10 Ways To Book A European Tour That Won’t Make You Go Broke [Kosha Dillz]

As anyone knows, the idea of touring in Europe, while it presents a monumental opportunity, also represents a significant expense. In this piece rapper Kosha Dillz shares some suggestions for. Continue reading

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Jay Z To Launch Venture Capital Fund

Jay Z has long been a player. In this case, we don't mean cheating on Beyonce. We are referring to his early stage investments in everything from Uber to JetSmarter.. Continue reading

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The Grammys aka “A Night Ruined By Old Men In Suits”

Although old, mostly white, men in suits ruining things is more commonplace than ever these days, The Grammys stand out in particular as highlighting much of what is wrong with. Continue reading

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UPDATED: YouTube Pays Just Over $1 Per Music User Yearly vs $18 For Spotify, Says IFPI

[UPDATED] Earlier this week, YouTube shared that it had paid in excess of $1 billion to the music industry in the last 12 months.  It's an impressive number; but not nearly. Continue reading

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ReverbNation Expands UK, European Operation, Amy Pinnock Named EU Account Manager

In my role as an instructor at Berklee Online, my international students often remind me that indie artists have similar problems wherever they launch their careers. Most artist service firms. Continue reading

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Spotify Paid Subscribers Grow 33% in 6 Months To 40 Million, But It’s A Dodgy Number

New numbers shared by Spotify CEO Daniel EK show the music streamer growing from 30 million paid subscribers 6 months ago to 40 million.  The music streamer appears to be solidifying. Continue reading

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Liv Buli’s Weekend Reading List: Apple’s Subscriber Count, Pandora + Ticketfly = Win-Win-Win, Ehhh Deezer? This Week in Music and More

Another work week is over and its time for a bit 'o buli, as in Liv Buli, who as Data Journalist for Pandora's Next Big Sound has the best job. Continue reading

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Dice Adds $6 Million For Music, Concert Discovery

London based startup Dice has added $6 million in funding to expand its app which facilitates hassle free music discovery and fee-free ticketing. The Series A round was led by Evolution Equity. Continue reading

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UPDATE: Deezer Responds To Exit Of North American CEO

On Tuesday Deezer responded to yesterday's story that the CEO of its Deezer's North American division had exited for another startup.  The music streamer officially launched its $9.99 per month. Continue reading

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Samsung To Shutter Milk Music “To Invest In A Partner Model”

Samsung's US based streaming service Milk Music is shutting down.  Despite denials earlier this year, the closing is no surprise to observers who saw low adoption and a decided lack. Continue reading

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