MON. BRIEF: ShareBeast, AlbumJams Operator Guilty • “We Shall Overcome” Copyright Weakened • $1B Facebook Video Bet • More

MONDAY 9.11.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  With their ShareBeast and AlbumJams win, the RIAA whacked the right mole.  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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New Survey Says Millennials Pay For Streaming Services And Use Pirate Streams When Content Isn’t Legally Available

In a further sign of change coming to the music industry, a new survey has revealed that millennials, and those younger, while willing and happy to pay for streaming services, are. Continue reading

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Why I Chose Patreon [BRIAN HAZARD]

After pronouncing music sales dead, Brian Hazard here goes on to explain why, of the limited options left to musicians, Patreon is his choice for earning a sustainable living as. Continue reading

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Soundcloud, Netflix, Vimeo And Other Streamers Sued Over Offline Playback Patent

It seems someone has once again been trip-trapping over the patent trolls' bridge, with the recent news that Blackbrid Technologies (a bonafide patent troll company) is sueing multiple streaming companies. Continue reading

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4 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Next Concert

Being able to see the bands and artists you love most in concert can be an amazing experience, but the nature of live music events is such that they can. Continue reading

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UK Vinyl Buyers Different From Those In The US

Although vinyl's new popularity boom spans overseas to the UK, the demographic of vinyl consumers there is significantly different, with UK listeners averaging much older than those in the US, although there. Continue reading

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Tell Us Your Favorite Music Industry Story And Win DVD Of HBO’s Vinyl

HBO may have cancelled music industry drama "Vinyl," but we've got 4 DVDs of its one and only season to give away.  Just tell us your favorite true story about. Continue reading

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Music Streamers Still Buy Music Says Study

Streaming is sometimes thought of as replacing any need to buy music, but a recent study from the British Phonograph Industry suggests that streaming my actually be motivating consumers to purchase. Continue reading

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Deadlines For Record Store Day 2016

Record Store Day is arguably the most important day on the indie music calendar. Participation is a part of many music marketing plans; and the deadlines and dues dates have just been announced.  Here. Continue reading

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Remember eMusic? It’s Just Been Acquired By TriPlay

eMusic was one of the first digital download stores. Once a haven for indie music lovers, eMusic has been a third tier player of late, as other download stores and. Continue reading

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