A partnership announced today between The Echo Nest and Twitter makes it simple to incorporate the immediacy of tweets into a recording artist's app, preserving the all-important data identifiers along the way.
To hear some tell it, Spotify and Pandora are different versions of the same thing. In reality, Spotify is an unlimited, on-demand music service while Pandora is personalized streaming radio. In their natural states, they are apples and oranges.
This is a great slide deck by Dave Kusek, the CEO of Berkleemusic.com and the Vice President of the Berklee College of Music. He outlines where the music business is headed and the new business models that surround it.
It took more than a decade. But the music industry’s sales numbers are finally starting to make sense to the kind of people who are reading this story right now: For the first time ever, the labels’ digital sales have surpassed CDs and vinyl.
It seems obvious that music tech in 2012 will be a growing field of activity with more investment and business attention. Trends will center around the implications of ubiquitous music enabled by streaming from the cloud to multiple devices.
As you look to the future you may be getting in the mode to set goals for your career.
I am always surprised when musicians I work for at Cyber PR®, are frantically trying to reach more and more potential fans without really focusing on the fans that they already have. These fans don’t need to be found, because they are already your fans.
Début 2012, la mission de préfiguration du Centre national de la musique doit remettre ses préconisations au ministre de la Culture et de la Communication. Il s’agit de " définir les modalités de mise en œuvre juridique, opérationnelles et budgétaires [du futur établissement], les conditions de sa gouvernance ainsi que les différents régimes d’aides [qu’il] administrera en concertation étroite avec l’ensemble des professionnels du secteur."
L’occasion de revenir sur ce projet, ses ambitions et les inquiétudes qu’il suscite avec celui qui conduit cette préfiguration, Didier Selles, conseiller-maître à la cour des comptes et co-auteur du rapport Création musicale et diversité à l’ère du numérique.
The 2011 Crunchies, the annual tech awards show created by TechCrunch, takes place January 31st in San Francisco. Voting has begun to choose the winners from the list of finalists and you are encouraged to vote.
Le site de musique en ligne de haute qualité, Qobuz, vient de lancer la nouvelle version de son application pour iPhone, iPad et iTouch. Celle-ci propose notamment d’écouter des titres en qualité CD depuis ces différents supports mobiles.
Guest post, first published on ASCAP Playback, by Carl Jacobson, VP Marketing for ASCAP member benefit partner Nimbit. All the news that's come out about Facebook Music has been really exciting for songwriters.
The company, which was set up by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, sees a future in being what MTV was in its earlier days: a channel that will show music videos as well as other kinds of pop-culture entertainment.
On November 30 2011, Spotify made a bold move: it became an application platform, allowing third-party apps to live within the walls of Spotify’s official application so that they could take advantage of the service’s full-song streaming and tight...
We are only one working day into 2012, and already two data startups announced funding rounds. Klout confirmed its Series C, and now social music data gatherer, Next Big Sound, is set to announce a $6.5 million Series A.
A few months ago, Google introduced their own social networking platform with the intention of entering the ring to contend for the social media crown against the likes of Facebook and Twitter. This platform, simply dubbed Google + (pronounced Google Plus), showcases quite a few similar features as its leading competition.
So as a musician, you may be asking yourself ‘why would I even bother if I’m already on Facebook and Twitter? Do I REALLY need to update yet another social account??’.
Well frankly, the answer is yes, you really do need to get yourself set up on Google + and the reasons as such are quite simple.
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