Tag: streaming media
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
Beggars boss Mills explains end of 50/50 streaming rate for artists
Beggars Group was one of the first labels to talk publicly about splitting streaming income 50/50 with artists, but the company recently confirmed that it’s now lowering the rate due to streaming being a bigger part...
July 7, 2014
With Teeth: Rdio, Spotify and the perils of user experience
For the last few weeks I’ve been using Rdio and of late something has become clear: I am now using it far, far more than Spotify, to which I am also a Premium Subscriber. Why? Because as a user experience, it is superior....
June 8, 2012
Patent filing may reveal iTunes cloud music workings
An Apple patent from late 2009 has surfaced, revealing plans to play back media streams from the cloud in a way that's 'seamless and invisible to the user'.
May 20, 2011