I know why Richard Thompson has never achieved the success his talent deserves. He doesn’t possess the rock star cool or good looks of some of his contemporaries. 1,021 more words
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”Apple Inc. has asked Florence and the Machine and more than a dozen other artists for exclusive deals to promote a revamped Beats Music, and persuade people to ante up for what they’re accustomed to getting pretty much for free,” Lucas Shaw reports for Bloomberg. 273 more words
The continued media feeding frenzy around Jay-Z’s TIDAL demonstrates just how valuable star power is for cutting through the clutter. What has helped sustain interest is Jay-Z’s vision for delivering better value to artists and better experiences for music fans. 877 more words
The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.
Streaming the case to Vivendi for a UMG sell-off… 672 more words
Jay-Z just made his much hyped entrance into streaming official with his star studded but awkward signing ceremony for TIDAL. Once having navigated a few objections from minor shareholders, Jay-Z’s first major act after successfully buying the not-very-appropriately-named-for-a-hip-hop-superstar WiMP was to rebrand it to TIDAL, the name that WiMP’s high quality service had been operating under. 754 more words
”Spotify and others have quickly created a streaming music market that has resulted in Apple iTunes being increasingly considered yesterday’s way of consuming music,” Gary Bourgeault writes for Seeking Alpha. 347 more words