Cherie Hu look at five observable trends in the world of music industry tech startups, and what these inclinations suggest about the future of the music biz and the ways in which tech companies and their investors understand and relate to the music business.
Beatport CEO: Streaming feels like "the dawn of a new DJ experience" — djmag.com
“It appears that some may be letting their enthusiasm blind them to real-world challenges…”
Apple Music is Helping Elevate India’s Hip Hop Scene From Local Gullys to Global Playlists — in.mashable.com
Desi Hip Hop’s time has come and how!
Music Industry's Revenue Continues To Grow, But Beneath The Surface Are Warning Signs — www.forbes.com
The latest RIAA music industry revenue numbers show continued growth and continued dominance of interactive streaming. But growth in streaming is slowing down, leading to questions about where the industry will go next.
Spotify and Pandora duke it out for podcasting dominance — adage.com
Spotify and Pandora duke it out for podcasting dominance
More than $100 Billion Is at Stake.
Spotify Is Turning to Placed as an Offline Attribution Measurement Partner — www.adweek.com
The two companies worked together on Baskin-Robbins’ campaign last summer.
7digital Agrees to $4.5 Million Settlement That Ends Juke Partnership — www.billboard.com
German music service Juke has agreed to pay €4 million ($4.5 million) to London-based digital services company 7digital.
Around 91m Americans may be listening to podcasts every week — musically.com
“We’re entering the Golden Age of Podcasts” claims a headline on a blog post by Chartable, a company that focuses on podcast analytics.