A New Spotify Initiative Makes the Big Record Labels Nervous — www.nytimes.com
The streaming service has been making deals with independent artists. Could it change the music industry as we know it?
The story is almost a cliché at this point: a short-form video app gains millions of users, gets acquired by a massive tech conglomerate and reshapes the music industry’s understanding of A&R and celebrity, by treating consumers as producers and stars in their own right.
There’s plenty of doom and gloom when it comes to songwriters struggling in today’s rapidly evolving music industry, but it’s not all bad news. One especially bright spot is the free analytic tools many streaming platforms are now giving to artists.
Out of the mouths of the playlist generation and sucklings — www.thehindu.com
If there is one predominant aesthetic trait that defines the millennial, it is their love for a good music playlist with a vibe that fits their mood.
From vinyl records to cassette tapes, CDs, MP3 players and streaming services, the way we listen to music has rapidly evolved over the years.
Best music streaming apps in India.
Is Streaming the Savior of the Music Industry? — www.streamingmedia.com
Spotify, Apple Music, and hundreds of smaller music streaming services are fueling growth in music industry revenue, despite high licensing costs demanded by major labels Universal, Sony, and Warner.
YouTube's Dark theme is rolling out to Android now – here's how to get it — thenextweb.com
YouTube’s dark theme had begun rolling out to a few lucky Android users in July, but it seems like it’s finally becoming available more widely.