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AM NEWS BRIEF: One Direction Gap Worries • T-Mobile Refuses P. Bay Block • Russia Eyes State Music Collection • More

Thursday 8.27.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

Understanding Music And Blockchain, Minus The Hype

Can blockchain technology really save the music industry? While it has often been praised as the savior which will lead artists into a decentralized and immutable transaction utopia, there remains some question as to whether it can really live up to the hype. ______________________________________ Guest Post by Alan Graham on...

You've Named Your Band, Now What? 4 Essential Steps To Follow

Once the fun part of picking a unique and memorable band name is done, there are some important steps you need to take immediately afterwards in order to properly secure your carefully selected moniker among the ranks of others. ___________________________ Guest Post by Hugh McIntyre on the Sonicbids Blog What...

The Future Of Music: A Manifesto For Executives, Creatives And Artists

For much of recent history, the music industry has been infamous for its inability to adapt to digital technology. This said, certain companies within the industry, like Apple and Spotify, have proven they are able to adopt new ideas and succeed, demonstrating how valuable innovation is in any creative industry....

THE PITCH: no fee ticketing app DICE

THE PITCH asks promising music tech startups to "pitch" their product or service to the Hypebot community in 100 words or less. Today, no fee ticketing app DICE makes their PITCH: ______________________________________ DICE is a music discovery and ticketing app that gives fans access to the best gigs in town...

Top Earning DJs 2015: Calvin Harris, David Guetta, Tiësto and More

Forbes is out with another one of their popular lists of entertainment's top earners. This time the world's top DJ's are analyzed by the financial magazine's team of calulator jockeys. Its no surprise that Calvin Harris tops the list earning $66 million last year, but there are plenty of new...

Indie Label Veteran Names To Head Universal Music Canada

Universal Music Group announced that they have named independent label veteran Jeffrey Remedios as President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada, effective September 21. Jeffery Remedios will succeed Randy Lennox as President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada. Lennox has been appointed President of Entertainment Production...

Can Famous Dead Musicians Stop Piracy? Probably Not.

The latest in a series of campaigns to prevent music piracy attempts to guilt people away from infringing content by reminding them of the personal struggles undergone by famous musicians such as Amy Winehouse and Elvis Presley. ____________________________ Guest Post by Mike Masnick on TechDirt We've discussed the legacy entertainment...

One Minute Of Silence Is Now The #1 Song In Austria

A one minute long recording of silence is #1 on the Austrian iTunes chart just days after its Friday release. Recorded by Austrian artists Raoul Haspel, the track "Schweigeminute" (German for Minute's Silence), the track is designed to draw attention to Europe's growing refuge crisis. Proceeds from the track will...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Billboard Survey Fallout • YouTube Gaming Launch • Sheeran's Label • FB Moments Video • More

Wednesday 8.26.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

How Greenpeace Is Using Non-Static Music To Make Digital Activism More Engaging

While there are those who say that the era of musical protest is over, an agency of music hackers has been collaborating with Greenpeace to create interactive digital music as a means of protesting Shell's oil drilling in the arctic. __________________________ Guest Post by Bas Grasmayer In recent years non-static...

Why Is The New York Times Coverage On Artist Rights So Oddly Inconsistent?

While a recent article in the New York Times used fuzzy math and selective reporting to paint a rather sunny picture of artist rights and the direction of the new music economy, the reality for most creatives is far different. __________________________________ Guest Post by Chris Castle from Music Technology Policy...

Experiencing The Ryan Adams Bump: From Almost 0 To 685,000 Miles Per Hour

How much is a celebrity tweet worth? Recently, an up-and-coming artist was lucky enough to have Ryan Adams tweet about his music to 685,000 followers, with the result that he gained quite a bit of online attention. The exact impact of said tweet is quantified in this article. ____________________________ Guest...

Music, Entertainment Stocks Rebound Slightly Tuesday

Like almost every stock on the major global exchanges, Monday was a tough day for music and entertainments stocks. But like others on the New York Stock Exchange, most rebounded slightly on Tuesday morning. _________________________________ Just before the first our of trading Tuesday was over: Live Nation + 0.67% Pandora...

Lady Gaga Sends Cease And Desist To Breast Milk Ice Cream Maker

Lady Gaga has reportedly filed a cease and desist order with U.K.-based company The Licktators, manufacturers of breast milk ice cream over the name of one of their products, Royal Baby Gaga. ______________________________ According to The Mirror, Lady Gaga is seeking to have U.K.-based company The Licktators remove her name...

Rdio Adds "Promoted Music Experiences," Hard Rock 1st Brand Partner

Music streamers, under fire from labels and publishers demanding more revenue from free ad-supported listening, are working feverishly to finding better ways to attract and retain sponsors. Today Rdio unveiled a new brand offering, Promoted Music Experiences. Music streaming service Rdio has launched Promoted Music Experiences (PMEs) with The Hard...

AM NEWS BRIEF: Sony Acquires Century • Stock Market Hits Music • Aldean On Digital • Ole Ramps Up • More

Tuesday 8.25.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE

“Unparalleled Promotional Value” Of Big Corporate Radio Not So Valuable

As fewer and fewer people discover new music through conventional terrestrial radio, it has switched to a system of playing the same top 40 hits ad nauseam, meaning that its value as a promotional service for up-and-coming artists is becoming less and less. The Fair Play Fair Pay Act hopes...

Does Unlimited Streaming Cost Too Much?

Although streaming services have rapidly become the main source of music for many individuals, having risen above the ashes of both physical album sales and digital downloads, there remains some question over whether a $10 a month price tag is simply too much for the average consumer to pay. _________________________________...

THE PITCH: Adva Mobile - fan acquisition and marketing platform

Our new regular feature THE PITCH asks promising music tech startups to "pitch" their product or service to the Hypebot community in 100 words or less. Today, fan acquisition and marketing platform Adva Mobile makes their PITCH: For Recording Artists and Touring Bands who care about engaging with their most...

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