Techstars Adds Music Accelerator Led By Ex-Topspin, Twitter Music Exec Bob Moczydlowsky

Techstars, which specializes in helping startups in a variety of sectors, is adding music to it's portfolio. Heading the effort is former Topspin and Twitter Music executive Bob Moczydlowsky. Partnering in. Continue reading

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Spotify Potentially Buying Soundcloud, But Who Benefits?

As Spotify heads toward and IPO, and Soundcloud continues to try and sell itself, an acquisition seems imminent, although the question remains as to who exactly would benefit from such. Continue reading

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TUE. BRIEF: Inside The New Apple Music • Rdio Failure Dissected • Sonos To Apple Stores • Dice • More

Tuesday 9.27.16 Music Business News From Around The Web Apple's music sage Jimmy Iovine on streaming: “I don’t think we know yet, I don’t think anyone knows yet.”   Updated. Continue reading

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Social Music Company BandLab Buys Major Stake In Rolling Stone

Even as streaming has helped the music industry right itself, rock journalism is still undergoing major upheaval. In the latest chapter, a Singapore-based social music company acquired a substantial stake. Continue reading

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Losses At TIDAL Only Tell Part Of The Story

Following the Wall Street Journal's recent piece showing some rather ominous numbers coming from TIDAL, Jon Maples takes a closer look at some of the streaming services financials, revealing a. Continue reading

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Apple Kills Tidal Bailout Rumors

After financial filings that shows Tidal losses doubling to $28 million last year and hints that Jay Z's music streamer was running out of cash, there were renewed rumors that. Continue reading

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Pandora Hopes To Announce New $5, $10 Per Month Music Services Tomorrow [UPDATED]

[UPDATE 2] It's no secret that Pandora is about to launch a Spotify like on-demand streaming music service. Exactly what form it will take and how it will differentiate from the. Continue reading

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Spotify IPO Watch: Blame ≠ Profit

Although Spotify, like so many streaming companies, blames its lack of substantial profit on its requisite payment of such high royalty rates, the company's woes may in fact stem from a flawed. Continue reading

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Spotify’s Major Label Contracts Have Lapsed, Talks Stalled Over Rates, But Both Sides And Artists Could End Up Winners

Spotify's contracts with all 3 major labels have lapsed. That's not news to any of use who follow the music industry, but what is new is a report that talks. Continue reading

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Pandora Nears Launch Of On Demand Streaming Service, Overseas Expansion

Pandora could launch their promised on demand streaming music service as early as next month, according to multiple sources. But with Apple, Spotify, Tidal, Rhapsody, Slacker, Soundcloud, Deezer and others fighting for. Continue reading

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