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MusicQubed Puts the Rise of Listen Services Into Numbers

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
MusicQubed Puts the Increase of Listen Services Into Digits

Back in October I wrote about the emergence of a new wave of music solutions: ‘Listen Solutions’. Particularly songs services that rest at the other end of the class spectrum to ‘Gain access to Services’ like Spotify and Deezer. While the on-demand … … Continue reading →→ Experience all stories on this subject

Got Milk?

Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Got Milk?

Poor Samsung introduced their most recent punting at digital music success equally as Spotify was swiping all the media oxygen with its acquisition of the Echo Nest. Samsung’s latest venture, curiously called ‘Milk Songs’, is an additional attempt from the smartphone big … … Continue reading → See all tales on this topic Why Spotify’s Purchase of the Echo Nest is an Examination Situation for the Age of the API Spotify’s purchase of

music information and referral firm the Echo Nest is a clear declaration from a pre-IPO Spotify to the marketplace that it takes the obstacle of the Tyranny of Choice seriously. In doing this it has actually developed ideological … Continue reading → View all tales on this topic

How The iPad May Help Soften The Decline Of The Download

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
How The iPad May Help to Soften The Decline Of The Download

In this previous after I summarized just how the rise in mobile app spending is straight cannibalising iTunes music spending. That decline was just a few portion factors in 2013 as a result of an assemblage of factors, not the very least the fact that … … Continue reading → View all tales on this topic Exactly what Is Truly Cannibalising Download Sales As 2013 songs sales figures are available in, the photo of streaming expanding while download sales slow is coming

greatly into emphasis. It is among a clear stage of transition/cannibalization (remove as suitable relying on your point of view) taking … Continue reading → View all tales on this subject

How The Role of Genres Has Changed In Music Culture

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Just how The Part of Genres Has actually Changed In Music Society

The Echo Nest’s Paul Lamere has actually been doing some fascinating work around age and sex songs choices which got me thinking of a bit much more concerning just how the importance of genres has actually changed. A college of idea that is getting … … Continue reading → See all stories on this topic IFPI and RIAA 2013 Songs Sales Figures: First Take The IFPI and RIAA today released their yearly music sales numbers. Though there declare indications, general they make for troubling reading Overall sales were down 3.9 %. Based upon 2012 numbers the trend suggested that 2013 incomes need to have registered … Continue reading → See all stories on this subject

Media Companies: Your Nightmare Piracy Scenario has Arrived, And Its Called Popcorn Time

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Media Companies: Your Problem Piracy Scenario has actually Shown up, And Its Called Snacks Time

2 years ago I claimed that the headache piracy situation for the media industries would be when the buccaneers gave up trying to combat enforcement and turned their attentions to construct fantastic individual encounters. Now with the landing of Snacks … … Continue reading → See all stories on this subject Why Radio is Stuck in the Center of a Streaming Pincer Motion 2014 will certainly be one more year of growth and of debate for streaming, with so much of the dispute set to concentrate on exactly how streaming could

, or could not, cannibalize download sales. The evidence from Sweden and from the United States so far … Continue reading → View all stories on this subject

Prince: black people don't get second chances

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Royal prince: black folks put on'' t consume 2nd chances

The vocalist speaks out against racial prejudice in the songs company, prior to uncovering the vital influences on brand-new band 3RDEYEGIRLs debut album, PlectrumelectrumPrince has spoken out about bigotry in the show business, claiming that black people aren’t provided a 2nd opportunity in film and music. During a Mojo interview with the vocalist at a Caribbean island secluded, Royal prince criticised the music opportunity, describing, Its box office. I cant have something like The Great Gatsby on my hands. Didnt you recognize that black people do not consume a 2nd opportunity? Continue reading …See all tales on this topic

The Death of the Long Tail

Today MIDiA Consulting is proud to reveal the publication of an essential brand-new report: The Fatality of the Long Tail: The Super star Music Economy. The report is offered free of charge to Music Industry Blog site subscribers. (If you are not … … Continue reading →→ View all tales on this subject

Forget suing filesharers: in 2014, anti-piracy efforts follow the money

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Neglect filing a claim against filesharers: in 2014, anti-piracy initiatives comply with the money

Infringing Website Article is latest attempt by imaginative industries to press advertisement incomes of piracy sitesTaking individual filesharers to court is now a discredited anti-piracy strategy for even the most hawkish music, movie and software program sector rightsholders. Their favored approach in 2014 is to comply with the cash instead. That indicates concentrating their initiatives on piracy websites, via three major techniques: pushing online search engine to get rid of links to infringing data and bench piracy sites in their positions; compeling ISPs to obstruct their clients from accessing those websites; and trying to press their flow of advertising earnings. Continue reading …View all stories on this topic

