This morning, urRadio launched an impressive set of creative, music discovery, and social tools empowering anyone to create, discover, and share live streaming music and talk radio stations.
Both artists and their loyal listeners have expressed disdain about artist payouts (or lack thereof) - but why are streaming services like Spotify, who are seemingly so successful, paying the artists that attract listeners so little? Jack Stratton tries to calculate an answer.
The Fair Trade Music Initiative is on a mission to foster a sustainable music ecosystem by giving fans an uninterrupted listening experience that fairly compensates artists through Mad Genius Radio.
"The Infinite Dial 2015" report from Edison Research and Triton Digital took an in depth look at US music streaming revealing Pandora as the clear leader.
This time last year, Founder Drew Meeks and his team started Riff Digital as a passion project at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He and developers Dennis Lysenko, Andriy Katkov, and Lukas Lozovski have successfully built a mobile app turned music discovery tool that has the capacity to compete with the likes of Snapchat.
The subscription-based internet radio service, Mad Genius Radio, launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising enough funds to take the service public. Not only did they reach their goal, they've exceeded it with weeks left in the campaign.
To the average music consumer, the loss in sound quality created by buffering is virtually undetectable - but to the classically trained ear, the difference detectable when streaming music can be shocking. Naxos has countered the problem by introducing ClassicsOnline HD•LL, a lossless streaming service for classical music worldwide.
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.
2014 was the year many of us realized that Spotify and other streaming services aren’t doing right by our favorite artists, but breaking it off can be hard. Peter Getty explores new ways to discover music in 2015 on PeterGettyMusic.com
Remember when recording was revolutionized by the cassette player? Hip Hop artist Trace Marx (Mark Larmon) is on a mission to initiate another revolution by taking the cassette recorder concept and merging it with modern technology - thus, the RecorderPlugin.