Colombia’s recorded music market is benefitting from excellent digital infrastructure, widespread smartphone use and strong local talent.
Its name may have changed, but research firm Luminate remains one of the music industry’s key sources of data.
The number one question for anyone in the music industry now – recorded or live – is what shape the business will be in when we finally emerge from the […]
Colombia’s music industry has gone from strength to digital strength, giving some hope that it may come out of the global pandemic in relatively healthy shape.
We reported yesterday on the launch of a new, daily true-crime podcast by Spotify’s recently-acquired Parcast studio. Now Spotify is launching another daily podcast – in Colombia. It’s called ‘El […]
Welcome to our hardware special. Here we look at the music-related technologies that are most exciting, interesting or liable to propel the music business into its next stage of evolution. We have consciously stepped back from VR, in part because we already did a primer last month for subscribers but also because it tends to […]
There is plenty of optimism about the digital music industry in Colombia as its revenues crossed the 50% threshold before the likes of Brazil, Germany and the UK
Our cover feature comes in the light of the indies and Taylor Swift forcing Apple to revise its initial stance of not paying rights holders during the three-month free trial on Apple Music. That particular explosion might have been averted but it still has a series of other time bombs to diffuse – including clearing […]
Rdio went live in seven more territories yesterday: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Colombia, Chile, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Poland.
Our lead examines new music services from Google, Facebook and MySpace. These three companies are offering more ways for people to discover music in a legal way – i) search, ii) gifting and iii) social recommendations.