Issue #268: Universal Music Group Wants to Find the Next Spotify; NME Launches ‘Emerging’ Platform for New Bands

Universal Music Group wants to find the next Spotify
Universal Music Group wants to find the next Spotifymashable.com

Tuhin Roy is hoping to find the next big thing in music—before it’s too late.

“Not only are we looking for the next Spotify or Pandora or consumer music service, but a lot of the startups we interact with are helping in less visible ways,” said Roy, vice president of new digital business at Universal Music Group, one of the three major record labels.

Music streaming services are focusing on original content to widen the net
Music streaming services are focusing on original content to widen the netwww.business-standard.com

At a time the music industry in India moves further towards digital consumption, the push for improved listening experience and original content by streaming services shows competition is set to grow to capture more audiences.

NME launches 'Emerging' platform for new bands
NME launches 'Emerging' platform for new bandswww.nme.com
NME is launching a new platform to launch the careers of the best of the world’s best new and rising artists.

The 15 Most Powerful Indie Curators on Spotify
The 15 Most Powerful Indie Curators on Spotifyslotifymethod.com

There are plenty of blogs and networks who have a large following on Spotify. Spinnin’ Records, Walt Disney Records, all well into the one million follower range. What about individuals who have the most push and influence on the platform?

How can we restore music's status as social glue in the age of streaming?
How can we restore music's status as social glue in the age of streaming?www.musicxtechxfuture.com
The case for a passive discovery mechanism for friends’ playlists on Spotify. This article started with a tweet on a Saturday evening.

The new way to listen to your music on-the-go
The new way to listen to your music on-the-gowww.usatoday.com

As the first and only Spotify music player that functions without a bulky smartphone, cell reception, or internet connection, it fills every workout, commute, or adventure with all your favorite tracks without forcing you to sacrifice precious battery life or data usage.

Lantern brands classical music streaming service, Primephonic
Lantern brands classical music streaming service, Primephonicwww.transformmagazine.net

With its identity, logo, digital and advertising, social media and tone of voice rebranded from July 2017 by London-based brand design agency Lantern, the Primephonic brand is disruptive while recognising the gravitas of the product it provides.

Spotify Will Become A Full Stack Music Company
Spotify Will Become A Full Stack Music Companywww.hypebot.com
Spotify needs to become much more than just a music streamer if its going to be ever be profitable, writes analyst Mark Mulligan of MIDiA.