Amazon is ready to take on Apple and Spotify in streaming
Amazon plans the first national TV push for its music-streaming, featuring ads with songs from Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Queen in bid to take on rivals.
Will it work?
Streaming Family Plans: Too Much Sharing Has Execs Concerned About Slipping Revenue Per User — www.billboard.com
Behind the explosive growth of subscription streaming is a controversial discount that worries some music executives.
SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer Explains the Trouble With The Music Modernization Act — www.billboard.com
Another special, backroom deal has been brokered in an effort to breathe life into the Music Modernization Act.
Through Freegal, library patrons can have access to over 15 million songs from over 40,000 music labels and 100 different countries. The program is offered through the Library Ideas network.
Block chain and the business of music: Why the game is changing? — timesofindia.indiatimes.com
After the invention of the Internet, blockchain is probably the latest innovation that will disrupt many industries from banks and healthcare to the music business. Consumers, citizens, and creators will likely be joining the revolution soon.
Paul Wilson wonders if high performance audio makes all music sound better…
AI can predict if your musical taste is more Ice T … or Vanilla Ice — venturebeat.com
In a paper published on the preprint server Arxiv.org, a research team described a system that considers a person’s listening behaviors and, using machine learning algorithms and psychological models, infers their musical sophistication.
Legal music streaming services help boost Universal’s Irish revenues — www.irishtimes.com
Music label returns to profit in Ireland as turnover jumps 37%
Zane Lowe marches ahead to a new beat while bringing positive vibes to Apple Music's Beats 1 — www.latimes.com
Zane Lowe in 2015 was hired by the tech giant to bring some brand name recognition — and a gregarious personality — to the world of streaming music, a bold shift at the time away from logarithm-based programming.
It's 2018 — how does Google Play Music still have a device limit? — www.androidcentral.com
Google Play Music is one of the only streaming services that lets you upload your own tracks, which makes its device limit all the more frustrating.