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It seems like yesterday that many pundits were scratching their heads about how the music industry could ever reach 100 million paid streaming music subscribers, yet here we are knocking on the door of twice that and more. In fact, Futuresource Consulting has predicted that those subscription numbers will reach 235 million by the end of the […]Continue reading
Music piracy isn’t what it once was, but it’s still alive and well and the RIAA is trying to do something about it. In a letter to Elizabeth Kendall, the acting assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Innovation and Intellectual Property, the industry organization outlined a number of “notorious” platforms that it claims infringes on its member’s IP. These are […]Continue reading
Frank Wells started his career in the music business as head of technical services at the famed Masterfonics studio complex in Nashville, but then made a left turn when he become editor first of Audio Media Magazine, and then later Pro Sound News. I talked to Frank about some of the things that go on […]Continue reading
Hearing protection is important for everyone, not just for us in the music business. We’re constantly assaulted by damaging sounds, and too frequently don’t have ear plugs when we need them. While there’s a lot of great protection products out there, Jay Clark felt there was something missing and come up with EarPeace, a new […]Continue reading
Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup from the week of October 28th, 2016. As always, it’s a mixed bag of different industry items that caught my eye. Let’s do it. Pandora lost a lot of money and listeners in the last year. The company may be transitioning to a full interactive platform, but it could be […]Continue reading
Here’s the music industry news roundup from the week of October 7th, 2016. There’s a little less on streaming this week for the first time in a while, but still lots to cover. Let’s get to it. Music supervisors don’t think they’re hurting songwriters. I wrote about this last week and now a music sup responds. The bottom […]Continue reading