Issue 533: How Streaming Reinvigorated Music; Tracking How Royalties Flow In the Digital Age

How streaming reinvigorated music
How streaming reinvigorated musicwww.cnbc.com

Streaming services like Deezer, Apple Music and Spotify is helping the recorded music industry return to health according to IFPI’s David Price.

Canada's Leading Distributors of Indie Music Joining Forces
Canada's Leading Distributors of Indie Music Joining Forceswww.billboard.com
Two of Canada’s leading independent distributors, Toronto’s Outside Music and Montreal’s Distribution Select, the largest independent distributor of CDs and videos in Canada, are joining forces to strengthen and better serve the independent sector nationwide.

Introducing the Waze Audio Player, featuring Spotify, Pandora, Deezer + Podcasts
Introducing the Waze Audio Player, featuring Spotify, Pandora, Deezer + Podcastswww.digitalmusicnews.com
Waze is now leveraging its commanding position on smartphone decks.  Introducing the Waze Audio Player, featuring Pandora, Spotify, Deezer, and podcasts.

YouTube Music in Nashville hires Rachel Whitney, Copeland Isaacson
YouTube Music in Nashville hires Rachel Whitney, Copeland Isaacsonwww.tennessean.com
YouTube Music is bulking up its presence in Nashville, hiring two top executives from rival streaming companies to spearhead its effort to make inroads on Music Row.

Tracking How Royalties Flow In the Digital Age, And How the MMA Will Play a Role
Tracking How Royalties Flow In the Digital Age, And How the MMA Will Play a Rolewww.billboard.com
A breakdown of how royalties flow to record labels, publishers and artists in the digital age, and how the Music Modernization Act might change — and help — that process.

Radio’s Money Problem
Radio’s Money Problemdicktaylorblog.com
For the radio listener, your next break is all that matters. Does it speak to your listener? Does it have relevance to your listener’s life right this second? How do you know? Homogenized America With the growth of fast food establishments, big box stores and online shopping, one might think that America is now homogenized.…

BBC Introducing is running a "festival of discovery" for people looking to get into the music industry
BBC Introducing is running a "festival of discovery" for people looking to get into the music industrymixmag.net

BBC Introducing Live takes place at Tobacco Dock in November.

Hear John Carpenter's New Theme Music for Horror Streaming Service
Hear John Carpenter's New Theme Music for Horror Streaming Servicewww.thewrap.com
“Halloween” director John Carpenter, who previously wrote and performed the score for David Gordon Green’s remake, composes the theme for Shudder

Spotify Paid Premium Grows To 38% Of Users
Spotify Paid Premium Grows To 38% Of Userswww.hypebot.com

Spotify Premium subscriptions continue to grow, according a new report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. The research showed that 38% of all US Spotify subscribers now have a premium account, up from 36% three months ago.

The Future Of Search Is A Radio Commercial
The Future Of Search Is A Radio Commercialradioink.com

The goal of successful advertising is to be known before you are needed. The biggest mistake in advertising is waiting to be found. In other words, there are two kinds advertising: active and passive.

Spotify returns to Roku streaming devices with OS 9 update
Spotify returns to Roku streaming devices with OS 9 updatedownload.cnet.com

A big player in streamed entertainment returns to the equally big music service.

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Jeff loves music. He also loves band t-shirts, which has become something of an obsession. There's a vintage Roxy Music t-shirt on eBay for $299 he is absolutely going to get when he starts making the big bucks.