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Introducing Every Music App from the SXSW Trade Show

Introducing Every Music App from the SXSW Trade Show | Music business | Scoop.it

"The consensus from SXSW appears to be that no single app dominated the tradeshow, although Highlight and some other apps did see their share of hype."

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'Data Mining Music' SXSWi Panel Shows How Data Can Lead to Better Playlists, Recommendations

'Data Mining Music' SXSWi Panel Shows How Data Can Lead to Better Playlists, Recommendations | Music business | Scoop.it
People have 10 million songs in the pockets: What happens next? Paul Lamere, director of developer platform at the Echo Nest, thinks “big data” is the solution...
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Music Apps Gone Wild: The SXSW Recap

Music Apps Gone Wild: The SXSW Recap | Music business | Scoop.it

"After my panel at SXSW today, several people asked for copies of my presentation about the wildest, wackiest music apps we’ve seen over the past year. The presentation went well, and I even got some laughs and applause, which is always sort of the ultimate goal."

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Backplane To Hold Music Hackathon At SXSW, With Top Industry Managers As Judges

Backplane To Hold Music Hackathon At SXSW, With Top Industry Managers As Judges | Music business | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago we wrote about Backplane — a platform for creating interactive, highly visual communities — that counts Lady Gaga as one of its backers, along with plenty of the Valley's most well-known investors.
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Pandora's Tim Westergren Wants to Make Musicians Respectable

Pandora's Tim Westergren Wants to Make Musicians Respectable | Music business | Scoop.it
Like many companies, Pandora doesn't just want to make a buck. The company also aims to turn being a musician into a middle-class job.Get the latest...
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Eric St-Pierre's comment, March 15, 2012 8:22 AM
The only problem with this article is that he doesn't say how this going to happen. Yes for sure we are in the revolution of How we listen to music, but still the question: Where the f&?%@ the musician can get a living ? There is so many who wants this badly but a few who survive.
Jérôme Rastoldo's comment, March 15, 2012 2:41 PM
True, all the more so as 900,000 songs do not really promote independent, unknown artists. They might need to do so to increase - dramatically - their catalogs.
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Lady Gaga Backplane Hackathon Winners: Better Shuffle, Twitter Music, Text Message Requests

Lady Gaga Backplane Hackathon Winners: Better Shuffle, Twitter Music, Text Message Requests | Music business | Scoop.it

"Backplane, which runs Lady Gaga’s LittleMonsters community, sponsored a hackathon at SXSW 2012 gathered scores of software programmers to build new stuff in the spirit of Music Hack Day, with three apps taking the top three prizes — the first music hackathon ever to be streamed live to Times Square (really!). Without further ado, here are the winners."

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The MP3 Vs. the E-Book: 'Online Music Then and Now' SXSWi Examines What We Have (And Haven't) Learned

The MP3 Vs. the E-Book: 'Online Music Then and Now' SXSWi Examines What We Have (And Haven't) Learned | Music business | Scoop.it
In 1999, Diamond Multimedia's Rio became the first portable mp3 player to be commercially successful. Eight years later, the Kindle brought a similar level of mobility to...
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