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Using Spotify to measure the popularity of older music

Using Spotify to measure the popularity of older music | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
I have a theory: No Diggity by Blackstreet is timeless. If Frank Sinatra is timeless in 2015, so too is No Diggity in 2050, fondly remembered by our children's children as the icon of the 90s. And I think that I can prove it.
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Data Mining the Digital Gold Rush: 4 Companies That Get It

Data Mining the Digital Gold Rush: 4 Companies That Get It | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
For decades, the music business ran largely on instinct: magic ears, gut feelings, weird hunches. Success had a thousand fathers, as well as a certain mystery. Label executives knew a hit when they heard one, and they promoted it until the public agreed -- or not.
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Data Will Save Music

Data Will Save Music | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
The writing is on the wall. The music industry is dying. Nobody buys music. It’s the Wild West. The last one might be true. But the rest? Not..
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Extra! Extra! Announcing Our Redesigned Profile Page

Extra! Extra! Announcing Our Redesigned Profile Page | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
We’re very glad to share with you a complete renovation of the Profile page – the core of Next Big Sound.[[MORE]] We’ve been hard at work over the past few months to bring you a better one-stop...
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The Dark Science of Pop Music

The Dark Science of Pop Music | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Record companies are tracking download and search data to predict which new songs will be hits. This has been good for business—but is it bad for music?
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Find Top Trending Content and Key Opinion Leaders In Any Niche with BuzzSumo

Find Top Trending Content and Key Opinion Leaders In Any Niche with BuzzSumo | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it

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Christopher Jan Benitez's curator insight, June 25, 2014 4:34 AM

I love BuzzSumo as a content curation tool. Everybody who wants to collect the best posts about their niche should try out this tool!

Jimun Gimm's curator insight, October 13, 2014 1:07 PM

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Big Data Changed How We Measure Success - hypebot

Big Data Changed How We Measure Success - hypebot | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
By Emmanuel Legrand of Legrand Network. This story was originally published in French by IRMActu. Who's No.1? How do you assess and define success? Who are the most popular artists and recordings at any given time? Ever since there has been a music industry, these questions have obsessed record company executives and artists alike. And to answer these questions, systems were put in place to measure success and identify which artists and songs were the most popular. In the early 20th Century, music publishers were benchmarking success to the number of music sheets they sold. Then, the industry started counting...
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SoundCloud rules Twitter, followed by Spotify and Last.fm

SoundCloud rules Twitter, followed by Spotify and Last.fm | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Data collected by a music tech hacker reveals that people tweet a whole lot more about SoundCloud than about Spotify or Pandora.
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Predicting What You Want To Hear: Music And Data Get It On

Predicting What You Want To Hear: Music And Data Get It On | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
When I log on to Spotify, it recommends I listen to T. Rex because I listened to Marc Bolan. Bolan is the frontman of T. Rex.
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Why the music hasn’t stopped for Twitter...Yet

Why the music hasn’t stopped for Twitter...Yet | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Twitter’s first foray into mobile music died an overdue death this week, a year to the day that it launched. Put simply, it failed. Failed to gain traction. Failed to engage users. Failed to become the vehicle for new ad streams that Twitter hoped it...
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Business Matters: Why Spotify Bought The Echo Nest

Business Matters: Why Spotify Bought The Echo Nest | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Spotify's acquisition of the Echo Nest signals the growing importance of data in the music business as context becomes king in a world of virtually
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The next chart-topper could be just an algorithm away

The next chart-topper could be just an algorithm away | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Discovering new music talent like James Bay, this year’s tipped breakthrough act whose debut album duly topped the charts, is an expensive business for record companies.
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The Joyless World of Data-Driven Startups

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Everyone tells early-stage startups to use data for big strategic decisions. But does that really work, and whatever hap…
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Data's Role in Music and Marketing

Data's Role in Music and Marketing | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it

Platforms like Pandora, Spotify, and Shazam know a lot about their millions of users. How does this vast amount of data impact the relationship between marketing...


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Kobalt hace una apuesta más por la transparencia | Industria Musical

Kobalt hace una apuesta más por la transparencia | Industria Musical | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Kobalt ha ampliado su portal para ofrecer máxima transparencia a todos sus clientes, creando de esta forma un portal de datos integrados para los artistas,
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Next Big Sound amplia su analítica gratuita | Industria Musical

Next Big Sound amplia su analítica gratuita | Industria Musical | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
El proveedor de análisis de datos de música Next Big Sound han ampliado la métricas gratuitas a consultar además de haber realizado un rediseño de su interface
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A Curated Visual Collection of Industry Landscapes: Lumascapes

A Curated Visual Collection of Industry Landscapes: Lumascapes | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, February 5, 2014 8:29 AM


LumaPartners, an investment bank that provides strategic advice to digital media companies, has created over time a wonderful and quite useful collection of industry landscapes that cover specific sectors such as Search, Video, Mobile and Marketing Technologies.


Each map aggregates, organizes and groups the most relevant players in a specific industry sector at a certain point in time.


An excellent example of how curating and organizing a large number of resources in a specific field can provide a useful reference sought and appreciated by many.


Free to access.


All collections: http://www.lumapartners.com/resource-center/lumascapes-2/ 



Specific maps worth checking out:


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pascal leclerc's curator insight, February 6, 2014 1:31 AM

Voici une collection de cartes intéressantes sur l'écosystème de plusieurs secteurs d'activité autour du numérique !

Nicoletta Gay's curator insight, February 6, 2014 5:56 AM

A visual collection of the increasingly overlapping key sectors of digital media: DISPLAY, SEARCH, VIDEO, MOBILE, SOCIAL, COMMERCE, and GAMING.

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The Future Of Music Discovery Is In The Numbers - hypebot

By Kyle Billings from Berklee College of Music's Music Business Journal. Information is changing the music industry; not only in the ways we consume and discover music, but as well in the ways companies are arming themselves for competition. Streaming services see gold in the figures that fuel recommendation algorithms, and now content companies, driven too by the alluring growth of digital tech, are proudly announcing their latest partnerships with leading software-as-a-service companies and the terabytes of social data multiplying on their servers. The future of music discovery—and potentially, of artist development—is now in the numbers. Music Discovery Algorithms are...
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A Deep Web Guide to America’s Taste in Music

A Deep Web Guide to America’s Taste in Music | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
We dove into illegal download data and Twitter activity to take the musical pulse of 100 U.S. cities
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Billboard and Twitter Partner to Create 'Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts'

Billboard and Twitter Partner to Create 'Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts' | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Billboard and social media platform Twitter today announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership to create Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts.
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The Echo Nest CTO Brian Whitman on Spotify Deal, Man Vs. Machine, Why Pandora 'Freaks' Him Out (Q&A)

The Echo Nest CTO Brian Whitman on Spotify Deal, Man Vs. Machine, Why Pandora 'Freaks' Him Out (Q&A) | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
"We hate this stupid man versus machine dichotomy."
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The Sweet, Streaming Sound of Data

The Sweet, Streaming Sound of Data | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
With the music industry turning digital, music companies can now understand their customers’ listening habits in greater depth than ever before.
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Can Big Data Help Music Labels Find That Perfect Backbeat?

Can Big Data Help Music Labels Find That Perfect Backbeat? | The New Business of Music Big Data | Scoop.it
Music executives are tapping services such as Shazam and Spotify to help predict tomorrow’s next big hits
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