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Issue 673: How Rap’s SoundCloud Generation Changed the Music Business Forever; Spotify’s Plan for Control of Your Ears; JAY-Z’s ‘Blueprint’ Trilogy Back on Apple Music

How Rap’s SoundCloud Generation Changed the Music Business Forever — pitchfork.com The recording industry is adjusting to a new social media-dominated era where the artists have all the power. But how did we get here? Anchor is Spotify’s best bet to beat Apple for control… Read More

Issue 671: ByteDance Planning Music Streaming Service; The Road Ahead for Music Streaming Licenses; LiveXLive Adds Slacker to App

The company behind by TikTok plans to launch music streaming service — http://www.prolificlondon.co.uk ByteDance, the parent company of video-sharing platform TikTok, plans to launch a music streaming service and has already held discussions with music labels.  The Road Ahead for Music-Streaming Licenses — http://www.copyright.com 2019… Read More

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Hallmark Channel Radio Returns to SiriusXM for Wedding Season as Part of New Expanded Relationship

SiriusXM and Hallmark Channel announced today an expanded relationship that heralds the return of Hallmark Channel Radio as a recurring seasonal offering through 2020. Kicking off in conjunction with Hallmark Channel’s annual “June Weddings” programming event, SiriusXM’s Hallmark Channel Radio will celebrate the season of… Read More

Issue 670: Spotify Tests In-Car Hardware; LÜM Closes Seed Round, Secures New Partnership; Pandora Launches a New Native Mac App

Spotify Tests ‘Car Thing’ Audio Adapter With Voice Control — variety.com The company may test similar hardware with other form factors in the future. LÜM Closes Seed Round, Secures Strategic Partnership with Frank Productions — platformandstream.com LÜM, a Madison-based tech startup that’s working to revolutionize… Read More