Sandbox Issue 251: Streaming and Music’s new formats
Lead: The playlist hasn’t killed the album… yet. Instead, artists and labels are caught between both and are starting to experiment with the shapes that releases can now take. Justin Bieber has begun chopping up his album...
April 30, 2020
Book club: Novelist creates subscription channel on Mixcloud
In late 2018, Mixcloud launched its Mixcloud Select feature, enabling creators to charge subscriptions for their channels. Now British artist Novelist is embracing the possibilities of this. His channel will go live next...
April 22, 2020
Albums in the streaming era: ‘Just think of it as a blank canvas for telling stories’
Streaming is a world of tracks and playlists rather than albums, right? An event in London last night organised by British industry bodies the BPI and ERA promised to explore the role of the album in the streaming era, including...
October 11, 2018