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Spotify is in talks to buy SoundCloud

Things are heating up on the streaming wars battlefield this week, as The Financial Times (via Variety) reports that Spotify is currently in talks to acquire… 227 more words


How is success measured and compensated for, in the era of digital music distribution?

Browsing through Billboard’s excellent “billboard biz” blog, I stumbled across two reports, regarding Frank Ocean’s latest album titled “Blond”. These reports included some very interesting insights regarding the way Billboard and the industry, measure a release’s success and revenue in the era of digital distribution. 457 more words


Can music-streaming service providers turn into music labels?

Frank Ocean’s chart-topper “Blond”, is signified as a unique release for many different reasons, the most obvious being that, just a few days prior to its release, the artist/performer bought the rights from Universal, by paying back approximately 2 million dollars covering all production costs. 458 more words


Tinder Teams Up with Spotify to Let You Find Your Musical Match

Finding love is already pretty hard, so it’s good business to make it easier for Justin Bieber fans to find their pop music-loving soulmates.

That’s why dating app Tinder has partnered with music streaming service Spotify so that Tinder users can show off their music tastes on their profiles. 344 more words


YouTube is dominant in the music streaming market and a new case for the European Commission

Consumer behaviour is very important for the music industry and a new research by IFPI contains key findings on changing consumer behaviour and provides valuable insights on the «value gap», which is the music industry`s most pressing priority. 877 more words

Apple is punching down

Apple has won a lot of fights. It set the standard for the modern smartphone and tablet, reinvented the way we consume music, and killed disk drives for laptops (hard, compact, or floppy, take your pick). 627 more words

Spotify will launch its streaming service in Japan this month

After more than a year of hinting, Spotify is finally coming to Japan this month. The Swedish music streaming service will go live in the country before the end of September, a source at the company confirmed to TechCrunch. 481 more words