Warner Music Group is closing Insound to save money.
Back when I was a WMG college marketing rep we worked on a campaign to promote Insound, but that was back in 2012.
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(1) March 12, 2015: Sony Music CEO: “Free Music Is Causing the Death of the Music Industry”
(2) March 8, 2015: Universal Music Group CEO: “The Music Industry Needs to Shift Away from Free, Ad-Supported Music”
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According to new data from the RIAA, streaming revenue is catching up to digital download revenue in the US. In 2014 streaming revenue was at $1.9 billion and digital download revenue was at $2.6 million.
Streaming revenue has been steadily rising since 2010. Digital downloads […]
These days we can stream almost any track from any location, but music quality has suffered as a result.There’s a lot of products that aim to make the mobile music listening experience better. Examples of this are Tidal, Deezer Elite, and Woojer.
Uamp is […]
Cafe International in San Francisco used to host open mic nights. According to Hoodline, the cafe has a strict rule that only original music can be played at their open mics. That didn’t stop performing rights organizations from coming after them…
The major labels may be losing money, but they all have teams dedicated to matching their artists with major brands. Which might explain why 85% of the biggest sponsorship deals are being signed with major label artists.
Here’s the breakdown from Next Big Sound […]
Back in 2010, Dimensional Associates acquired independent distributor The Orchard.
In 2012 Sony bought a majority of The Orchard. An exact percentage wasn’t disclosed, but Sony was believed to have purchased about 51 percent. Dimensional Associates owned the rest of the company.<!–/*
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Meerkats. Image by Charles J. Sharp, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0).
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…a recent Facebook post by composer/musician Bjorn Lynne.
For the second time now, they have hijacked my music and claimed ownership of it in all YouTube videos that include my music […]Read more
The music portion of South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas officially kicked off Tuesday. Infiltrating the movie buffs and techie nerds who are in town for the film and interactive portions of the festival, are the skinny jean wearing, bead sporting, aviator donning, shaggy, smelly […]Read more