Spotify and Ministry of Noise work out songs playlists copyright lawsuit

Playlists based on dancing brands collections will certainly be gotten rid of from streaming solutions search engineDance brand name Ministry of Sound and streaming solution Spotify have actually gotten to a friendly out-of-court settlement in their legal battle over music playlists. Ministry filed a claim against Spotify in September 2013, asserting that the latter had actually refused to erase playlists based on Ministry compilations that had actually been made and discussed by users. Continue reading …View all tales on this topic

What is a music stream? Artists and labels in battle over digital income

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
What is a music stream? Artists and labels in struggle over digital earnings

Dispute crazes over exactly how royalties need to be divided in the age of Spotify, Google and AppleUK artists, managers and employees have required streaming earnings to be split 50/50 between tags and artists. The demand was made in a joint submission to the European Compensations appointment on copyright, through the freshly developed coalition AMP. Continue reading …See all tales on this subject

Australian indie: from a Melbourne garage to the globe

Two men on opposite sides of the Atlantic are so consumed with Australian indie music that they launch the records, spend for bands like Scott & Charlenes Wedding event to fly over and tour or even put them up in their housesIn London its an office of 10; in Memphis its one men house. Fulfill two extremely unlikely outstations bringing Australian songs overseas: British label Fire documents and United States distributor/microlabel Easter Bilby. Run by James Nicholls and Bruce Saltmarsh respectively, the two play a key function in making sure people in various other continents could buy well-known documents by reasonably unknown bands like Brisbanes Blank World and Melbournes Lower Plenty and theyre in the center of a significant boom in Aussie music. Many thanks partially to the increase of Melbourne garage team Eddy Current Reductions Ring last decade, Do It Yourself Australian bands are now an object of attraction and fandom throughout the world. These aren’t your Grammy-level Tame Impalas or Gotyes, however bands that have enough followers overseas to make releasing albums and exploring there valuable. Bands that play taste-making festivals like Gonerfest in Memphis and score beautiful continue influential blogs like New Yorks Raven Sings the Blues. Continue reading …See all stories on this subject

Shakira beat PewDiePie as world's most popular YouTube channel in February

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Shakira defeated PewDiePie as globe'' s most well-liked YouTube youtube channel in February

Tubefilter graph ranks do not lie as stars Rihanna duet flies higher, however British Minecraft channels likewise had a big monthWith nearly 2.3 bn video clip sights in 2013, Swedish player PewDiePie had the globes largest YouTube channel. In February 2014, however, he was no suit for Shakira and Rihanna. The songs stars Cant Keep in mind to Forget You duet was released at the end of January, and made Shakiras formal YouTube stations the most prominent on Googles video clip solution the following month. Continue reading …View all tales on this topic

Gruff Rhys on American Interior: An incredibly tall tale on a legendary scale

Super Furry Animals second movie will be gone along with by a cd, a book and an appMusician Gruff Rhys most recent task viewed him adhering to in the steps of 18th-century explorer John Evans, that spent 1792 searching for a legendary Welsh-speaking Indigenous American people. The American Inside job has actually spawned an album, but likewise a book, a movie and an application, produced by the company he established with his companion Catryn Ramasut to make previous movie Separado in 2010. Book publisher Penguin is additionally on board as a partner. Continue reading …See all tales on this topic

YouTube Boy Band's cover version of It's All About You becomes viral hit

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
YouTube Kid Band'' s cover version of It ' s About You comes to be viral smash hit

British YouTube users wish their McFly cover will certainly borrow for Sport Reliefs charityLittle Mix may be in charge of the official solitary for this years Sport Alleviation telethon, which broadcasts Friday in the UK, yet theyve got some competitors in five fresh-faced YouTube stars. Marcus Servant, Joe Sugg, Jim Chapman, Caspar Lee and Alfie Deyes have actually collaborated as the YouTube Boy Band to tape-record a cover model of McFlys Its Everything about You, released on the channel of Sport Reliefs moms and dad charity Comic Comfort. Continue reading …View all stories on this subject

7 methods a streaming iTunes could take on Spotify and its rivals

Apple reported to be in talks with labels over on-demand service. Exactly how will it interrupt the competitors? With sales of music downloads relatively suggestioning into decline, Apple is supposedly in “exploratory talks” with tags over launching a Spotify-style streaming songs solution under its iTunes brand name. The report on sector site Billboard also suggests that Apple could be taking into consideration launching an iTunes app for Android tools, as it finds to turn around a recent fad that has viewed download sales shrink after a years of development.”Were still imitating this was the MTV time, were simply showing music videos. But once video clip goes into songs streaming as I make sure it will certainly this year for all the significant players artists earn as much for a video stream as they get paid for an audio stream. So artists and labels should be thinking just how they could benefit from that. Exactly how about a cd that just exists as a video clip? If everything is paid the exact same you could play with the layouts, you don’t release a cd in the traditional means any longer.” Continue reading …View all tales on this subject