In a contentious meeting yesterday morning, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to adopt new Net Neutrality rules, preserving a fair and open internet.
Good PR isn't cheap. Nor is it free. If you can't afford a legit PR campaign, then chances are you might not be ready for it... but at the same time, it's also extremely difficult to elevate yourself or your band without some good PR behind you.
[UPDATE 2] The centerpiece of today's Spotify web upgrade is a Lyrics button that delivers lyrics from MusixMatch scrolling across the screen karaoke style. (see video below) But the new feature may place Spotify in violation of U.S. copyright law, according to Joseph C Vangieri, CEO of karaoke provider DigiTrax.
U2's automatic installation of "Songs of Innocence" may have had Apple customers throwing temper tantrums, but a recent study presents data that suggests 95% of iOS users who listened to U2 in the month of January sampled songs from the new album.
Compared to individual posts, Facebook’s Pages receive far less traffic, however they are often the first stop for someone new to your brand - are you making the most of each impression?
As we reported yesterday, international recording industry trade body IFPI has declared that by summer Friday at 12.01 AM will be the new official date and time for new global music releases. Friday is already new release day in Germany and Australia, but the shift means big changes in the US, UK and elsewhere.
Dispensing best practices for establishing, reaching, and growing your tribe, Seth Godin, an entrepreneur, marketer, and keynote speaker, speaks to the spirit of independent musicians and music industry professionals more than one might originally suspect.
PIZICATO is a newly launched digital donation website connecting fans with their favorite musicians, enabling them to send untaxed donations to help compensate artists by directly funding the music they love.
For the third consecutive year, BET Networks and AEG are partnering to bring BET Experience to L.A. LIVE June 25 – 28, 2015. A four day event, attendees will have the opportunity to experience a plethora of music and comedy concerts, entertaining and interactive activations at the free Fan Festival.