Did you know that you can download free music from your local library? Music that you can keep. That’s right: not borrow, keep.
Musical.ly Shuts Down Live.ly Live-Streaming App — variety.com
Musical.ly, the social-video sharing and lip-syncing app maker, is killing off Live.ly two years after it launched the standalone app for live-streaming video. Instead, Musical.ly will merge the live-streaming features of Live.
Snap Lenses that help musicians go viral have the music industry swooning — venturebeat.com
As Snap competes for new users and partners, the company is winning big fans among music industry insiders who embrace the social media service’s potential to help artists connect with fans.
Spotify Looks At Unveiling A Long-Term Strategy The Music Industry Won't Like — music3point0.com
Spotify reportedly is offering direct license deals to select indie artists, but the long-term strategy may have questionable results.
The Move into the Blockchain Based Music Industry — medium.com
Music industry as a whole has suffered from chronic problems that have inflicted copyright, royalty payment, and artist agreements. Massive record labels and agencies historically lead the industry…
Dave Matthews Band Announces Free Camden Webcast — www.jambase.com
Dave Matthews Band and nugs.tv have partnered to present a free live webcast of the group’s Saturday night show at BB&T Pavilion in Camden.
What is Music Licensing and Why is it Important for my Career as an Artist? — edm.com
Music licensing can be a very fruitful revenue stream for musicians. Here’s what you need to know.
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music fitness tracking GPS smartwatch costs $300 — www.theverge.com
Gamin adds music to the do-it-all Vivoactive 3 watch and fitness tracker that features GPS, sleep monitoring, and a battery life of between 5 and 7 days. The do-it-all device can be worn all day and night; at home, the office, the gym, the shower, and all points in between.
Daniel Ek, Troy Carter Honored as UJA-Federation's Music Visionaries of the Year — www.billboard.com
The UJA-Federation of New York honored Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and the streaming service’s global head of creator services Troy Carter as dual recipients of their Music Visionary of the Year honor on Tuesday during an annual luncheon at New York City’s Pierre Hotel that brought together some of the music industry’s biggest names.
Andy Schaub offers his view of Analog sources…
Pandora Predictions to Know: Brytiago, Tierra Whack, Purple Disco Machine & Quando Rondo — www.billboard.com
Here are the latest predictions for future success on the Billboard charts from Pandora and Next Big Sound.