Issue #207: What’s at Stake for the Future of Music Streaming; The Art of Music Classification; Spotify Adds Social Sharing to Play Buttons

What's at Stake For the Future of Music Streaming
What’s at Stake For the Future of Music Streamingwww.nbcnews.com
With Apple Music and Spotify at the front of the pack, is it really just a two-horse race?

The Art of Music Classification
The Art of Music Classificationwww.linkedin.com
There’s a huge amount of music on any given streaming service but only a fraction is actively curated and streamed. It’s easier to spot when you delve into the more niche genres like Classical or Jazz or the sub categories of electronic music.

Why Streaming Is No Longer An Existential Threat To The Music Industry
Why Streaming Is No Longer An Existential Threat To The Music Industryarc.applause.com
On-demand streaming has transformed the way we consume content, especially in terms of aural experiences.

What Happens After SoundCloud?
What Happens After SoundCloud?www.vulture.com
SoundCloud’s future isn’t guaranteed, but the lesson is the same: back up your music because nothing is permanent.

Spotify Adds Social Sharing To Play Buttons
Spotify Adds Social Sharing To Play Buttonswww.hypebot.com
Spotify Play buttons are increasingly common across the web as online media, artists and fans embed and share their Spotify playlists.

MondoTunes Launches Suite of New Services, Putting Major Label Tools in the Hands of Artists
MondoTunes Launches Suite of New Services, Putting Major Label Tools in the Hands of Artistsplatformandstream.com
MondoTunes has announced a suite of new services available to all users of its platform which will give major label level tools to artist of all kinds.

An Ode to the Pacemaker, the Failed Portable DJ Device That Never Made It
An Ode to the Pacemaker, the Failed Portable DJ Device That Never Made Itthump.vice.com
We dive into the past, present, and future of the 2007 gadget that’s somewhere between a proto-smartphone and musical Tamagotchi.

FYF Will Be the First US Music Festival to Stream Live Exclusively on Twitter
FYF Will Be the First US Music Festival to Stream Live Exclusively on Twitter nesthq.com

As music festivals steadily infuse modern technology into their infrastructure, the world waits patiently to see what and how next gen tech will make an appearance.

The Power of the Live Read in Podcasting
The Power of the Live Read in Podcastingblog.audioboom.com
Podcasting has an ad-skipping problem. Or at least, that’s what the Wall Street Journal recently declared, citing the fact that 15-second skip buttons allow listeners to bypass commercials. But the…

Groove Music App for Android gets a new playlist feature
Groove Music App for Android gets a new playlist featurewww.windowslatest.com

Microsoft pushed out a new update for its Groove Music app for Android users. The update is currently available for download in the PlayStore. The latest update brings a new Playlist feature on Android devices.

75 Biggest Music Moments of the '10s
75 Biggest Music Moments of the ’10swww.billboard.com

March 30, 2017: Streaming overtakes sales as music industry revenue finally bounces back.