With the start of Amazon Echo in Germany its music service will become quite a big competitor to Spotify.
But does it really help the music and its people? Or is it just another closed system and the streaming wars keep on coming?
Apple's Eddy Cue about the future plans of Apple Music with original content, advertising, exclusives and more. Video recorded at the Code Media Conference.
I did a quick link collection about this talk on my MusicBiz FB Page: https://business.facebook.com/digitalmusicbusinessnews/
"Though generally dominated by the majors, this year sees a host of indie labels in contention across several categories, as they look to boost their artists’ profiles on the world stage.
We spoke to a number of them to find out what success on the night would mean..."
Was beim Bayrischen Rundfunk grade mit den Radiofrequenzen passiert, ist uns ein Rätsel. M 94,5 muss einem weichgespülten Rocksender weichen und demnächst wandert der Jugendsender Puls ins terrestrische Programm, doch dafür muss der KlassikSender B4 ins Internet. Hmm...
Great news from the DotBlockchain Music Project: The company announced partnerships with four industry groups. That gives the DotBlockchain project a collective starting point of 65 million songs with which to begin building out a practical model.
Scottish Number One DJ Jackmaster has hit out at the patriarchy within dance music across a series of tweets. The only way to bring female artists / dj's into the spotlight, is to get support from the ones people are already listening to. Well done!
Breaking new artists is the lifeblood of independent labels. A panel at AIM’s Indie-Con conference in London explored how this process is evolving in the streaming era. In short, you might break a song on a playlist, but it will not follow that you break the act.
“I think we’re out of the ‘oh shit’ stage of streaming, and we’re in a very positive space in how people consume music or find their music,” said Lovett, speaking at AIM’s Indie-Con conference in London.