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YouTube Music To Finally Launch, Along With Full Artist Credits

Youtube Music logo on the Music 3.0 blog

After much speculation on features and timing, YouTube Music is slated for a soft launch tomorrow. The service will replace its YouTube Red service with with two tiers and a lot of features that users should like. YouTube Music’s tiers will include YouTube Music at the industry standard $9.99 per month that features mostly audio-only […]

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It Looks Like Google Will Shut Down Its Play Music Service

Google Play Music on the Music 3.0 blog

There are big changes coming to Google and YouTube’s music streaming services soon as the company tries to consolidate them all into one offering. According to a report at 9To5Google, Google will shut down its poorly titled Google Play Music streaming service and merge it into the new upcoming YouTube Remix service. YouTube also has […]

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More YouTube Ads Coming In An Effort To Get Users To Pay Up

YouTube ads on Bobby Owsinski's Music 3.0 Blog

YouTube is about to employ a rather unique strategy in order to get more people to buy into its upcoming subscription plan. The service is going to begin to insert more ads in videos in an effort to frustrate users enough that they’ll want to pay to eliminate them. YouTube’s global head of music Lyor Cohen laid […]

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December 27, 2017

YouTube Gets New Licenses From Sony And Universal

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Both Sony Music and Universal Music Group are reported to have renewed their licensing deals with YouTube, which now means that the video platform now has all three major labels back in the fold after resigning Warner Music months ago. YouTube was operating under expired licenses with the majors for some time, but the new […]

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Studio Tech Gary Myerberg-Lauter On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

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My guest for this week’s podcast is Gary Myerberg-Lauter, who has installed and maintained studios for major facilities and superstar artists. Gary’s worked at the famed A&M Studios during its heyday, set up a major portable recording rig for Bruce Springsteen, helped run LA’s famous Cello Studios then brought it back to life as East […]

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Music Industry News Roundup For The Week Of 11/4/16

Music Industry News Roundup

Here’s the Music Industry News Roundup for the week of November 4rth, 2016. We’re coming to the end of the year, and as a result, starting to see a number of year-end stories. And it looks like the piracy argument will never die. Check it out. YouTube Red is a bomb. It only managed to sign up […]

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July 15, 2016

Maybe YouTube Isn’t Music’s Boogie Man After All

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Artists, bands and record labels have issued an all-out assault on YouTube this year over a variety of issues that mostly stem from what they consider to be low royalty payouts. The problem is, while it’s likely that many of the presumptions leading to the attacks have a basis in reality, their conclusions may be […]

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Music Industry News Roundup #2

Music Industry News Roundup

It appears that Music 3.0 blog readers liked the News Roundup concept, so here’s the second addition, although it’s a bit abbreviated because of the July 4th holiday. Google Play offers 4 free months. If you’re a brand new subscriber, you can get Google Play and YouTube Red bundled together for what amounts to $40 value for […]

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