Issue 524: Radio in the Cloud: The Next Virtual Frontier?; Streaming Helps Bring Back the Quiet Storm

Blog, Music, Streaming

Radio in the Cloud: The Next Virtual Frontier?
Radio in the Cloud: The Next Virtual Frontier?www.radioworld.com

The role of cloud-based services depends on a broadcaster’s unique needs and the services available.

Hearo.fm launches cryptocurrency that will be integrated with new music streaming service Tune.fm
Hearo.fm launches cryptocurrency that will be integrated with new music streaming service Tune.fmwww.musicbusinessworldwide.com

Direct to fan platform Hearo.fm Inc.is launching a cryptocurrency called the Jam Token, which will be fully integrated with a new music streaming service called Tune.fm.

How H.E.R., Daniel Caesar and More Are Bringing Back Quiet Storm
How H.E.R., Daniel Caesar and More Are Bringing Back Quiet Stormwww.rollingstone.com

How streaming services are helping down-tempo, smoothed-out R&B acts like H.E.R. and Daniel Caesar build a career without club or radio hits.

Spotify Ad Featuring Camila Cabello's 'Havana' Banned From UK TV For Being Too Scary
Spotify Ad Featuring Camila Cabello's 'Havana' Banned From UK TV For Being Too Scarywww.billboard.com
A new Spotify commercial advertising “killer songs you can’t resist” has been banned from UK television.

A Look at Spotify’s New Direct Upload Feature for Artists: How Easy Is It?
A Look at Spotify’s New Direct Upload Feature for Artists: How Easy Is It?www.complex.com
VIAA was one of only a dozen artists who tried out Spotify’s new direct upload program a full year before it was made public. Here’s how she liked it.

Consumer Impression Of Pandora Improves Following SiriusXM Acquisition
Consumer Impression Of Pandora Improves Following SiriusXM Acquisitionwww.forbes.com
Recent data from YouGov Plan & Track suggests that the acquisition has been a boon for Pandora, especially in terms of how younger consumers feel about the music-streaming service.

Your Local Cafe Is Probably Streaming Music Illegally
Your Local Cafe Is Probably Streaming Music Illegallywww.bloomberg.com
Artists are losing billions because small businesses use personal Spotify or Apple Music accounts.

Paid Music Streaming: Radio's 'Squirrel!' Menace
Paid Music Streaming: Radio's 'Squirrel!' Menacewww.rbr.com
Music streaming continues its ascendance, and that’s something the radio industry has grown to accept. But, just how many people are paying to hear what they

Amazon Prime Music turns the volume down a little too much
Amazon Prime Music turns the volume down a little too muchwww.theregister.co.uk

Users face hours without tunes as streaming service trips up mid-dance move.

Splice Doubled Artist Payouts in Last Year, Launches Creator Initiative
Splice Doubled Artist Payouts in Last Year, Launches Creator Initiativewww.billboard.com

Splice — a cloud-based music creation and collaboration platform — announced that since the inception of Splice Sounds in 2015, it has paid $10 million in royalties to music creators who distribute their sounds through the sample service.

Shamrock Capital Purchases Stargate's Music Publishing Catalog
Shamrock Capital Purchases Stargate's Music Publishing Catalogwww.digitalmusicnews.com
Shamrock Capital, an LA-based investment firm, has purchased the music publishing catalog of Stargate, including hits from RIhanna and Katy Perry.