Music industry

Spain: Piracy has devastated the music industry for over a decade. Finally, it’s fighting back.

For more than a decade, Spain's recorded music industry has looked unsalvageable from the effects of piracy: 2013's annual revenues amounted to a shocking €502m less than those seen in 2001.

Music Business Worldwide

Taylor Swift et les mauvais chiffres de l’industrie musicale en 2014

Selon une étude, l'industrie musicale américaine n'a pas vraiment la forme. Mais heureusement, il y a les vinyles, le streaming et Taylor Swift.

Les InRocks

You're Not an Artist, You're a Start-Up

The feverishness around the idea of the 'start-up' is remarkable, and artists could learn a lot from it.

The Journal of Music

Global Digital Music Market Projections 2015 - 2019

When technology is used to record, store, and encode sound digital music has been created. Beyond it's creation, digital music is what then allows customers to listen or download music that artists are distributing for profit.


Streaming musical: Sony s'allie à Spotify

Le numéro un mondial de la musique en flux sur internet Spotify s'est allié au géant Sony, pour permettre l'accès à son riche catalogue depuis les mobiles et consoles de jeux, une entente qui signe la mort de Music Unlimited, le service de musique en streaming de Sony.

Le Point

Thom Yorke may have made $24 million from latest album

The Radiohead singer released Tomorrow's Modern Boxes via the online sharing network BitTorrent.

The Telegraph

Universal launches lawsuit to stop prisoners getting mixtapes featuring its artists

Music giant takes on companies selling care packages for prisoners, which include unauthorised mixtapes featuring Universal artists.

The Guardian

6 Predictions For The Music Industry In 2015

New Year, new music.


In Music, Uniformity Sells

More evidence that, historically, albums featuring less complex instrumentation have enjoyed greater popularity.

The Atlantic

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