Neil Young Announces Massive, Interactive Online Archive — pitchfork.com
Featuring all his music—released and unreleased—and a tie-in to his new streaming service “Xstream Music”
Apple Music 'making no dent' in Spotify… but that's not the bigger picture — musically.com
Research firm Edison Research has put out a surprisingly-sharp note on Apple Music’s prospects of competing with Spotify.
Paperchain aims to crack the challenge of ‘royalty black boxes’ — musically.com
Australian startup Paperchain has been talking about its plans to attack the challenge of uncovering $2.5bn of “royalty black boxes”
Spotify is planning to release an Xbox One app soon. Pictures of Microsoft’s Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) testing a Spotify app for Xbox One were spotted on Reddit last week.
Blokur talks blockchain music: 'The technology on its own is not the whole picture' — musically.com
A reminder that the Venn diagram of ‘music people’ and ‘blockchain startup people’ is not a pair of separate circles. Phil Barry was a professional artist.
Why Streaming Playlists Will Never Kill the Album Format — flypaper.soundfly.com
Albums, as we knew them, seem dead now that streaming playlists are the norm. But is there hope for this beloved format? How is it relevant today?
Tencent Africa, a joint venture between China’s Tencent and South African-headquartered media group Naspers, have entered the competitive local music streaming market with a R60/month service called Joox.
Alexa can now find and play music for over 500 ‘activities’ — techcrunch.com
Alexa’s ability to help you find the right music got a boost this week. The virtual assistant is now able to pull up music for a wide range of activities -..
Billboard is bringing a music documentary series to Snapchat — www.cnbc.com
Snapchat’s first music show will take fans behind-the-scenes before artists perform at large music festivals.