Midia warns recorded music recovery depends on wider economy
Last month, we reported on research published by Goldman Sachs predicting that global music industry revenues would drop by 25% this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those figures included a 75% plummet for live music...
June 4, 2020
Midia Research suggests principles for virtual concerts
It’s becoming clear that while music concerts will return this year, they’ll be very different, depending on how social-distancing rules evolve in various countries. Meanwhile, there’s been a flurry of activity...
May 21, 2020
Midia Research thinks we’re in a ‘song economy’ now
Consultancy firm Midia Research has published an interesting blog post triggered by the curious (and highly lucrative) afterlife of Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ through TV shows and now streaming playlists....
January 27, 2020
Midia boss calls for music-streaming equivalent of Disney+
The imminent launch of video-streaming service Disney+ has put the cat among the pigeons in the TV and film worlds, in terms of the competition it provides to services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. Mark Mulligan, boss...
November 6, 2019
Midia digs deeper into freemium digital-music business models
Earlier this year, music industry analyst Mark Mulligan made waves with an SXSW presentation including a slide on how many inactive users Deezer and Spotify have. A subsequent blog post claiming that "streaming services...
May 21, 2013