Tag: music industry
Music Ally Report 382 – Startup Shutdown
Our cover feature surveys the startup boneyard to try and understand precisely why so many music services, all promising a fizzing new future at their launch, hit the wall quickly, found out they were in the wrong lane...
February 3, 2016
The live music industry and the big data lag
Cortney Harding has written a post for Medium in which she calls out the live industry for moving far too slowly to become a proper digital business. While she says the record business is going death or glory into big data,...
July 31, 2015
German publishers demand equal streaming share
With stunning serendipity, on the same day the IFPI (see above) published a blog on streaming rates for labels and artists, German publishers issued a call for a greater share of this income. Three separate societies –...
July 30, 2015
Former MySpace head on why Spotify needs to be more like Netflix
Jason Hirschhorn (former co-president of MySpace and now CEO of REDEF) has been writing about 15 years of decline in the record industry and how the business can be rebuilt. The meat of the piece is where he gets into streaming...
July 27, 2015