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Biting the hand that feeds you: Why are record labels fighting Pandora?

Biting the hand that feeds you: Why are record labels fighting Pandora? | Streaming Taking Over!? | Scoop.it

A few years ago, leaders from the major record companies planted the seeds from which they hoped would spring the next generation of music distributors.

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This article talks about how record companies are in a sense feeling disrespected by the up and coming streaming cervices. Spotify and Pandora seek to lower their prices and this causes the record companiesthe need to balance their desire to maximize profits while avoiding the death of the new revenue stream in its infancy. This source is highly credible because there are several other articles on this topic.

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ASCAP Lobbies for Higher Royalties From Pandora, Spotify

ASCAP Lobbies for Higher Royalties From Pandora, Spotify | Streaming Taking Over!? | Scoop.it
Fast-multiplying streaming services are beautiful music to fans’ ears — but can produce earaches for some in the larger music industry.
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This article ia about how Pandora, Spotify, etc. are giving fans more low- to no-cost ways than ever to discover music. However, these services only pay a fraction of the royalties that music creators receive from more established media. This source is credible because I found other relative articles.

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Will Music Streaming Services Save The Recording Industry

Will Music Streaming Services Save The Recording Industry | Streaming Taking Over!? | Scoop.it

-Within the past decade we have seen the rise of digital music services such as iTunes and Amazon. Physical music sales started to decrease, and digital downloads started to surpass all others-

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This article explains how physical music is becoming obsolet because of streaming digital music. Pandora, Spotify and iTunes are virtually taking over the way people listen and buy music. This is good because it shows an advancement in the technological world and will provide more job opportunities. However, many large record companies are ceasing to exist and people are losing jobs. This source is fairly credible.

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Young listeners opting to stream, not own music

Young listeners opting to stream, not own music | Streaming Taking Over!? | Scoop.it

Many students, rather than go to the cd store, find music recommendations from blogs to discover new artists and songs, stream them online and then shares her finds with her friends through a Facebook group."

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This a very important CNN article of how the youth find, listen and own music. With the amount of new apps, online radio channels, and music-streaming platforms it makes it so easy to find and listen to new music. It also explains how hard it is for iTunes and Spotify to actually "Own" the rights to play the music. This source is highly credible.

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Promoting Your Music through Music Discovery Platforms

Promoting Your Music through Music Discovery Platforms | Streaming Taking Over!? | Scoop.it
Chris Price, Head of Music at Last.fm talks about how the changing music landscape has transformed artist marketing and successfully promoting your music through music discovery platforms.

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This is an interview from Chris Price, Head of Music at the global music discovery service and successful lifelong music fan. This interview explains how he got started in the industry, how he lasted and how it has changed. Thsi source is highly credible.

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