Eagles Of Death Metal, Patti Smith Join U2 For Paris Show

Three weeks after canceling the Paris date of their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour, following the devastating terrorist attacks in the French capitol, Irish rock band U2 returned, to perform at. Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Is Now On Spotify (Well, Not Exactly)

Although Taylor Swift pulled her original version of 1989 from Spotify, it may soon be possible (thanks to a compulsory license) to hear a cover version recorded by singer-songwriter Ryan Adams.

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Could Interactive Artist Subscriptions Bridge The Album Gap?

A quick look at album sales will tell you that increasingly we live in a world where the single song is king and the album is feeling unnecessary. According to. Continue reading

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Music Licensing Bracing For “The Big One”

Guest Post by Bobby Owsinski on Music 3.0 Blog Everyone acknowledges that the current copyright law that we live under is outdated, but it's been really difficult getting any updates. Continue reading

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The Past Year For Music Startups, The Success of Nexflix, And The Niche Side of Music Streaming

In a recent episode of the Upward Spiral, a music business podcast, we talked with Jon Maples, the former VP of product at Rhapsody, about what the music startup landscape. Continue reading

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The Death of the (Musical) Middle Class

Guest Post by Courtney Harding on This Week In Music Tech Tumblr With the publication of Ethan Kaplan’s totally brilliant “Generic Article About Spotify” a few weeks ago, I thought we’d truly. Continue reading

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Puts Spotlight On Apple’s Shortcomings, Looks To Spotify To Raise The Bar

In an interview with GQ, Pink Floyd's Nick Mason talks about Apple's failed release of U2's latest album "Songs of Innocence" and the implications it imposed. He was quick to. Continue reading

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Google Search Now Highlights Concert Info From Ticketfly, AXS, Ticketmaster and More

Google has been enhancing music related search in recent months highlighting links to tracks and videos; and a new search feature makes it much easier for fans to discover and buy. Continue reading

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The World’s 10 Richest Musicians: Madonna, McCartney and More

It's no surprise that Madonna and Paul McCartney top a new list of the World's 10 Richest Musicians. But there are a few surprises further down the list which was. Continue reading

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Are You As Excited As Bono About Apple’s Plans For A New Music Format?

By Peter Getty. When Apple created the iTunes Store, offering for the first time a digital way to deliver individual tracks for just 99 cents, the music industry received a. Continue reading

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