PEOPLE, their new streaming platform that prioritizes collaboration and de-emphasizes the algorithm, has launched.
The Future of Music Festivals Is … the Internet? — www.theringer.com
After the triumph of Beychella, it seemed as though the mega-music fest was stronger than ever. But the cancellation of several high-profile events and a serious market correction has the industry reconsidering its future. And one long-running festival thinks it has the answer: make festivals into content.
The Give and Take of Music Publishing in the Age of Streaming — www.synchtank.com
With famous musicians and music publishing executives continuing to express their discontent over the current streaming royalty rates for songwriters, Eamonn Forde explains why the solution is not as simple as it appears.
Last Sunday Nicki Minaj hopped on Twitter to air a few grievances.
The Album Format Might Not Make Much Sense Anymore — noisey.vice.com
We asked some random people about the last album they listened to all the way through, and where the ‘long-player’ format even fits into their lives.
Digital Music: Spotify and Pandora Are ‘Stronger Than Perceived’ — www.barrons.com
Spotify and Pandora Media are holding their own against tech giants, a new analysis of app downloads suggests.
YouTube is the most widely used streaming music app globally but it is also the most controversial one, locked in a perpetual struggle with music rights holders, with neither side quite trusting the intent of the other.
Yamaha MusicCast VINYL 500 turntable has WiFi for multi-room streaming — www.slashgear.com
Yamaha has a new turntable product for vinyl enthusiasts: the MusicCast VINYL 500. This new turntable supports both playing vinyl albums and streaming music to
MTN Uganda bets on music streaming as voice business slows — in.reuters.com
Telecom firm MTN Uganda is betting on a new music streaming product to boost revenue and counter declining voice call sales, its chief marketing officer said in an interview.
How to upload music to Spotify and take it anywhere — www.businessinsider.com
Spotify is an incredible service I never feel bad about paying for — especially because it allows uploads from my computer that I can take anywhere.