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How Apple Hopes to Win the Streaming War

How Apple Hopes to Win the Streaming War | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Tech giant Apple is opening its checkbook and getting involved with artists' careers like never before in hopes of winning streaming wars.

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It's called 'blockchain' and it could be a game changer

It's called 'blockchain' and it could be a game changer | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Banks are trialling it. The ASX is investing in it. Politicians have talked it up. The question is, what is it?
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Wish You Were Here 2016 - UK Music

Wish You Were Here 2016 - UK Music | Music Industry | Scoop.it

Music tourism generated £3.7 billion in total direct and indirect spend in the UK last year. This was a +7% increase from last year.


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YouTube Finally Responds To Artists Demanding Fair Pay

YouTube Finally Responds To Artists Demanding Fair Pay | Music Industry | Scoop.it
YouTube has finally responded to artists and copyright holders who have been fighting for higher royalty rates and fair pay on the platform.
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Ed Sheeran sued for $US20 million for allegedly copying song to make hit Photograph

Ed Sheeran sued for $US20 million for allegedly copying song to make hit Photograph | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Grammy-nominated songwriters have accused Ed Sheeran of
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How to define a successful PledgeMusic campaign

How to define a successful PledgeMusic campaign | Music Industry | Scoop.it
PledgeMusic campaigns create equity in a variety of ways for artists. Artists have varying financial and sales goals; however, there are similarities among all the campaigns, beyond looking at cash earned at the end. Our campaigns support the life cycle of a project. PledgeMusic is only involved for part of the time, but the financial results impact the artists’ entire business. Check out
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Fair use does not mean free: Copyright recommendations would crush Australian content

Fair use does not mean free: Copyright recommendations would crush Australian content | Music Industry | Scoop.it
The Productivity Commission's draft report on Australia's copyright arrangements makes recommendations that would be incredibly detrimental to our nationa
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The Australian government wants to regulate Netflix, Spotify and other streaming services

The Australian government wants to regulate Netflix, Spotify and other streaming services | Music Industry | Scoop.it
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Campaign Launches To Restore Funding To Community Radio

Campaign Launches To Restore Funding To Community Radio | Music Industry | Scoop.it
The community broadcasting sector has launched a campaign, Keep Community In Your Radio, to restore community radio funding after this week's Federal Budget cuts.

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Warner is earning around $2m a day from streaming services - Music Business Worldwide

Warner is earning around $2m a day from streaming services - Music Business Worldwide | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Streaming income up 59% as download decline can't halt digital growth
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How Google Killed the Music Industry (In 3 Easy Diagrams)

How Google Killed the Music Industry (In 3 Easy Diagrams) | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Google killed the music industry, right? Or, did the music industry killed the music industry? Here's a strange graph to add to the debate.
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Q Prime's Burnstein And Mensch On Managing Metallica And Jimmy Page, Playing The Label Game, And Staying On Top For 33 Years

Q Prime's Burnstein And Mensch On Managing Metallica And Jimmy Page, Playing The Label Game, And Staying On Top For 33 Years | Music Industry | Scoop.it
In what may be the most extensive interview they've ever done, Q Prime founders Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch talk about managing both young and superstar artists, working with Metallica, the Chili Peppers, Muse, former clients like the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Jimmy Page, Def Leppard and Rush.
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Apple patents technology for deactivating iPhone cameras at live concerts

Apple patents technology for deactivating iPhone cameras at live concerts | Music Industry | Scoop.it
The nuisance of audience members ruining concerts and plays by recording them on their phones could soon be a thing of the past after Apple patented a technology that blocks the iPhone’s camera feature.
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Berklee Announces Ambitious New Cross-Industry Project with Majors and Big Tech On Board

Berklee Announces Ambitious New Cross-Industry Project with Majors and Big Tech On Board | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Today, Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship has announced the Open Music Initiative (OMI), an attempt at a top-level approach to the issue of rights management and organization in the digital era.

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Music Industry Is Not Ready For The Blockchain

Music Industry Is Not Ready For The Blockchain | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Although the blockchain technology used for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is often hailed as a potential savior for the music industry, getting the industry to embrace and integrate such technology may, as yet, not be feasible, says Bas Grasmayer. _________________________ Guest Post by Bas Grasmayer The blockchai

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Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service

Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Amazon’s Prime Music has, through its inclusion in the broader Prime membership, become one of the most popular music-streaming services in the world.

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solomon kennard's curator insight, June 19, 4:59 PM

I work for amazon and the thing about this company is that they are always willing to improve on something. Steaming music is getting easier for the fact that these big companies are seeing music is needed amazon is figuring it out and will most likely succeed     

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Independent Labels Release Global Study on Their Business

Independent Labels Release Global Study on Their Business | Music Industry | Scoop.it
The global community of independent labels have done their own homework this time.
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Kraftwerk loses hip-hop music-sampling copyright case

Kraftwerk loses hip-hop music-sampling copyright case | Music Industry | Scoop.it
German Supreme court: Kraftwerk copyright claim doesn't outweigh "artistic freedom."
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Blockchain: Music Without the Middlemen?

Blockchain: Music Without the Middlemen? | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Blockchain, huh? What IS it good for, apart from fuelling umpteen music-industry panel sessions debating whether it's the saviour of the music universe?

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Blockchain is going to change the administration/business side of the industry
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Apple Music slashes subscription price by 50% for students - Music Business Worldwide

Apple Music slashes subscription price by 50% for students - Music Business Worldwide | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Those enrolled in university get up to four years at 50% off
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Government Accused Of Blowing Two Years' Grant Money In Pre-election Dump

Government Accused Of Blowing Two Years' Grant Money In Pre-election Dump | Music Industry | Scoop.it
The chief executive of Live Performance Australia has called upon the federal Coalition government to provide clarification regarding their Catalyst arts grants after a
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The Music Industry Has Had It With The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The Music Industry Has Had It With The Digital Millennium Copyright Act | Music Industry | Scoop.it
Dozens of artists and trade groups, including Steven Tyler and the RIAA, are calling for changes to a law enacted in 1998.
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Producers, Mixers and Engineers to Get Digital Royalties in New House Bill

Producers, Mixers and Engineers to Get Digital Royalties in New House Bill | Music Industry | Scoop.it
A new bill in the U.S. House of Representatives is being introduced in Congress this week that would give producers, engineers and mixers -- often times the unsung and forgotten heroes in the whole song-making process -- a piece of the digital royalty pie. The Allocation for Music Producer Act, or AMP Act (H.R. 1457), is being formally introduced by congressmen from both sides of the aisle: Reps. Joe Crowley (D-New York) and Tom Rooney (R-Florida).
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