Blockchain can make Soundcloud a Revolutionary Music Label — medium.com
The world is full of extraordinary songs by artists with no fans, labels or money behind them. These songs go nowhere because exposure to audiences is carefully controlled by companies who seek to…
Why Spotify Lowered the Volume of Songs and Ended Hegemonic Loudness — motherboard.vice.com
Your ears will appreciate the end of the “Loudness Wars.”
Pandora refocuses on ‘audience growth’ over subscriptions — musically.com
Pandora reported better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter of 2017 last night, with revenues up 10% year-on-year to $376.8m.
If SoundCloud Disappears, What Happens to Its Music Culture? — www.nytimes.com
The platform offered a public space with monetization as an afterthought. Now it could simply be deleted.
Music AI: A Close Look at How Gracenote Uses Artificial Intelligence — variety.com
Gracenote has taught computers to detect vibes and emotions to classify a catalog of 100 million sound recordings.
Benji Rogers on blockchain: 'We can’t rush this. It’s worth getting right' — musically.com
Dot Blockchain founder Benji Rogers is explaining to Music Ally one of the long-term benefits he believes blockchain technology will bring to musicians.
Many predicted that 2017 would become a year where major new artist releases are regularly ‘windowed’ on pay-only tiers of streaming services.
SiriusXM Announces 2017 'Days Between' Series On Grateful Dead Channel — www.jambase.com
The schedule for SiriusXM’s annual ‘Days Between’ tribute to Jerry Garcia has been revealed.
Skip Songs in Spotify using Custom Rules with Skipify — www.xda-developers.com
If you don’t want to hear a certain artist, album or song on Spotify, then you can use the Skipify application to automatically skip songs.
BookMyShow Acquires nFusion To Bolster Music Streaming Service Jukebox — inc42.com
The nFusion acquisition is the fourth deal BookMyShow has struck in 2017. It is the first after music streaming service Jukebox launched.