How Losing SoundCloud Would Change Music — theringer.com
Streaming giant SoundCloud laid off 40 percent of its staff Thursday, but losing the streaming service would change how both artists and listeners experience music
With the full roll-out of Jay-Z’s new 4:44 album unfolding over the last week, the new release now appears to be available on all the major streaming platforms—with one rather conspicuous exception.
This DJ Has Released the First Full-Length Album Using the Ethereum Blockchain — motherboard.vice.com
RAC has collaborated with a number of familiar artists on ‘EGO,’ the first album that can be bought on the ethereum blockchain.
Only one winner in a streaming music industry where some are on the brink — www.nbr.co.nz
The secret to its success.
As podcast analytics get better, who wins and who loses? — www.recode.net
Apple is going to start sharing more data about podcasts with their creators. Hot Pod’s Nick Quah breaks down what that means on Recode Media.
Many of Prince’s iconic music videos and performances — like “When Doves Cry” and “Take Me With U” — will now live on through Vevo.
Here’s what happened the last time audio producers got better data — www.niemanlab.org
When radio ratings got more precise, it changed how programmers saw their audience. Are podcasters heading for something similar?
Jay Z's 4:44 Platinum Status: The Beginning of The End for TIDAL — www.digitalmusicnews.com
In less than a week, Jay Z’s TIDAL-exclusive album went platinum. Here’s why this actually spells the end for TIDAL.
This music platform's AI reckons it knows your taste in concerts — www.zdnet.com
By applying machine learning to music fans’ data, Spanish startup WeGow has added concert recommendations to fan chat and ticketing.
Ticketmaster pilots audio data ticketing system — www.musicweek.com
Company links with tech firm Lisnr to create app, which uses silent signals emitted and received by smartphones to track who is entering a gig
Whatever happened to Muzak? It's now Mood, and it's not elevator music — www.latimes.com
Nowadays, the musical manipulation of consumers’ behavior is both more entertaining and presumably more effective.