Music business

How Bandcamp can fix the music business

Streaming is where fans find new artists, but it’s not a great place to interact with them. It’s also not a great place for artists to monetize those fan relationships. Could Bandcamp be what solves the problems of the streaming song economy? By Marc Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music industry blog. One thought: Has […]

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Dr. Dre in ‘GTA 6’? Why the music icon might appear

Even though Rockstar has yet to reveal the next Grand Theft Auto game, the leaks and rumors keep piling up. GTA 6 could use cryptocurrency. GTA 6 may feature limited-time live events. The theories keep coming. The latest to hit the internet points to the possible inclusion of none other than Dr. Dre. The Grand […]

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T-Pain says Usher’s remarks about destroying the music industry with Auto-Tune led to depression

Change your Auto-Tune? T-Pain says he still has ‘love and respect’ for Usher after he said his height-altering comments had him down for four years T-Pain said he faced four years of depression after Usher told him his use of Auto-Tune ‘blew the music off’ But in a later tweet, T-Pain said, “I still love […]

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Music icon Goldie slams UK government’s neglect of club culture: ‘It’s a fucking travesty’

55-year-old musician Clifford Price MBE (DJ Goldie) was awarded an MBE at Buckingham Palace in 2016 for his contribution to British industry. Goldie ripped through UK government restrictions, in particular guidelines halting the reopening of clubs and nightlife for another four weeks following the Delta variant. Last Monday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said social […]

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Rapper IDK to launch music business program at Harvard

Rapper IDK launches music business program at Harvard University for students of color By The Associated Press June 18, 2021, 2:31 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK — Rapper IDK is launching a music business program at Harvard University for students of color. IDK’s No Label Academy, […]

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Offset Opens Up About His Kids Getting Into The Music Business – Billboard

With Father’s Day approaching Sunday, Gap is smashing her plans for the holidays and her hopes for her children’s future, whether it’s music or not. the Father of 4 the artist featured all of his children on his 2019 album cover: Jordan (11), Kody (6), Kalea (6) and Kulture (2), the youngest of whom he […]

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Discogs – Digital Media Sales Specialist: Music/Audio (USA)

Open to applicants or wishing to relocate to OR, WA, ID, UT, AZ, TX USA Who we are Discogs is a global company with locations in Oregon, the Netherlands, and Japan. Discogs has created and maintains the world’s largest crowdsourced, community-based database of recorded music information. Every day, millions of people use the Discogs Marketplace […]

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Will YouTube payments appease the music industry?

POLAND – 2021/06/02: In this photo illustration a Youtube logo seen displayed on a smartphone with … [+] stock market percentages in the background. (Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images YouTube said it paid $4 billion to the music industry over the past year. But will that […]