Blog Profile / Hypebot


URL :http://www.hypebot.com/
Filed Under:Entertainment Industry / Music Industry
Posts on Regator:12711
Posts / Week:50.7
Archived Since:June 11, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Smartphones for Audiophiles: How to Get Music on Your Phone

Smartphones are our calendars, our alarm clocks and our personal jukeboxes. But how are they serving your ears? One year ago, I knew absolutely nothing about the sound of music. I, like the rest of my generation, just placed some earbuds on and blasted whatever was popular at the time....

The Complete Guide To ISRC Codes For Music [Infographic]

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) has released an infographic to help illustrate the importance of International Standard Recording Codes (ISRC) and how they're being used in today's music industry. In the inforgraphic, Music Biz explains that an ISRC code is a unique identifier for music tracks, spoken word recordings,...

Music Publishing News Roundup: 3.30.2015 Apple & Beats, Songwriters on Publishing Rights, American Idol

Apple and Beats move their digital music services forward, Songwriters issue open letter about publishing rights, American Idol Alum signs a publishing deal. Apple and Beats move forward with their digital music services by developing a streaming service that will rival Spotify. Beats is essentially reshaping Apple’s digital music in...

Present Shock: When Music’s Future Arrives In The Here And Now [Kyle Bylin]

Has the conversation about streaming music services changed in recent years? Has music's future entered the absolute present? If so, how did music execs and indie artists react Kyle Bylin, a tech writer and user researcher, explores all of these interesting questions in his latest essay. 1. Music Futurism I’ve...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Jay Z TIDAL Relaunch Today, Sony Playstation Adds Free Spotify Music, Vivendi & More

MONDAY 3.30.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

#TIDALForAll - Madonna, Kayne, Beyonce, Rihanna, Coldplay Declare Support For Jay-Z's Music Service

Jay Z is set to relaunch the TIDAL streaming music service he just bought for $56 million later today. But ahead of the announcement a plethora of musicians, many so famous that they can be identified by a single word, are already declaring their support. _____________________________________________ Using the hashtag #TIDALforALL...

This Week in Music Commentary

The Music Industry Really Wants To Kill Free Listening Bursting The Music Tech Bubble Should A Music Manager Also Be An Agent?

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y & Indie Music

Seven Tips To Getting Sponsors For Your Band Building A Fanbase Using YouTube Cards Vinyl Delivery Services: Back to Basics in a Digital World ReverbNation Partners With SESAC, Announces CONNECT Artist Development Incubator 3 Branding Lessons From Music's Biggest Superstars Google Launches "YouTube For Artists" Free Toolkit For D.I.Y. Musicians...

REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

Promise Of Digital Royalties For Producers, Mixers, And Engineers In New House Bill Beats Music Trumps Spotify In Artist Payouts TIDAL Absorbs WiMP As Jay Z Takes Ownership Of Music Streamer, U.S. Relaunch March 30th Glastonbury Festival Responds To Anti-Kanye Petition urRadio Breaks The Music Streaming Mold, Puts All Users...

BottleRock Napa Valley Hosts Instagram Takeovers Featuring Artists From 2015 Festival Lineup

BottleRock Napa Valley, a 3-day music, food, and wine festival, is giving fans a sneak peek into the upcoming festival by hosting Instagram takeovers featuring artists from this year's lineup. Featuring headliners like Imagine Dragons, Robert Plant, No Doubt, Passions Pit, Foster The People and The Avett Brothers, BottleRock 2015...

Fender Accelerator Tour Launches Providing Emerging Artists With Transportation, Gear, And Promo Support

Fender is removing the headache and hassle of touring on an emerging artist's budget by providing musicians with gear, transportation, and tour support as part of it's newly launched Fender Accelerator Tour. The Fender Accelerator Tour, underway now through June, is comprised of a unique mix of musicians throughout the...

Bursting The Music Tech Bubble

That tech people and music people live inside rarified bubbles should come as a surprise to absolutely no one. If you’ve ever set foot in Silicon Valley, or Brooklyn, or Silver Lake, you know just what I’m talking about — young, over-educated people jabbering on about a hot new app...

Rdio Adds 20 Curated Record Label Stations

In an increasingly competitive sector, music streamers are looking for new ways to attract and keep users. It will be interesting to see if Rdio's new 20+ stations curated by indie and major record labels find an audience, but they certainly should keep their label partners engaged. Music streamer Rdio...

The Music Industry Really Wants To Kill Free Listening

The debate continues. Does free, or so called freemium music help slow piracy and build an audience that will eventually pay? Or does it devalue music to the point that creators can't make a living? Guest Post by Alan Cross on A Journal Of Music Things You can pay the...

ASCAP Elects New Board Of Directors

ASCAP has announced results of its biennial election for the Board of Directors. President and Chairman Paul Williams announced the 12 writer and 12 publisher members elected to a 2 year term. Newly elected ASCAP writer member in the at-large field is composer/producer Marcus Miller.In addition to Paul Williams, the...

Diddy Invests In Pleek Photo Messaging App

Social messaging apps of all varieties - text, photo, video and even music - are the current darlings of venture capitalists. If the app is a hit, it can grab huge numbers of users quickly at minimal cost. Once you've attracted users, anything is possible. Just ask Google... and as...

5 Free and Cheap Time Management Tools for Musicians

Time is money, especially when you're a musician. You can't waste time trying to figure out the most effective ways to juggle the creative and business elements of being in a band, so you need to rely on time-saving tools and apps to keep your band functioning and organized. Guest...

Major Songwriters Demand Halt To Publishers' Digital Rights Exit From ASCAP, BMI

Publishers have expressed their increasing intent to bypass ASCAP and BMI to cut direct deals with digital music services. Now organizations representing a broad spectrum of songwriters are questioning the deals. Notably absent from the signatories to their open letter is the North American Publishers Association. Here is the full...

10 Most Buzzed About Emerging Artists #SXSW 2015

You can pretend you don't care, but we know that, like us, you really want to know. Who were this year's buzz bands at SXSW? We've got the Top 10 emerging artists as measured by mentions on Twitter. _______________________________________________ The emerging artists most mentioned from dates March 7 –...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Beatport Adds Free Music App, Pleek Nabs Diddy Dollars, Loudr Upends Licensing & More

Friday 3.27.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC