Vessel is the latest company hoping to take on YouTube in the online video space, armed with former Hulu executives as co-founders and a rumoured $75m of funding. Today, it revealed more on its strategy – and music is part of it. What is Vessel? It's a bit like Hulu in that it's a two-tier streaming video service: one tier is free and ad-supported, while the other is subscription-based. The difference is that rather than TV shows and films, the focus for Vessel is shortform video. Comedy, gaming,...
December 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
December 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
Last week, Warner Music Group reported its latest financial results, with an approving nod towards the importance of streaming's growth. However, CEO Stephen Cooper went further...
November 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
There's an interesting interview with SoundCloud co-founder Eric Wahlforss in the Financial Times this week, which focuses mainly on the necessity (or otherwise) of major...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast