Zöe Keating sparked a viral backlash after standing up to YouTube ahead of the launch of its premium service, Music Key. But what most people don’t realize is that while Keating was dealing with a bullying YouTube and pesky journalists (including DMN), she was also […]Read more
iTunes is moving into music journalism. Music Ally found an Apple job ad for an editorial producer.
The ad says that iTunes is looking to hire someone with an expertise in music journalism to handle editorial and production. Job duties include “writing, editing, managing […]
Drake’s surprise album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, was allegedly supposed to be a free mixtape… but his label wasn’t having it.
The founder of popular free mixtape site Datpiff (referred to as KP) revealed the news […]
Starbucks announced yesterday that it will stop selling CDs in their 21,000 retail stores by the end of March. Once you’ve lost Starbucks, you’ve lost the game. CDs are done. MacBook Pros don’t come with CD drives anymore. Fewer new cars […]Read more
Lynne Lummel has been promoted by ASCAP to EVP of their new Transformation Management office. Lummel was previously SVP of Distribution & Repertory.
Def Jam Recordings’ Gabe Tesoriero has been promoted to EVP of Media and […]
This is from a smaller indie label, based in the United States, with global streaming distribution through a major digital distributor. This is what they got paid on average, per-stream, from all of their streaming partners between October 1st and December 31st of last year. These […]
I for one will miss Iggy Azalea on social media. Those in the public eye, especially opinionated women, get a lot of shit online. Iggy has always called out publications, artists, and abusive internet users out on their sexism and double standards, and I found it to […]Read more
I finally get it.
It took getting over the ‘Snapchat is for sexting’ learning curve misnomer, hovering around the ‘Snapchat is exclusively for friends sending triple chin selfies’ misconception to finally landing on what I now understand Snapchat to be: the destination for long […]
This post comes from Music Content Strategist Chris Price, who was previously at BBC Radio 1 and Head of Music at MTV and Last.fm. A longer version first appeared on his website, along with a comparison of streaming service artist radio.
Zane Lowe has announced he’s […]