How three U.S. copyright judges set off a war between music-streaming services.
NMPA Publishers File $150M Lawsuit Against Peloton Over Unlicensed Music by Drake, Ariana Grande & More — www.billboard.com
Ten members of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) filed a $150 million lawsuit against exercise startup Peloton on Tuesday, accusing the company of copyright infringement on more than 1,000 musical works.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Compares Apple App Store Rules to Playing Ping-Pong Blindfolded — www.billboard.com
Daniel Ek spoke in Berlin, Germany a day after the music streaming giant had filed an anti-competition complaint against Apple with the European Commission, the regulatory body of the European Union.
How Alternative Radio Works In Concert With the Live Entertainment Business — variety.com
At South By Southwest on Friday, a panel of music business vets took on the topic: “Is Alternative Radio in the Concert or Radio Business?”
SCA is Australia’s biggest entertainment company.
Ditto, which has worked with Ed Sheeran and Chance the Rapper, is the first indie distributor to launch its own management company.
How Spotify's new Hulu bundle may hurt musicians — haulixdaily.com
Following an appeal to stop mechanical royalty rates from rising, Spotify’s latest bundle threatens to take even more money away from artists.
5 Futuristic DJ Software Features That Will Soon Be Commonplace — djtechtools.com
Wondering what the future of DJ software will bring? Here’s the most likely features that will make an appearance in upcoming software releases; along with which companies are already doing something similar.
Music Synchronizes Listeners' Brainwaves — www.technologynetworks.com
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Spotify bought podcasting startups Gimlet Media and Anchor — and it makes sense.