music industry

Brand Activation & Immersion Lodging Service Connects Musicians To Community By Enabling Local Accommodations

Rock n Doze is a housing solution for touring musicians, supporting the music business by allowing artists to tour more and generate more revenue as well as helping to build a community around artists and fans

Syndicated After One Year Of Apple Music, Was It A Success?

Changes ahead for streaming service as, with 15m paying subscribers, it continues the battle with rivals Spotify and YouTube

Advertising Snapchat Boss Sees Music as a 'Really Interesting Opportunity'

Fresh from adding soundtrack feature to social app, Evan Spiegel hints at more plans to merge music and messaging in the future

Home Why Rough Trade Record Stores Have Defied The Odds And Succeeded

A new location has opened in Williamsburg, so what is this record store doing that all the others failed to.

Technology Why Radiohead's Frontman Thinks Spotify Is The Last Gasp Of A Dying Industry

Thom Yorke renews his attack on streaming music service for being the gatekeepers for the record companies.

Work Why Unpaid Interns Are Suing US Record Labels

How uncompensated labour is no longer taken for granted, and how those exploited are fighting back.

Advertising Spotify Vs. Musicians: Who Should Triumph?

Are music streaming services a problem or a solution for musicians and sales?

Technology Public Enemy Teams Up With BitTorrent To Release New Single

The rappers have put their latest track on the file sharing website along with instrumentals and vocals to remix it.

Design Jack White Prints New Record On X-Ray Sheets

The eccentric musician’s record label is set to release a single printed on pressed medical films.

Home Can HMV Survive Digital Music?

Even though the major retailer is in financial hot water, some independent record shops are seeing increased sales. Why?

Syndicated How Record Labels Are Learning To Make Money From YouTube

Rather than getting unauthorised versions of videos taken down, labels are monetising them through ad partnerships.

Retail How Bands Are Using AR To Market Themselves

Sony Music and Zappar's partnership is the latest attempt by the music industry to harness augmented reality technology.

Retail Do Songwriters Really Win With YouTube Or Pandora?

Writers are angry about the lack of royalties they get when their tracks are played and think they deserve a bigger slice of the action.

Advertising Google+ Adds Studio Mode To Hangouts [Headlines]

The social media platform adds a feature that improves sound quality, propelling the site's reputation for launching musicians and building their fan base.