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Spotify Reports Growth and A Hint of Profitability, But Questions Remain [Mark Mulligan]

MIDiA analyst Mark Mulligan takes a deep dive into Spotify’s latest public numbers and finds some areas for real concern. “Spotify is growing its subscriber base markedly more quickly than it is growing its premium ...
 
 
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16 Cool People I Met At Pollstar Live! [Kosha Dillz]

From agents to artists and tour buses to trucks, Pollstar Live! is the gathering of the tribe for the touring industry. This was the first year that new grand poobah Ray Wadell and the Oak View Group were in charge, and they le...
 

 
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Why Spotify Isn’t Simply A Music Company [Cherie Hu]

In this piece Cherie Hu looks at how Spotify’s major investments in third party licensing deals and original podcast development are validating investor predictions and causing it to become the Netflix of audio while pote...
 
 
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How To Label MP3’s With Song Information (Meta-Tags)

For the DJs and bloggers who have to deal with your MP3s professionally, few things are more frustrating than having an artist provide music which is unlabeled and contains no meta-tag. Correctly labeling your music is, as luck...
 
 
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The Music Experience Quadrant

In this piece, Alex Tiuniaev unveils a new method of examining how we listen to music using something called the Music Experience Quadrant, which places music on a spectrum between emotional vs. rational, and abstract vs. visua...
 

 
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Spotify Stock Slides On Earnings, Acquisition News [UPDATE]

UPDATED: Spotify was down 2.83% at the close of trading Wednesday and kept falling in after hours trading, after the streamer’s Q2 earnings report. As of 5:20 PM ET Wednesday, the stock had fallen another 1.43%, trading a...
 
 
 
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Article 13 Moves Forward As France, Germany Sign On

Article 13 is moving forward to full adoption after France and Germany signed on to a revised version. The on again off again controversial EU copyright directive legislation is set up-end the Safe Harbor protections on which Y...
 

 
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Orchard Co-Founder Issues Warning To Music Industry: ‘You’re Probably Going To Be Replaced’

In this article, Oisin Lunny shares a dire warning from Scott Cohen, the enigmatic music tech pioneer affiliated with company’s like, Spotify, The Orchard, and the British Phonographic Industry. In a recent keynote presen...
 
 
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WMG Names Eliah Seton As President of Independent Music and Creator Services

Warner Music Group has named Eliah Seton has been named its first President of Independent Music & Creator Services.  Seton is bing promoted from his post as President of ADA Worldwide as of WMG’s effort grow its foo...
 
 
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Copyright Royalty Board Ups Songwriter Royalties 44%, Coalition Bids To Oversea Mechanical Licensing

The US Copyright Royalty Board published the final rates and terms for mechanical royalties for songwriters to the Federal Register on Tuesday, making them official more than a year after they were first announced. The rates co...