Mar 31, 2015

What Is The Tidal Declaration?

On Monday, 16 of the biggest names in music stood on a stage in NYC and proclaimed that they are taking back their careers from tech companies. Tidal is the first ever artist (majority) owned streaming service. It was revealed by Billboard that each artist was given a […]

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Mar 30, 2015

What Do Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Jason Aldean, and Rihanna Have in Common? They Own Tidal

The Haxan Cloak and Tri Angle Records’ complaints of being ripped off were not even on Tidal’s radar at their launch event…
If you were hoping to learn more about Tidal’s payout structure at their launch event, you’ll be sorely […]

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Mar 30, 2015

No More MP3s: Native Instruments Wants DJs to Use Their New Audio Format

Beatport may have launched a streaming music service, but they haven’t forgotten about paid downloads…
In June 2015 Beatport, Juno, and Traxsource will begin selling song downloads in a new file format called Stems.
So what is this format?  Aren’t stems […]

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Mar 30, 2015

Tupac, or 2Pac? Sadly, Music Industry Still Doesn’t Know…

The following guest post comes Daniel Teachey, an expert in data management, analytics, and cloud computing and a member of the SAS External Communications team.

Is it Tupac Shakur or 2pac Shakur?

Notorious BIG, Notorious B.I.G. (note the periods), or Biggie Smalls?  Ted Leo […]

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Mar 30, 2015

Breaking: How Can Tidal Help Artists If They’re Already Ripping Them Off?

Jay Z is now relaunching Tidal, his newly-purchased streaming service.  To celebrate, Jay and his celebrity friends have launched a social media campaign with social justice overtones, saying Tidal will “turn the tide” and other vague inspirational claims.
Well, Björk-collaborator The Haxan […]

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Mar 30, 2015

Updated: Jay Z Promotes Tidal With a Vague Social Justice Campaign

Updated 11:35 AM PST: Tidal has already been accused of ripping off artists…
Today is the day. Jay Z is relaunching Tidal, his (possibly overhyped) hi fi streaming service. He’s wasting no time, it’s only been about a month since […]

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Mar 30, 2015

A Complete Image Sizing Guide for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Other Social Networks…

Image requirements for social media networks change frequently, so here’s the latest update. Bookmark this!

 
The post A Complete Image Sizing Guide for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Other Social Networks… appeared first on Digital Music News.

Source: Industry News

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Mar 27, 2015

Three Ways Music Services Can Cash in on Their Most Valuable Listeners

Ari Shohat is the founder and CEO of Digitally Imported, an online radio service with over 3.8 million monthly listeners.

Transforming premium service: Three ways music services can cash in on their most valuable listeners

The top digital music services are still struggling with a […]

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Mar 27, 2015

European Commission Wants to Remove Geo-Blocking and Other “Digital Barriers”

The European Commission is making a “Digital Single Market” a priority in the European Union. The commission wants to remove barriers that separate the EU, such as geo blocking and complicated VAT taxes.
Andrus Ansip, European Commission Digital Single Market VP, says: “Let us […]

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Mar 27, 2015

Songwriters Declare War On Their Own Publishers…

To the American Music Publishing Community,

We are an international alliance of songwriter and composer organizations representing tens of thousands of music creators throughout the world, many of whom have created musical works in which you claim rights. We recently reached out to your trade organization […]

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