Playlists! Lawsuits! Fake Songs! The Biggest Streaming-Music Trends of 2017 — pitchfork.com
Breaking down the year’s most important stories in the world of streaming and looking forward to what’s next
By embracing streaming.That’s right, you cannot get ahead if you stay behind. While other formats railed against payouts, declaring that music had “value,” while they bitched about everything from the loss of artwork to the decimation of the label, hip-hop hurdled over those barriers and won.
Súbeme la radio: How audiences are adapting to non-English language music — www.independent.co.uk
Herbie Hancock once said music is “an art form that happens to transcend language”, but British and US audiences still take some convincing before they connect to a non-English language song.
Directors and investors of failed music streaming startup Guvera have revealed in court hearings that plans are in the works for a relaunch of the business as Dragonfly Music.
Audi's latest models add Amazon Music to the dashboard — www.engadget.com
If you’re an Apple CarPlay or Android Auto user, you’ve no shortage of music streaming services baked into your dashboard. But, if you’re relying on your vehicl…
How did music producer Gramatik raise $2m in 24 hours? — www.bbc.com
Creative artists are using blockchain tech to raise cash and protect their intellectual property.
Interview: Jimmy Iovine on 'The Defiant Ones,' Future of Streaming, and Why He's Never Satisfied — www.complex.com
He also shares the movie that became '8 Mile' was originally intended for 2Pac.
How to access Spotify without 3rd Party VPNs — hackernoon.com
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Appeals Court Upholds Decision Allowing Fractional Licensing of Songs — www.hollywoodreporter.com
BMI scores a legal win over the Justice Department.
Sony’s music operations were growing rapidly even before the deal with YouTube, according to Jefferies’ analyst Atul Goyal.