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Digital Music Business And The Rashomon Effect - Jim McDermott's Important A2IM Keynote

Digital Music Business And The Rashomon Effect - Jim McDermott's Important A2IM Keynote | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
In this keynote address transcript, Jim McDermott explains how the Rashomon effect, wherein multiple parties share contradictory but equally plausible accounts of an event, has persistently existed in dealings between artists, labels and the music tech industry. ___________________________________ Guest Post by Jim McDermott Writer’s note: this is a lightl
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WeTransfer hires Gilles Peterson as creative director; delays music streaming service

WeTransfer hires Gilles Peterson as creative director; delays music streaming service | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Latest Brands News from the Music Industry
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Say You Want a Revolution? U.S. Copyright Office Modernizes Key Part of Digital Licensing

Say You Want a Revolution? U.S. Copyright Office Modernizes Key Part of Digital Licensing | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The U.S. Copyright Office has taken an important step, finally making it possible to file compulsory licenses digitally.
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Soundcloud, Amazon, Tidal: Streaming’s Other Runners | MIDiA Research

Soundcloud, Amazon, Tidal: Streaming’s Other Runners | MIDiA Research | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Soundcloud, Amazon, Tidal: Streaming’s Other Runners, streaming music vendors, streaming services, spotify competitors
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Rashaun Jones's curator insight, June 18, 6:03 PM

Soundcloud is probably the main streaming service I use today. Crazy to know that they have to account for 80% rights costs for at least one part of their business.

solomon kennard's curator insight, June 19, 4:48 PM

Tidal is J-Zay music streaming service that is suppose to make a difference for music artist. The growth of tidal is becoming more and more successful because people are actually buying into and subscribing.

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Music Industry Is Not Ready For The Blockchain

Music Industry Is Not Ready For The Blockchain | New 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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Twitter has invested in music streaming service SoundCloud

Twitter has invested in music streaming service SoundCloud | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Twitter wanted to buy the company a couple years ago; now it has invested $70 million instead.
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Sustainability in Music

Guest post by Vickie Nauman, Founder & Owner of CrossBorder Works, an
entertainment/tech consultancy and advisory film

 

Over the last 15 years, digital music has journeyed along an unpaved road,
wending its way into our new connected world using the tools and
assumptions of yesteryear.  The old/new business constructs have vastly
different distribution mechanisms, container sizes, business models,
ecosystems, and consumer expectations – but the core around which the
industry is built, great music and appreciative fans, remains largely the
same.
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Chat app Line makes over $270 million a year from selling stickers

Chat app Line makes over $270 million a year from selling stickers | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Japanese mobile messaging app Line is banking more than $20 million per month selling sticker packs, which typically trade for $1-2 for sets of 6-12,..
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Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service

Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service | New 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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Elvin E Ramos's curator insight, June 16, 3:09 PM

I believe this is a very reliable source, Amazon is a pioneer with the sales of CDs through the internet so it is not surprising that they start a music streaming service. I have added this one because it also describes the growth of the music industry and how everyone wants to have a part in it. 

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Music Moves Europe - Creative Europe at Midem 2016 - Creative Europe - European Commission

Music Moves Europe - Creative Europe at Midem 2016 - Creative Europe - European Commission | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
A new EU strategy for the music sector will be the focus of the Music Moves Europe event at Midem 2016.
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Irving Azoff Jumps Into YouTube War: 'On This We Are United'

Irving Azoff Jumps Into YouTube War: 'On This We Are United' | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The war of words against YouTube continues, and the famously outspoken artist manager Irving Azoff is not backing down.
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Blockchain: Music Without the Middlemen?

Blockchain: Music Without the Middlemen? | New 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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Mars Mertens's curator insight, May 16, 7:18 AM
Blockchain is going to change the administration/business side of the industry
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Global music market up 3.2% but IFPI trains guns on 'value gap'

Global music market up 3.2% but IFPI trains guns on 'value gap' | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
The IFPI has published its figures for global music sales in 2015, revealing a 3.2% growth in industry revenues to $15bn.
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Music-Based Social Networks Are Doomed: Here's Why [Cortney Harding]

Music-Based Social Networks Are Doomed: Here's Why [Cortney Harding] | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
In this piece, Cortney Harding looks at the struggles faced by music-based social networks like Crowdmix and Myspace, and why problems with scalability so often doom these networks to failure. By Cortney Harding A few months ago, when “The Music Startup Meltdown” first ran, I singled out Crowdmix an
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#GoogleMath: No Idea What YouTube Is Paying You?

#GoogleMath: No Idea What YouTube Is Paying You? | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Despite an oft quoted figure of 3 billions dollars since 2005, it seems YouTube actually has has no idea what it's paying artists, although the evidence seem to be fairly clear that it's not enough, says Ted Kalo. _______________________________ Guest Post by Ted Kalo on Medium For one o
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Google Licenses LyricFind for Search Results

Google Licenses LyricFind for Search Results | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Lyrics have increased in popularity, and will be increasing songwriters' bottom lines too -- according to LyricFind's co-founder.
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"The Future Of Social Media Belongs To PRM" Say Ryan Leslie, Bonin Bough At Brooklyn's Northside Festival

"The Future Of Social Media Belongs To PRM" Say Ryan Leslie, Bonin Bough At Brooklyn's Northside Festival | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
[UPDATED] With so much noise on social media, establishing a direct connection with fans is the only way to cut through the clutter. Easier said than done, Personal Relationship Management and the direct connection of texting offer solutions, say two bleeding edge marketers. By music marketer Matt Voyno I
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Wish You Were Here 2016 - UK Music

Wish You Were Here 2016 - UK Music | New 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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Twitter has invested in music streaming service SoundCloud

Twitter has invested in music streaming service SoundCloud | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Twitter wanted to buy the company a couple years ago; now it has invested $70 million instead.
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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 | New 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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Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service

Amazon to launch standalone music-streaming service | New 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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Armonia appoints Virginie Berger as its first ever CEO - Music Business Worldwide

Armonia appoints Virginie Berger as its first ever CEO - Music Business Worldwide | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Body represents 13 million works in 33 territories
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'Music Isn't a Commodity': Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper on That Streaming Milestone, the 'Value Grab'

'Music Isn't a Commodity': Warner Music CEO Stephen Cooper on That Streaming Milestone, the 'Value Grab' | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Billboard caught up with CEO Stephen Cooper for an indepth chat on the group's digital strategy, the shape of its global business and the commoditization of music.
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Seymour Stein on the Future of the Music Biz: India and China are 'Going to Explode'

Seymour Stein on the Future of the Music Biz: India and China are 'Going to Explode' | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
During a panel discussion at Canadian Music Week, Stein called the TV show Vinyl “horrible,” challenged the other execs about not signing acts with poor social media and digital numbers, reminisced about starting his career at age 14 at Billboard, and directed our attention to India and China as the next place to do business.
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Universal now has a Chief Tech Officer: Gracenote founder Ty Roberts - Music Business Worldwide

Universal now has a Chief Tech Officer: Gracenote founder Ty Roberts - Music Business Worldwide | New Music Industry | Scoop.it
Executive has also worked at Apple, ION Music and Pixar
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