Music Streamer CÜR On Brink Of Bankruptcy After Raising More Than $15 Million, Stock Falls 54%

CÜR Media, the parent company of unlaunched streaming service CÜR Music is on the brink of bankruptcy, despite raising millions. The CÜR collapse follows the recent $18 million failure of social music service. Continue reading

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SoundCloud Is For Sale, But They’re Having Trouble Finding A Buyer

SoundCloud is finally starting to seriously monetize their content, but profitability is still just a distant hope.  That sent the startup in search of funds; and in June, SoundCloud raised $70. Continue reading

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Stagelink Closes 2nd Seed Round For Crowdsourced Concerts

[UPDATED] Only playing the places where your fans are is the holy grail of touring. Several startups have tried to achieve that  goal by crowdsourcing live shows.  Stagelink is the. Continue reading

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Fame Is Bought: Why You Need To Pay People In The Music Industry

While fame is frequently sought after in the music industry, there is no single person who is capable of making you a sensation overnight. In most cases, gaining notoriety is. Continue reading

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6 Small Investments In Your Music Career That Can Make A Big Difference

As with many careers, the music industry requires that an artist spend money to make money, but not all investments require shelling out your entire nest egg. Here are 6 smart. Continue reading

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Understanding Music And Blockchain, Minus The Hype

Can blockchain technology really save the music industry? While it has often been praised as the savior which will lead artists into a decentralized and immutable transaction utopia, there remains. Continue reading

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Incubus, Zac Brown, 21 Pilots, Disasterpeace Top This Week’s Direct To Fan Charts

This week's Direct-To-Fan Chart is lead by an eclectic mix that includes Incubus, Zac Brown, Twenty One Pilots and Disasterpeace.

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Believe Digital Adds $60 Million From Lead Spotify Investor TCV

Believe Digital continues to make aggressive moves in its quest to become a dominant global player in digital music and video. Recently the company acquired TuneCore and now it's gotten. Continue reading

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Spotify To Launch “Spotify Now” This Wednesday May 20th

When Spotify sent out media invites for a press event this Wednesday May 2oth, multiple reports pointed toward the addition of a video service including content from top media companies. Now. Continue reading

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Progressivism: 4 Easy Ways Artists Can Stay Relevant

It can be hard to keep up with the times. People tend to like to stay in their comfort zones, but there are ways to help you change. On Music. Continue reading

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