Issue 494: LiveXLive to Stream Rolling Loud Festivals; Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ Hits 1B Spotify Streams; Free Neko Case Webcast Tonight

Blog, Music, Streaming

LiveXLive to Stream Rolling Loud Festivals
LiveXLive to Stream Rolling Loud Festivalsvariety.com
The two-day concerts take place in Oakland and Los Angeles.

YouTube Stream-Ripping 'Still A Huge Problem'
YouTube Stream-Ripping 'Still A Huge Problem'www.m-magazine.co.uk
Websites dedicated to pirating music from YouTube are causing trouble. 35% of 16-24-year olds are ‘stream-ripping’ music – and that number is set to rise.

The Current Presents Free Neko Case Webcast Live From St. Paul
The Current Presents Free Neko Case Webcast Live From St. Paulwww.jambase.com
Singer-songwriter Neko Case’s upcoming headlining show in St. Paul will be webcast live on YouTube thanks to Minneapolis public radio station The Current.

AI Is Creating New Opportunities For Artists, Disruptors
AI Is Creating New Opportunities For Artists, Disruptorswww.hypebot.com

When new technology is introduced to the music industry, artists and musicians often flock to it to create new music, and new businesses.

Atlantic Podcasts Debuts ‘Inside the Album’
Atlantic Podcasts Debuts ‘Inside the Album’platformandstream.wordpress.com

Atlantic Podcasts has announced the launch of an exclusive new documentary series. ‘Inside the Album’ will offer an unprecedented look into how great albums get made, revealing the extraordinary process behind records spanning Atlantic Records’ current artists and legendary catalog.

BitTorrent launches uTorrent Web to let you download and play files in your browser
BitTorrent launches uTorrent Web to let you download and play files in your browserventurebeat.com
BitTorrent today launched a new BitTorrent client: uTorrent Web. Not to be confused with uTorrent (stylized as µTorrent), and despite what its name might suggest, you still have to download and install uTorrent Web.

Spotify and other streaming services have an ad-blocking problem
Spotify and other streaming services have an ad-blocking problemdigiday.com

For listeners who don’t want their playlists or podcasts interrupted by ads, Spotify’s answer has always been simple: pay up.

Camila Cabello hits 1bn Spotify streams for ‘Havana’
Camila Cabello hits 1bn Spotify streams for ‘Havana’musically.com
Congratulations to Camila Cabello, whose track ‘Havana’ has just reached the milestone of one billion Spotify streams. A landmark in itself, but what surprised us was that it’s the first time any woman has hit that number.

BluOS Partners with SoundMachine
BluOS Partners with SoundMachineplatformandstream.wordpress.com

Lenbrook International, the Canada-based developer of the BluOS music operating system, has partnered with SoundMachine, a music subscription service geared towards an enhanced music experience for light commercial environments.

Childish Gambino Is Sending Two Unreleased Songs to Fans Who Buy Tour Tickets
Childish Gambino Is Sending Two Unreleased Songs to Fans Who Buy Tour Ticketswww.billboard.com
Childish Gambino is heading out on the road with Vince Staples for his This Is America tour starting in October.

Vevo Names Alan Price CEO
Vevo Names Alan Price CEOwww.billboard.com
Alan Price has been named CEO of video platform Vevo.