BACKLINE with Drummer Extraordinaire Alicia Warrington

In this edition of CASH Music's Backline, drumming success story Alicia Warrington takes us behind the scenes and shares her preferences for hardware, software, and a dream setup.

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This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators from deep inside the music industry this week shared their thoughts an opinions on the future of windowed streaming exclusives, the value of authenticity in an artist, and how. Continue reading

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Pandora Is Now Talking To Private Equity Firms In Search Of Cash

Earlier this week, we learned that Pandora had asked the major labels for cash or better royalty rates. After receiving what is reported to be a tepid response from UMG,. Continue reading

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Universal, Spotify Deal Is Even Bigger Than It Looks [Mark Mulligan]

Yesterday's announcement that Spotify had signed a multi-year licensing deal with UMG is a clearly a big deal, clearing the way for a Spotify IPO.  But it's also much, much. Continue reading

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Pandora Not For Sale, Will Be Profitable This Year, Says Pandora CEO As Stock Falls [VIDEO]

Pandora founder and CEO Tom Westergren made some bold claims during a CNBC appearance Monday.  Wall Street was unimpressed, pushing the stock -6.3% to $11.60 by midday Tuesday. 

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Snapchat Stock Surges 50% On Market Debut, Even As User Growth Shifts To The Less Desirable 45+ Demo

Shares of Snapchat's parent company SNAP opened for trading at $24 on Wednesday, up 41% from the IPO price of $17.  The stock continued to climb throughout the day reaching. Continue reading

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What The Music Industry Can Learn From The Gaming Industry

Here Bas Grasmayer explores the unprecedented growth of gamer personalities, the business models they use, and what the music industry can do to learn and directly benefit from the gaming. Continue reading

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REWIND: The New Music Industry’s Week In Review

This week, as we flip back through a full seven days of exciting music industry news, we revisit Songkick's trade secret sharing scandal, Sirius's victory in a pre-72 royalty case,. Continue reading

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Songkick Alleges Former Exec Shared Trade Secrets With Live Nation’s Ticketmaster

A major new chapter in the ongoing battle between Songkick and Ticketmaster unfolded this week as Songkick amended its 2015 antitrust suit lawsuit to include information and accusations that it. Continue reading

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YouTube Continues To Host PewDiePie, 100’s Of Hate Rock Bands – Should Artists, Labels Pull Videos In Protest?

Following the release of YouTube star PewDiePie's "Death To All Jews" video, Disney has severed ties. But YouTube seems to be holding fast, also featuring Neo Nazi bands like Weisse Wölfe who. Continue reading

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