Tag: streaming music

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Merlin reveals ‘refreshing and enlightened’ deal with Beats Music

Indie licensing body Merlin has had cross words for several streaming music services down the years,
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US music download sales off to bad start in 2014

There's been a lot of discussion about falling music download sales in the US last year, and the extent to which that's caused by rising streaming music usage.
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Will AT&T bundle get Beats Music off to a running start in the US?

We reported yesterday on Beats Music's announcement that its streaming music service will be launching in the US in January.
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AGOGO app blends streaming music with other audio content

There's lots of interest on the blogosphere this morning in AGOGO, a new startup with an iPhone app promising "a new pure audio universe".
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Analysts take their guesses at streaming music’s future growth

It's safe to say analyst firm ABI Research is feeling bullish about the growth of streaming music in the years ahead. The company has published its latest predictions, claiming that 29m people will be paying for on-demand...
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Spotify set for educational hackathon in New York

Spotify has been involved with the Music Hack Day movement for some time now, but the streaming music service is now trying something similar with an educational angle.
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Writing or speaking about streaming music screwing artists? Read these articles first

I really like Aimee Mann's music, but her recent interview in which she gave her views on streaming music bothered me. "My record isn’t on Spotify," Mann told the Telegraph. "People may be outraged, but artists don’t...
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The dangers of seeing streaming music royalties as a ‘trickle’

For the most part, the debate over artists' income from streaming music services has been conducted in trade publications and websites. It's breaking out now though: check the New York Times' feature headlined 'As Music...
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Deezer inks deal with Harman for Aha integration

Deezer will now be added to the Aha in-car entertainment service, which is available in cars made by Porsche, Chrysler, Subaru, Honda and Acura, as well as device from Alpine, Pioneer and Kenwood.
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Deezer goes live in Brazil with local catalogue

The streaming service setting up shop in Brazil this week
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Grooveshark hails 10 new indie label signings

Streaming music Grooveshark released a list of new independent labels that have agreed to add their music to its platform.
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Swedish music sales up 30.1% in first half of 2012, with streaming taking 89% share of digital sales

Streaming music now accounts for 89% of digital music sales in Sweden.