One of the many things that the digital revolution has done to the music industry is to create and accentuate a number of imbalances. Imbalances that will either change, become the foundations of the next era of the music business, or both.
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The music industry is a very symbiotic one. Artists, journalists, publicists, and labels all depend on one another to stay afloat. Is your band's online presence catching the attention of industry decision makers?
Yesterday Jay Z relaunched TIDAL as the first artist owned streaming music service. But the question everyone is asking today is: Will TIDAL become the first bona fide threat to Spotify's ascension or did we just witness some particularly well orchestrated hype?
iHeartMedia and Rock 'n' Roll Marathon series announced a collaboration, delivering an entertainment experience to the runners while leveraging iHeartMedia's nationwide network of radio stations and streaming platform,iHeartRadio.
Tuesday's relaunch of Jay Z's TIDAL music service was short on details, but long on star power and symbolism. While only Alicia Keys spoke, here is the declaration that each artist signed on stage during the event.
UPDATE 2: Jay Z unveiled his streaming music service TIDAL at a star studded event on Tuesday. As expected, the emphasis was on exclusive content and hi-def sound, but artist control and ownership were also a key part of the message.
Plausibly confirming a previously speculated meeting prior to the GRAMMYs, Madonna, Beyonce, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Calvin Harris, Jack White, Kanye West, Jason Aldean, Daft Punk, and Coldpay's Chris Martin were featured in Jay Z's Tidal teaser video.
Numerous songwriter and composer guilds from around the world have joined forces in an open letter directed toward the American Music Publishing Community regarding the ongoing debate surrounding publishing rights.
Social marketers are concerned with Facebook’s organic reach and ways to adjust messaging strategies to reach the biggest audience. Hootsuite has published a step by step guide to maximizing your Facebook page.
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has released an infographic to help illustrate the importance of International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) and how they're being used in today's music industry.
Jay Z is set to relaunch the TIDAL streaming music service he just bought for $56 million later today. But ahead of the announcement a plethora of musicians, many so famous that they can be identified by a single word, are already declaring their support.
Has the conversation about streaming music services changed in recent years? Has music's future entered the absolute present? If so, how did music execs and indie artists react. Kyle Bylin, a tech writer and user researcher, explores all of these interestingquestions in his latest essay.