As a growing number of streaming platforms offer higher quality audio options for an additional cost, a question arises: How many consumers are truly willing to pay more for hi-res audio files?
Sweet streams: How concert video is democratising the live biz — www.iq-mag.net
Leading execs tell Eamonn Forde how lower barriers to entry – and all-important viewer data – are bringing more live music to more people than ever before.
Performance rights groups ASCAP and BMI have teamed up to create what they are billing as a “single, comprehensive database of musical works from their combined repertories that will deliver an authoritative view of ownership shares in the vast majority of music licensed in the United States.”
Latest Turn in Radio's Licensing Battles Hinges on Location, Location, Location — www.billboard.com
What should radio stations have to pay to play songs by the likes of Don Henley, Drake and Prince?
The Chinese music business is set to explode. Many executives across the US, UK and Europe look east and rightfully tip the Asian continent as the next great land of opportunity.
Introducing Asbury Music – An online radio station as unique as New Jersey — www.newjerseystage.com
Introducing Asbury Music – An online radio station as unique as New Jersey – New Jersey Stage
Blockchain startup Voise prepares for alpha-client launch — musically.com
We wrote about blockchain/music startup Voise in June when we spotted its profile on an investment site: it’s preparing for launch now.
Indie label Drag City and Joanna Newsom’s very understandable former aversion to streaming services — particularly Spotify — also meant that if one’s C.D. player, or turntable broke, they’d be pretty out of luck if they wanted a convenient way to listen to a Newsom album.
5 reasons why you should use the Spotify desktop app — www.cnet.com
It can do things the mobile app can’t.