understand this: Google kicking independent artists out of Youtube would bring back the music industry back into the 80ies, when only mainstream acts could get massive exposure.

No doubt major companies will dig this....

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10 Great & Influential Indie Record Labels (Part II) « Think Like a Label

10 Great & Influential Indie Record Labels (Part II) « Think Like a Label | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

This is the second installment of the 10 Great & Influential Indie Record Labels list that you’ve all been waiting for. Again, I acknowledge the bias of my own perspective and choice of music in forming this list, but I guarantee you each of these bands are very influential, each in their own respect. This list was put together to serve as a learning tool for the progression of labels and how they choose to behave and interact with their community, and conduct their business. There is certainly an evolution going on, and the independency aesthetic seems to be taking precedence; it is up to us to further shape the future of the industry– our industry.

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