Has 10 years of Spotify ruined music?
The streaming service is a decade old on Sunday. So has it created a post-CD paradise for listeners – or turned today’s music into a grey goo? Our music editors argue for and against
Although it’s widely acknowledged that streaming services have played a large role in the financial recovery of the music business over the last decade, a recent report commissioned by the BPI claims that the industry’s relationship with these platforms has grown far closer than many could have predicted.
Spotify Announces New Initiative for Hosting and Providing Analytics for Podcasts — www.billboard.com
Spotify announced Spotify for Podcasters on Wednesday (Oct. 3). The new platform is designed to make podcasters content available on the streaming platform when they provide Spotify access to their feed.
The dance-music giant’s playlists will be removed from non-Apple Music services.
But at Beatport, they’re actually climbing. Why?
Visualizing 40 Years of Music Industry Sales — www.visualcapitalist.com
A look at four decades of music industry sales. After a devastating decline, streaming services like Spotify are helping the industry regain its footing.
What is Stingray Music?
Spotify continues to expand its live concert initiatives. The streamer and Live Nation Urban have announced new dates for their RapCaviar concert series in Toronto, ON and Dallas, TX.
Radio's Most Innovative: Austin City Limits Radio — jacobsmedia.com
The merger of Austin City Limits and KGSR/Austin to become Austin City Limits Radio is truly innovative in a city that’s all about music.