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iTunes Match vs. Apple Music: Why you'd want to subscribe to both

”Apple’s cloud services are confusing to say the least, and things have only gotten more convoluted as these services have proliferated,” Dennis Sellers writes for Apple World Today. 263 more words

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Record companies the biggest winners in forecast consumer shift from ownership to access

Retail sales of recorded music will see little variation in total spending levels in the years to 2020 despite the rising interest in streaming, according to global analyst firm Ovum’s latest forecasts. 605 more words

Music Industry

New issue of Music & Copyright with Netherlands country report

The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.

Subscriber growth, artist moans, and missing royalties cap an interesting week in streaming… 565 more words

Music Industry

Why Apple wants to kill free music

”Artists have long hated ad-supported free services, simply because there’s less in it for them. Naturally, the dominant ad-supported free services constantly argue that they pay fair rates and cite various statistics, but that hasn’t changed the conversation. 214 more words


Jimmy Iovine: Apple Music 'going really well,' no ad-suported free tier 'shell game'

”Apple doesn’t want to be a source of free tunes, according to Jimmy Iovine, a leader of the company’s subscription music service,” Joan E. Solsman reports for CNET. 269 more words


Apple Music: Gone and forgotten

”Within 30 days after Apple Music debuted, Apple touted 11 million signups. But since they were for 90-day free trials, it meant, obviously, that had actually paid for the service,” Gene Steinberg writes for The Tech Night Owl. 529 more words


So far, Apple Music has failed; it’s very difficult to justify the monthly subscription

”For many Apple users, October’s credit card statement will be the first that has an entry on it for Apple Music,” Ewan Spence writes for Forbes. 728 more words