Creators face an evolving challenge protecting IP — www.raconteur.net
Protecting intellectual property and rewarding the creators of original works is a moving target as online technology continues to evolve
YouTube Music is great for record labels, but bad for music lovers — www.wired.co.uk
As the music industry recovers, Sony, YouTube and Spotify jostle for supremacy
Spotify’s “hateful conduct” policy is an unfortunate mess — www.thefader.com
A noble attempt to reckon with the work of accused abusers like XXXTentacion and R. Kelly has gone very south.
Pandora matches Spotify and Apple Music with new $15-a-month family plan — www.theverge.com
Family subscriptions for music streaming services are great value in big households. Now Pandora is offering a family subscription for $15, matching similar deals from Spotify and Apple Music.
It’s worth remembering, Twitter still has hundreds of millions of active monthly users — and most of them have never heard your music. That’s a big untapped market right there.
It's Time for Spotify's Payment Processor, Adyen, To IPO — www.digitalmusicnews.com
Spotify’s payment processor, Adyen revealed that it plans to IPO in Amsterdam next month, seeking a valuation between $7 billion and $10.5 billion.
Measuring Attention on Spotify: Followers vs. Listeners — blog.chartmetric.io
In March 2018, we explored the idea of content-based (CN), context-based (CX), and hybrid (HB) playlists on the Spotify platform…if you missed it, check it out here for some context (pun fully…
Why Music Data Shouldn't Drive 100% Of Decisions — www.hypebot.com
In this interview, James Martin of Midem speaks with Sam Hill, Director of Digital Marketing at BMG UK, about his job, advice he’d give to those starting in the music industry, where he thinks the music industry is headed, and why he doesn’t think data should drive 100% of decisions….
Paul Wilson looks at what dealers do right…and wrong…
Phil Cook Offers Early Stream Of 'People Are My Drug' Album — www.jambase.com
Multi-instrumentalist Phil Cook is giving fans a chance to listen to his new album ‘People Are My Drug’ one week early.