Shazam joins the Apple Team

Shazam joins the Apple Team

Shazam joins the Apple Team

The capabilities for digital technology are endless. As more years pass, the amount of new devices and services is set to skyrocket, including the areas that will no longer be required. The biggest leading service? Online music streaming. Apple has been at the head of modern innovation since the sale of the first Apple I [...]
How YouTube’s Mixing It Up with “Remix”

How YouTube’s Mixing It Up with “Remix”

YouTube has come a long way from the viral videos you used to watch. A new music-streaming service is about to be created by YouTube called “Remix." This new service is supposed to be launched in March of 2018. It will provide on-demand streaming (like Spotify) and video clips, presumably of music videos and musician [...]
Rebuilding the UK Digital Music Europe

Rebuilding the UK Digital Music Europe

A company in Europe that means to bring together different music streaming platforms is working on building the music industry back up. Digital Music Europe (DME) plans to create a unified voice between all the platforms to work on the policy-making environment regarding copyright, geo-blocking, online platforms, e-privacy, data transfers, digital contracts, and taxation. In [...]
Fixing Music Royalty Laws

Fixing Music Royalty Laws

PJ Morton, the keyboardist for Maroon 5, is speaking out against the outdated and unfair compensation laws that are affecting artists across the country. He states he has gained a whole new insight into the music industry after opening his own record label. The biggest problem is the system that governs royalties awarded to music [...]
Someone Hit The Pause Button

Someone Hit The Pause Button

Back in the 80’s, the music industry was terrified of taping. Artists assumed that listeners would just copy their music or record it from the radio. Luckily, that fear faded away like shoulder pads, and didn’t cause any real harm to anyone in the music business. People just feared that home taping would kill the […]

4 Social Media Hacks For Musicians And Bands

4 Social Media Hacks For Musicians And Bands

If you’re a musician or in a band, chances are, you’re on a tight budget. You’re constantly watching how you spend money on advertisements and endorsements. But thanks to the internet, it doesn’t have to be that way. Social media is the #1 free way of getting your work out to people. All it takes […]

Promoting Digital Marketing In The Music Industry

Promoting Digital Marketing In The Music Industry

The music industry is going through some change, and quickly. This is because music industries understand the need to change, and I’m not talking about the music. They get it’s a different time and it’s more virtual. From record players to radio to Spotify, the way we listen to music and even promote music has […]

The Music Industry Over Ten Years

The Music Industry Over Ten Years

The younger generation of music listeners will never know the struggle of buying music on iTunes, syncing it on an iPod, then dragging and dropping the songs into a music folder. Alright, it really wasn’t that much of a struggle, but it sure was time consuming, and even pricey. Especially for broke students who can’t […]

Pop Star or CEO? Halsey Sends a Clear Message to New Artists

Pop Star or CEO? Halsey Sends a Clear Message to New Artists

The music industry today is easily the most complex than in any other point in history. While artists in the present day now have the internet, more specifically social media, to promote and build their brand, finding your place in this heavily saturated market is much easier said than done. In fact, today’s most popular [...]
Streaming Set to Attract the Broadest Music Audience of All Time

Streaming Set to Attract the Broadest Music Audience of All Time

While streaming has become a revolutionary means for consumers to enjoy their favorite music, there are many market indications that it will soon attract the broadest music audience of all time. In an article and video originally produced by CNBC, the success and sheer potential of streaming are explained by Edgar Bronfman, chairman of the [...]

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