Music industry

UK music industry seeks review of law allowing fans to copy music

Copyright legislation permits people who have legally purchased music to make duplicates, prompting legal action from industry bodies.

The Guardian

Music consumer segmentation: from lagging indicators to leading indicators

Over the last half decade the music industry has come to understand importance of consumer segmentation in understanding music fans and buyers.

Midia Research

Coup d'arrêt à l'achat de la musique en ligne

Dix ans de musique en ligne, et c'est comme si tout était à refaire. L'industrie du disque connaît une année charnière.

Le Figaro

Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

In the '90s, Rainbo Records owner Steve Sheldon wanted to keep his vinyl presses going.

NPR

As Music Streaming Grows, Spotify Reports Rising Revenue and a Loss

Spotify, the company that has come to symbolize the growth of streaming music around the world, had more than $1 billion in revenue in 2013. But it has yet to turn a profit.

The New York Times

Serving Alt-Artists, a Proud ‘Antilabel’

In the world of digital music, CD Baby is a potent but quiet and thus frequently overlooked force.

The New York Times

Taylor Swift's YouTube views doubled after pulling music from Spotify

In the aftermath of Taylor Swift removing her songs and albums from Spotify, some fans who still need Swift in their lives have moved over to YouTube.

Mashable

Spotify, Apple, YouTube And The Streaming Pincer Movement

The Financial Times reported that Apple is planning on integrating Beats Music into an iOS update as early as the first quarter of 2015.

Music Industry Blog

WOMEX 2014: Another Vibrant Year

The festival continues to be a beacon of the global music scene, consisting of live music showcases, conferences, workshops and a bustling trade fair, where partnerships are formed and emerging talent and projects are nurtured.

World Music


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