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Do Musicians Really Benefit from Digital Music Streaming Services? - MTT Open - Music Think Tank

Do Musicians Really Benefit from Digital Music Streaming Services? - MTT Open - Music Think Tank | Will music streaming services save the recording industry? | Scoop.it
Minimum wage woes have been a complaint of the ages. Even when they increase, it seems that there ...
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Musicians can still benefit from digital streaming services. It's a growing industry and there is still a way for them to make money  from the consumer that is listening for free. This is great!

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Zach Elam's curator insight, August 16, 2014 1:26 PM

Musicians are getting little to no payout when their music is being streamed online. This graphic breaks down the different payouts per stream.

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The Beginner's Guide to SoundCloud

The Beginner's Guide to SoundCloud | Will music streaming services save the recording industry? | Scoop.it
Get started with audio-streaming service SoundCloud with our beginner's guide.
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I didn't choose this article to teach you how to use soundcloud, or to say that you don't know how to use souncloud, but to show that if you are new to a music sharing site, there are plenty of resources to show or teach you how to use that site. 

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Will Music Streaming Services Save The Recording Industry

Will Music Streaming Services Save The Recording Industry | Will music streaming services save the recording industry? | 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 other o
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Physical music sales are decreasing and digital purchases and downloads are increasing. People are turning to this route due to the fact that you can purchase a single song instead of the entire album and not to mention it's available anywhere and everywhere. 

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Zach Elam's curator insight, August 16, 2014 1:28 PM

This article actually describes the music streaming platforms as getting the low end of the deal between themselves and the musicians.

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Is Apple going to release iTunes for Android? Rumours say iTunes Radio is expanding - News

Is Apple going to release iTunes for Android? Rumours say iTunes Radio is expanding - News | Will music streaming services save the recording industry? | Scoop.it
Apple could soon release an iTunes App for Android while expanding iTunes Radio into an even bigger competitor to internet streaming services like Spotify.
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I think this would be great. Although digital music sales have surpassed physical music sales,  there are concerns about the decrease in digital music sales. Companies like Apple, that have apps like iTunes, needs to expand to other companies such as Android and other music streaming services that are at a climb in revenue from subscriptions and streaming services. 

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This product is Beatport Downloader tool , free to use anytime. You can download any music from Beatport in no time using this tool. Sorry for bad gramma , i...
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It's things like torrents and free downloader tools that defeat the purpose of music sharing sites. Artists use music sharing sites for a very obvious reason.. To share and allow you to purchase, and/or, download their music! Torrents and downloader tools are taking the music and giving it away for free defeating the purpose of these music sharing sites. 

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The Future of the Music Industry, According to SoundCloud

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A Q+A with co-founder and CEO Alexander Ljung.
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I personally believe music sharing sites like soundcloud are growing the industry as a whole. Todays society consists of many different technologies such as; smartphones, tablets, iPods, and computers that enable us to browse and stream the internet on a regular basis. Therefore, music sharing sites are a great way to engage with consumers because streaming and purchasing music is literally in the palm of there hands. 

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Zach Elam's curator insight, August 16, 2014 1:36 PM

Soundcloud founders describe the music industry as a two-way conversation, meaning they love having the interaction between the fans and artists among their community on their webasite. They believe that is very important among streaming online music.