Category Archives for "Music Industry News"

PR Maven Ariel Hyatt, Film Score Trends, And Guitar Environmental Issues On My Latest Podcast

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Music PR specialist Ariel Hyatt’s CyberPR agency just celebrated 25 years in business. Ariel and her company specialize in digital media campaigns for the music industry. She has spoken in 12 countries to over 100,000 creative entrepreneurs and is the author of five bestselling books on social media, marketing, and crowdfunding including Cyber PR for […]

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You’ll Be Surprised At Which Communication Activities People Feel Are Most Important

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There are so many ways to communicate these days. Social, radio, television, CDs, streaming, telephone, and direct messaging are just a few. All told there are actually 25 modern communication activities that we’re exposed to every day. But which ones do we consider important? And which ones do we pay the most attention to? That’s […]

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The New Era Of High-Fidelity Music Finally Begins With Apple Spatial Audio

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If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’ve been predicting Apple would release its long-awaited high-fidelity music tier any time now. Of course, I’ve been predicting this for the past 5+ years, but with today’s announcement of the launch of its Spatial Audio service that prediction will finally come […]

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No Wonder Indie Artists Can’t Get Traction – Distrokid Uploads A Million Tracks A Month

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Indie artists are getting more and more depressed about the fact that the competition is so fierce that it’s difficult for their music to get any traction. This fact was brought home again recently when online distributor Distrokid revealed its upload numbers at around a million tracks per month, which shows just how much competition […]

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Meddling CEO Travis Rosenblatt, Latest Social Trends, And Cleaning Microphones On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Travis Rosenblatt, who used his experience in A&R for Warner Bros and 300 Entertainment to create Medding, a subscription-based service which offers real time data on global music markets, as well as track capabilities, analytics and communications tools. Meddling is used by record labels, music publishers, artist management, law […]

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Guitarist Jennifer Batten, Payola For Streaming, And Supercharged Hard Drives On My Latest Podcast

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My guest on the podcast this week is Jennifer Batten, who played lead and rhythm guitar on Michael Jackson’s Bad, Dangerous and HIStory world tours. She’s also appeared on 2 Jeff Beck albums and was a member of his touring band for 3 years. Jennifer continues to give clinics and master classes all over the world, and […]

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