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Analysts and pundits were proven wrong on Monday afternoon when Pandora's stock actually went up 2.45% on official news that Apple was launching a very similar streaming music service. Perhaps it was that Apple offered almost nothing new or all that exciting during the announcement. Whatever the reason, Pandora stock ended the day at #15.49, up $.37? or +2.45%?.
Apple announced the iTunes Radio streaming music service today (full story here). It won't be available in the U.S. until Apple's iOS 7 operating system launches in Fall. But you can can an advance look at what iRadio looks like along with specifics on all of it's features on the detailed page published by Apple on Monday here.
(UPDATED) Serial music tech founder Michael Robertson (MP3.com, MP3Tunes, Dar.fm) reacts to today's launch of Apple's iTunes Radio launch (full story) Press speculation says Apple's forthcoming iTunes Radio is bad for industry leader Pandora, but they're wrong. Show More Summary
Here's the full text of Apple's iTunes Radio press release. You'll find our first look and commentary here. SAN FRANCISCO—June 10, 2013—Apple® today announced iTunes Radio™, a free Internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store®, combined with features only iTunes® can deliver. Show More Summary
Almost two hours into its annual Worldwide Developers Conference and after several dozen major launches and upgrades, Apple announced iTunes Radio, a Pandora-like music streaming service. Not called iRadio as rumored, iTunes Radio includes several hundred curated streams along with artist driven and user created stations. Show More Summary
Giggam, yet another site that hopes to connect musicians with each other and the music industry, launched publically today. Giggam uses a proprietary algorithm to create connections. But the usefulness and success of any "Craig's List...Show More Summary
Canadian musician Amanda Zelina, known by her stagename The Coppertone, is using crowdfunding to buy back rights to her music from her former record label. Titling the campaign "Help Free The Coppertone," Zelina frames it in terms of...Show More Summary
By Matt Schlicht of Hipset Network. You may have been uploading videos to YouTube for years – hell you may even have been able to build up a decent fan base. You know the tips, the best practices, the best camera angles, how the audio equipment works, how to promote your videos, how to respond to the comments. Show More Summary
If you follow music crowdfunding news, you know that Australia is a hotbed of such activity. To date, Pozible has taken the lead as a general platform for creative projects. Now Zoshpit has launched to focus on music crowdfunding while developing related services for musicians with the goal of becoming a DIY music platform. Show More Summary
The Ontario, Canada Ministry of Labour has charged three companies and one engineer in the wake of a deadly stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead show in Toronto last year. The stage collapse, which happened just hours before the show was set to start, left Scott Johnson, Radiohead's drum tech dead and three other stage crew injured. Show More Summary
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Live updates start at 1PM ET via @hypebot Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference has always been anchored by major announcements, and today's 2013 gathering will follow in that tradition. The cornerstone of today's announcements will be iOS7, a sleeker mobile operating system. Show More Summary
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Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Matthew Jones: Talent VS. Taste. The Ugly Truth. Chasson Gracie: The Influence of Community on The Pluralist Generation and Its Music Consumption Broni: An attempt to get Australian Artists off the Twitter Fence. How Twitter has worked for me. Sari Delmar: Easy Ways to Rock Your Personal Social Media When You’re Totally Swamped!
Apple Closes New iRadio Deals, Pushes For June 10th Launch as Pandora Stock Falls Sharply On News MTV Study Unlocks 7 Secrets Of The Musician & Fan Relationship Spotify's 50 Most Played & Shared Tracks [U.S. & UK] Google Glass Song Lyrics...Show More Summary
We'll know more about Apple's iRadio after the likely announcement on Monday. (We'll provide live updates.) But a according to an advance survey by GroupM's Next's Consumer Insights group, consumers are ready to switch to iRadio. The survey of 1,000 Internet radio users showed 49% interested in Apple's radio service based just on the brand name. Show More Summary
Merlin Turns 5 With 20,000 Label Members, 3M Tracks Creative Commons To Create Tools To Help You Track Uses (And Misuses) Of Your Music Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton: Crowdfunded Stones Throw Doc Premieres This Month At LA Film Fest Captured Tracks Goes Beyond Indie Label Showcase With New Retail Store
The pace of change in technology is mind boggling. But is that also true for music tech? Many say that licensing hurdles slows music tech innovation. Perhaps some, but the commercial mp3 is less than 20 years old; and look at all that has made possible, This infographic from Soundcontrol, atempts to chronicle the last decades of music tech. Show More Summary
Omnifone, as their Twitter account states, "develops, licenses and manages cloud-based digital music services for partners across virtually all connected devices." But their history goes back a decade before "cloud" became a popular industry concept. Show More Summary
It's been a year since we started the Upward Spiral Podcast. Now, we're adding another ingredient to the mix: an Interview Series! In these episodes, our guests will talk about their career paths and tell personal stories of their experiences in music. Show More Summary