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One of the World's Leading Classical Conservatories Enrolls First Rapper

Guildhall School of Music and Drama is home to over 800 full-time incredibly talented musicians and drama students. Forging a creative alliance for students with the London Symphony Orchestra it is no surprise that they're widely recognized as one of the world's leading music conservatories. Show More Summary

Tidal Launches In US, UK Packing Hi-Fi Audio, Video and Curation In Single Streaming Platform

Created by the team at WiMP and bringing lossless music to mobile for the first time, Tidal is making waves, but their high quality ALAC and FLAC format at 1,411 kbps, 44.1kHz/16-bit isn't the only thing catching the attention of listeners. Show More Summary

Pandora Merlin Deal with 120,000 Indie Labels Pays Just 50% Of SoundExchange's CRB Request

Documents filed by Pandora with the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) have revealed an until-now secret deal that the music streamer made with digital rights organization Merlin on behalf of 120,000+ independent record labels and distributors globally. Show More Summary

A Guide to Getting Gigs (Part 3): How to Promote Your Shows

By Yannick Ilunga on This is the final part of the three-article series A Guide to Getting Gigs. As the title suggests, in What to Do Before Looking for Gigs I talked about what indie musicians should do before trying to get booked. Show More Summary

How To Sign Up For Pandora Amp Free Artist Analytics Platform

Last week Pandora opened up its long anticipated analytics platform, Pandora AMP, to all artists and managers. The free service provides a detailed view of the audiences of 125,000+ artists on the online radio service. Derived from tens...Show More Summary

Don't Miss A Beat - Stay Connected with Hypebot Daily Digest has seen significant growth over the past several months and anticipates the continuation of that trend. With web traffic on the rise, we want to be sure our readers are getting the best of the Music Industry news with our daily Digest. Show More Summary

Pandora Nabs Amazon Music Exec Chris Phillips

Pandora today announced that Chris Phillips has been named Chief Product Officer and will serve on the company’s Executive Leadership Team. He comes to Pandora from Amazon where he was Director of Product Management and User Experience for Amazon Digital Music. Show More Summary

How a Small Startup Increased Ticket Sales by 690% (And You Can Too)

This story from Hootsuite shares how Ticketleap, an event marketing and online ticketer, stood out by empowering employees to share expertise and lend personality to the business. Meet Ticketleap. This tech startup helps its customers sell more tickets to their events. Show More Summary

AM NEWS BRIEF: Tidal Music Launches In US + UK, YouTube Music Update, iTunes Confirms Decline, Vadio & More

TUESDAY 10.28.2014 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

Imogen Heap Documentary Produced Using Only Social Media & Digital Data

Modern has accounced the release of an innovative documentary entitled 'Cumulus' featuring Imogen Heap and her fans. The experimental short film is, as described by Modern, is "an investigation of the how our personas evolve and develop...Show More Summary

Future Of Music Policy Summit Free Livestream Today & Tuesday [WATCH]

The Future of Music Coalition's annual policy summit tackles the big issues that matter to musicians and the new music industry. It's happening now in Washington DC and you can watch the live stream free on both Monday and Tuesday. You'll find more info, the schedule and the live video stream here.

Could Clowdy Be The LinkedIn Of The Creative Industry?

Clowdy, the online creative community platform, has announced the release o new features that could rival LinkedIn for the creative industry. Currently, you can upload unlimited content, connect with your fans and followers, collaborate with other creative contributors, and sell your media and/or distribute to other services. Show More Summary

Why the ‘no platinum albums’ story in the US probably doesn’t mean the sky is falling.

By Steve Lawson from There’s one story that’s been circulating a lot over the last few days amongst musicians on social media – “2014 is first year ever with ZERO platinum-certified records” – it tells us that 2014 is...Show More Summary

Beats To Become Part Of iTunes As Apple's Music Sales Fall 14% This Year

Global music sales at Apple’s iTunes are down 13% - 14% since the start of the year, according to a new report. The reason are obvious - ubiquitous free music alongside ad-supported and paid streaming. The cure, Apple hopes, is Beats Music, which it acquired along with Beats audio for $3.2 billion. Show More Summary

Guide to Music Crowdfunding - Part 1: Fans with Benefits

By Bryan Kim on Bryan Kim This post is the first in a multi-part series on executing an optimal music crowdfunding campaign, gathered from my hands-on experience at Think Steady Inc. I’ll share a detailed roadmap of best practices, and if you’ll let me, indulge in a few off-the-wall theories on why they work. Show More Summary

How to Book Your Own Gigs

When you're just getting started being able to book your own gigs is an absolute necessity. It's a lot easier to conceptualize than it is to execute, but there are a few tricks of the trade that could save you a few wrong turns. Getting...Show More Summary

Spotify Adds "Sort You Music" To Get You Playlists In Order

For many, playlists are the new radio. But who has the time to endlessly sort all of the tracks you've added into a pleasing order or re-order them when you want a change? Spotify is offering a solution to this universal problem with...Show More Summary

Just 1 Week Left To Showcase Your Startup @ SXSW Accelerator 2015

The deadline is less than 2 weeks away to apply to showcase your music tech startup, product or new service at SXSW Accelerator 2015. The event takes place on March 8-9 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival which segues into SXSW Music. Show More Summary

Fair Trade Music: Coalition Calls For Better Digital Music Revenue Model

An international coalition of creators has joined forces to call for fairer rules and greater transparency in the distribution of royalties by digital music services. The proposals were presented in a new report on "Fair Compensation...Show More Summary

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