Songkick Sues Live Nation, Ticketmaster For Abusing Power To Stop Direct To Fan Ticket Sales

2015 was the year that artists and their teams learned the advantages of and profits earned from selling directly to fans.  It's a hugely disruptive shift that is threatening to. Continue reading

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Thanks To Jack White New Vinyl Presses Are Set To Hit The Market

Although vinyl has certainly been making a comeback of late, much of the technology used to produce these records is rather outdated. That's about to change, however, as a German. Continue reading

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Dubset’s December 2015 Mix Transparency Report – “Dónde está Eduardo?”

Media tech innovator Dubset is inaugurating a monthly Mix Transparency report offering a deep and timely analysis of the underlying content used in DJ mixes. This first report offers some surprises,. Continue reading

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WED. NEWS BRIEF: Rdio Reaction • Rightscorp Bleeds • Wingate To Crowdmix • Hi Res Music • Spotify Insights • More

Wednesday 11.18.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Should we be more interested in the music services that fail or those doing interesting things? Updated continuously under our More. Continue reading

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Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave

While the days of Woodstock and Lilith Fair may be behind us, the U.S. has no shortage of other festivals to offer the modern music fan who may be seeking to. Continue reading

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THU. NEWS BRIEF: Big Facebook Stats • Aldean Back On Spotify • Triple J, Beats 1 Takeover • New SFXE Suit • More

Thursday 11.5.2015 Music Business News From Around The Web Dear YouTube, Facebook logs 8 billion video views daily. Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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SoundCloud Launches Dedicated Creators App “Pulse”

SoundCloud has launched an app designed specifically for creators, SoundCloud Pulse. The Android version is available now and and iOS will be added in the coming months.  DETAILS:

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THU. NEWS BRIEF: SiriusXM Raises Outlook • Pandora Appeals BMI Ruling • YouTube Red • FMC Turns 15 • More

Thursday 10.22.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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Thank You For Helping Hypebot Pass 50,000 Twitter Followers!

Thanks to you all for helping us exceed 50,000 followers on Twitter last week! Now that we've reached this milestone, should we try some regular Twitter chats? And in case. Continue reading

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THE PITCH: Kandeze – Online Music, Art, Tech Learning Platform

In this latest installment of THE PITCH, startup Kandeze, an online learning platform for art, music, and creative technology gets their chance to explain what they're about and why you might. Continue reading

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