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Kalbells Talks Beating Cancer, Saying Yes To Yourself, Sowing Songs

In this segment of Soundfly's new interview series, they speak with Kalmia Traver, also known by the the name of her solo project Kalbells about her sources of inspiration and. Continue reading

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Kesha’s “Rainbow” Is Shining Bright On Pandora

Last Friday, August 11th, Kesha released "Rainbow," her first album since 2012. Earlier last month, she debuted its first single “Praying” and if Pandora listener engagement with the track, which. Continue reading

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Sony Music Settles Months Long Dispute With Songwriting Community

A joint agreement filed with the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board effectively ends a months long dispute between songwriters and Sony Music Entertainment.

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

In this revisitation of the past week's music industry news, we look back at why the Ke$ha/Dr. Luke lawsuit highlights so much of what is wrong with the industry, Spotify's new cartoon. Continue reading

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Sony Acquires Ministry Of Sound, One Of World’s Largest Indie Labels

Sony's UK arm has acquired one of the world's biggest remaining independent labels, Ministry of Sound. The UK indie label specializes in dance and house music and has scored cumulative album. Continue reading

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Kosha Dillz Hits 6 Billboard Charts – 100% Indie, 100% D.I.Y.

With major labels returning to profitability and again delivering monster hits, alongside the demise of several direct-to-fan startups, some have begun to question if D.I.Y. really is a path to. Continue reading

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PledgMusic Names Industry Veteran Adam Lekach Marketing Chief

PledgeMusic is expanding its executive team under the leadership of new CEO Dominic Pandiscia. At time when some players in the D2F and artist services sector or scaling back or shutting. Continue reading

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Dr. Luke Releases Statement: “Kesha Is Already Free”

Following last week's ruling where a judge denied the request from Kesha for a temporary injunction against her record label Sony Music and her longtime producer Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald,. Continue reading

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Grooveshark Has Become A Ticketing Site

When Grooveshark was finally shut down by legal pressure from the major labels, Universal Music Group ended up with the domain name. Now they've apparently decided to monetize it with. Continue reading

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