Issue 548: Spotify to Launch in India Within Six Months; SiriusXM CEO: We’re in the Radio Business, Not Music Distribution

Spotify to Launch in India Within Six Months
Spotify to Launch in India Within Six Monthsvariety.com
Spotify is expected to launch in India within six months, and will offer an extended free trial period.

SiriusXM CEO: We’re in the radio business, not music distribution
SiriusXM CEO: We’re in the radio business, not music distributionwww.cnbc.com
SiriusXM CEO James E. Meyer speaks with CNBC’s David Faber about the company’s decision to acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in September 2018.

Michele Anthony Grew Up in the Music Business—Now She Helps Steer It
Michele Anthony Grew Up in the Music Business—Now She Helps Steer Itwww.wsj.com
The Universal Music executive talks about cutting school, the hurdles women face in music and what’s next for streaming services.

Court Rules MusicMonster Stream-Ripping Service Illegal
Court Rules MusicMonster Stream-Ripping Service Illegaltorrentfreak.com

A music service that scans Internet radio streams for specific music tracks, records them, and makes them available for download in MP3 format, has lost its case in a German court.

Our 6 Favorite Collaborative Music-Making Apps
Our 6 Favorite Collaborative Music-Making Appsflypaper.soundfly.com
The internet is horrible at getting us outdoors, but it’s great at connecting likeminded collaborators all over the world. Here are 6 apps to do just that!

Taylor Swift, Label Services and What Comes Next
Taylor Swift, Label Services and What Comes Nextmusicindustryblog.wordpress.com

Taylor Swift has done it again.

JioMusic confirmed to become JioSaavn soon, additional features like music downloads to be no longer free
JioMusic confirmed to become JioSaavn soon, additional features like music downloads to be no longer freewww.bgr.in

Jio users will get 90 days of JioSaavn Pro subscription for free – JioMusic confirmed to become JioSaavn soon, additional features like music downloads to be no longer free.

Is a One Box Solution High-End Audio?
Is a One Box Solution High-End Audio?audiophilereview.com

Paul Wilson wonders if smaller, one box audio solutions are all what they’re cracked up to be…

Grimey's Records moves to East Trinity Lane amid vinyl record boom
Grimey's Records moves to East Trinity Lane amid vinyl record boomwww.tennessean.com
Grimey’s relocation shows that vinyl records and the neighborhood independent record shop are still vital.

Intercept Music Partners with Studio3Bee, Gains Pathway to Country, Americana, AAA, Related Artists
Intercept Music Partners with Studio3Bee, Gains Pathway to Country, Americana, AAA, Related Artistsplatformandstream.wordpress.com

Intercept Music has formed an agreement with Nashville, Tenn.-based Studio3Bee, a collective led by some of country music’s most decorated executives.

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