Myspace is back — and it's spending a lot of money to make sure everyone knows it The once-dominant social network will begin airing its first commercials tonight to promote the public launch of the new and significantly redesigned Myspace, now...
It looks like Twitter #Music has gotten a couple of improvements on the web — specifically to its individual artist profiles. Previously, the artist page just pointed to the other artists that they were following.
Google’s Chrome browser can already access local media files and soon that will include your iTunes library. Google’s François Beaufort, who keeps an eye on the Chromium project, noted the change on Monday.
Apple has introduced iTunes Radio, a new streaming service built right into the Music app on iOS devices, and included in iTunes on the desktop. iTunes Radio is free for all users, but will feature ads unless you’re an iTunes Match subscriber.
Last week it was announced that Pink Floyd’s catalogue would be unlocked in Spotify after ‘Wish You Were Here’ gets streamed 1 million times (that target was reached yesterday). It was a brilliant promotion to add to the already exciting news that another legendary band’s back catalogue would soon be available for streaming and so the story gained huge exposure across the music press.
For anyone who is not Pink Floyd, though, it’s very difficult to get your music discovered within Spotify’s vast catalogue, which at the end of 2012, was estimated at 20 million tracks. For artists and labels, it’s hard not to feel like your music or catalogue, are not just drops in the ocean, but this is where apps can come in.
One of the most important aspects of apps within the platform is that they allow for exploration and discovery. Apps provide the opportunity for labels to promote new content, showcase artists and, most importantly, highlight catalogue. In some cases, apps are becoming just another aspect of a new release campaign.
Out of the ashes of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band craze, games that utilize real guitar controllers are cranking up the volume this fall with the arrival of Ubisoft’s Rocksmith 2014 Edition and a new challenger, BandFuse: Rock Legends.
Qui ? Giuseppe de Martino, secrétaire général de Dailymotion et président de l'ASIC (Association des services internet communautaires). Quoi ? Une interview pour le Petit Show (dont Dailymotion est partenaire) en cinq mots clés.