Music industry

What John Coltrane on the Billboard Charts Tells Us About Music Sales in 2014

For all of you who didn't know, the legendary John Coltrane has a new album out, released forty seven years after his death.


Iggy Pop: 'If I had to depend on what I get from album sales I'd be tending bars between sets'

Iggy Pop has hit out against U2 for the way they 'gifted' new album 'Songs Of Innocence' to all iTunes users – and praised Thom Yorke for distributing a solo album via BitTorrent.


Africa’s coming digital content generation

A study carried out in seven countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa.

Smart Monkey TV

Can Apple Convince Music Labels It's Still Smarter Than They Are?

Apple thinks spending $10 per month on a premium music subscription is too much for the average listener.

The Motley Fool

L’énorme puissance de feu de l’industrie musicale britannique

L'industrie de la pop britannique représente des milliards d'euros amassés par le gouvernement chaque année. Quant aux Français, ils sont loin derrière...


The Music Industry Is About To Change, And Apple And U2 Are Just The Beginning

Of all industry roller coasters, the music industry must be the wildest.

Tech Crunch

Can a subscription business model work for live music?

How do you discover new live music? The question serves as a litmus test to quickly separate the concert-going enthusiast from the casual listener—those who actively seek to discover a new act, versus those content with waiting for someone to invite them to it.


Pressing plants feel the strain with vinyl records back in the groove

The commercial revival of vinyl records is good thing for many people: Record labels, recording artists, audiophile collectors, independent record shops.

The Washington Post

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