This problem is more than theoretical. It is the immediate dilemma facing artists, and it has an inordinate impact on jazz, soul, classical, blues and other similar genres with older audiences.
Some artists are leaving the industry, some are changing their music to appeal to younger ears, and thousands of others have decided not to release any new music because they simply can’t make money recording anymore.
Information Is Power: Why the Music Business Is Still Broken For Artists, And How to Fix It — www.billboard.com
The music industry may have regained its financial footing thanks to streaming. But there’s still a lot broken in the business, and it stems from one fundamental problem.
Spotify’s first hardware device might be this music player for your car — www.theverge.com
Back in February, some Spotify users received a notification about an upcoming in-car device that supports voice commands.
Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are 50 ideas.
Licensing and Publishing / Genius Stories — medium.com
Genius and YouTube have joined to launch Song Stories, an audiovisual, interactive experience for fans to interact more deeply with music by their favorite artists.
This new digital music platform at Carnegie Library will spotlight Pittsburgh music — theincline.com
It’s a collaboration with a Pittsburgh company.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek: Once the Music Industry’s Slayer, Now Its Savior — www.wsj.com
As Spotify is about to go public, CEO Daniel Ek faces the daunting task of making his company profitable while fending off streaming competition from tech giants such as Apple, Alphabet’s Google and Amazon.com.
TuneGO has announced a partnership with Priority Records. The label, responsible for launching the careers of Eazy-E, N.W.A., Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and many others, will provide distribution for TuneGO content in the United States and its parent company, Universal Music Group will handle the global market.
The digital world has made accessing goods, services and information possible within a matter of seconds. From ordering a pizza to the front door to having a taxi arrive at the tap of a button.
8 Best Music Streaming Services In India For "Desi" Audiophiles — fossbytes.com
India’s music streaming market is still sprouting and taking people away from piracy. Some of the best music streaming apps include Saavn, Gaana, Apple Music, Google Play Music, Prime, etc.
Estelle: Music streaming services should pay artists properly — www.cnbc.com
“The labels and streaming services can fight, but the artists will keep on making music, and they want in on the music, so they would have to figure it out,” Grammy award-winner Estelle said.
MelodyVR to launch its VR music app ‘in the coming weeks’ — musically.com
After a lengthy beta-test period and a succession of licensing deals with music companies, VR music startup MelodyVR is preparing for its commercial launch.