Why Spotify Needs Russia [Mark Mulligan]

Last week’s Spotify launch in Russia may not seem like a big deal, until Mark Mullighan of MIDiA pulls back the curtain and digs into the numbers. By Mark Mulligan. Continue reading

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Spotify Is Live In Russia + 12 New Markets

Spotify has launched its music streaming service in Russiam Tuesday as rumored along with 12 other markets Russia is the fastest-growing international market for music globally with streaming the choice. Continue reading

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Spotify To Launch In Russia Priced $2.35 USD Per Month, Lower Than Apple Music

Spoitfy has been promising to launch in Russia for years, but the streamer finally signaled a summer 2019 debut by sharing what it will charge.

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Did Russians Stage A Phony La Bouche Concert?

Kazakhstani fans of classic Eurodance group La Bouche appear to have been victimized by imposters during a concert in the former Soviet satellite, reports Celebrity Access.

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Solutions To Close The YouTube Value Gap

Here Jason Peterson offers up recommendations on how copyright owners and platforms supported through advertising can come together in a common goal closing the market gap and achieving market equilibrium.

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Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. and Indie Music

Our tips, tricks, and suggestions for indie artists cover all the bases this week, with advice on how teamwork makes dream work, the most important tools for using Facebook Live,. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: Apple Earnings Report • More Fyre Fest Fallout • YouTube Redesign • More

WEDNESDAY 5.3.17 Music Business News From Around The Web  Apple is back to profitable, but no longer bulletproof.  It's worth watching how that affects Apple's investments in music. Then again,. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: UMG Valued At $22B • Songwriters Push For Reform • Twitter +9M Users • National Concert Day • More

Wednesday 4.26.17 Music Business News From Around The Web 5 years ago many thought major labels were headed for extinction, today UMG is valued at $22 billion.   Updated continuously. Continue reading

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Best Gear For Indie Artists

A band's gear can often be one of the tools which gives them an opportunity for self-expression and the ability to craft a wholly unique sound. This article looks at five different. Continue reading

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10 Women Sound Engineers Changing The Game

Owing to issues of systemic sexism, it can often be difficult for women to break into the 'boys' club' of audio production, despite obvious talent. Here we look at ten. Continue reading

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