Issue #425: What are We Sacrificing for Streaming?; 7digital Expands Into Live Music Wearable Technology

Blockchain, Blog, Music, Streaming

Spotify Is Booming, But What Are We Sacrificing For Streaming?
Spotify Is Booming, But What Are We Sacrificing For Streaming?www.digitaltrends.com

Spotify and streaming services like Apple Music are taking over. But are we losing something valuable as we shift to on-demand music?

7digital expands into live music wearable technology with new Peex platform
7digital expands into live music wearable technology with new Peex platformwww.musicweek.com
The b2b digital music company is also rolling out the Juke streaming music service across Europe.

What is the travel time of music?
What is the travel time of music?medium.com
We’re living in a digital world and therefore information and music travels faster than ever before. It’s never been easier to release your music and let people from all over the world listen to it…

What the Music Biz Loves About Its Future: Live Streaming
What the Music Biz Loves About Its Future: Live Streamingthebridgebk.com
At a Brooklyn conference, industry experts sing the praises of a technology that could help save the business

Pitbull believes in Blockchain
Pitbull believes in Blockchainmedium.com
It’s going down, he’s yelling… “Blockchain”? Pitbull is the latest in a stream of artists invested in how Blockchain can be used to address issues in the music industry. This month Pitbull is…

YouTube Music arrives late to the party with room for improvement
YouTube Music arrives late to the party with room for improvementwww.engadget.com
A massive number of people use YouTube not just for videos, but as a de facto music-streaming service, not unlike Spotify. YouTube is well aware of this, wh…

Tidal Desktop App Changes
Tidal Desktop App Changesaudiophilereview.com

Steven Stone looks at the newest Tidal app rebuild…

The 2018 Clio Music Awards Deadline is June 29th
The 2018 Clio Music Awards Deadline is June 29thplatformandstream.wordpress.com
The 2018 Clio Music Awards are open for entries prior to their final deadline of June 29th.

Sean Parker on Napster, Spotify, and His Federal Tax Law Triumph
Sean Parker on Napster, Spotify, and His Federal Tax Law Triumphfortune.com
The early Spotify investor Sean Parker has sat with for a Q&A with Fortune.

Pandora’s acquisition of audio adtech company AdsWizz is complete
Pandora’s acquisition of audio adtech company AdsWizz is completetechcrunch.com

Pandora this morning announced it has closed on its acquisition of AdsWizz, the digital audio ad technology company whose products will be used to upgrade the streaming service’s own ad tech capabilities in the months ahead.

Hands on with Apple HomePod stereo pairing and AirPlay 2
Hands on with Apple HomePod stereo pairing and AirPlay 2mashable.com
As part of iOS 11.4, Apple’s finally letting users pair two HomePods together in stereo mode and stream music to multiple rooms via AirPlay 2.

Spotify Has Made A Songs Of The Summer Playlist For You To Argue Over
Spotify Has Made A Songs Of The Summer Playlist For You To Argue Overjunkee.com
If you’re trying to pre-emptively guess this year’s songs of the summer, it might be worth taking a look at Spotify’s shortlist.