Wesley Verhoeve: Music As A Service Rather Than A Product [Part 1]

(UPDATED) Guest post by Wesley Verhoeve (@wesleyverhoeve), an artist manager, producer, curator, and the founder of Family Records. Yesterday’s article really seems to have struck a chord. Not only did. Continue reading

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At Least One Indie Artist Is Making Big $’s From Streaming Music

Guest post by Chris Duncan of The Orchard's Daily Rind. If you're from outside of Scandinavia, you probably have no idea who Jonathan Johansson is. Let me fill you in.. Continue reading

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MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: First Impressions Count & Much More

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Glen Brown: Why Play on the Facebook Freeway? Meet Me In My Inbox Instead. Bruce Warila: Who wins the race for investment money,. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Spotify May Never Be the OS Of Music

After the opening and initial success of Spotify's app offering, Sten Garmark, the company's director of platform, was quoted as saying: "We have to turn ourselves into the Operating System. Continue reading

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Offline Playback Crucial To Future Of Music & Media

Guest post by Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. It's true, what they say: Our digital lives are moving to the cloud. Whenever we fire up Facebook instead of a local. Continue reading

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The MusicThinkTank.com Weekly Recap: Unbundling The Album

Where The Music Industry Thinks Out Loud Bobby Owsinski: The Science Of Email Timing Mark Doyon: Hear-Like-Buy: Why Spotify Is Marketing, Not Commerce Frank Woodworth: Unbundling the Album: A Business. Continue reading

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Hear. Like. Buy. Why Spotify Is Marketing, Not Commerce.

You've read the complaints about Spotify royalty rates. On Music Think Tank, Mark Doyon explains why he thinks that Spotify isn’t so bad, and how the service is helping artists. Continue reading

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INgrooves CEO Robb McDaniels On Music Streaming: Setting The Record Straight

Guest post by Robb McDaniels, Founder and CEO of INgrooves. It's a format change – that's why it is stoking so much fear and anxiety in the marketplace. The ability. Continue reading

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Indie Artists Moonlight Social on Kickstarter, DIY, & The New Music Industry

Up-and-coming Texas band Moonlight Social, has achieved a lot for a group that formed 10 months ago and has only released a single EP. They performed at SXSW selected by. Continue reading

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Music As A Free Commodity

Many people want to sample something before buying or investing in a product. For example, we all like trying samples of food or test driving a car before making a. Continue reading

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