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William Croft fundraiser gigs 29 Jan. and 1 Feb. 2016

Among the recent high profile losses to the music world was a local one too. The much-loved Will Croft sadly passed away in Norwich.  He will of course be familiar to all fans of Discharge Lounge, Rammerator, and The Future of Music. 456 more words

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Netflix Is The Model for Spotify, Watch And Learn...

Ahem… we were making these observations in 2013 when we wrote, “Why Spotify is not Netflix (But Maybe It Should Be)“. In that piece we detailed the practical and philosophical divide between the record business and the film/TV businesses online. 170 more words

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Consumer Spending On Digital Music Actually Fell In 2014 (Yes You Read That Right) | Music Industry Blog

The Problem With Streaming, Is The Problem With Streaming… Mark Mulligan Reports.

“Though the drop was small – 1% – it was still nonetheless a drop at a period when digital spending should be booming. 

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Spotify Hit With $150 Million Class Action Over Unpaid Royalties | Billboard

Vocal artist rights advocate David Lowery brings a massive action against the largest streaming service.

Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker frontman David Lowery, retaining the law firm of Michelman & Robinson, LLP, has filed a class action lawsuit seeking at least $150 million in damages against Spotify, alleging it knowingly, willingly, and unlawfully reproduces and distributes copyrighted compositions without obtaining mechanical licenses.

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Karma Meets Irony. "Freebooted" YouTuber's Feel The Sting Of Piracy...

Watch and learn… We can’t make this up. Seriously you have to watch this video.

If we had a nickle for every YouTuber or Tech Journalist that advised musicians that “YouTube” was the SOLUTION TO PIRACY we’d be rich. 801 more words

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How Many More Records Could You Be Selling This Holiday Season If Your Album Wasn't FREE Streaming?

Adele, Taylor Swift, Beyonce’, Coldplay and more artists are fully understanding the value of not giving away their work for free right out of the gate. 878 more words

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