Issue #283: Country Music’s Big Streaming Problem; Deezer Launches Roku Music Streaming Channel

Country Music Has A Big Problem When It Comes To Streaming
Fans of country music arent’ flocking to streaming platforms like those of other styles of music, and that could be troublesome for the future.

Deezer launches Roku music streaming channel
Deezer launches Roku music streaming channel www.rapidtvnews.com
Music streaming company Deezer has launched a channel on the Roku platform for customers in the US, and shortly those in Latin America. Available in the Roku ch…

Is Kanye West setting up his own music streaming service?
Is Kanye West setting up his own music streaming service?www.montrosepress.com
Controversial rap star Kanye West is trying to set up his own music streaming service, according to a report.

SoundCloud has one last chance to monetize — here’s what it should do
SoundCloud has one last chance to monetize — here’s what it should dothenextweb.com

Things are looking up for SoundCloud, who have weathered a tumultuous summer.

Spotify is leaving Taylor Swift’s new music un-playlisted, while Apple Music features a few exclusives
Spotify is leaving Taylor Swift’s new music un-playlisted, while Apple Music features a few exclusiveswww.thefader.com
Will Taylor Swift’s Reputation end up on any of your favorite streaming service?

The Next Steps After Finding a Digital Music Distributor
The Next Steps After Finding a Digital Music Distributorblog.symphonicdistribution.com
You’ve just signed up with a digital music distributor and now you’re thinking to yourself, “what’s next?!” Check out these steps!

The Chris Brown problem on Spotify
The Chris Brown problem on Spotifywww.musicxtechxfuture.com
How do we deal with bad players in music when every listen translates to payment? For a few weeks in a row now, Chris Brown has appeared in my Spotify Release

Artist Visits To Streaming Services Show Why Radio Feels Old
Artist Visits To Streaming Services Show Why Radio Feels Oldmusic3point0.com
Artists now visit streaming services instead of radio stations as part of their promotional strategy.

Indie Labels Now Make Up 38% Of The Music Business
Indie Labels Now Make Up 38% Of The Music Businessmusic3point0.com
Indie labels now make up 38% of the music business and effectively have become a fourth major label.

Streaming local music now possible with Iowa City Public Library website update
Streaming local music now possible with Iowa City Public Library website updatedaily-iowan.com

Streaming local music now possible with Iowa City Public Library website update Online Edition

Las Vegas Victims Fund: SiriusXM to Live Broadcast Charity Event With Tiësto, Zedd, Kaskade & More
Las Vegas Victims Fund: SiriusXM to Live Broadcast Charity Event With Tiësto, Zedd, Kaskade & Morewww.billboard.com
SiriusXM will be broadcasting the Las Vegas Victims Fund Charity event at Omnia Nightclub on Tuesday. The night will consist of performances by Tiësto, Zedd, Kaskade, Steve Aoki and several other star acts.

Kobalt raises $600M to buy up (and monetize) more music copyrights
Kobalt raises $600M to buy up (and monetize) more music copyrightstechcrunch.com
Kobalt, the music tech startup that has built a platform for rights holders to track incremental and full plays of music across a wide sea of platforms (in..

'Band Together Bay Area' Benefit Concert To Be Webcast Live
'Band Together Bay Area' Benefit Concert To Be Webcast Livewww.jambase.com
Watch a free live stream of Thursday’s Band Together Bay Area benefit concert and find out how to donate to fire relief.