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Making music pay could cost London taxpayers $300K

The city’s being asked to invest $300,000 toward getting everyone in tune.

The London Music Industry Development Task Force, set up by then mayor Joe Fontana, wants to boost the music industry in the city, but first it’s calling for leadership. 417 more words


Spotify's mesmerizing new map shows that music can be social again

Spotify turned on a cool new feature this morning called Serendipity, an interactive map that highlights places on the planet where two people begin a song at the same time (or within a tenth of a second of each other). 452 more words

The Fandom Frenzy

They call themselves Directioners, Little Monsters, Swifties, and my personal worst, Beliebers.

What am I talking about? Well for those of you who may be living under a rock, I am talking about the overly obsessed, utterly devoted, verging on crazy super fans. 544 more words


Introducing: the new SoundCloud

It’s time to say goodbye to SoundCloud as we know it. The streaming and upload service will be adding advertisement and subscription option, which means no more endless streaming without adverts unless you pay for a subscription just like Spotify. 178 more words


Spotify & BandPage; Purchase Power To The Fans

Good News Everyone, Spotify and BandPage have teamed up to sell your band’s stuff!   Possibly a way to reconcile what is considered by many to be low royalty payouts, Spotify will now have a pop-up BandPage window to sell Artist’s Merch and Experiences (Show Tickets to Hang Outs).  84 more words

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A Guide to All the Gratuitous Product Placement in Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video

Nicki Minaj and her team deserve a Clio Award for the ad they just made for asses. But the “Anaconda” video also serves as an advertisement for many other products, some of them officially linked with Minaj and others that may signal new deals. 481 more words