Ex-Spotify exec on the communications that people consider most important

One economist/Spotify alumnus set about ranking which communication activities people feel are the most important, with some undeniably surprising results. Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 There are. Continue reading

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Deezer adds “search by lyrics”

The popular music streaming subscription service Deezer recently unveiled a clever new “search by lyrics feature” that other major players in the streaming game would do well to latch on. Continue reading

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State of Music Synchronization With Synchtank Founder Joel T. Jordan [INTERVIEW]

In this interview, punk rock entrepreneur and Founder/President at SynchTank, Joel T. Jordan discusses how he got his start in the industry, and his work at SynchTank bringing together movies,. Continue reading

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3 Ways To Maximize Productivity In Music Production

New technological advancements continue to impact virtually every aspect of music production, but many artists simply aren’t aware of the opportunities these developments afford them. Here we look at three. Continue reading

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Spotify, Deezer, Epic Games Launch ‘Coalition For App Fairness’ In Challenge To Apple’s App Policy

Unhappy with Apple’s controversial policies surrounding third-party use of its App Store, thirteen music, gaming, and content distribution companies have joined forces to form the Coalition for App Fairness (CAP). Continue reading

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SmartLinks: A Guide for Bands, Artists

Being able to quickly and easily direct potential fans to your music is key to contemporary music marketing. The most effective way to do this is through smartlinks. In this. Continue reading

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Verizon To (Finally) Kill Ringback Tones Later This Year [Video]

At one time an excitingly customizable innovation in cell phone tech, Verizon is bringing down the axe on its formerly popular ‘ringback tones’ later this year. Guest post by James. Continue reading

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As Microsoft Circles, TikTok Ban Will Accomplish Nothing. Fix Security, Privacy Issues Instead. [OP-ED]

News reports point to a Microsoft acquisition of TikTok after President Trump called for an all-out ban of the wildly popular social short video app. In the op-ed Techdirt’s Karl. Continue reading

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Understanding Google’s Complex ‘Freshness Algorithm’

Turns out Google’s ‘freshness’ algorithm doesn’t actually reflect what’s newest, instead focusing on what’s already trending on Google. So is it worth piggy backing onto popular content in order to. Continue reading

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The Orchard, Sony Push Boundaries Of Music, Machine Learning With Multi-City Hackathon

Working to encourage teams of industry professionals to ideate and cultivate business solutions merging music and machine learning, The Orchard, Sony Music, and Amazon Web Services hosted their second annual. Continue reading

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