Last year multiple Kickstarter campaigns were launched by Wu-Tang Clan fans. These fans were hoping to raise enough money to collectively buy Wu-Tang’s one-off Once Upon a Time In Shaolin album.
Wu-Tang is going to sell the album to the highest bidder […]
A few weeks ago Neil Young famously exclaimed that the vinyl resurgence is just a “fashion statement.” He claims that most new vinyl doesn’t sound better than the CD because the vinyl was pressed from the digital masters. Well, that’s not always […]Read more
At the end of August 2014 SoundCloud announced a new partnership program that would allow the most popular users to monetize tracks with advertisements.
Spotify is already peaking amongst college students, according to survey data now emerging. The survey, conducted at the University of Georgia and published by professor David Lowery, shows that students are rapidly abandoning full-priced, $9.99-a month Spotify accounts.
They may also be leaving the […]
Breyon Prescott of Epic Records
Twitter‘s Head of Music Bob Moczydlowsky announced via Twitter that he is leaving his position. Moczydlowsky said: “I’m ending my time at Twitter in a few weeks. I’ve loved every day […]
Up until a few years ago there weren’t many options for independent songwriters to collect mechanical royalties. Performance royalties were (relatively) easy to get. Simply sign up (and register all your songs) with a PRO like ASCAP, BMI or SOCAN (in Canada). But mechanical royalties are […]Read more
According to re/code, Ring says he will continue to advise UMG. Ring said:
“It has […]
Last year, YouTube made a massive $4 billion in revenues. The only problem is that their costs were also about $4 billion. “Google nurtured YouTube into a cultural phenomenon, attracting more than one billion users each month,” the Wall Street Journal opened… […]
Kobalt has announced the closing of a $60 million Series C funding round. The round was lead by Google Ventures. Michael Dell’s MSD Capital and MSDC Management also contributed.
MSD Capital previously invested in Kobalt. Prior to this round Kobalt had raised […]