Apple’s New Clips App Creates Social Videos To Share On Instagram, Facebook, YouTube

Apple usually creates apps and other products that enhance its own product ecosystem.  But Clips, announced today, empowers the creation of short creative video clips made to share on outside. Continue reading

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A2IM, RIAA & Concord File Amicus Brief To Fight Pre-1972 Recordings Court Decision

A recent court decision that pre-1972 recordings are subject to the “safe harbor“ provisions of the DMCA ran contrary to all previous rulings, and sent shock waves through the music. Continue reading

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Is The Great Artist Revolt Imminent?

Is an artist revolution imminent? As major labels renegotiate with YouTube, the likelihood of a deal which benefits artists being struck seems unlikely, raising the question of what will happen. Continue reading

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The Evolution Of Online Video [INFOGRAPHIC]

Now an integral part of most artists' web presence, online video has come quite a long ways in the past ten years, as this infographic demonstrates.

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Ad Revenue Growing From Mobile Streaming

According to a survey from Deloitte, streaming music was the most common digital activity on smartphones in 2014. Streams of songs and music videos topped 164 billion during the year,. Continue reading

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How Creative Industries Are Refining Automation For Discovery

By John Kohl, Leader and Founder of music discovery platform TuneGO. Recent discussions around automation are centered on making sense of the mass of data that lives online. After all, there’s. Continue reading

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Building Your Music Career While Keeping Your Day Job [Best of Hypebot 2014]

As the year draws to a close, we're sharing some of Hypebot's most read posts of 2014. This one is by Farah Joan Fard from the Sonicbids Blog. Does going to your. Continue reading

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Why The Spotify Uber Partnership Matters More Than You Think

[UPDATE 2] I admit to a bit of surprise when Uber's PR team reached out on Friday with a personal invite to "Please join Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Special Partner Guest. Continue reading

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Imogen Heap Documentary Produced Using Only Social Media & Digital Data

Modern has accounced the release of an innovative documentary entitled 'Cumulus' featuring Imogen Heap and her fans. The experimental short film is, as described by Modern, is "an investigation of. Continue reading

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Video Tools: YouTube Adds Comments Manager, Vimeo Upgrades Player & More

More changes in the ever-changing world of the web. YouTube is addressing some of its Google+ commenting madness with a new comments manager. Vimeo has upgraded its video player, both. Continue reading

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